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BAFTA Backs ‘Roma’ as Oscar Race Enters the Final Stretch

The winner of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ best film prize has gone on to lose the best picture Oscar each of the last four years: “Boyhood” was felled by “Birdman,” “The Revenant” was routed by “Spotlight,” “La La Land” (infamously) lost to “Moonlight,” and last year, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” […]

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Julie Adams, ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ Star, Dies at 92

Julie Adams, an actress best known for playing the damsel in distress in the 1954 monster movie “Creature From the Black Lagoon,” died Sunday at age 92, according to her official website.Guillermo del Toro, whose 2017 Oscar winner “The Shape of Water” was inspired by the Universal cult classic, paid tribute to Adams online. “I […]

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Netflix Boards Ron Howard’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ in $45 Million Deal

Netflix will fully finance the economic drama “Hillbilly Elegy,” with Ron Howard directing and producing through Imagine Entertainment.The streamer has committed to spend $45 million on the film after winning an auction conducted by CAA.Imagine began developing “Hillbilly Elegy” after winning the movie rights in 2017. The company signed Oscar nominee Vanessa Taylor, who co-wrote […]

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‘Green Book’, ‘How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Find China Release Dates

Best Picture Oscar nominee Green Book has secured a China release of March 1, a handful of days after the Academy Awards are handed out in Hollywood. Alibaba Pictures, which owns a stake in Amblin Partners, is a financier on the film and will be expected to lean on its popular ticketing platform Tao Piao […]

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‘Green Book’ Wins at Producers Guild Awards, Picking Up Oscar Momentum

“Green Book” has won the top prize at the Producers Guild of America Awards, meaning we have an official Best Picture frontrunner. Often seen as an Oscar bellwether, the PGA Awards’ top winner has matched up with that of the Academy 20 times since the Guild started giving out awards — including last year, when […]

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PGA Awards Winners: Complete List (Updating Live)

The Producers Guild of America’s awards are underway at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.“BlacKkKlansman,” “Black Panther” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “The Favourite,” “Green Book,” “A Quiet Place,” “Roma,” “A Star Is Born” and “Vice” have been nominated for the Producers Guild’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award as the top feature film of 2018. The PGA, which […]

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Movies New to Netflix in January: ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ and More

As Netflix heads into its first legitimate Oscar season, the streaming giant is hoping to pull out nominations and wins for “Roma,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” and “Girl.” Lest Netflix lose sight of its one true purpose, the platform will be streaming the entire “Indiana Jones” franchise beginning in January. The streamer announced today […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ and More HBO Hits Are Streaming for Free All Weekend

Instead of celebrating the pillaging and theft of Indigenous peoples’ land this Thanksgiving, why not give thanks for something (at least slightly) less problematic? HBO is streaming all of its programming for free — all weekend long. As part of a Thanksgiving partnership with cable streaming service Xfinity, the premium channel is opening the gates […]

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Save ‘FilmStruck’: Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan & Dozens Of Top Name Filmmakers Rally Around Canceled Streaming Service

When cinephile mensch Guillermo del Toro starts something, generally good things happen. Now, we probably can’t give all the credit to the Academy-Award-winning director of “The Shape Of Water.” Yet, ever since Warner Bros. and Turner Classics Movies shuttered FilmStruck—Netflix for film obsessives; an ambitious cinephile streaming service that housed All the Criterion Collection films, […]

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