Friday, January 19, 2018

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Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018
Oprah, “Three Billboards” Triumphant At Golden Globes
With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge. “For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to...
Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018
On Tap At CES: Voice Power, AI, Smart Everything, Consumer Gadgets
What's the hottest thing in the world of technology these days? Your voice. Some of the most popular gadgets over the holiday season were smart speakers with digital assistants from Amazon and Google. Apple is coming out with its own speaker this year; Microsoft and Samsung have partnered on...
Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018
"Jumanji" Tops Box Office; Auspicious Start For "Insidious"; "Star Wars" Finishes 3rd
Move over, "Star Wars," there are some new box office champs this weekend. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer "Insidious: The Last Key" opened in second, pushing "The Last Jedi" into third place. Columbia Pictures says Sunday that...
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018
"Lady Bird" Scores National Film Critics Awards For Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actress
The National Society of Film Critics has voted for Lady Bird as the Best Picture of 2017, also bestowing upon it the Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Screenplay (Gerwig) and Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf) honors. Best Actor and Actress went, respectively, to Daniel Kaluuya for Get Out , and Sally...
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018
FX CEO Landgraf Discusses Web Distractions, Streaming, Working With Disney
Television keeps churning out record numbers of original series but is being overshadowed by the internet's dubious distractions, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said Friday. Technology entrances people with "hourly doses of bite-size half-truths and click bait come-ons," Landgraf told a TV critics'...
Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018
Maximum Fine, Serious Citation Issued To Production Company Over "Walking Dead"  Stuntman's Death
A film company faces a citation and fine after a stuntman for "The Walking Dead" fell to his death last year during filming on the hit show's Georgia set, federal authorities said Friday. John Bernecker, 33, died July 12 from injuries suffered in a fall on the set in Senoia, about 35 miles (56...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Artisans Mingle, Reflect At AFI Awards Luncheon; Patty Jenkins Leads Industry Toast
With the American Film Institute's annual luncheon Friday recognizing the best in film and television, Hollywood's awards season is officially underway. The schmooze-y celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel brought together the casts and creators of 2017's most celebrated movies and TV shows, many...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
4 Women Accuse Filmmaker Paul Haggis of Sexual Misconduct; Attorney Denies Allegations
A civil lawsuit charging Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis with raping a publicist has prompted three additional women to come forward with their own sexual misconduct accusations, including another publicist who says he forced her to perform oral sex, then raped her. One of the other women...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
11 Features Nominated For Producers Guild’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards. This year, the nominees in the category for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures included a tie, so for...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
"Darkest Hour," "Wonder" Lead Way With 3 Nominations For Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards 
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) have announced nominations for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater during 2017. Leading the way on the features front were Darkest Hour and Wonder, each with three nominations...