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Toronto: Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ Wins Audience Award

Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast picked up the top People’s Choice honor on Saturday night at the Toronto Film Festival, which wrapped up its hybrid 46th edition amid the pandemic. Branagh’s latest movie, an autobiographical family film about the director’s childhood in Northern Ireland in 1969 as the confict between Catholics and Protestants gathers strength, was named […]

‘Nomadland’ Wins International Critics Honor as Film of the Year

Chloé Zhao can add a trophy to her award case. FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics, has picked Zhao’s Oscar-winning drama Nomadland as its best film of 2021. Nomadland, which won the Oscar for best film, as well as best director for Zhao and best actress for star Frances McDormand, beat out an otherwise […]

Golden Trailer Awards: ‘A Quiet Place: Part II’, ‘Black Widow’ Among Winners

The 2021 Golden Trailer Awards honored the best in film and TV marketing Thursday night. The ceremony, which was broadcast from the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) in Greenville, Tennessee, was hosted by comedian Leanne Morgan. Presenters included Nashville-based stand-up comic Josh Black, country pop artist Jesslee, and actor and comedian Neal Reddy from Netflix’s Queer Eye.  Trailers for Pixar’s Soul, Amazon’s comic-book series […]

From Deal Frenzy to Decoupling: Is the China-Hollywood Romance Officially Over?

In the run-up to Chloé Zhao’s historic best director win for Nomadland at the 93rd Oscars, Disney began tiptoeing around potential land mines with regard to China, the director’s home country and the studio’s most important international market. “Please note in your ongoing coverage of Nomadland that Chloé Zhao is a Chinese filmmaker,” an executive […]

Critic’s Notebook: How ‘Nomadland’ Became the Film of Our Moment

'Nomadland,' Chloé Zhao's Oscar-winning ode to independence and isolation, became an anthem for the dysphoria of 2020. 

Oscars: Frances McDormand Celebrates Best Actress Win for ‘Nomadland’ With a Howl On Stage

Frances McDormand won the award for best actress at the 93rd annual Academy Awards. The star won the award for her role in 'Nomadland.'

‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture Oscar, Chloe Zhao Thanks “All the People We Met on the Road”

Accepting the award, producer and actress Frances McDormand encouraged everyone to watch all the nominated films in a movie theater, when possible.

Oscars: Chloe Zhao Becomes Second Woman to Win Best Director

The 'Nomadland' helmer has swept up a slew of predecessor awards and is the first woman to win the directing Academy Award since Kathryn Bigelow in 2010.

Oscars 2021: Where to Watch the Nominees Online

Awards contenders including 'Mank,' 'Nomadland' and 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' are available to watch before the 93rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

Spirit Awards: ‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Feature, Producers Thank “Tribe” of Film Independent

Earlier in the evening, director Chloe Zhao won best director for the drama.

Critics’ Conversation: Maher, ‘Messiah,’ ‘Mank’ and Other Oscar Odds and Ends

Two THR critics weigh in on what the Oscars mean after a year of despair, offer differing takes on the polarizing 'Promising Young Woman,' and assess the progress and frustrations of an Academy in transition.

Dorian Film Awards: Chloe Zhao and ‘Nomadland’ Win Top Honors From LGBTQ Entertainment Critics

Carey Mulligan and the late Chadwick Boseman were recognized for their performances in 'Promising Young Woman' and 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.'