July 22, 2016
7:39pm PT by
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Justin Lin ('Star Trek Beyond')
The Taipei-born filmmaker, who made his name at Sundance before helming four 'Fast and Furious' blockbusters in eight years, opens up about his youth as an undocumented immigrant, Hollywood's resistance to diversity and his "most personal" film.
July 19, 2016
5:07pm PT by
Oscars: Will the Academy Embrace Diversity Like the Emmys? (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst surveys the field and sees big potential for films about people of color — from fest faves 'Birth of a Nation' and 'Loving' to upcoming 'Fences' and 'A United Kingdom,' plus 'Hidden Figures," which is moving into 2016.
June 30, 2016
9:13pm PT by
Oscars: Campaigns May Change After Party Crackdown, Spike in International Members (Analysis)
THR's awards analyst argues that the Academy's diversity push will impact the coming Oscar season far less than the increase in new members, which will raise campaign costs, and a new regulation prohibiting events unrelated to screenings.
June 28, 2016
2:35pm PT by
June 26, 2016
12:23pm PT by
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Richard Dreyfuss ('Madoff')
The 68-year-old discusses his iconic 1970s films, his descent into darkness in the 1980s ("I spent those years being a low-down dirty dog and drugging myself into oblivion") and why he un-retired to play a "sociopathic son-of-a-bitch" in an ABC miniseries ("I literally did not know how to feed my family").