The Academy Awards acting races had another development Sunday night with the Screen Actors Guild ceremony taking place.
Cementing their spots as front-runners this award season were Brad Pitt who won Best Supporting Male Actor, and Laura Dern, taking Best Supporting Female Actor.
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A preview of award season’s grand finale was released this morning with the announcement of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Earning the most nominations is “Joker,” with 11 total, including Best Picture. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” meanwhile, also earned several nominations, including Best Picture.
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It was a great night for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at Hollywood’s biggest party Sunday night. The film, directed by Quentin Tarantino, earned three wins at the 77th Golden Globes Award Ceremony.
Also having a good night was “1917”, which earned Best Picture Drama and Best Director. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also awarded Tom Hanks with the Cecil B. DeMille, the organization’s annual lifetime achievement honor.
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Here we go.
We’re headed into the final opening weekend for a “Star Wars” movie for the immediate future, as the next picture in the franchise isn’t scheduled until 2022.
We’ll have more of an idea regarding quality on Wednesday, when the review embargo drops and critics can unleash their opinions. While the reviews are still a few days out, though, box office predictions are starting to roll in.
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Award season is in full swing with Monday morning bringing the nominations for the annual Golden Globe awards, set to take place in a few weeks.
“Marriage Story” leads the nominations race with six, followed by “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “The Irishman” which each earned five. Along with the Globe nominations, several film critic organizations have also announced their awards for 2019 movies.
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The early strides of award season were taken Monday night at the annual Gotham Awards which honors and recognizes independent pictures.
Finishing the night with the most wins was, “Marriage Story,” including victories in Best Feature and Screenplay. “The Farewell,” also had a good showing, taking home Best Actress.
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Ben Affleck is returning to the director’s chair for a new drama based on real events.
According to Deadline Hollywood, Affleck will helm “King Leopold’s Ghost,” a movie about King Leopold II of Belgium who plundered the Congo in the late 1800s. Along with Affleck, the creative team includes Farhad Safinia, who previously wrote “Apocalypto.”
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While details and titles for several upcoming Marvel movies remain undisclosed, the studio and parent company Disney have scheduled many of them for release.
According to The Wrap, Marvel Studios and Disney set release dates for five untitled films on Oct. 2, 2022, Feb. 17, 2023, May 5, 2023, July 28, 2023 and Nov. 3, 2023.
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Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer is now picking up recognition for her producing work too.
According to The Wrap, Spencer will receive a Visionary Award from the Producers Guild of America at its ceremony, scheduled for Jan. 18. The Wrap reports the award honors producers in television or film who share inspiring, uplifting stories.
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The first award event of the season took place this past weekend, with both “Ford v. Ferrari” and “The Irishman” having a good deal of wins.
While it’s viewed as one of the less prestigious ceremonies of the season, the Hollywood Film Awards still give trophies to usually above average films and provide a spotlight to some of the best films the year has to offer. Last year, films such as “Black Panther” and “Green Book” earned trophies at the HFA and later went on to have plenty of award season success.
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