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‘The Woman King’ Trailer: Viola Davis Leads A Fierce Tribe Of African Warriors This September

Last awards season’s Best Actress race was one of the most turbulent. Post-Golden Globes, Nicole Kidman, seemed a lock for her role in “Being the Ricardos,” despite the initial industry buzz for Kristen Stewart, the ever-lively Lady Gaga bandwagon, and some not totally unreasonable outside shouts for Olivia Colman, while Jessica Chastain ultimately took it […]

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Jessica Chastain Wins Best Actress for ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’

After a long-haul awards season that brought her back to the forefront of the race last-minute thanks to a Screen Actors Guild Award win, Jessica Chastain has won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.” For this top acting prize, Chastain beat out Olivia Colman for […]

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Aaron Sorkin: ‘Screenwriters write about people who are cooler than we are’

The American writer known for The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network on adapting To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage in the 21st centuryAaron Sorkin, 60, is that rare screenwriter who qualifies as a household name. Starting out in theatre in the 1980s, the former actor broke into movies with the hit 1992 […]

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2022 WGA Awards: Complete Winners List — Updating Live

You’ve made it through the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Directors Guild Awards, and the Producers Guild Awards, too. The wait for the Oscars is almost over, but one more major guild has yet to give out its trophies. Tonight, Hollywood’s top writers will come together for the Writers Guild of America Awards, which honor […]

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2022 PGA Awards: The Complete List of Winners — Updating Live

The 33rd annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony is underway in Los Angeles, honoring producing achievements across film and TV categories. On the movie side, the Producers Guild of America’s annual gala is a closely watched bellwether for the Best Picture Oscar: Since 1989, the top PGA winner has matched up with the top Academy Award […]

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2022 Muahs Awards Surprise Makeup, Hairstyling Winners: ‘Cruella’ and ‘Being the Ricardos’

“Cruella” (Disney) and “Being the Ricardos” (Amazon) were the surprise period winners for makeup and hairstyling, respectively, at the 9th annual Muahs Guild Awards Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. They beat out such strong Oscar contenders as “Dune” (Warner Bros.), “House of Gucci” (MGM/UA), and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (Searchlight/Disney).Additionally, “Coming 2 […]

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‘Lucy and Desi’ Review: Amy Poehler’s Documentary Captures the Complex Love Story of Being Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

It’s always a kick to encounter a documentary about a subject after you’ve seen the deluxe scripted and acted Hollywood version. “Lucy and Desi,” Amy Poehler’s film about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz — their love, their showbiz partnership, their revolutionary influence on the creative landscape of television, their meshing and clashing spirits — is […]

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Nicole Kidman, ‘The Power of the Dog’ Win Top Prizes at 11th Annual Aacta International Awards

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) announced the winners for the 11th annual Aacta International Awards, with Nicole Kidman nabbing her 7th Aacta award for her portrayal of Lucille Ball in “Being the Ricardos.”Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog” dominated the film categories with three wins — best film; best lead […]

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Between ‘Being the Ricardos’ and ‘Spider-Man,’ J.K. Simmons Continues to Win the ‘Perfect Casting’ Game

Though it would take three decades for “Being the Ricardos” writer-director Aaron Sorkin to cast J.K. Simmons in something Sorkin wrote, the filmmaker well remembers when the urge first came to him.“He was an understudy in my first play ‘A Few Good Men,’ back in 1990,” Sorkin told IndieWire of the now widely esteemed actor, […]

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‘Being the Ricardos’: How Hair and Makeup Team Transformed Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem

Turning Nicole Kidman into Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem into Desi Arnaz in “Being the Ricardos” wasn’t only about creating a facsimile of the iconic 1950s TV duo.Rather, director Aaron Sorkin instructed hair department head Teressa Hill and makeup department head Ana Lozano, “We are not taking a photograph; we are painting a picture.” The […]

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