Stories tagged: oscars
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 5:53 p.m.
Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in “Jackie Brown,” died Friday. He was 78.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
Xhosa is one of the official languages of South Africa, where Noah was born and raised.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
Jennifer Lopez was fierce in warrior silver and Lady Gaga brought the bling: Highlights from the Oscar red carpet.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Spike Lee wins his first competitive Oscar while the motion picture academy spread awards around for “Black Panther,” “Roma” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Constance Wu in …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
We asked some of Spokane’s leading film fans to go to the mat in defense of one Oscar nominee. Here are their choices.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11 p.m.
Columnist John Blanchette imagines this year’s Oscar-snubbed films with a sports twist.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:18 p.m.
The Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday. Are you caught up on the major nominees?
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
The decision follows several days of controversy that pitted the academy’s leadership against hundreds of Hollywood luminaries who rallied against a proposal that, while intended to help limit the notoriously …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Perhaps you weren’t sure – or didn’t care – if Gisele Bundchen’s husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why “The Favourite” …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Are the Bryan Singer allegations a problem for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’s’ Oscars chances?
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
In snub of Netflix, AMC and Regal cinemas won’t show ‘Roma’ as part of Oscars showcases. The Magic Lantern will
Spokane-area fans can check out the acclaimed film at the Magic Lantern, 25 W. Main Ave., in downtown. The film will be screened at 6 p.m. nightly this week and …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” scored the most Oscar nominations with 10 nominations each heading to the 91st Academy Awards.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:16 a.m.
Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he’ll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
There will likely be a more distinct demarcation this season between the Spirits and the Oscars, which feature a number of big studio contenders, including “A Star Is Born,” “Green …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
The football establishment has mobilized and its message is clear: football is under siege. Except it’s not. But I know what should be. Football movies.
Sat., April 14, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose movies “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
There was no #MeToo or Time’s Up dress code on the Oscar red carpet. But the topic was, to no one’s surprise, a major theme of the evening – from …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Following is our attempt to cut through all the factors and predict what might happen in tonight’s popularity contest.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Nick Rhodes takes his Oscar predictions seriously – so much so that he has been putting them on the band’s website for about a decade, with detailed commentary.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
We know it’s behind us, because this year “Get Out” is in the hunt for Best Picture and because Denzel is once again hitting cleanup in the Best Actor lineup …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Returning Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel has been poking fun at last year’s best picture mix up in promotional spots for this year’s Oscars, but it’s not a laughing matter …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
James Ivory didn’t see “Call Me By Your Name” with an audience until the week before he was nominated for its screenplay. He caught it at a New York theater …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
Analysis: After years of criticism, the hashtag for this year’s Oscar nominations could be ItsAboutTime
LOS ANGELES – After years of criticism, the hashtag for this year’s Oscar nominations could be #ItsAboutTime Recently, “Shape of Water” star Sally Hawkins listened as Guillermo del Toro, the …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star, was nominated in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,” based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Oscar voters put forward nine best-picture nominees: “The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Lady Bird,” “Get Out,” “The Post,” “Dunkirk,” “Call Me By Your Name” and “Phantom …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards’ tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won’t be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday. The show is also focusing …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced Wednesday that it has adopted its first code of conduct for its 8,427 members.