Louis Gossett Jr., Emmy and Oscar Winning Actor, Dies at 87

Louis Gossett Jr., the Oscar-winning star of An Officer and a Gentlemen, has died. According to the Associated Press, Gossett passed away Friday morning in Santa Monica, California. His family has not revealed a cause of death. He was 87 years old. Born in Brooklyn in 1936, Gossett attended NYU, where he studied theater. (A high school English … Read more

Michael Keaton aka Batman discusses that amazing Oscar moment

Following the memorable Oscars moment when Keaton stared down Arnold and DeVito, the actor says his Batman would still come out on top. You wanna get nuts? Let’s get nuts! Michael Keaton is revealing a little bit more about his quasi-return as Batman at the 96th Academy Awards, saying he could kick some Gotham butt … Read more

Robert Downey Jr. Wins His First Oscar

For the first time in his career, Robert Downey Jr. is an Oscar winner. Downey won this year’s Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work as Lewis Strauss in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. Downey’s performance was essential to the film; a large portion of it was built around Strauss’ Senate confirmation hearing for the position of Secretary of Commerce. … Read more

Keaton stares down Batman foes and other great Oscar moments

Michael Keaton challenged Batman villains, John Cena stripped, Gosling nailed “I’m Just Ken”, and more funny moments from the 96th Oscars. The 96th Academy Awards saw Oppenheimer taking home the most awards of the night, a fine selection of memorable speeches and even a dog in the audience. But some of the funniest moments of … Read more

Oscar Predictions 2024: What Will Win This Year | Festivals & Awards

Since 2017, I’ve written a massive breakdown of the Best Picture preferential ballot every year, trying to guess at how the votes might look every step of the way, and predicting how the eliminations will go, one by one, until finally the winner crosses the 50% of the vote threshold with the final elimination. In … Read more

All 10 of Martin Scorsese’s Directing Oscar Nominations, Ranked

When Martin Scorsese was nominated for Best Director for “Killers of the Flower Moon,” he entered rarified air, becoming the living director with the most nods in that category. In all, the revered filmmaker has an impressive 10 nominations—to go along with six nominations in other categories—which now puts him one ahead of Steven Spielberg. … Read more

In Memoriam: The 10 Great Movies That Were Forgotten This Oscar Season | Features

“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” (Starz/VOD) With “Past Lives” the only Best Picture nominee released before Independence Day, this year’s Oscars once again illustrate the hard-and-fast rule that, to garner awards consideration, you need to make sure your movie comes out as late as possible. That’s not the only reason writer-director Kelly Fremon … Read more

The Movies With the Most Oscar Nominations and Zero Wins

The most nominations for a single movie in the history of the Oscars is 14, a record held by three films: All About Eve, La La Land, and Titanic. All three of those titles walked away from their respective Academy Awards ceremonies with a bunch of gold statues. Titanic had the most with 11. (It currently shares the record for the most wins in Oscars history … Read more