All the 2018 Emmy nominees, with ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix leading the pack

HBO Awards season is officially here, with the Emmy Awards happening on Monday night.  The nominees for this year’s Emmys were announced in July, and “Game of Thrones” and Netflix led the pack. “Thrones” gained 22 nominations, while Netflix was the leading network with 112 in total, breaking HBO’s 17-year streak. Both “Better Call Saul” […]

‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Quiet Place’ Lead Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Mid-Season Nominees

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, which means outlets (like ourselves) will be publishing a flurry of “best of the year so far” lists and the awards circuit will start to gear up for Oscar season. And while some awards ceremonies are still catching up with last year’s winners, the Los Angeles Online Film […]

Emma Stone called out sexism at the Oscars while announcing the best director nominees — and the audience went wild

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Emma Stone presented the Oscar for best director Sunday night. She joked about the male-majority nominees. “These four men and Greta Gerwig created their own masterpieces this year,” she said. Only five women have ever been nominated for a directing Oscar, and only one has ever won.   While announcing the winner […]

What the 2018 Oscar nominees looked like when they first started acting

Neon The 2018 Oscar nominees have drastically different careers.  “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet earned his first nomination this year at the age of 22. Meryl Streep earned a record-breaking 21st nomination this year for “The Post.” Mary J. Blige started her career as a singer, and Christopher Plummer started in theater.  See what […]

Here’s everything in the $100,000-plus swag bag given to Oscar nominees

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images, Serengeti Migration Camp/IEtravel.com / INSIDER composite, Kirsten Acuna The 2018 Oscars will take place Sunday, March 4. Before the 90th annual Academy Awards, the 25 top nominees and host will have the opportunity to receive a pretty great swag bag. The “Everyone Wins” nominee gift bag is not affiliated with the Oscars, but […]

94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report

YouTube/Neon Only 6% of BAFTA — or British Academy Film Awards — have been non-white. That’s according to a new report from business psychology firm Pearn Kandola. This year, all nominees for Best leading actress are white. 94% of all BAFTA film award nominees have been white, according to a new report. The analysis, conducted […]

The war to confirm Trump’s judicial nominees is heating up again

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The brewing war over President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees turned hot again. This time, it involves the “blue slip” process and a Wisconsin judicial nominee. The Senate battle over the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees turned hot again this week as Democrats went after Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, accusing […]

Where to Travel, According to the Best Picture Oscar Nominees

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How the Harvey Weinstein effect shaped this year’s Oscar nominees

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault and harassment allegtions and the movements sparked by them have had a noticeable effect on this year’s Oscar landscape. Among other notable misconduct-related developments, James Franco was snubbed for a best actor nomination amid allegations of sexual misconduct.   Harvey Weinstein, the ultimate impresario of the Oscars campaign, has […]