Hosting the Academy Awards is a bit like dating Taylor Swift. Pretty much everybody in show business wants to give it a try, but it almost never ends well.
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With 14 Oscar nominations, “La La Land” has tied ”Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most ever. And it has a very real shot at tying “Titanic,” “Ben-Hur” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” for the most wins with 11. (Two of its nominations are for best original song, so the most it could win is 13.)
If Bradley Whitford were in more horror movies, I would watch more horror movies.
The way things are shaping up, “La La Land” is going to leave Sunday’s Oscars (5:30 p.m., ABC) with pretty much everything short of a best actor statue
There’s a very good 80-something-minute movie trapped somewhere in the sprawling morass of “A Cure for Wellness,” a movie that’s at least an hour too long.
With outrageous roles in “22 Jump Street,” “Office Christmas Party” and this weekend’s “Fist Fight,” the Las Vegas native has made a career out of pushing boundaries.
The animated movie is crammed full of so many gags, both verbal and visual, you can’t possibly catch them all in one viewing.
“Fifty Shades Darker” is like the raunchiest book Dr. Seuss never wrote — only with significantly less plot.
“QB1,” a 10-part series from “Friday Night Lights’ ” Peter Berg, debuts Wednesday on Complex Networks’ Rated Red on go90.
It’s been 34 years since “The King of Comedy,” and Robert De Niro still can’t tell a joke.
If there was anything that rocked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival more than the snow — by one account, 55 inches fell during the 11-day event, including 20 inches in one day — it was the election of President Donald Trump.
Film Church is a humorous recap of the previous 10 days led on Sunday by festival director John Cooper and director of programming Trevor Groth.
As much as this year’s Sundance Film Festival has focused on the immediate dangers of climate change, the single greatest threat to our existence may seem somewhat more benign. Apps.
Producer Brian Grazer’s latest series, “Shots Fired,” premiered at Sundance before its March 22 debut on Fox as part of the film festival’s growing emphasis on television.
The title of the grand jury prize winner for U.S. drama perfectly summed up the emotions at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards: “I don’t feel at home in this world anymore.”
After midnight, the film festival lets it all hang down.
In 1994, “Reality Bites” caused a stir at Sundance. In 2017, it’s virtual reality.
The pursuit of gold is fraught with peril, whether you’re talking about the actual mineral or the statues that are being handed out by the truckload this time of year.
You would think one film festival would be enough during a week that draws 50,000 movie lovers to a town of 7,500 people. You would be mistaken.
Sundance is one of the best places on the planet to talk about films with complete strangers — assuming those strangers have actually seen a film since they’ve been here.
The character I’ve identified with most so far at Sundance is Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olsen), the young FBI agent in the exceptional “Wind River.”
We Shall Overcomb! A crippling snowstorm that turned Interstate 80, the main route from Salt Lake City, into a parking lot couldn’t stop several thousand protesters from chanting and carrying signs like the one quoted above during the March on Main.
Everything I knew about attending the Park City, Utah-based film festival, I learned from watching “Entourage.”
It’s nearly impossible to avoid thinking about the environment here in Park City, especially considering that, at the time of this writing, it’s 27 degrees with snow seemingly blowing from every direction at once.
There’s something so exhilarating about hearing characters deliver the perfect words at the exact right moment — regardless of whether any human being would actually respond in such a way — that I couldn’t help but fall in love with “20th Century Women.”
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