Tag: Academy Awards (Oscars)

The Carpetbagger: Blockbusters, #MeToo and More: 4 Takeaways From the Oscar Nominations

Now that the dust has settled from Tuesday morning’s announcement of the Oscar nominations, what can we glean from who made it in and who didn’t, and what do these nominations suggest about the social issues that Hollywood is still grappling with? Below, your Carpetbagger walks you through four subjects […]

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The Carpetbagger: Oscar Nomination Snubs and Surprises: Bradley Cooper Misses; Netflix Hits

“Roma” and “The Favourite” led the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning, but which expected nominees missed the mark? Below, your Carpetbagger runs through some of the highest-profile snubs and surprises. ImageFrom “Roma,” both Yalitza Aparicio, left, and Marina de Tavira were nominated.CreditCarlos Somonte/Netflix [Read more about the nominations | See the […]

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Live Updates: Oscar Nominations 2019: ‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead the Way

• The 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24. The show will be broadcast on ABC. The host? Who needs one? • See the complete list of nominees and cast your vote in our Oscars ballot. • “Roma” and “The Favourite” each received 10 Oscar nominations, and Netflix […]

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Ellen DeGeneres: Academy Should Reinstate Kevin Hart as Oscars Host

“I called the academy today because I really want you to host the Oscars,” DeGeneres told Hart. “I was so excited when I heard that they asked you. I thought it was an amazing thing. I knew how important it was and how it was a dream.” “So I called […]

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Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Criticism Over Homophobic Tweets

Days after it was announced that Kevin Hart would host the 2019 Academy Awards, backlash over some of his past comments prompted him to respond to his critics on Instagram. Then on Friday, he announced that he was not going to host the event. Mr. Hart was in trouble because […]

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Bernardo Bertolucci, Director of ‘Last Tango in Paris,’ Dies at 77

Bernardo Bertolucci, the Italian filmmaker whose sensual and visually stylistic movies ranged from intense chamber dramas to panoramic historical epics, died on Monday at his home in Rome. He was 77. Mr. Bertolucci’s death was confirmed by his wife, Clare Peploe, in a statement that did not specify the cause. […]

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William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87

William Goldman, who won Academy Awards for his screenplays for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” and who, despite being one of Hollywood’s most successful screenwriters, was an outspoken critic of the movie industry, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 87. The cause was […]

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