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Nepal Picks ‘White Sun’ as Oscars Contender

Added: 21.08.2017 10:57 | 13 views | 0 comments

Nepal’s Oscar selection committee has unanimously chosen Deepak Rauniyar’s multi award-winning “White Sun” (“Seto Surya”) as the country’s entry in the foreign language category. A portrait of post-civil war Nepal during the fragile deadlocked peace process, the film has had considerable festival play. It debutes in Venice’s Horizons strand and went to Toronto, Busan, Singapore,...


Oscars: Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott Race to the Finish

Added: 18.08.2017 20:04 | 12 views | 0 comments

"The Papers" and "All the Money in the World" are already last-minute contenders. "The 15:17 to Paris" may soon join them.


‘Scary Mother’ Wins at Sarajevo Film Festival; Bosnia-Herzegovina Selects Oscar Entry

Added: 18.08.2017 12:38 | 10 views | 0 comments

The 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival has wrapped with the announcement of Ana Urushadze’s “Scary Mother” as winner of the fest's top prize, while host country Bosnia-Herzegovina has picked its entry in the race for the foreign-language Academy Award. “Scary Mother” won the Heart of Sarajevo on Wednesday night, the festival's prize for best feature film which...

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St. Vincent’s Annie Clark to Direct Dorian Grey Adaptation With Female Lead

Added: 16.08.2017 17:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

St. Vincent is sliding back into the director’s chair. (We know, we know, we’re still waiting on her new album, too.) Annie Clark has been announced as the director of Lionsgate’s female-led adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Per Variety: “The studio is putting a ...

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‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’: St. Vincent to Direct Female-Led Film Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Added: 16.08.2017 17:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

Lionsgate has launched development of a movie based on Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” Variety has learned exclusively. The studio is putting a twist on the classic Victorian age story of a hedonistic man whose self-portrait ages while he stays eternally young. In this project, the title character will be a...

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Emmy Awards: ‘Feud’ Star Jackie Hoffman Offers to Accept Winner’s Trophy (Watch)

Added: 14.08.2017 17:22 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Oscars episode of FX's "Feud" may well be one of its best — depicting the behind-the-scenes shenanigans at the 1963 Academy Awards. Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) was nominated for best actress for her work in "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" — but her co-star Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) was famously snubbed. Crawford schemed to...


Oscars Champ A24 Launches ‘The Florida Project’ Trailer

Added: 14.08.2017 14:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Coming off a dazzling best picture win for Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight," distributor A24 has locked in a wide-ranging slate of awards season players. Since last we checked, the company has acquired Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" (Nov. 10), which joins Kate and Laura Mulleavy's "Woodshock" (Sept. 22), Sean Baker's "The Florida Project" (Oct. 6), Yorgos Lanthimos'...


Co-Stars Compete in Lead Actress in a TV Movie/Limited Series Category

Added: 10.08.2017 18:30 | 14 views | 0 comments

In the fifth episode of the FX limited series “Feud,” aptly titled “And the Winner Is … (The Oscars of 1963),” bitter rivals Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) go head-to-head at the Oscars. Never mind that Crawford wasn’t even nominated: She manages to steal the night by offering to accept the...


Reese Witherspoon Slips Back Into Elle Woods' Wardrobe From Legally Blonde

Added: 10.08.2017 18:27 | 13 views | 0 comments

All these years later, Reese Witherspoon still understands the important of having a bunny costume ready in your closet. While its been 16 years since the Oscar winner headed to law...


Glen Campbell Remembered by Julian Raymond, Who Produced His Last Three Albums

Added: 09.08.2017 23:27 | 17 views | 0 comments

Glen Campbell had no better booster in his final decade than producer Julian Raymond, who helmed three late-career comeback albums for the legend before producing and co-writing “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” a farewell recording that was nominated for a Best Song Oscar. Considering that he also joined the band for much of Campbell’s goodbye...

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