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Ryan Coogler and Tracy Oliver Join the USC School of Cinematic Arts Board

Ryan Coogler and Tracy Oliver, who are both University of Southern California alumni, have joined the School of Cinematic Arts Board of Councilors. The writer, director and producer, known for Black Panther, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Creed, is a two-time Oscar nominee. He credited the school for all the skills he has used during […]

Oscars: ‘Black Panther’ Star Angela Bassett Makes Marvel History With Best Supporting Actress Nod

Angela Bassett made history when the 2023 Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday morning, becoming the first actor to land an Oscar nomination for their role in a Marvel movie. Bassett’s Oscar nomination (her second) makes her the fourth Black woman in Oscar history to be nominated for multiple honors. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday […]

Oscars Diversity: ‘Everything Everywhere’ Propels Asian Acting Nominees to Historic High

Just three years after Parasite swept every one of its possible Oscars but received nary a nomination in any of the acting categories, fellow unlikely awards favorite Everything Everywhere All at Once is responsible for helping Asian actors achieve a historic high of four nominations in a single year. Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at […]

Oscars: Rihanna Nabs First Nom for ‘Black Panther’ Song

First-time Oscar nominee Rihanna is among the musicians in the mix for best original song after the 95th Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Rihanna earned her nod for “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Released in November, the song marked Rihanna’s first original composition in many years, and the singer shares […]

Sound Guilds Offer Clues to Oscar Noms

As Hollywood anticipates this year’s Oscar nominations announcement on Jan. 24, many of the societies and guilds have already revealed their favorites. That includes those in sound, for which the Academy had narrowed its field to a diverse slate of 10 movies, among them Edward Berger’s World War I drama All Quiet on the Western […]

Movie Sequels Aim for Best Picture — and to Make Oscar History

Not another one! Through most of its history, that’s been the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ knee-jerk reaction to any movie sequel seeking Oscar recognition. Only two sequels have ever won the best picture prize. Only a handful of others have been nominated in that category. But this season, all that could change, […]

Feinberg Snapshot: A-Listers Contending for the Best Original Song Oscar

David Byrne, “This Is a Life” Everything Everywhere All at Once The former Talking Heads frontman, who won the best original score Oscar 35 years ago for The Last Emperor, teamed with Son Lux’s Ryan Lott (who curated Everything’s soundtrack) and the Grammy-nominated Japanese artist Mitski for this end-credits tune. Drake,”Time” Amsterdam Drizzy penned the […]

Jerry Bruckheimer, Viola Davis and THR’s Producer Roundtable: “I Don’t Want to Go to My Grave Saying I Wasn’t Brave Enough”

From getting phone calls that Tom Hanks had contracted a then-little-understood disease called the coronavirus to learning that the lead of their movie was in a hospital-bound ambulance after an on-set accident several states away, these producers had to navigate nerve-racking situations on their movies’ journeys to the big screen. Gail Berman (Elvis), Jerry Bruckheimer […]

‘Avatar: The Way of Water,’ ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ and ‘Elvis’ Among Art Directors Guild Nominees

The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) announced the nominations for the 27th annual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards. Live-action features are divided into three categories: period, fantasy and contemporary film. Nominees for a period film are All Quiet On The Western Front, Babylon, Elvis, The Fabelmans and White Noise. Fantasy film nominees are […]

How ‘Glass Onion’ Editor Bob Ducsay Placed Clues in Plain Sight So Audience “Didn’t Feel Cheated”

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (Netflix) In crafting Rian Johnson’s whodunit, editor Bob Ducsay took a bold approach to this intricate story, placing key information in plain sight. To be sure, just watch the Netflix movie a second or third time and see how many clues were right there all along (such as a […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Cinematographer Reflects on “One of the Most Beautiful Endings”

It’s been a notable year for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever cinematographer Autumn Durald Arkapaw. She earned her first Emmy nomination with her debut Marvel project, the Disney+ series Loki, then was praised for her work on the studio’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which will wrap the season as one of the highest-grossing films of the […]

Heat Vision’s Top 10 Movies of 2022

Welcome to one of the last “Best Movies of 2022” lists. And while other lists try to give you a complete picture in 10 movies, or maybe one specific genre, we here at Heat Vision try to tackle the best of the genres we love, from comic book adaptations to horror to fantasy. And we […]