From Cooper to Coogler, AFI Awards brought out the stars

Entertainment 01/04/19, 19:06

The wine was flowing and the atmosphere relaxed Friday at the American Film Institute Awards, which brought out some of Hollywood's brightest stars of the moment, from Emily Blunt to Michael B. Jordan, for a celebratory luncheon in Los Angeles.It's an entertainment industry anomaly when no one walks out of ...

‘Roma,’ ‘Burning’ among foreign language Oscar contenders

Entertainment 12/17/18, 18:54

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Lee Chang-dong's thriller "Burning" are among the nine films that are being considered for a foreign language Oscar nomination.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released its shortlist for foreign language nominees Monday, along with a slew of other categories including best documentary and score.Many ...

2018 Breakthrough: Elsie Fisher of ‘Eighth Grade’

Entertainment 12/13/18, 13:23

Elsie Fisher is having a pretty good year. In this Nov. 19, 2018 photo, actress Elsie Fisher, star of the film "Eighth Grade," poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Her deft portrayal of a lonely teenage YouTuber in the film "Eighth Grade" has earned her acting nominations ...

LA Film Critics name ‘Roma’ best film of the year

Entertainment 12/09/18, 18:20

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal drama "Roma" best film of the year, adding to the acclaimed film's steadily mounting honors.Cuaron's black-and-white film, a Netflix release, has been cleaning up many of the top prizes of awards season. It won the Golden Lion ...

‘Roma’ named best film by New York film critics

Entertainment 11/29/18, 14:09

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography.The overwhelming show of support for "Roma" by the critics group on Thursday wasn't a surprise. Cuaron's film is Netflix's most acclaimed release yet, and it's widely expected to contend for ...

Review: Cuaron crafts a neorealist masterpiece in ‘Roma’

Entertainment 11/20/18, 17:01

The phrase "world creation" gets thrown around casually and frequently in cinema, but few modern directors are better at fashioning a totally transportive experience than director Alfonso Cuaron. He has taken us to space, to the edge of desire, to a bleak future and back to the wistful anxiety of ...

Analysis: Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race

Entertainment 11/14/18, 18:27

F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race.In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the expected contenders have by ...

Netflix to give 3 films an exclusive run in theaters

Entertainment 11/01/18, 16:52

Netflix will give three films an exclusive run in theaters before making them available on its streaming service.Up until now, Netflix has steadfastly insisted on releasing films in theaters only simultaneously with their streaming premiere. Netflix's major pivot will give a handful of its most anticipated movies a stand-alone run ...

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