The 2019 Oscar nominations have been revealed."The Big Short" star Kumail Nanjiani and "Black-ish" actress Tracee Ellis Ross announced the nominees for each of the 24 categories on Tuesday morning live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" lead the pack with ten total nominations each, while Bradley Cooper's "A Star Is Born" leads closely behind with eight total nominations.Among the other top-nominated films are "Black Panther," "Green Book" and "BlacKkKlansman."The 91st annual Academy Awards will air live on February 24 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Check out the full list of nominations below:Best Picture"Black Panther"Directing"BlacKkKlansman" - Spike LeeBest ActressYalitza Aparicio - "Roma"Best ActorChrisian Bale - "Vice"Best Supporting ActressAmy Adams - "Vice"Best Supporting ActorMahershala Ali - "Green Book" 72 PHOTOS Inside the 2018 Oscars See Gallery Inside the 2018 Oscars … [Read more...] about See the full list of nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild is calling on the film academy to stop preventing stars from appearing on award shows before the Oscars.In an unusually critical statement Monday, SAG said it has received multiple reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pressuring actors to appear only at next month's Academy Awards. Several award shows occur before that, including SAG's own Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27.Wow, this ugly awards season just won’t stop: SAG-AFTRA is directly accusing @TheAcademy of “graceless pressure tactics” and “self-serving intimidation” of talent to keep them from presenting/appearing on the SAG Awards if they’re also going to appear on the Oscars. Yikes! pic.twitter.com/X2D8yF6y0l— Adam B. Vary (@adambvary) January 14, 2019SAG says that limiting its members from other awards shows "is utterly outrageous and unacceptable." The actors union is asking the academy "to cease this … [Read more...] about SAG just called out the Academy over ‘unacceptable’ behavior ahead of the Ocars
Baz Luhrmann is a writer, director and producer from Australia. Here's what we know about him... Who is Baz Luhrmann? Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director and producer. He was born as Mark Luhrmann in Sydney on 17 September 1962. He changed his name to Baz in 1979 after earning the nickname from his father. Baz's mother was a ballroom dance teacher and dress shop owner and his father ran a petrol station and movie theatre. MOST READ IN TV & SHOWBIZno filter Vlogger Okaylaaa accused of 'faking' glam life but lived in 'filth' at home KAR-FLASH-IAN Kourtney Kardashian poses naked in V magazine to celebrate her 39th birthday Drama on the dancefloor The REAL reason Will Young quit Strictly Come Dancing in 2016 fix up, cook sharp All the info on Britain's Best Home Cook, BBC One's new cooking contest TAM'S NO HAM The lowdown on actress Tamsin Greig who starred in Green Wing and Episodes DON'T LOOK BACK IN WENGER The lowdown on the Fergie Vs Wenger: The Feud on Channel 5... more … [Read more...] about How old is Baz Luhrmann, who is his wife Catherine Martin and what are the Romeo and Juliet director’s biggest films?
Updated 11:34 am, Monday, April 9, 2018 Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this May 18, 2017, file photo, Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at the Dolby Theatre. Oscar-winning actor Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged inappropriate behavior toward an actress, his lawyer swore in an affidavit. Lawyer Nicholas Pullen's affidavit submitted to the Australian Federal Court in Sydney on Monday, April 9, 2018, said the 66-year-old Australian actor had suffered "tremendous emotional and social hardship" since The Daily Telegraph accused him in December of inappropriate behavior toward actress Eryn Jean Norvill during the Sydney Theatre Company's production of "King Lear" in … [Read more...] about Lawyer tells Australian court Geoffrey Rush barely eating
GET Out managed to nab three nominations at the Oscars. By Mary Gallagher Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Jordan Peele has been nominated for directing Get Out [Getty] The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, 22 January 2018, with Guillermo del Toro's romantic creature feature The Shape of Water leading this year with 13 nods. Get Out, I Tonya, Dunkirk and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also shone in the diverse list of exceptional movies that will go head to head at the Hollywood ceremony on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Jordan Peele earned a Best Director nod for Get Out, becoming only the fifth African American filmmaker to be nominated in the category. Mary J. Blige features in the noms list [Wenn] He is joined by Guillermo Del Toro for The Shape of Water, Christopher … [Read more...] about Oscar noms 2018: Find out which films made the cut