American director and producer Oliver Stone decries fake news and bad diplomacy as he receives award in Los Angeles.
Iranian actress plans to shun Oscars in protest of Trump immigrant ban.
Following Tuesday (January 24) morning’s Academy Award nominations announcement, AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Gil Robertson, the president of the African American Film Critics Association react to the increased diversity across the categories.
Scottish writer Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting”, a grim comedy about young Scottish drug addicts that was a huge hit in the 1990s, sees “bleak dystopia” in the age of Donald Trump and Britain’s Brexit vote.
Damien Chazelle, Barry Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan, Denis Villeneuve, Mel Gibson will compete for this year’s best director Oscar.
‘La La Land’ earned a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, but multiple nods for ‘Fences,’ ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ may have finally buried the #OscarSoWhite trend. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading
Disney confirms that the next ‘Star Wars’ film will be titled ‘The Last Jedi.’
‘Whose Streets?’, which has received glowing reviews at the Sundance film festival, explores the community behind the headlines of the civil unrest in the US suburb of Ferguson following the death of African American Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Marcelo Cake-Baly, who came to study in Hungary from war-torn Guinea-Bissau in 1976, makes his debut in a Hungarian movie about the life of an African refugee. Continue reading
“Hidden Figures” holds strong at the box office.