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Laura Dern Talks Aging at Aarp’s Movies for Grownups Awards: ‘I’m Having the Time of My Life’

Ageism may be a significant problem in Hollywood, but not at Aarp’s “Movies for Grownups” Awards, where actors over 50 are revered like fine wine — and honored for getting better with age. Inevitably, there were some jokes about the ceremony’s name: “When I was asked to attend an award show called Movies for Grownups, […]

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The Best Reactions to Monday’s Oscar Nominations

The 92nd Academy Award nominations were announced Monday with “Joker” and Netflix leading all films and distributors. But it was this morning’s reactions from celebrities and Oscar nominees that best summed up the news.Florence Pugh, nominated for best supporting actress in “Little Women,” Instagrammed a before and after photo of herself in bed.Issa Rae, who […]

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The Hypnotic ‘Uncut Gems’ Score Mashes Synth and Prog-Rock — Watch a Behind-the-Scenes Video

“Uncut Gems” deserves an award for Most Stressful Theatrical Experience, and it’s cranked up to 11 thanks to composer Daniel Lopatin. He mashed synth sounds and elements of ’70s prog-rock to create a unique sonic environment that stands as its own work of art.Lopatin is better known by his recording alias of Oneohtrix Point Never, […]

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Adam Sandler Finally Accepts an Acting Award at National Board of Review Gala

The star-studded National Board of Review gala, held Wednesday at midtown Manhattan’s Cipriani 42nd, honored A-listers like Brad Pitt for best supporting actor (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”), Renee Zellweger for best actress (“Judy”), Quentin Tarantino for best director (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) and Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino […]

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Uncut Gems review – bank on it: here’s the year’s most exciting film | Peter Bradshaw’s film of the week

Adam Sandler gives a terrific, career-best performance as a Manhattan jeweller with a perilous gambling habit in a rollicking, high-energy thrillerThis sensationally good New York crime drama is rocket-fuelled with greed and crack-fumed with fear. It is directed by the Safdie brothers, Benny and Josh, who create something deliciously horrible, working with their longtime screenwriter-collaborator […]

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Box Office: ‘Uncut Gems’ Joins List of Top-Grossing Movies With the Most F-Bombs

Josh and Benny Safdie’s Uncut Gems is shining bright at the U.S. box office for more reasons than one.In less than two weeks in release, the indie crime-thriller has joined the list of the top-grossing movies with the most F-bombs, a rarefied group that also includes Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, the 2013 […]

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‘1917’ Pulls Crowds as ‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Parasite’ Draw the Awards Spotlight

Golden Globes weekend is the time for thriving awards titles to pull audiences as they expand their runs. The standout among recent openers is Christmas Day release “1917” (Universal), with a rare second-weekend increase. “Uncut Gems” (A24) continues to stun as a wide release success. And “Parasite” (Neon) keeps accruing more high numbers, even before […]

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