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‘Bad Boys for Life’ Soars; ‘Dolittle’ 4-Day Total Tops ‘Cats’ Entire Gross

An improved 2020 continued this weekend, with the initial $160 million three-day estimate over $30 million (about 22%) above last year’s Martin Luther King Birthday Friday-to-Sunday totals.The difference comes from two new releases. “Bad Boys for Life” (Sony) opened at just over $59 million, $19 million better than “Glass,” which was the sole new wide […]

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Sbiff: Virtuosos Cynthia Erivo, Taron Egerton, and Aldis Hodge Sing Favorite Karaoke Songs

Eight actors were honored for their breakout roles in film with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s (Sbiff) Virtuosos Award event held at the historic Arlington Theatre on Saturday night. The annual award is presented to “up-and-coming” actors with noteworthy performances in film.This year’s award recipients were Awkwafina for her first dramatic leading role in […]

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52 Films Directed By Women To Watch In 2020

Academy snubs be damned, 2019 was a spectacular end to a decade of outstanding films directed by women. Joanna Hogg reinvented visual memoir with “The Souvenir,” Lulu Wang challenged American conceptions of family and death in “The Farewell,” and Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” adaptation upended one of the most iconic American novels by and about […]

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Oscars 2020: Best Supporting Actress Predictions

Returning to the Oscar fray are frontrunner Laura Dern (“Marriage Story”), Kathy Bates (“Richard Jewell”) and Margot Robbie (“Bombshell”) along with newcomers Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh.A multiple Netflix fall festival entry is the David Heyman-produced Noah Baumbach dramedy “Marriage Story” (December 6), starring Adam Driver, dual nominee Johansson and two-time nominee Dern who boasts […]

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How long can this nonsense of the Oscars failing to nominate female directors go on? | Ellen E Jones

This year’s Academy Awards show that diversity drives will only get us so far. Filmgoers and the industry must question what makes a film award-worthyCongratulations to those men – I guess? Issa Rae summarised the mixed feelings of many when yet another all-male list of best director Oscar nominations was announced yesterday. It’s possible to […]

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Three Oscar Best Picture Contenders and ‘Dolittle’ To Release in China in February

February is set to be a busy month for Hollywood in China. “Jojo Rabbit,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story” and “Dolittle” will all get their crack at the world’s second largest film market next month, Chinese reports confirmed on Tuesday. The news comes just after the big reveal that three Oscar best picture contenders rank among […]

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Backlash Grows as Oscars Snub Women Directors Yet Again

Hollywood’s outcry is growing over Oscar nominations in the best director category, which again ignored women filmmakers on Monday. Instead of recognizing Greta Gerwig for “Little Women,” Lulu Wang for “The Farewell,” or Marielle Heller for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences opted to honor five male […]

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Women in Film La blast lack of female Oscar directing nominees

Kathryn Bigelow remains only women ever to win the award.Women in Film La has lambasted the historical lack of female representation in the Academy’s best director Oscar category after no woman earned a nomination in Monday’s (January 13) selections.Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Greta Gerwig (Little Women) and Marielle Heller (A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood) […]

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‘Little Women’ Oscar Nominees Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh Speak Out on Gerwig Director Snub

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has nominated “Little Women” for six Oscars, and yet Greta Gerwig was shut out of the Best Director race despite the Academy believing her movie has some of the best writing and acting of the year. “Little Women” picked up noms for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actress […]

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