(In the 89-year history of the Oscars, only four female filmmakers have been nominated, with Kathryn Bigelow the sole winner for The Hurt Locker).  Hollywood’s disconnect Many of the films nominated have been in the development pipe for years, some well before #OscarsSoWhite became a rallying pop culture cry two years back. “Movies and television shape the way we […]

“Won’t go on with him after his comments,” McGregor tweeted. Morgan had earlier claimed that the marches were “just an anti-democratic protest at Trump winning the presidency.” He complained on Twitter that it was “unprofessional” for McGregor to not show up for the breakfast show.  Sorry to hear that @mcgregor_ewan – you should be big […]

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling, who starred in the modern movie musical La La Land, is among this year’s nominees for the Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has enlisted a host of industry figures to announce the nominees across 24 categories in a new format this year: through pre-recorded videos.  It will make the announcement […]

The One Little Goat Theatre Company plans to premiere Smyth/Williams in March, with an all-female cast that will alternate the roles of the interrogating officer and Williams through the performance. ‘Now is the time to look at what I will call truly tragic violence.’ – Adam Seelig “The importance of that was to really contrast the matter-of-factness […]

Cara has left quite a mark on the North American music scene over the past two years. Music sensation Alessia Cara1:43 Scars to Your Beautiful, her latest single, currently sits at its peak 12th position on the Hot 100 chart. She also provided vocals for How Far I’ll Go, a song written by Hamilton scribe Lin Manuel […]

Filmmaker Roman Polanski has decided not to preside over the French equivalent of the Oscars, after protests from France’s women’s rights minister and feminist groups because of decades-old U.S. Polanski won the best director Oscar as well as his second César as best director for 2003’s The Pianist. The official, who wasn’t authorized to be […]

NBC had no comment. I deeply regret my actions & offensive words. It was inexcusable & I’m so sorry.— @katiemaryrich Barron found support from Chelsea Clinton, with the former first daughter saying he “deserves the chance every child does — to be a kid.” This isn’t the first time SNL has gotten in trouble for joking […]

Rodgers has politely declined to answer questions related to the feud. Brady is competing in his record seventh Super Bowl appearance and is seeking what would be a record-setting fifth NFL championship for a quarterback.  Rodgers’ father, Ed, recently told The New York Times that his son and the rest of the family are not on speaking terms. […]

Nobody was ever held accountable.” Wilton said she’s looking forward to seeing what kind of resolution Hollywood brings to its version of the scandal. “This was an incredible journey,” she recalled. “No. “There are many people who still believe there is gold in this jungle.” A few years after de Guzman died, David Walsh passed […]

2 Jesse Eisenberg, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Jared Leto, Suicide Squad Owen Wilson, Zoolander No. and 24 other countries) choose the contenders for eight of the nine overall categories. For Worst Screen Combo, organizers partnered with movie-review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes to conduct a public vote for nominees. 2 Worst prequel, remake, rip-off or sequel  Alice Through the Looking Glass Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Dawn of Justice  […]

#TheLastJedi https://t.co/ySkVwQcMTP pic.twitter.com/eHrPgbsRJq— @starwars Johnson has said The Last Jedi will pick up immediately from the conclusion of Abrams’s The Force Awakens, the seventh film in the main Star Wars story, a generally well-received reboot of the franchise and a box office record-setter. It’s official. The next instalment of the Skywalker saga appears to cast an ominous […]

However, I know that acting out of anger doesn’t solve anything. With files from CBC News. Madonna is defending her fiery, expletive-laden speech at the women’s march, saying her words were “taken wildly out of context.” The singer said at the Washington, D.C., march Saturday that she had at times been angry after the election […]

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the victim’s family and friends.” We’re incredibly saddened by the tragic incident that occurred today. That will be a subject of the investigation.” Police did not release the actor’s name. “I can’t tell you the type of ammunition that were being used. It was not immediately clear whether […]

Go back to Africa!’ ‘Trump won! “People are scared. Today, an entire gender protested against him.” ‘Lower case KKK movement’ Ansari went on to joke about a “tiny slice of people” who are part of what he dubs the “new, lower case KKK movement,” a “kind of casual white supremacy” that has people thinking they don’t have to […]