The Race
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Ryan Reynolds ('Deadpool')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Ryan Reynolds ('Deadpool')
The red-hot star reflects on the ups and downs of 25-plus years in the biz, from the indie he calls "one of my favorite movies" to the studio bomb that "just never really understood what it was" to one of 2016's biggest blockbusters ("I was born to play this guy"), which could even land Oscar love ("I can certainly promise one f—ing crazy reaction video").
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Vince Vaughn ('Hacksaw Ridge')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Vince Vaughn ('Hacksaw Ridge')
The fan favorite discusses breaking through in 'Swingers,' not being seen as funny until after 'Old School' and 'Dodgeball,' the intention of 'The Break-Up' ("I really designed it to go from comedy to drama"), his decade in the cold ("I didn't follow through") and his career-reboot in Mel Gibson's acclaimed war film.
LA Film Critics Association Awards: Big Night for 'Moonlight,' Other Indie Darlings
LA Film Critics Association Awards: Big Night for 'Moonlight,' Other Indie Darlings
Supporting acting winners Mahershala Ali and Lily Gladstone gave emotional acceptance speeches, director winner Barry Jenkins spoke about the importance of "representation" and career achivement honoree Shirley MacLaine brought down the house with her remarks.
Publicist to Academy: Don't Ban Us From Oscar Nominations Announcement (Guest Column)
Publicist to Academy: Don't Ban Us From Oscar Nominations Announcement (Guest Column)
A longtime awards consultant expresses her disappointment in the Academy, which no longer will unveil its nominations before a live audience at its Beverly Hills headquarters: "Nomination morning means more to me than the actual Oscars ceremony."
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Viggo Mortensen ('Captain Fantastic')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Viggo Mortensen ('Captain Fantastic')
The Oscar-nominated veteran reflects on his early years of struggle as an actor, the tumultuous 'Lord of the Rings' production ("I don't think anybody knew it was gonna be the huge success it became"), turning down an invitation to join the Academy ("I've changed my mind since then") and the odds-defying success of the film for which he's received best actor Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Spirit noms.
DGA Nominations: 'Lion' Roars, 'Birth of a Nation' Reborn, 'Deadpool' Stays Alive
DGA Nominations: 'Lion' Roars, 'Birth of a Nation' Reborn, 'Deadpool' Stays Alive
No guild has a longer or stronger track record of anticipating the nominees for both the best picture and best director Oscars.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Burt Bacharach ('Po')
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Burt Bacharach ('Po')
The legendary songwriter/composer behind 48 Top 10 hits, including nine that topped the charts, opens up about the inspirations for his most beloved music, what caused his breakup with longtime collaborator Hal David and how his late daughter, who was afflicted with Asperger Syndrome, inspired him to write his first film score and song in years.
TCM Film Fest: Peter Bogdanovich Will Be Among Special Guests (Exclusive)
TCM Film Fest: Peter Bogdanovich Will Be Among Special Guests (Exclusive)
The fest also will showcase several world premiere restoration screenings, anniversary screenings and live music events.
Feinberg Forecast: Checking In Amid Oscar Nominations Voting
Feinberg Forecast: Checking In Amid Oscar Nominations Voting
The AFI honored its top 10 films, the Golden Globes were handed out and the WGA, BAFTA and the PGA all released their nominations, so THR's awards columnist has adjusted his charts accordingly.
Producers Guild Nominations: 'Deadpool' Is In and 'Sully' Is Out — But Will the Academy Agree?
Producers Guild Nominations: 'Deadpool' Is In and 'Sully' Is Out — But Will the Academy Agree?
THR's awards columnist notes that the PGA has a predilection for big movies that made a lot of money — which means that its nomination of 'Lion,' a little movie that has grossed less than $10 million domestically, should not be ignored.
BAFTA Nominations: Do Snubs of Denzel Washington, Barry Jenkins Merit #BAFTAsSoWhite Scrutiny?
BAFTA Nominations: Do Snubs of Denzel Washington, Barry Jenkins Merit #BAFTAsSoWhite Scrutiny?
THR's awards columnist notes that it was a big day for 'La La Land,' but the noms were marred by the egregious omissions of the 'Moonlight' director and the 'Fences' leading man.
Golden Globes: The Night 'La La Land' Soared — and Prevented Others from Doing the Same (Analysis)
Golden Globes: The Night 'La La Land' Soared — and Prevented Others from Doing the Same (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst breaks down the meaning of the original musical's record-setting seven wins, as well as the significance, or lack thereof, of other results, ranging from 'Moonlight' winning best picture (drama) to Aaron Taylor-Johnson winning best supporting actor.