Oscar nominations haven’t even arrived yet. So why does it feel like we already know who’s going to take home the trophies when they’re handed out March 4?
We don’t, of course. The motion picture academy still might add a wrinkle or three into the race when nominations are revealed Tuesday. And after that, there’s still more than a month of time before voters have to turn their ballots in.Read more
The coordinated black-dress blackout of the Golden Globes earlier this month may be in the rearview mirror, but there was still plenty of sartorial symbolism to be found on the arrivals red carpet Sunday at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards.Read more
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro’s striking, sensual fantasy film, won the Producers Guild of America’s top honor Saturday night at the PGA Awards, cementing its place as one of the front-runners of this year’s wide-open Oscar best picture race.
Del Toro did not attend, with “Shape of Water” cast member Richard Jenkins saying he was in Mexico with his ill father.Read more
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday. What movie will lead the way? (“The Shape of Water.”) Will Greta Gerwig become the fifth woman to earn a nomination for director? What about James Franco? Did the allegations of sexual misconduct come too late to deny him a nomination for “The Disaster Artist”?Read more
Most movies about politicians depict either slippery narcissists — "Nixon," "The Deal" (about Tony Blair), "Game Change" (Sarah Palin), this spring’s "Chappaquiddick" (Ted Kennedy) — or complicated personalities driven to achieve the greater good, as in "Lincoln" and the Franklin Roosevelt love story "Hyde Park on Hudson."Read more