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‘Tár’ and ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Tie for Best Picture at Los Angeles Film Critics Awards

It was the west coast critics’ turn to hand out honors for the best films and performances of 2022, with the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (Lafca) landing on a tie for their top honors, between A24’s “Everything Everywhere All at Once” and Focus Features’ “Tár.” It was the fourth time the group tied in […]

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Louise Fletcher, Oscar-Winning One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Actor, Has Died

Louise Fletcher, best known for her Academy Award-winning role as Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” has died at the age of 88. Fletcher’s family confirmed to Deadline through her agent that she died in her sleep at her home in Montdurausse, France, on Friday.Fletcher was born to deaf parents in Birmingham, […]

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Can ‘Zola’ Bring Colman Domingo Supporting Actor Love From the Academy?

How much longer can the industry ignore the reverence of actor Colman Domingo before they decide to take notice? This holiday weekend gives audiences the 2020 Sundance Film Festival hit “Zola” from A24 and co-writer and director Janicza Bravo. As “X,” the mysterious and terrifying “roommate” of Stefani (Riley Keough), who takes her, the free-spirited […]

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AFI Launches Robert Osborne Collection Featuring the TCM Historian’s Many Famous Movie Intros

The American Film Institute has announced the launch of The Osborne Collection, a celebration on the Institute’s website of the life and work of the beloved movie historian and whiz TCM host Robert Osborne, who died in 2017. The collection will debut on May 3, which is Osborne’s birthday, and it will feature many of […]

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Finn Wittrock Talks Playing a Killer on ‘Ratched’ and ‘American Horror Story’ Season 10

From creator Evan Romansky and executive producers Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, the Netflix series Ratched crafts a haunting origin story for the iconic character of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The story begins in 1947 as Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson) arrives in Monterey County in Northern California seeking employment at […]

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‘Ratched’ Review: 6 Mind-Boggling, Mostly Bad Choices in Ryan Murphy’s ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Prequel

Prior to Friday’s premiere there were warning signs that “Ratched” might be more of a Ryan Murphy camp-fest than a sincere prequel to “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” An eye-popping color palette, with certain scenes completely bathed in red or green, stood in stark contrast to the white and gray backdrop of Milos Forman’s […]

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‘The New Mutants’ Was Inspired by ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ and ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 3’

Unlike other X-Men movies, which tend to take place all over the world (and sometimes in space), The New Mutants is mostly confined to a single location: a psychiatric hospital where a crew of young mutants are being held. Considering the film’s horror tone, that’s certainly appropriate. Creepy hospitals are as common in horror films […]

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Movie Talk: Breaking Down the Weekend Box Office, Plus ‘Terminator’ Casting

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk, Mark Ellis, Kristian Harloff, and Jon Schnepp discuss the following: Oscar winning filmmaker Milos Forman passed away on Friday at 86 years old. He won the Best Director Oscar twice for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus. Well known character actor R. Lee Ermey also passed […]

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Milos Forman Remembered by Larry Flynt, Judd Apatow and More: ‘Genius of Cinematography’

Oscar-winning director Milos Forman — best known for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” — passed away on Saturday at the age of 86, and the filmmaker was immediately championed on Twitter as the news spread.Writer Larry Karaszewski, who worked with the director on “The People vs Larry Flynt,” said he will “miss […]

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Miloš Forman: the director who brought the spirit of anti-Soviet rebellion to Hollywood | Peter Bradshaw

The Czech film-maker forged a brilliant career after overcoming the obstacles of both postwar communism in his homeland and Hollywood to where he escapedRelated: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest director Miloš Forman dies aged 86The divine inspiration of madness – its ambiguity, its creativity, its higher sanity, and the cover and legitimacy it gives […]

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