Bill Paxton, the versatile actor who appeared in films incuding “Aliens” and “Titanic” and played a polygamist on HBO’s “Big Love,” has died from complications following a surgical procedure. He was 61.
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“Get Out,” a trenchant horror film about race relations, rode critical raves to a smashing box office debut.
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.
The 89th Academy Awards show promises to be equal parts pomp and politics.
“I like to joke that I am the highest-paid waiter in Los Angeles. … In the basic sense, I support the actors on set and, yeah, just sort of hand them things,” Kim Richey says modestly about her career as an assistant prop master.
Actress Meryl Streep likely set the stage for a very political Academy Award ceremony Sunday night at the Golden Globes in January. Now the question is, will President Donald Trump be watching what is likely to be a four-hour verbal pounding of his person and policies?
If Bradley Whitford were in more horror movies, I would watch more horror movies.
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.)
Oscar front-runner “La La Land” opens with a bang, or should we say a burst. It’s not easy to stage a successful dance scene for the cameras — especially on a highway interchange — but when such a scene works, it can be memorable.
You may not have scored invitations to the Governors Ball or any of the other official swanky Oscar-night parties, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get dressed up and have some fun.
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