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The Academy voters (and also Steven Spielberg) wanted the powers that be to reevaluate the rules for such a production to be included in the running alongside big studio releases in movie theaters, as Cannes International Film Festival did, but nothing has changed. The voting body of 54 gathered members chose to instead maintain "Rule Two", which states[...]
In Praise Of… Olivia Colman
So Olivia Colman, Oscar winner, and a big one too, Best Actress for The Favourite. She was already lining up to be our new National Treasure, this has now
The Oscars
The 91st Annual Academy Awards just completed in Los Angeles, handing out the golden Oscars statues to the chosen recipients of the various categories celebrating the best of the past year in film, performance, and achievement. With no host this year, the telecast did pretty well time-wise; the various presenters did their duties and ushered the[...]
The Oscars
In yet another move that the Academy Awards is making because they think it's a good idea- four main categories will be presented during a commercial break at the 91st Annual Academy Awards (aka Oscars). There are 4 categories total that have been deemed unworthy of the general broadcast awards and we're kind of surprised- Make[...]
The Oscars
After originally announcing only two of the five Best Original Song nominees would be performing their entries during the telecast, it appears The Academy has changed their minds. Previously, it seemed only "Shallow" from A Star Is Born and "All The Stars" from Black Panther would get live performances, which understandably prompted responses from the other nominees. Like Lin-Manuel Miranda: The[...]
The Bleeding Cool TV Scorecard: February 2019 Premieres & Returns [UPDATED TRAILERS]
Fred Armisen & Helen Mirren) | IFC (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4wEp3U_LYE) Thursday, February 21 Flack: Season 1 (Pop) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwUSbHD_SuQVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: What Is Flack? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwUSbHD_SuQ) Desus & Mero: Season 1 (Showtime) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y_ewZm7mYcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: DESUS & MERO (2019) | Teaser Trailer | SHOWTIME (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y_ewZm7mYc) The Oath: Season 2 (Crackle) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_gby8MJP0YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript[...]
How great was Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse?! So great it garnered a Best Animated Feature Oscar nomination for the 2019 Academy Awards. Spider-Verse directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman spoke with Entertainment Weekly shortly after the nominations were read this morning (which you can read here): Entertainment Weekly: Historically, the Oscars have tended to overlook superhero[...]
This morning, the 91st Academy Award nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories were announced by Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross in a two-part live presentation. The 2019 Oscars nominees are- Actor in a Supporting Role: Mahershala Ali for Green Book Adam Driver for BlackKklansman Sam Elliott for A Star Is Born Richard E Grant for  Can You Ever Forgive Me Sam[...]
Oscars 2019 Looks to Avengers Reunion for Largest 'Endgame' Infomercial Ever
Those presentations would then air as an edited, pre-recorded package towards the end of the broadcast – leaving many in the technical fields feeling disrespected and unappreciated. So now, AMPAS is going without a host–or hosts–forgoing the traditional format and instead having "A-list" presenters introduce a number of themed segments throughout the show. Variety reports the AMPAS[...]
Kevin Hart on Oscars 2019 Hosting: "I'm Over That, I'm Over the Moment"
I'm a good person, I love to love; if you don't see that, then it's a problem with you." Currently, this year's ceremony is without a host – with the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and ABC leaning toards having multiple hosts throughout the ceremony, working smaller time periods during the broadcast. In early December 2018, Hart went[...]
The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019: The Complete List
Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, and Storm Reid. With the 2020 elections right around the corner and Trump's expected run for re-election, his involvement in the "Central Park 5" case will definitely become a topic of national debate once again. AMPAS #17 The Oscars' "Outstanding Popular Film" Debacle So trying to cross The Oscars with The People's[...]
Kevin Hart Opens Up About Oscars Controversy
As for the old tweets, Hart made the case that he has grown as a person since that time and was no longer the "immature comedan" who wrote those posts. DeGeneres would let Hart escape the issue, even addressing how his decision to not host feeds into the wants and desires of social media trolls: "They (the[...]
The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #20-#16
Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, and Storm Reid. With the 2020 elections right around the corner and Trump's expected run for re-election, his involvement in the "Central Park 5" case will definitely become a topic of national debate once again. AMPAS #17 The Oscars' "Outstanding Popular Film" Debacle So trying to[...]
Bruce Campbell Says He'd Host The Oscars
The Academy Awards still hasn't named a replacement host for The Oscars following the embarrassing business with comedian Kevin Hart and his stepping down from the position, but several notable personalities have tossed their hats in the ring. Actor, author Bruce CampbellPhoto by Markus Wissmann / Shutterstock.com Like Bruce Campbell, who today tweeted: "Okay, okay, I'll host the damn[...]
Kevin Hart Steps Down from Oscars Hosting Duties
It has been a strange two days for the 91st annual Academy Awards aka the Oscars After announcing actor Kevin Hart as the host of the televised event, some not-so-great things came to light. Actor Kevin HartPhoto by Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com Namely, his history of what some critics are calling hate speech; derogatory jokes about the LGBTQ community[...]
A pretty damn impressive crop of animated films, 25 to be exact, are entering into Academy Awards / Oscars competition for the 2018 season. The list is pretty diverse, which is nice.  You can see the list of 25 hopefuls here: Ana y Bruno Dr Seuss' The Grinch Early Man Fireworks Have a Nice Day Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Incredibles 2 Isle of[...]
In a not truly surprising move, the Academy of Motion Pictures has chosen to drop the newly minted "popular film" category from the 91st Annual Academy Awards oscars ceremony. The announcement initially of this new category was met with outright disbelief by many in the industry; why the need to present such a one-sided award when[...]
The Razzies Pen Letter to The Oscars About New Category
Mere days after The Academy announced major changes coming to the 2019 and 2020 Oscars, The Razzies have written a letter to the awards ceremony. The Razzies of course are the Golden Raspberries, the antithesis of the Oscars, celebrating the worst in Hollywood fare over the cinema year They're meant to be enjoyed in good humor[...]
Hope everyone likes awards shows, because the Academy has announced some big changes to The Oscars are coming. Namely, we're getting a three-hour broadcast of the annual ceremony — a surprising announcement considering 2018's ceremony had some of the lowest ratings in modern televised history for the event. There was also the reveal of a brand-new category,[...]