January 23rd, 2018

Entertainment News

Russia revokes permit for satire about Stalin’s death

By Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

MOSCOW – Russia’s Culture Ministry banned a satirical film about Soviet leader Josef Stalin’s death from movie theatres Tuesday following criticism from communists and others that the British-French production made a mockery of Russia’s history. The Culture Ministry declared it was rescinding the permit that would have allowed Scottish writer-director Armando Iannucci’s “The Death of ... Read More »

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The Latest: Haddish’s Oscar noms banter delights many online

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Tiffany Haddish is getting some love on Twitter for her energetic, fun-loving presentation of the Oscar nominees, including ... Read More »

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The Latest: Oscar noms spotlight women leaders, filmmakers

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 7:05 a.m. It’s the year of the woman for this year’s Oscar nominees. Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman ... Read More »

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The Latest: ‘Mudbound’ cinematographer makes Oscars history

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:55 a.m. “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison is making history Tuesday as the first woman nominated for the cinematography Academy Award ... Read More »

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List of nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

List of nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: “Call Me by Your Name,” ”Darkest Hour,” ”Dunkirk,” ”Get Out,” ”Lady Bird,” ”Phantom Thread,” ”The Post,” ”The Shape of Water,””Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Actor: Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”; Daniel Day-Lewis, ... Read More »

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‘Honoured beyond measure’: Reactions to Oscar nominations

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

A round up of reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday: ___ “I got really emotional because everybody just poured their whole heart and soul into doing this film. I’m so happy for Greta and Saoirse and the whole movie.” – “Lady Bird” best supporting actress nominee Laurie Metcalf to “Good Morning America” “This nomination ... Read More »

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The Latest: Best director Oscar nominations announced

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:05 a.m. The Oscar nominees for best director have been announced by the film academy. They include: “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan; ... Read More »

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‘Shape of Water’ producer, Christopher Plummer among Canadian Oscar nominees

By The Canadian Press on January 23rd, 2018

TORONTO – Christopher Plummer’s supporting role in “All The Money In The World,” the animated film “The Breadwinner,” and a producer behind the Toronto and Hamilton shot “The Shape of Water” are among this year’s Canadian Oscar nominees. J. Miles Dale shares in the best picture nomination for Guillermo del Toro’s merman romance “The Shape ... Read More »

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The Latest: Best animated film Oscar nominations announced

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6 a.m. The Oscar nominees for best actor in a motion picture have been announced by the film academy. They ... Read More »

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Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

By Jake Coyle, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

NEW YORK – Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” has landed a leading 13 nominations and Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director by the Academy Awards. “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman ever nominated in the category in nominations announced Tuesday. The ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: ‘The Shape of Water’ leads Oscar nominees with 13 nods

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – ‘The Shape of Water’ leads Oscar nominees with 13 nods. More to come... Read More »

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