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Feinberg Forecast: The Dust Settles After a Jam-Packed First Week of December
Feinberg Forecast: The Dust Settles After a Jam-Packed First Week of December
THR's awards analyst sorts through the debris in the wake of several big announcements (Critics' Choice noms, National Board of Review winners, critics groups' picks from both coasts) and the first screenings of 'Silence.'
In 2013 Interview, Bernardo Bertolucci Denies Forced Sex Took Place In 'Last Tango' Rape Scene
In 2013 Interview, Bernardo Bertolucci Denies Forced Sex Took Place In 'Last Tango' Rape Scene
The two-time Oscar winner addressed reports about the 1972 film's most controversial scene in a 2013 interview with THR: "Was she sodomized? It's ridiculous. It's like thinking that in an action movie somebody that's shot dies for real."
Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel Pick a Sign of ABC Flexing Its Muscles in Wake of New Academy Deal
Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel Pick a Sign of ABC Flexing Its Muscles in Wake of New Academy Deal
THR's awards analyst says the extension to ABC's TV rights deal with the Academy, reached back in August, may have come with an implicit understanding that the network's late-night star finally would get his shot.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Natalie Portman ('Jackie')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Natalie Portman ('Jackie')
One of the finest actresses of her generation looks back on child stardom, her decision to attend college (and refusal to attend graduate school) and the two films she's made with Darren Aronofsky, 'Black Swan' ("It was very lucky it happened exactly when it happened") and 'Jackie' ("one of the most incredible creative experiences — if not the most incredible creative experience — of my life").
From 'O.J.' to 'Weiner': Directors of 10 of 2016's Top Documentaries Tell All
From 'O.J.' to 'Weiner': Directors of 10 of 2016's Top Documentaries Tell All
The helmers of 'The First Monday in May,' 'Gleason,' 'The Ivory Game,' 'Life, Animated,' 'Miss Sharon Jones,' 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You,' 'Off the Rails' and 'Tower' also spoke with THR at the Savannah Film Festival.
NBR Picks Keep Focus on Indie Standouts 'Manchester' and 'Moonlight'
NBR Picks Keep Focus on Indie Standouts 'Manchester' and 'Moonlight'
THR's awards analyst also weighs in on the almost total absence of 'La La Land' and the significance of the one prize given to 'Silence.'
Santa Barbara Film Fest: Denzel Washington to Receive Modern Master Award
Santa Barbara Film Fest: Denzel Washington to Receive Modern Master Award
The two-time Oscar winner is in the running again this year for 'Fences,' an adaptation of the late August Wilson's acclaimed play that Washington directed and stars in.
Gotham Awards: 'Moonlight' Gets a Shot of Momentum — or Does It? (Analysis)
Gotham Awards: 'Moonlight' Gets a Shot of Momentum — or Does It? (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst notes that the last two best feature winners, 'Birdman' and 'Spotlight,' went on to win the best picture Oscar, but that there are reasons to believe these are not examples of cause and effect.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Robert De Niro ('The Comedian')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Robert De Niro ('The Comedian')
The legend discusses his greatest roles, how he's different than he was when he broke through ("I don't feel that I need to put that much time and effort in"), Marty and Leo ("I'd love for the three of us to do something"), directing again ("It's a real uphill battle") and Trump ("I feel like I did after 9/11").
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Sally Field ('Hello, My Name Is Doris')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Sally Field ('Hello, My Name Is Doris')
The beloved actress reflects on her 53 years in the business, including the sitcoms that made her a star ('Gidget' and 'The Flying Nun'), her odds-defying jump to the big screen (via 'Sybil'), her two Oscars in six years (for 'Norma Rae' and 'Places in the Heart'), that infamous acceptance speech and her struggle to keep finding great roles as she gets older.
Feinberg Forecast: Analyzing the SAG Awards' Best Ensemble Contenders
Feinberg Forecast: Analyzing the SAG Awards' Best Ensemble Contenders
SAG-AFTRA doesn't bestow a best picture honor — but its ensemble award is the closest thing, and this year sees 16 formidable contenders, with nominations to be announced Dec. 14.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jeff Bridges ('Hell or High Water')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Jeff Bridges ('Hell or High Water')
The Oscar-winner reflects on growing up in the business, overcoming his "anxiety" about acting, playing 'The Dude' and garnering some of the best reviews of his career for his portrayal of a retiring sheriff in one of 2016's most acclaimed indies.