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Toronto: Oscar Frontrunners Shine at Tribute Gala, ‘Nope’ Revived at Imax and Venice-Winning Doc Comes to Town

This is the second installment of a series of dispatches from the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. You can read the first dispatch here. As news emerged from Venice that a documentary feature had won that film festival’s top prize, the Golden Lion, for only the second time — All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (Neon), […]

Toronto: Michelle Yeoh Set for Inaugural Groundbreaker Award

Michelle Yeoh, the veteran actress who has garnered career-best reviews for her star turn in Everything Everywhere All at Once, is adding another accolade to a pile that she has already accumulated this season. The Toronto International Film Festival said Monday that it will present her with the inaugural TIFF Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award […]

Michelle Yeoh Receives AFI Honorary Degree: “You Have Made My Mother the Happiest Mother in the World”

That’s Dr. Michelle Yeoh, to you. The actress added a new title to her resume on Saturday when she was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts by the American Film Institute at the film school’s class of 2022 commencement ceremony. Yeoh’s Everything Everywhere All At Once directors The Daniels (AKA Daniel Kwan and Daniel […]

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Michelle Yeoh Tapped for Kirk Douglas Award

Michelle Yeoh, the veteran Malaysian actress who is currently generating awards buzz for her star turn in A24’s spring breakout hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, will be presented with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s 15th annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film, SBIFF announced in a statement on Wednesday. The presentation will […]

Michelle Yeoh to Receive AFI Honorary Degree (Exclusive)

Michelle Yeoh, the veteran Malaysian actress who is currently generating Oscar buzz for her performance in this spring’s breakout A24 hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, will be conferred with a Doctorate of Fine Arts by the American Film Institute “for contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image,” The Hollywood Reporter has […]

‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’: Film Review

A hapless canine is recruited to protect a village of hostile cats in this animated reimagining of 'Blazing Saddles' voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Yeoh, Michael Cera and Ricky Gervais.

Box Office: ‘Minions: Rise of Gru’ Takes Off With Huge $10.8M in Previews

Illumination and Universal’s July Fourth event movie Minions: The Rise of Gru began landing in select North American theaters Thursday afternoon, grossing an excellent $10.8 million in previews from 3,350 locations. By Friday, the family animated pic will be playing in approximately 4,400 theaters in the U.S and Canada. The movie — which saw its […]

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’: Film Review

This fifth installment in the 'Despicable Me' franchise delivers the origin story of how the devilish little yellow creatures became allied with their villainous cohort.

Michelle Yeoh to Lead Cast of Brad Falchuk/Byron Wu’s ‘The Brothers Sun’

Four months after being ordered straight to series, Netflix has set its cast for The Brothers Sun. The series from creators Brad Falchuk (Glee) and Byron Wu (The Getaway) has tapped Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All At Once, Crazy Rich Asians) to star. Described as an action-packed, darkly comedic family soap, the eight-episode series is […]

Gold House Honors Michelle Yeoh, Unveils SeeHer Partnership at First-Ever Gold Gala

“Science tells us women outlive men. But even with extra time, we have to get a lot more done,” Michelle Yeoh said in her acceptance speech for the SeeHer award at Gold House’s inaugural Gold Gala on Saturday night. “If you try to have a baby after the age of 35, science tells us that […]

Michelle Yeoh, Dwayne Johnson, Simu Liu and Mindy Kaling Among Honorees at Gold House’s Inaugural Gold Gala

It’s the beginning of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which means it’s time for Gold House to unveil this year’s A100, the API leadership coalition’s fifth annual list of the most influential Asians and Pacific Islanders in American society and culture. The 2022 list sorts the A100 into five arenas — activism, advocacy and politics; […]

Chrissy Metz’s ‘Stay Awake’ to Open San Francisco Film Festival

Stay Awake, starring This Is Us regular Chrissy Metz and directed by Jamie Sisley, will open the San Francisco International Film Festival as it returns to an in-person event next month. The family drama set against the backdrop of prescription drug addiction, and also starring Fin Argus and Wyatt Oleff, bowed in Berlin and will […]