Set in the Belgian countryside, Lukas Dhont's “Close” is about a friendship between two 13-year-old boys whose tender intimacy is tested, tragically, when one seeks to fit in with more macho boys. It's a sublimely delicate and devastating portrait of young friendship and the harsh intrusion of gender roles. In May, “Close” won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. Last month, it was nominated for best international film at the Academy Awards. A24 is currently expanding the film in limited theatrical release.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” claimed the No. 1 spot on the domestic box office charts for the seventh weekend in a row with an additional $15.7 million according to studio estimates on Sunday. Second place went to Universal and DreamWorks’ family-oriented offering “Puss In Boots: The Last Wish,” which made $10.6 million in its sixth weekend. Third place was claimed by “A Man Called Otto" The meme-able horror “M3GAN,” a Universal release, came in fourth place with $6.4 million and while fifth place went to the Indian blockbuster “Pathaan." Following Tuesday's Oscar nominations, Several studios also re-released their best picture nominees in theaters.
The sci-fi indie hit “Everything Everywhere All at Once” leads nominations to the 95th Academy Awards with 11 nominations. Nominations included acting nods for star Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a comeback performance decades after he starred in “The Goonies” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.” A year after a streaming service won Hollywood’s top honor for the first time, big-screen spectacles dominated Tuesday’s nominations to the 95th Academy Awards with the “Avatar” and “Top Gun” sequels getting best picture nods. Collectively, the best picture nominees have earned more than $1.5 billion domestically so far, which is a record. The Oscars will be presented March 12 in Los Angeles.
Hundreds of films were released last year, on all sorts of platforms. Yet if we tend to look back at Hollywood during any given year in part by what earned Academy Award recognition, then 2022 will likely go down at a relatively mediocre year for movies.
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Sunday night wasn't the first time Chris Rock had joked about Jada Pinkett Smith, but it may have been his last.
Chris Rock will not be pressing charges against Will Smith following their onstage altercation at this year's Oscars, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Monday.
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Jada Pinkett Smith found her struggle with hair loss at the center of an unexpected controversy at the Oscars, after her husband Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock in response to a joke he made about her shaved head.
Smith, star of “King Richard," won his first Oscar. 'CODA' won best picture. See Smith's confrontation, review all the winners, and enjoy a look at red carpet arrivals.
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Could 'Power of the Dog' sweep the show? Can 'CODA' ride its current buzz to Best Picture? Will 'West Side Story' star Rachel Zegler get a ticket? Also: 'The Lost City,' 'Everything Everywhere All At Once,' and the new season of Atlanta on FX.
An interview with the stars of 'Welcome to Flatch' (premieres March 17 on Fox), a new horror film from Ti West in theaters, plus a couple of thrillers to watch at home for good measure! Also: 'Cheaper by the Dozen.'
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A conversation with honest to god legendary songwriter Diane Warren, the most Oscar-nominated woman without a win, plus we a round up of some of the new movies and TV shows worth seeing.
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