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Tyler Coates

Awards Editor

Tyler Coates is the Awards Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where he has covered the Oscars and Emmys races since 2019. Before joining THR, Coates was a Senior Culture Editor at Esquire, the founding Deputy Editor at Decider and a Deputy Editor at Flavorwire; his writing has also been published in Billboard, Columbia Journalism Review, Slate and Wired. A Virginia native, Coates graduated from James Madison University with a degree in English.

Dorian Film Awards: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Leads Nominations From LGBTQ Entertainment Critics

The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA) unveiled on Tuesday its 2023 Dorian Award nominations, which recognize the best in mainstream and independent movies. A24’s Everything Everywhere All at Once leads with nine nominations, including for film of the year and LGBTQ film of the year. Focus Features’ Tár follows with seven noms, also for film of the year […]

David Bowie, Leonard Cohen Films Take Different Approaches to the Rock Doc

Among the 15 shortlisted titles eligible for an Oscar nomination for best documentary feature this year are two music-focused films that each highlight the career and legacy of internationally beloved performers. Sony Pictures Classics’ Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song offers a biography of the Canadian poet and songwriter, framed by what is arguably […]

How ‘Armageddon Time’ Re-created a Coming of Age in Queens

Writer-director James Gray re- created elements of his childhood for Focus Features’ Armageddon Time, set in 1980 Queens. Banks Repeta plays Paul Graff, the onscreen avatar for Gray: an aspiring artist whose rambunctious behavior infuriates his parents (played by Jeremy Strong and Anne Hathaway) but delights his aging grandfather (Anthony Hopkins). The latter supports young […]

WGA Awards 2023: ‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Andor,’ ‘The Bear’ and ‘Severance’ Among New Series Nominees

The Writers Guild has revealed its nominees in the categories of TV, new media, news, radio/audio and promotional writing. Abbott Elementary, Andor, Bad Sisters, The Bear and Severance were all nominated in the new series category; Abbott and The Bear also earned nominations for comedy series, while Andor and Severance earned nods for drama. Better […]

DGA Awards 2023: Steven Spielberg, Daniels Among All-Male Theatrical Feature Nominees

The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees in the categories of theatrical feature-film and first-time director. Six male directors make up the nominees for theatrical feature film: Todd Field for Tár, Joseph Kosinski for Top Gun: Maverick, Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) for Everything Everywhere All at Once, Martin McDonagh for The […]

Angela Bassett, Anne Hathaway, Gabriel LaBelle and Jonathan Majors on Their Acting Approaches: “I Felt Like I Had to Receive the Part”

Every actor has their own process for finding and embodying a character, and it is always a challenge — even if, in the case of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Angela Bassett, the actor is playing that character for a second time. Bassett and three other awards contenders this season — including Armageddon Time‘s Anne […]

Netflix to Stream SAG Awards Beginning in 2024

The Screen Actors Guild Awards have a new home. Beginning in 2024, the SAG Awards will stream live on Netflix globally, beginning a multi-year partnership between Netflix and the guild. The announcement comes ahead of today’s SAG Award nominees for individual, cast and ensemble performances, which will be announced at 7 a.m. PT by Emily […]

Golden Globes: ‘The Fabelmans’ and ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Win Top Prizes

The Fabelmans and The Banshees of Inisherin were the top winners at the 2023 Golden Globes on Tuesday night. The Steven Spielberg film won best picture, drama, while the Martin McDonagh film was named best picture, musical or comedy. Elvis star Austin Butler picked up the award for best actor in a drama, expressing gratitude […]

‘The Janes’ Directors Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes on Abortion Collective Doc: “We Didn’t Make This to Be a Guidebook”

In the spring of 1972, seven members of the Jane Collective, an underground service in Chicago, were arrested for providing illegal abortions to women in need. The collective had been founded by Heather Booth in 1965, when a friend in need of the procedure was nearly suicidal. “Pregnant? Don’t want to be? Call Jane,” read […]

Casting Society Artios Awards: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘The Fabelmans’ and ‘Tár’ Among Nominees

Casting Society (CSA) today announces the film nominees for the 38th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of casting directors in film, television and theater. The CSA previously announced the nominees for its television, theater, short film and short-form series categories on Oct. 17. Among the nominations this year are Oscar hopefuls Armageddon Time, Avatar: The Way of Water, The […]

Lena Dunham Reveals the Inspirations Behind ‘Catherine Called Birdy’

For writer-director Lena Dunham, Karen Cushman’s 1994 Newbery Honor-winning YA novel Catherine, Called Birdy is almost a sacred text. Following the comic exploits of a young girl in 13th century England, Cushman’s book is an irreverent take on being a teenage girl at a time when such an identity left young women powerless and beholden […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Castmembers Reveal Their Favorite Classic Sketches: “The Funniest, Dumbest Thing I Had Ever Seen”

Every Saturday Night Live fan has a favorite sketch, even the SNL cas members themselves. Ahead of the last episode of the year, which aired Dec. 17 and was hosted by Elvis star Austin Butler — and which also served as Cecily Strong’s final episode after her 10-season run on the NBC sketch comedy series […]