The Race
'Escobar' Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
'Escobar' Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
The 48-year-old Oscar winner, who plays the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in the new film, tells THR, "Even when you're playing a horrible person, you have to be having fun playing that horrible person. It makes no sense, it's kind of crazy and schizophrenic, but it's like — it's acting."
The Academy Is Suddenly Becoming More International —  And Here's Why (Analysis)
The Academy Is Suddenly Becoming More International — And Here's Why (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst explains why the Oscars-voting body, which hasn't always welcomed foreign-born talent, this year invited more than three dozen filmmakers from beyond the U.S. and the U.K.
Feinberg Forecast: Scott Updates Last Week's Categories, Also Assesses the New Variety Races
Feinberg Forecast: Scott Updates Last Week's Categories, Also Assesses the New Variety Races
In the wake of the variety series category splitting into two, with 'SNL' now vying in a different category (variety sketch) than its five fellow nominees from last year (variety talk), THR's awards analyst projects which talk show is poised to land a nom for the first time — or, perhaps, the first time in years.
'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)
'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)
Twenty-seven women (including Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy and Fox's Stacey Snider) and seven minorities are among this year's 67 candidates to head the Oscars organization, which has long faced criticism for being dominated by older white men.
Why the Academy's Music Branch Tightened Up Its Live Performances Rule
Why the Academy's Music Branch Tightened Up Its Live Performances Rule
A more specific choice of words, adopted by the Academy's Board of Governors on Tuesday night, will affect the ways in which companies campaign for best original song Oscar contenders.
Emmys: Women Writers Stake Claim
Emmys: Women Writers Stake Claim
Emmy (slowly) has embraced female scribes at the podium. Will this year mark an even bigger presence?
Oscars at Mid-Year: Which Films Are Already Contenders? (Analysis)
Oscars at Mid-Year: Which Films Are Already Contenders? (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst explains why Brian Wilson biopic 'Love & Mercy,' Pixar blockbuster 'Inside Out,' Scientology doc 'Going Clear' and Hungarian Holocaust drama 'Son of Saul,' among others, stand a good shot at being remembered by the Academy.
Composer Elliot Goldenthal on Juggling Film, Theatre and Ballet in One Year: "It Keeps Me Refreshed"
Composer Elliot Goldenthal on Juggling Film, Theatre and Ballet in One Year: "It Keeps Me Refreshed"
The Oscar winner's latest collaboration with his life partner Julie Taymor — a filmed version of their 2013 staging of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' — hits select movie theaters for one nightly only on June 22.
Feinberg Forecast: Scott's First Projections for Top Emmy Categories
Feinberg Forecast: Scott's First Projections for Top Emmy Categories
THR's awards analyst posts his projected nominees, major threats, possibilities and long shots for 12 top categories, including best drama series, best comedy series, best limited series and best television movie.
Emmys: How the New Guest-Star Rules Shake Up the Acting Categories
Emmys: How the New Guest-Star Rules Shake Up the Acting Categories
Gone are the days when an actor could game the system and score a guest-star trophy for a full-season arc.
Emmys: What the Film World's TV Takeover Means for This Year's Hopefuls
Emmys: What the Film World's TV Takeover Means for This Year's Hopefuls
In a year in which an unprecedented number of 'film actors' — including dozens of Oscar nominees and winners — are making waves on TV, THR's awards analyst breaks down the causes and effects of their exodus from the big screen to the small screen.
Emmys: David Letterman Could Battle Newcomers John Oliver, Larry Wilmore, James Corden for Final Late-Night Slot
Emmys: David Letterman Could Battle Newcomers John Oliver, Larry Wilmore, James Corden for Final Late-Night Slot
THR's awards analyst assesses who is likely to be helped most by the TV Academy's decision to split its variety series Emmy into two awards, one for variety talk and the other for variety sketch.