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Donna Gigliotti to produce 91st Academy Awards; Glenn Weiss to co-produce and direct

Oscar®-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars®, and Emmy®-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  The Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, February 24, 2019. “Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and …

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‘First Reformed,’ ‘The Favourite’ top 2018 Gotham Nominations

If Beale Street Could Talk, Madeline’s Madeline, Eighth Grade, Support the Girls, Hereditary among other top nomination getters The nominations for the 2018 Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today with Paul Schrader’s First Reformed and Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite grabbing the most mentions, with three apiece. Both were nominated for Best Feature alongside Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could …

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Nicole Kidman seeks revenge and redemption in thrilling trailer for Karyn Kusama’s ‘Destroyer’

Photo: Annapurna Pictures The trailer for Destroyer, featuring one of Nicole Kidman’s most transformative performances, is here.  Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell (Kidman) who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work …

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‘Black Panther,’ Deadpool 2,’ ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ top Hollywood Music in Media Nominations

The Hollywood Music in Media Awards, which recognizes music in film, TV, video games, commercials, and even trailers, announced their nominations today. Among the nominated films getting the most recognition were Black Panther and Deadpool 2 with four mentions each, A Star Is Born and Mary Poppins Returns with three. The ceremony will feature presentations, performances, and an as-of-yet unnamed special achievement …

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Gina Rodriguez is in the fight for her life in the ‘Miss Bala’ trailer

Gina Rodriguez in Miss Bala (Columbia Pictures) Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin, Big Mouth) puts the action chops she learned from 2016’s Deepwater Horizon to the test in the trailer for tense thriller Miss Bala. In Miss Bala, Rodriguez plays a young woman who is forced to work with a Tijuana crime boss after she witnesses a mass murder at …

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‘Free Solo,’ ‘Minding the Gap,’ Wild Wild Country’ lead Critics’ Choice Documentary nominations

Free Solo (National Geographic Films) The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) and the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) collectively known as the Critics’ Choice, have revealed nominations for the 3rd Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards with Free Solo, Minding the Gap and Wild Wild Country leading the pack. Free Solo, from National Geographic Films, topped the list with six nominations, including …

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‘Green Book’ wins top Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award; ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Boy Erased’ grab US Cinema honors

Green Book (Universal Pictures) Fresh off its People’s Choice Award win at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, Peter Farrelly’s Green Book is now the Overall Favorite of the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival. The film, which chronicles the real-life relationship between virtuoso pianist Don Shirley (played by Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali) and his driver Tony Lip (Academy …

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Oscars: Shortlists to be revealed in nine categories on the same day

For the first time since 1979 we’ll have shortlists in Original Score and Original Song The Academy announced yesterday that instead of dropping shortlists in categories like Foreign Language Film, Makeup & Hairstyling and Documentary Feature on separate days, they will join six other categories for a single-day reveal in mid-December. Last year, as in previous years, these shortlists began …

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