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Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar to Curate Exhibits for Academy Museum

The upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced that Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar and other filmmakers will collaborate on exhibitions when the museum opens.Hildur Guðnadóttir, the composer for last year’s “Joker,” and Ben Burtt, a veteran sound designer on the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises, will also help curate exhibits.Bill Kramer, director of the […]

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Spike Lee and Pedro Almodóvar Tapped to Curate Exhibits for Academy Museum

With the Academy Museum finally, finally set to open to the public on December 14, eight years since the project was first announced, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has lined up a new group of world-class talent to contribute to the museum’s programming. Spike Lee and Pedro Almodóvar are among recently announced […]

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Hildur Guðnadóttir Wraps Up Her Sweep of an Entire Season’s Worth of Scoring Awards

Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s Sunday night Oscar win completed her clean sweep of top show-biz awards over the past five months.The Icelandic-born, Berlin-based cellist-composer won for her dark and disturbing “Joker” score. She also won the BAFTA on Feb. 2, the Critics Choice award on Jan. 12, the inaugural Society of Composers & Lyricists award Jan. […]

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‘Parasite’ Feeds on Oscars Wins by Shooting to No. 1 on Amazon, Apple Best-Seller Charts

After Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history at the Oscars on Sunday night, picking up four trophies including best picture, the film has risen to the top of Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s sales charts.On Monday morning, the Blu-ray edition of “Parasite” stood as the overall No. 1 best-seller on Amazon’s ranking of movies and TV […]

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‘1917’ Cinematographer Roger Deakins Wins His Second Oscar in Three Years

Roger Deakins has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for “1917” — his second Oscar in three years following his first Academy Award for “Blade Runner 2049.”The 70-year-old Deakins had been favored for the trophy for his widely praised shooting of Sam Mendes’ World War I epic in what appeared to be a single […]

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Oscars 2020: Full list of winners – as they happen

‘Joker’ leads nominations with 11; ‘The Irishman’, ’Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’, ‘1917’ have 10 each.The 92nd Academy Awards takes place in Los Angeles on Sunday night (February 9) and Screen will post all the winners here live and on Twitter as they happen.As each award is given out, the winner in each category […]

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Joker was criticised for ripping off old classics. So why does 1917 get a pass?

With its showy camerawork, comforting heroism and nostalgia for a noble Britain, Sam Mendes’ film is anything but originalThis year, 1917, the faux one-shot, first world war thriller directed by Sam Mendes, is tipped to join the club of worthy Anglo period drama the Academy likes to reward. This generation’s Chariots of Fire, say, or […]

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Heading Into the Oscars, Best-Picture Frontrunners ‘1917’ and ‘Parasite’ Ride Box Office Surge

In its fourth weekend of wide domestic play, Universal booked “1917” in 3,987 theaters, more screens than any other award-season Best Picture contender. Both last year’s “Black Panther” and this year’s “Joker” had a wider breaks on over 4000 screens, but long before their Oscar nominations. And many awards-contenders sustain runs through Oscar voting and […]

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WGA Awards: Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

The Writers Guild of America will hand out its top awards of the year in concurrent ceremonies on both the East and West Coasts on Saturday night.“Parasite” won the award for original screenplay for “Parasite,” winning out over nominees such as Noah Baumbach for “Marriage Story.” Bong expressed his gratitude to WGA members for reading […]

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‘Bad Boys for Life,’ ‘1917’ Blast Past $100 Million at Box Office

Sony’s “Bad Boys for Life” and Universal’s “1917” continue to drive the box office, as both films will cross $100 million domestic this weekend.“Bad Boys for Life” will take No. 1 again with an estimated $30 million second weekend, a 52% drop from the threequel’s $62.5 million 3-day opening that would give it a domestic […]

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