By Adam Howard, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) While movie industry insiders are anxiously awaiting the results of the contentious race for best picture (will the Ben Affleck snub help “Argo” overpower the “Lincoln“ juggernaut?), most African-Americans tuning to the Academy Awards this Sunday will be hoping to see some black history being made. For […]
It may have been no laughing matter to the passengers trapped on the crippled Carnival cruise ship, but the folks at “Saturday Night Live” found the story funny enough to open with it Saturday night. Watch all the “SNL” highlights …
“Django Unchained” star Christoph Waltz took on an uncharacteristically non-violent role in a special Valentine’s Day sketch on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday night.
The French-language drama “Amour” was chosen Sunday as the year’s best film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, whose prizes are among a flurry of year-end honors that help sort out the Academy Awards race.
The MTV Movie Awards are never actually about the awards, don’t you know. It’s an excuse for a goofy party full of “unpredictable” celebrity moments to tie in with the summer blockbuster season by celebrating the enjoyment of popcorn flicks. The show is live this Sunday, June 6, at 9pm EST, and it’s hosted by […]
As we bask in the post-Oscar glow of The Hurt Locker winning its bounty of Academy Awards and shutting out the overblown Avatar in most of its categories, perhaps now you’re interested in actually seeing the films that won these trophies. Fortunately, you can check out that Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best […]
Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]
Finally, Oscar week is here, and it’s a different animal this year, sporting 10 Best Picture nominees instead of the traditional five, in hopes of luring in more viewers by being able to nominate popular movies instead of just good movies. If you haven’t gotten a chance to get out and see all of the […]
The annual Academy Award Nominees Luncheon was held this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, and some of the nominees took some time out to answer some questions from the assembled press. One of the amusing highlights was Christoph Waltz using his time at the podium to loudly scold the people in […]
Here’s a gathering of some of the reactions to the Academy Awards nominations, which were announced this morning. More to be added as they come in. “It’s a huge, huge compliment to the entire cast and crew. It was a very difficult shoot of heat and sun and windstorms and sandstorms and they had to […]