Short films may not get as much attention as their feature-length brethren during awards season, but these bite-sized flicks are telling some of the best world narratives on any screen. Thanks to the Academy Awards and ShortsHD, the animated and live-action short films nominated at this year’s Oscars can be seen across the country in […]
Let there be carpet! It was a beautiful day in Hollywood for the Academy’s annual “red carpet roll-out,” during which production crews literally roll the world’s most famous crimson carpet down Hollywood Blvd. for the press. And, as you can see by the video below, there is a lot of press. This was hardly the beginning […]
Entertainment Editor David Onda’s coverage of the Oscars continues with predictions in the Best Supporting Actor category and more.
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda kicks off Oscars coverage from Hollywood with his predictions for the Best Supporting Actress category.
Love is a beautiful and dangerous thing in the new movie “Touched with Fire.” The film follows two bipolar poets, Marco (played by Luke Kirby) and Carla (Katie Holmes), as they meet during a mental hospital therapy session and begin an unlikely romance fueled by empathy and wild manic episodes involving ancient pyramid conspiracies and […]
It’s been 80 years since track and field athlete Jesse Owens won four Olympic gold medals at the Berlin games in 1936, but what do you really know about Owens’ historic performance in Nazi Germany? Did you know Owens nearly skipped the games due to pressure by the NAACP? Did you know Owens was never […]
At 7 p.m. ET on Oscar Sunday, go behind the scene at the 88th Academy Awards with a red carpet and backstage live stream, and join the conversation with the XFINITY Oscars live chat.
Grandfathers say the darndest things, but you’ve never heard your grandfather say the things Robert De Niro does in the new movie “Dirty Grandpa.” The film begins as widower Dick Kelly (De Niro) guilt-trips his grandson Jason (Zac Efron) into driving him from Atlanta, Georgia to Boca Raton, Florida to recreate the annual road trip […]
Jack is a man of strict routine. Jack sleeps. Jack watches TV. Jack plays bingo. Jack eats at the local diner. Jack illegally purchases bags of blood from a hospital intern to quench his never-ending appetite for human flesh. Jack is the stone-faced anti-hero at the center of the new horror movie “He Never Died,” […]
In an awards season highlighted by top performances from DiCaprio, Lawrence, Damon and Blanchett, who would have guessed the year’s most uniquely captivating stars would be… puppets? From the mind of Oscar-winning filmmaker Charlie Kaufman, the stop-motion animated film “Anomalisa” follows a motivational speaker named Michael Stone (voice of David Thewlis) as he travels to […]