Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper's wife in "Sounder," a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers' hearts in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,"…
By Hillel Italie, Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Millions of viewers knew her as the self-absorbed neighbor Phyllis in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She also appeared as the mother of Timmy on the "Lassie" series.
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration withdrew emergency approval for hospitals to use hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. The FDA said the malaria drug is unlikely to be effective against the coronavirus. Meanwhile, infections continue to…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held on April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic's effects on the movie industry.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Movies that debuted on a streaming service without ever appearing in a theater will be eligible for the Academy Awards, but only this year as a response to how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the film industry.
By Associated Press
“What the hell was that all about?" Trump said. “We've got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of that, they give them best movie of the year."…
Questions of diversity and inclusion among nominees still lingered at the Oscars on Sunday night -- but still, the Academy’s choice for the best picture of the year, “Parasite,” was a big deal. Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times…
By Michael Slowik, The Conversation
Whether warmly classical or bleakly meditative, film scores can be the unsung heroes behind the viewer’s experience.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
It’s the first film ever nominated for both best documentary and best international film.
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