The Race
Oscar Nominations: 'La La Land' Writer/Director on Film's "Surreal" Record-Tying Showing
Oscar Nominations: 'La La Land' Writer/Director on Film's "Surreal" Record-Tying Showing
THR's awards columnist Scott Feinberg spoke with Damien Chazelle shortly after the 32-year-old filmmaker — who is poised to become the youngest best director Oscar winner in history — learned about his original musical's 14 nominations.
Oscar Nominations: A New Landscape for 'La La Land,' #OscarsSoWhite and Mel Gibson
Oscar Nominations: A New Landscape for 'La La Land,' #OscarsSoWhite and Mel Gibson
THR's awards columnist identifies the biggest headlines and offers his personal takeways, including his early read on what and who are the new frontrunners.
Oscar Nominations: 10 Key Things to Look For During Tuesday Morning's Big Announcement
Oscar Nominations: 10 Key Things to Look For During Tuesday Morning's Big Announcement
THR's awards columnist discusses history-making opportunities for 'La La Land,' Meryl Streep and Amazon; why #OscarsSoWhite3 is unlikely to happen; and potential fresh controversies involving 'O.J.' and Mel Gibson.
Feinberg Forecast: Final Predictions for the 89th Oscar Nominations
Feinberg Forecast: Final Predictions for the 89th Oscar Nominations
THR's awards columnist locks in his picks ahead of Tuesday's announcement, projecting a field-leading — and record-tying — 14 noms for 'La La Land.'
'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.