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Netflix Responds to Steven Spielberg’s Attempt To Block Streaming Giant From Oscars

While it may be indirect, Netflix has finally responded to Steven Spielberg's crusade against blocking the streamer from competing at the Oscars. The streaming giant didn’t name Spielberg directly in its tweet, but considering his views on Netflix films and the Academy Awards, it seems like the statement is associated with the Ready Player One ...

Steven Spielberg To Discuss His Netflix/Oscars Concerns At Upcoming Academy Meeting

After Roma managed to score a whopping ten nominations at this year's Academy Awards, and win three, the Academy will discuss rules that would level the playing field between streamers and movie studios. One director however, would rather see Netflix not compete all together. For the last few years, a heated debate has commenced amongst ...

Oscars: Trevor Noah Purposely Mistranslated his Xhosa Quote when Introducing ‘Black Panther’

Here's your daily dose of hilarity! Daily Show host and secret Black Panther cameo star Trevor Noah took the stage at the 2019 Oscars to introduce Best Picture nominee, Marvel's Black Panther to the crowd. In his speech, he dropped several hilarious jokes but one in particular went over the head of just about everyone in the crowd. "Growing ...

Academy Awards 2019: The Complete List of Winners

Hollywood's biggest day of the year has arrived. The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is underway at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.  Among winners at the 2019 Oscars, Regina King claimed the best supporting actress honor for If Beale Street Could Talk while Mahershala Ali took home best supporting actor for Green Book. First Man scored Best Visual ...

Academy Awards 2019: The Complete List of Nominations

The Academy unveiled its 2019 Oscar nominations early Tuesday morning. The Oscar nominations announcement took place at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater, with Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross hosting. The show will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC and so, scroll below to see the full list of nominations! Best Picture Courtesy ...

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Past Anti-Gay Tweets Re-surface

Kevin Hart is stepping down as Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile job. The move came after the star faced a mounting controversy following old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. In a tweet late Thursday, Hart officially withdrew ...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Has Postponed Introducing New “Popular Oscar” Category

Following a meeting of the board of governors on Tuesday, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has postponed its introduction of the controversial popular Oscar category. The award was intended to be given out at this year's Oscars ceremony. Instead,  it will continue to discuss the idea for the new award and "will examine and ...

Academy Awards 2018: A Small but Meaningful Win for the Horror, Sci-Fi & Superhero Genres

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Every year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honour some of the best films of the year. Every year however, aside from an incredibly small number of films, the horror, sci-fi, superhero and action genres are often subjected to snubs by the Academy. While these films strike a chord ...

Academy Award Nominations 2018: The Complete List of Nominees

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Today, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences revealed the nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards. Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis made the announcement alongside Academy president John Bailey, beginning at 8:22 a.m. ET, live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Jimmy Kimmel is returning as host of the Oscars, which ...

2018 Academy Award Predictions

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos As 2017 draws to a close, many film sites (including this one) have begun releasing their annual end-of-year lists commemorating cinema's best of the best. With everything from sci-fi classics to animated marvels to Oscar-contender films having all been shown, many are now looking towards January 23, 2018 aka. the night ...

Could ‘In This Corner of the World’ Win Best Animated Feature?

Written by: Artur Galvao When the Academy Awards return for its 90th event, anime may be in full-show. Not long ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 26 films have been submitted for consideration, and a handful of anime features made the list. The pool of projects fighting to win Animated Feature Film for the next ...

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