See Oscar Noms LIVE Tuesday Morning! (TBA)

It’s less than 48 hours now until the official 89th Academy Award nominations are announced for films of 2016, TBA! Will be Tuesday, January 24th at 5:18 a.m. PST, when the live-stream begins. More info will be posted below as it becomes available, embedded clip included. Official Live-Stream Clip Updated Locks for Best Picture are Read More …

Shared from No Film School: How HBO Went from a Scrappy Cable Network to Changing TV Forever

It sure ain’t the days when your standard broadcast networks are offering the winning programs anymore. Big winners for Emmy Awards last night included Veep and Game of Thrones, plus The People vs. OJ Simpson, Key & Peele, and Last Week Tonight, among others. These are at least on cable networks, and mostly only available Read More …

Livestream: The 88th Academy Award Nominations

Nominations to get updated throughout the morning of THU 1/14. Announcements begin at 5:38 am! TBA below… BEST PICTURE The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight BEST DIRECTOR Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max Fury Road Alejandro G. IƱarritu, The Revenant LennyĀ Abrahamson, Read More …

Shared from The Playlist: ‘Carol,’ ‘Beasts Of No Nation,’ & ‘Spotlight’ Lead 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations

The noms have been announced, and Todd Haynes’ “Carol” leads the Spirit Award nominees this year with six nods including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay and two Best Female Leads (Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara). Next in line with five nominations apiece are “Beasts Of No Nation” and “Spotlight” Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Read More …