The Spotlight: Oscars 2018

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All things Oscar.

Here is a full list of the nominees courtesy of CNN.

Entertainment Weekly asks if the Oscars finally got things right.

Oscar predictions according the 538.

Oscar snubs and surprises according to Rolling Stone.


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Here is the list of Golden Globe nominees.

Apparently Wonder Woman and Lady Bird directed themselves. Golden Globes snubs Patty Jenkins and Greta Gerwig for best directing nominations.

Salma Hayek recalls Harvey Weinsteins outrageous demands while filming Frida.

And here is the list of SAG nominees.

Kelly Marie Tran-utterly charming and having the time of her lifeKelly Marie Tran-utterly charming and having the time of her life at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Premier.

Death Becomes Her slated to become a Broadway musical.

Latest additionsLatest additions to Library of Congress’ National Film Registry

How California’s wildfires are affectingaffectingaffecting the film and TV industry.

Not everyone cares about the Golden Globes and it’s okay.

Women in Film sets up hotline for victims of sexual harassment.

The Spotlight: Harvey Weinstein Edition


New York Times’ initial article on Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment.

List of Weinstein’s victims and accusers, including Jolie and Paltrow, continues to grow.

Rose McGowan among the first to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment.

Late night talk show hosts rip Weinstein to shreds.

Journalist Lisa Sivan claims Weinstein  masturbated in front of her.

Designer Donna Karan claims Weinstein’s accusers were asking for it. Fuck you, Donna!

RNC chair tries to “explain” why Weinstein is a monster, but Trump is okay.

Mark Ruffalo continues to be one of the good guys!

How Weinstein’s Hollywood connections made his wife a fashion success.

Weinstein fired.



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Yet unreleased book by the author of The Martian already has a movie deal.

Twilight’s Kristen Stewart and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o are being considered for Charlie’s Angels reboot.

Not all horror movies are about blood and gore.

Don’t fall out of your Jimmy Choos but it looks like a third Sex and City movie is a no-go.

Lynda “Wonder Woman” Carter calls James Cameron “thuggish” over his whiny remarks regarding the Wonder Women movies.

Salon’s list of the worst 25 Oscar snubs.

Ain’t It Cool News’ Harry Knowles accused of sexual harassment.

Audrey Hepburn’s script from Breakfast of Tiffany’s is auctioned off for a mind-blowing £632,750 ($847,000) at Christie’s in London.

Best film performance of 2017 just might be by Brooklynn Prince who was only six at the time of filming.

Milwaukee Film Fest 2017 features nearly 300 films.



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Wonder Woman has made over $400 Million domestically.

Laura Dern could be the first woman president of the Motion Picture Academy.

From the “Who Knew?” files Princess Leia earned her Ph.D when she was 19.

Billie Lourd on life after losing her mother, Carrie Fisher, and her grandmother, Debbie Reynolds.

Horror movie Get Out is the most profitable film of 2017 (so far).

According to Judd Apatow, conservatives can’t make good entertainment.

Eight of today’s most influential female action heroes.

Milwaukee Film Fest is adding Purple Rain to its 2017 fest.

SAG-AFTRA renews contract with studios.

Chloe Grace Moretz on being body shamed by male co-stars.





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Toronto Film Festival to focus on the Trump era in film making and the Hollywood gender gap.

John Carpenter remembers George Romero.

The New York Times story on the late Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau.

Felicity Jones is replacing Natalie Portman in Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic.

Why Girl Trip and black sisterhood matters.

The power of Jane Austen 200 years after her death and the potency of 1995’s Sense and Sensibility.

Star Wars actor John Boyega on the lack of diversity in film.

Is Hollywood focusing to much on the male audience?

Film executive Shari Lansing reflects on her legendary career.