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Critic’s Notebook: ‘Good Boys’ and the Rise of the Gritty Middle-School Comedy

Recent big- and small-screen depictions of tween life aren't just funny. They're shrewdly examining how kids are growing up faster than ever before.

Spirit Awards Snubs: Leading Nominee ‘We the Animals’ Shut Out

Snubs at the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards include leading nominee 'We the Animals', which failed to win any of the five honors for which it was nominated, and 'Eighth Grade,' which took home only…

Regina King to Glenn Close: Watch the Most Memorable Speeches From the 2019 Spirit Awards

Watch the most memorable speeches from Saturday's 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Spirit Awards: Bo Burnham Wins Best First Screenplay for ‘Eighth Grade,’ Thanks Star Elsie Fisher

Bo Burnham won the Film Independent Spirit Award for best first screenplay at the Saturday ceremony.

Spirit Awards: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Wins Best Feature; Complete Winners List

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards were handed out Saturday afternoon inside a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.

WGA Awards: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ and ‘Eighth Grade’ Among Film Winners

A complete list of the winners of the 2019 Writers Guild Awards.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Writer Roundtable With John Krasinski, Bo Burnham, Peter Farrelly

John Krasinski, Tamara Jenkins, Peter Farrelly, Bo Burnham, Paul Schraeder and Eric Roth joined the Hollywood Reporter Roundtable to discuss the current state of screenwriting and filmmaking a…

Elsie Fisher on Twitter Trouble, Whirlwind Year: “The World Seems So Much Bigger Now”

The 'Eighth Grade' star, who will next be recognized at the Santa Barbara Film Festival with the Virtuoso Award on Feb. 5, opens up about awards season and what comes next.

Oscars Noms Snubs: Bradley Cooper for Director; Mister Rogers Doc Left Out

High-profile Oscars 2019 nominations snubs include Bradley Cooper, Peter Farrelly and Ryan Coogler for best director; Mister Rogers doc 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'; and no nominations for 'Crazy Rich…

‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Boy Erased’ Screenwriters Reveal Secrets of Their Scripts

Five scribes on movies including 'Crazy Rich Asians,' 'Boy Erased,' 'First Man,' 'Eighth Grade' and 'Leave No Trace' reveal secrets of their scripts.

Making of ‘Eighth Grade’: How Bo Burnham Brought His Anxiety to Screen in the Form of a 13-Year-Old Girl

First-time director Bo Burnham ventures into the most terrifying place on Earth — middle school — with an intensely personal and poignant tale of a not-always-so-typical teenager in 'Eighth Grade.'…

Inside the Spirit Awards Nominations Announcement With Molly Shannon and Gemma Chan

Molly Shannon and Gemma Chan provided a double dose of star power Friday morning to help Film Independent announce the nominees for the 34th Spirit Awards during a press-packed event inside the W…