With Chloe Zhao ’s expected DGA win last night, and her film Nomadland taking the lion’s share of BAFTA wins today for Best Film, Director, Actress Frances McDormand, and Cinematography, the Searchlight film would seem to be an overwhelming favorite to repeat at the Oscars. Who would bet against a film that has swept the season for the most part with key wins not only at BAFTA and DGA, but also PGA, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, and more — a consensus choice it seems if you believe at all in the predictive value of precursor awards. It missed only at SAG where it wasn’t even nominated for the all-important Outstanding Cast which was won by The Trial Of The Chicago 7 , and was AWOL at WGA where it was deemed ineligible due to Guild rules requiring films be made under their MBAs. Related Story BAFTA Film Awards: 'Nomadland' Scoops Best Picture, Director, Actress & Cinematography - Full Winners List Nomadland would come back strong at both DGA and … [Read more...] about BAFTA Film Awards Analysis: Will Brits’ Predictable Winners List Mean Oscar Voters Follow Suit?
In recent conversation with RJ Siddharth Kannan, actor Abhishek Bachchan spoke about his daughter Aaradhya Bachchan, and praised his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for teaching their daughter about their family's stature in the film industry. Abhishek said, "She is still very young; she's just turned nine years old. These days, she's busy with online school. This department is Aishwarya's. I've realised I'm not very good at that." While praising Aishwarya, the Guru actor said that she made sure that Aaradhya learns about her family, since the day she was a newborn baby. ALSO READ: Abhishek Bachchan Gives Savage Reply To A Troll Who Said That He Has 'A Beautiful Wife He Doesn't Deserve' Abhishek further added, "She knows that her dada and dadi, and her mom and dad are both actors, and that we're very privileged and that we enjoy the love and respect of so many millions, and that you have to learn to respect that and appreciate that, and thank God for … [Read more...] about Abhishek Bachchan Praises Aishwarya Rai Bachchan For Teaching Aaradhya ‘What It Means To Be A Bachchan’
EXCLUSIVE: With New York City gradually emerging from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, one film-biz sign of life is a series of Oscar-nominated movies hitting the city’s big screens. Megaplexes and arthouses alike have been in reopening mode over the past month. In-person screenings for Zoomed-out Academy members and press are now possible for the first time since February 2020. With the April 20 deadline for Oscar ballots looming, bookings are on the rise, even at one newer spot in the awards-season mix: the Queens Drive-In . “Anything that reminds people of the communal experience, we’re all for it,” one Oscar consultant told Deadline. “We have all been stuck inside, so now even if we have to get creative and deal with safety restrictions, it’s totally worth it to try to break through and make a connection.” Related Story NYC Cinemas, Hobbled By 25% Capacity Cap, Need 50% By Memorial Day, 75% By July 4 Or "We Just Can't Make It" - NATO NY President … [Read more...] about Oscar Campaigners Flock To Queens Drive-In As In-Person Screenings Resume Citywide Ahead Of Ballot Deadline
After a long, long wait, it seems the upcoming live-action Black Adam movie is on the track to completion. Dwayne Johnson, who plays the lead role in the movie, and is also the producer, has been responsible for keeping the project alive since it was first announced back in 2016. The actor took to Instagram to celebrate the first day of the shoot for Black Adam , calling it an honor to be a part of the project. "History in the making, extremely excited and what a humbling moment to share with you. Officially kicking off DAY 1 of filming our BLACK ADAM⚡️Our Director and maestro, Jaume Collet-Serra. Our Academy Award nominee (Joker), Director of Photography, Lawrence Sher. We have an all star production crew - incredibly talented, galvanized, committed and focused to raise the bar and deliver something SPECIAL for the world. RELATED: Black Adam Fills Two Key Roles Alongside The Rock's DC Antihero This one is an honor." In the comics, Black Adam started out as a … [Read more...] about Black Adam Begins Filming, The Rock Shares First Set Photo
The hashtag #DeathstrokeHBOMax is trending on Twitter as thousands of DC fans campaign for Joe Manganiello to reprise his SnyderVerse role in his own movie or TV series. After appearing in a brief cameo in the original Justice League , Manganiello returned to the role for the four-hour Snyder Cut that was released on HBO Max last month. His screen time may have been limited, but Manganiello has left such an impression as Deathstroke that the campaign for him to get his own movie or series has quickly gone viral. "So much potential with this character," says one fan on Twitter who used the #DeathstrokeHBOMax hashtag. "His origin and time with Ra's al Ghul, him going after Batman and dismantling his life, how he teamed up with Bruce in the Knightmare and got Kryptonite bullets or even some standalone adventures plus Joe is PERFECTLY cast." RELATED: MechaGodzilla Concept Art Reveals Detailed Look at Godzilla Vs. Kong Villain "If WarnerMedia truly wants to use DC to its … [Read more...] about DC Fans Petition for Joe Manganiello to Get His Own Deathstroke HBO Max Series