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All Day and a Night review – stylish Netflix father-son crime drama

Moonlight’s Ashton Sanders gives a compelling lead performance as a young man trying to escape his father’s shadowIt’s an unusually stacked week for new films on Netflix (one they might regret when pre-pandemic content starts to dry up) with a teen comedy, a B-thriller and a romantic documentary all launching before the weekend, a feast […]

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Whitney Houston Biopic in the Works With Director Stella Meghie

A Whitney Houston biopic, titled “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” is in development from “The Photograph” director Stella Meghie.The Whitney Houston Estate, Primary Wave, music producer Clive Davis and Anthony McCarten are producing the film about the iconic musician, who died in 2012 at the age of 48. McCarten, whose credits include “The Two Popes,” […]

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‘Little Women,’ ‘Fleabag’ Win USC Libraries Scripter Awards

The USC Libraries Scripter Awards honor the year’s best film and television adaptations, as well as the works on which they are based. This group of academics, industry professionals, and critics (for which I vote) is often predictive of the Adapted Screenplay Oscar race.While Netflix dominated this year’s nominations with three adapted scripts, for movies […]

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Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Ares’ for Warner Bros.

Robert Zemeckis is in final talks to direct sci-fi thriller “Ares” for Warner Bros., an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.“Birds of Prey” screenwriter Geneva Robertson-Dworet wrote the script which centers on an astronaut whose space capsule crash lands in the African desert. As the astronaut rushes to reunite with his family, it’s […]

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PGA Awards Nominations Add ‘Knives Out’ to Contenders ‘1917,’ ‘Parasite,’ and ‘Joker’

The Producers Guild of America awards are often a bellwether for the Oscars, and this year’s list of 10 nominees offer the usual suspects from recent awards groups. The notable entry is Rian Johnson’s hit holiday comedy “Knives Out,” which also landed a nomination from the Writers Guild this week. Left out of the PGA […]

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2020 BAFTA Awards: Full list of nominations led by ‘Joker’

Nominations for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards (otherwise known as the BAFTAs) were announced Tuesday (Jan. 7) just hours before Oscar nominations voting ends. These kudos, honoring the best British and international contributions to film, will be handed out on Feb. 2 in a ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London. That is […]

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Golden Globes 2020 Winners & Nominees – Complete List

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by Ricky Gervais. Lifetime honors were presented to both Ellen DeGeneres for her television career and Tom Hanks for his film career.Read More: “Uncut Gems” and “The Lighthouse” top 2020 Independent Spirit Awards NominationsThe full list of nominees […]

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‘1917’ Starts Strong, ‘Just Mercy’ Shows Promise, But ‘Uncut Gems’ Dominates Box Office

“1917” (Universal) is the standout new limited release, placing it among the best of the year and boosting its upcoming dates and awards chances. “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros.) and “Clemency” (Neon), both serious dramas focusing on the death penalty, weren’t as strong but each performed at the levels expected.“Uncut Gems” (A24), hardly typical wide-release holiday […]

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Golden Globe Nominations by the Numbers: ‘Marriage Story,’ ‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Unbelievable’ Land on Top

The 2020 Golden Globes nominations are officially out.Netflix reigned supreme with 34 total nominations across both the film and television categories. The streamer, which broke into the television awards race less than 10 years ago, distributed three of the five most nominated films — “Marriage Story” (6 noms), “The Irishman” (5 noms), and “The Two […]

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