Hot off an Oscar nomination for directing Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson is being courted by Warner Bros. to direct Suicide Squad 2, though three more male filmmakers remain in the mix.
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The BAFTA Awards — which are essentially the across-the-pond-Oscars — were handed out this weekend and, to no surprise, Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land cleaned up by picking up five trophies including Best Film, Best Actress, and Best Director.
There were a few big surprise wins at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, but politics were on the minds of those attending, as most speeches highlighted the events around the country following an executive order out of the White House.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards. Lionsgate’s musical “La La Land” led the pack with a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, including two for Best Song.
With the Academy Awards nominations being revealed this week, any new critical attention a film can garner ahead of voting is more than welcome, and this year’s London Film Critics’ Awards definitely spread the wealth.
Right after taking home a record number of Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land once more came out on top with an astonishing 11 nominations for the BAFTAs. The British Academy also gave recognition to films from their own country, namely the Cannes-winner I, Daniel Blake.
The complete list of winners from the 74th Golden Globe Awards hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Find out who took home the top prizes in film and television at this year’s ceremony!
Ahead of their awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, the ACE Eddie Awards have announce this years nominations. Picks were chosen by members of the American Cinema Editors and continue the reigning favorites of awards season with La La Land, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea all landing noms.
Sophia Bush and Common revealed the nominations for the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Award and needless to say, they turned several heads. Current awards frontrunner La La Land failed to land a Best Ensemble nomination, while the television categories are dominated by newcomers Stranger Things, The Crown, and Westworld.
Last night, the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards handed out the top prizes to various categories in film and television, further heating up the awards race. Damien Chazelle’s musical breakout La La Land took top honors for film, while Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley nabbed the highest awards in the television race.
US Army medic Desmond T. Doss, a Seventh-Day Adventist conscientious objector who refused to bear arms, was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman for single-handedly saving the lives of over 75 of his comrades while under constant enemy fire during the brutal Battle of Okinawa in World War II.
The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world, dating back to 1932. Considered the most prestigious international film festival, it takes place in early fall, typically in August or September, and now, a little more than a month away from this year’s festivities, they have revealed their complete line-up of films.
The true war story follows Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector in American history to receive the Medal of Honor. Vaughn will portray Sgt. Howell, a non-commissioned officer whose job is to prepare the soldiers for battle, pushing them to their limits.
Garfield is in talks to star as the title character, while Gibson is in talks to helm the war drama.
Logline: Centers on Desmond T. Doss who won the Congressional Medal of Honor, despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance. But he was no coward. Doss saved 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa, without firing a shot.