Monday, January 22, 2018

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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...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Zuckerberg's "Personal Challenge" For 2018 Is To Fix Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak Mandarin and eating meat only from animals he killed himself. Last year, he visited every U...
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Anticipation Builds For Feb. Release Of Director Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther"
There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country. Superhero fans, movie fans and especially connoisseurs of black culture — American and African — are eagerly awaiting the debut of Marvel's "Black Panther" movie starring comic books' first black superhero with an enthusiasm not often...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Fox Execs Affirm That Scripted Series Will Survive Disney Deal
The Fox broadcasting network, home to "The Simpsons" and "The Orville," will continue to air scripted entertainment after the Fox TV studio's sale to Disney, Fox executives said Thursday. The pending deal that will separate the Fox network and 20th Century Fox studio won't turn the network into a...