‘Black Panther’ Oscar-Nominated Best Song ‘All The Stars’ Won’t Be Performed During Ceremony: Here’s Why
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has confirmed that Black Panther‘s Best Song Oscar nominee “All the Stars” from Kendrick Lamar, Sounwave, Anthony Triffith and SZA will not be performed at Sunday’s ceremony.
Note this absolutely has nothing to do with the running time of the telecast. Since the nominations were announced, there had been ongoing discussions between Lamar’s camp and the Oscar creatives to try and make this performance possible. Lamar, from… Read
Kevin Brownlow To Receive Robert Osborne Award At TCM Classic Film Festival
Film preservationist Kevin Brownlow will receive the Robert Osborne Award at the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival, which this year runs April 11-14 in Hollywood. The honor, recognizing an individual who has helped keep the cultural heritage of classic film alive for future generations, is in its second year; Martin Scorsese won the inaugural award last year.
This Osborne award, named after the longtime Turner Classic Movies host and journalist who died in 2017, will be… Read
New Hollywood Podcast: A Special Oscars Episode
As Hollywood inches closer to the Academy Awards, everyone is buzzing about who should and will win an Oscar. That said, New Hollywood Podcast hosts Dino-Ray Ramos and Amanda N’Duka as well as producer David Janove had a conversation about this year’s nominees and who we would want to win on Sunday evening.
We agreed on some of the nominated films and had differing opinions on others. (For example, Amanda loves A Star Is Born…Dino, not so much.) And since this is the New… Read
Oscars Update: Gary Oldman, Allison Janney To Present Best Actor; Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell Best Actress
EXCLUSIVE: After Deadline reported that the Academy planned to go against tradition and wasn’t planning to invite last year’s winners to present the Best Actor and Best Actress and Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress awards, it has changed its course and gone back to tradition, sort of. Deadline revealed that the Academy wanted higher wattage presenters for its host-less Oscars, as part of a report that the Academy rescinded its plan to feature only two of the five… Read
Oscars Set Diverse Group To Intro Best Picture Noms During Ceremony
Producers of the 91st Oscars said Wednesday that chef José Andrés, Dana Carvey, Queen Latifah, Rep. John Lewis, Diego Luna, Tom Morello, Mike Myers, Trevor Noah, Amandla Stenberg, Barbra Streisand and Serena Williams have been set to introduce the eight Best Picture nominees during the ceremony Sunday.
"Movies connect us all," said producer Donna Gigliotti and producer-director Glenn Weiss. "They move us, and they create moments and memories that unite us. We are thrilled… Read
CDG Awards: ‘Black Panther’, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Among Honorees – Full Winners List
The Costume Designers Guild handed out trophies for the 21st annual CDG Awards Tuesday night with Black Panther‘s Ruth E. Carter and Crazy Rich Asians’ Mary E. Vogt among the honorees.
Hosted by Kate Walsh, the ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and celebrated excellence in costume design, honoring film and TV in three categories: contemporary, period and sci-fi/fantasy. The CDG also honored Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close, Betty Pecha Madden and Ryan… Read
CDG Awards Live Blog: Follow Updates From The 21st Annual Ceremony
Put on your fanciest gown and straighten that tie on your tux because tonight the Costume Designers Guild will present the 21st annual CDG Awards. Hosted by 13 Reasons Why actress and Grey’s Anatomy alum Kate Walsh, the award ceremony celebrates — you guessed it — excellence in costume design. Diane Haithman will be on the ground at the Beverly Hilton for the event while Dino-Ray Ramos will be lending an assist with the live blog. Stay tuned here for live updates from the… Read
NATAS Unveils Digital Drama Series Pre-Nominations For Daytime Emmy Awards
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the Digital Drama Series Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
The Pre-Nominated Digital Drama Series were decided by an online judging ballot containing all entrants in the category. The ballots were sent to all registered, eligible peer judges. Judges viewed clips online from each series and selected their top 10 series choices in the category. For Digital Drama Series… Read
Oscar Ballots Due Now! Campaigns Still Going As Online Voting Closes At 5 PM PT
If you happen to be one of the 7,902 eligible Academy voters who have yet to cast your ballot, I would suggest you start thinking about it as you only have this afternoon to do it. Polls close at 5 p.m. PT, and that’s it.
The campaign — often a sorry excuse for decorum — finally will be over after starting in earnest with the fall festival trifecta of Venice, where Roma came out triumphant; Telluride; and then Toronto, where Green Book took the emerging race by surprise… Read
More Oscar Presenters: Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Elsie Fisher, Michael Keaton Among Additions
The producers of Sunday’s Oscars have been mostly mum on plans in a wild year, but on Tuesday they unveiled the latest list of presenters: Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, Helen Mirren, John Mulaney, Tyler Perry, Pharrell Williams, Krysten Ritter, Paul Rudd and Michelle Yeoh are joining the live ceremony on ABC.
They join the previously announced presenters Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Allison Janney… Read
Oscar Week 2019 Parties & Events: The List
This list will be updated on a regular basis this week with more events to be announced. Please send any event or party details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Most events are by invite-only except for the Oscar Week panels; tickets sold for those at Oscars.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 19
5:30PM: 21st Costume Designers Guild Awards
Location: Beverly Hilton
Those lauded include Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther Costume Designer, Career Achievement Award), Glenn Close (Best Actress Oscar… Read
Oscars: Film Editing Nominee John Ottman On ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’s’ Triumphant Journey, Making Queen Timeless & Bryan Singer’s Exit
It shouldn’t have been too surprising that John Ottman won this year’s ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film Drama for Bohemian Rhapsody. Equally it shouldn’t be at all shocking that he is nominated for his first Academy Award in Film Editing for that film. If anyone would know the challenge of turning around a troubled ship, it is Ottman’s fellow film editors — and, in perhaps the year’s most extraordinary achievement in film editing, Ottman was integral to helping save… Read