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Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and ‘Promising Young Woman’ Among Film Winners

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Promising Young Woman” were among the film winners at the 23rd annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Tuesday night. TV winners included “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix) and the filmed version of “Hamilton” (Disney+).Broadcast online, the awards celebrated the best in film, TV, and short-form costume design in eight categories that spanned […]

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How ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Started as a Conventional Biopic and Evolved into a Taut Thriller

Somehow, writer-director Shaka King, the Lucas Brothers, and Will Berson wrote one movie, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Disparate perspectives on Fred Hampton meant that outcome was by no means pre-ordained, but after more than eight years and countless drafts they agreed to coalesce around a single narrative so compelling that a studio would be […]

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SAG Awards honour Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, ‘Chicago 7’

Daniel Kaluuya, Yuh-Jung Youn earn supporting acting wins.Lead acting honours went to Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman at the 27th SAG Awards show on Sunday (April 4) while supporting victories for Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn ensured all four top individual film prizes were won by people of colour.Both lead actors hail from […]

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SAG Awards Set Stage For Most Diverse Oscars Winners Ever

The SAG Awards have weighed in with their winners and have set in motion on what could be the most diverse slate of major Oscar winners in the 93-year history of the Academy Awards.The celebration of the 27th annual ceremony, which is voted on by the approximate 160,000-person membership of actors, was revealed during the […]

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SAG Awards: Netflix Wins Big During Pandemic Year With ‘The Crown,’ ‘Chicago 7’ and ‘Ma Rainey’

In a pandemic year where most viewers consumed movies and TV shows from their couches, Netflix had a big night Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday with “The Trial of the Chicago 7” winning best motion picture and “The Crown” being named best TV drama. Pop TV’s “Schitt’s Creek” continued its hot streak on its […]

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Daniel Kaluuya Mocks Golden Globes Gaffe in ‘SNL’ Opening Monologue

Daniel Kaluuya hosted the latest episode of “Saturday Night Live” and used his opening monologue to revisit an infamous gaffe from the Golden Globe Awards. Watch the opening monologue below.During the February awards ceremony, while accepting the prize for Best Supporting Actor for his turn as Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton in “Judas and […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’: How to Watch Tonight’s Episode Hosted by Daniel Kaluuya

The April 3 episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated of Season 46, as it’s hosted by Daniel Kaluuya. The “Judas and the Black Messiah” Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee will be joined by musical guest St. Vincent, who will perform two new songs to promote […]

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A Rundown of the Oscars’ Original Song Race: Will Diane Warren Finally Win on Her 12th Try?

Everyone in the music business is wondering the same thing: Could veteran songwriter Diane Warren, denied the Oscar 11 times over the past 33 years, finally win on her 12th try?Warren, whose movie songs range from Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me” to Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” penned “Io Sì (Seen)” […]

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Best Original Song Contest Pits Diane Warren’s Return Against a ‘Eurovision’ Ballad and Three Social Justice Anthems

Everyone in the music business is wondering the same thing: Could veteran songwriter Diane Warren, denied the Oscar 11 times over the past 33 years, finally win on her 12th try?Warren, whose movie songs range from Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me” to Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” this year penned “Io […]

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2021 PGA Awards: ‘Nomadland’ Takes Home the Top Prize

“Nomadland” look home the top film prize at the 2021 Producers Guild Awards Wednesday, bringing it closer to a Best Picture win. The winner of the PGA Awards’ top prize has historically been a strong indicator of which film will will go on to win the Best Picture Oscar. Since 1989, the PGA winner has […]

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