Archive for: February 2017

Critic's Notebook: Bill Paxton Was A Mainstream Team Player With A Wild Cult Side

The Texas-born star of ‘Aliens’, ‘Titanic,’ ‘Twister,’ ‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Big Love’ leaves a much deeper legacy than his James Cameron connections may suggest. read more

TV Ratings: Oscars Drop to 32.9M Viewers, Telecast Takes a Bigger Hit With Younger Set

The longest Academy Awards telecast in a decade culminated in a surreal mix-up over the best picture winner. read more

Oscars: A Closer Look at the Results That Were Overshadowed By the Chaos

THR’s awards columnist tries to make sense of one of the biggest upsets in Oscar history. read more

Oscars' Second Snafu: In Memoriam Segment Showed Still-Alive Producer

To remember late costume designer Janet Patterson, an image of her friend, producer Jan Chapman, who is “very much alive,” was mistakenly used. read more

'Modern Family' in Limbo: Actors Without New Contracts as Season 8 Wraps (Exclusive)

ABC and studio 20th Century Fox TV are said to be fighting over the top-rated series’ costs. read more

How Big of a Corporate Scandal Is PwC Facing After Oscars Flub?

Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has overseen the Academy’s ballot-counting process for 83 years. read more

Vera Farmiga to Play Millie Bobby Brown's Mother in 'Godzilla' Sequel

Kyle Chandler will play the dad. read more

Jon Stewart Returns to 'The Late Show' With a Message for the Media: "It's Time to Get Your Groove Back"

“Trump lies more in one press conference than CNN does in a year, and this is coming from a guy who hates CNN.” read more

Stephen Moyer to Star in Fox Marvel Drama

The ‘True Blood’ grad joins a cast that includes Blair Redford and Jamie Chung. read more

Trump Says Opponents Played the "Race Card" at the Oscars

“It just seems like the other side, whenever they’re losing badly, they always pull out the race card. I’ve watched it for years.” read more

Oscars Accountants Offer Another Apology as Academy Launches Investigation of Snafu

PricewaterhouseCoopers says, “Last night we failed the Academy.” read more

Jimmy Kimmel Recaps Oscars Snafu: "Clyde Threw Bonnie Under the Bus!"

“What Warren did is he was confused so he handed it to Faye and let her read the winner,” explained Kimmel. “In other words Clyde threw Bonnie under the bus. It was a slick move.” read more

Late-Night Hosts Joke About the Oscars Mixup

“That is so uncomfortable to watch,” Stephen Colbert joked. “It’s like watching Titanic, except Titanic actually won best picture.” read more

Trey Songz Addresses Rumored Sex Tape Days After Being Caught in the Middle of Nicki Minaj & Remy Ma Beef

Trey Songz has been having a very interesting few weeks. First, Keke Palmer put him on blast, then he was brought into the middle of the Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj beef, and now the singer’s own piece of meat

Spirit Awards: The Complete Winners List

The awards were handed out Saturday in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica. read more

Brutally Honest Ballot #5: "Loved Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling Together," "Gimme a Break" About 'Arrival'

An anonymous member of the actors branch shares Oscar picks. read more

Spirit Awards: Casey Affleck Talks "Abhorrent" and "Un-American" Trump Policies

“The policies of this administration are abhorrent, and they won’t last,” said Affleck upon winning the best actor award for ‘Manchester by the Sea.’ read more

Body Found in Closet at Hollywood's Magic Castle

The magic-themed club has identified the man as a magician named Daryl whose death was ruled an accidental hanging following an autopsy. read more

Razzie Awards: 'Batman v Superman,' 'Hillary's America' Top Winners

The two films combined to “win” eight of the nine categories at the 37th Annual Golden Raspberry awards, celebrating the “worst Hollywood has to offer.” read more

Spirit Awards: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney Roast Steve Bannon, Donald Trump in Opening Monologue

“We’re not in a bubble, we’re in a tent [on the beach]. … If this room leaned anymore to the left, we would literally topple into the Pacific Ocean.” read more

Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner

The president tweeted his announcement on Saturday. read more

Academy Rescinds Oscar Nomination for Violation of Campaign Rules

Greg P. Russell’s sound mixing nomination for ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ was rescinded, though the film itself remains in contention for Sunday’s awards. read more

Spirit Awards: A 'Moonlight' Love-In Becomes a Trump Rebuke

Barry Jenkins’ drama took home six awards, including best film, as top acting honors went to Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert. read more

Weekend Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' Scares Off Rivals With $10M Friday

Peele’s directorial debut is opening over Oscar weekend alongside the animated family film ‘Rock Dog’ and the long-delayed action film ‘Collide.’ read more