We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners

With last night’s Producer Guild Awards, awards season is now underway in Hollywood. Every weekend, everyone in the industry, from animators to VFX folks, will be attending dinners and after parties somewhere in Hollywood and Beverly Hills. And it will all culminate on February 9th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with the Oscars. The … Continue reading “We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners”

Regal to sell popcorn half-price for National Popcorn Day

This Sunday, January 19, is National Popcorn Day. Moviegoers will flock to see 1917, Parasite, Star Wars and more this weekend. Now, they are invited to celebrate the special day with an exclusive half-price offer on classic, buttery popcorn at all Regal Theatres. “Popcorn and movies have been the perfect pairing for decades. We are excited to … Continue reading “Regal to sell popcorn half-price for National Popcorn Day”

‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms

The Geek was up with the other press this morning to watch the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards which will air February 9 on ABC. What can we tell you, that you don’t know already. The highly divisive Joker, the origin story of the iconic mentally ill Batman villain, led all Oscar nominations with … Continue reading “‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms”

Three female directors among DGA nominations

The Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2019 as well as Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director. While there will be groans that no female directors are nominated in the first category among five … Continue reading “Three female directors among DGA nominations”

Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2019. Feature films eligible for a Writers Guild Award were exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles during 2019 and were written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) … Continue reading “Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms”

James Corden is a “fat pussy” & other Ricky Gervais jokes

Last night, “Awards Season” kicked off in Beverly Hills with the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards. As is the case in recent years, the host was bigger news than the winners. Controversial host, Ricky Gervais, returned for a fifth and what he claims to be, “his last time,” as host of the ceremony. Standing before … Continue reading “James Corden is a “fat pussy” & other Ricky Gervais jokes”

Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery

Awards season officially kicked off in stellar style on January 3, as the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2019 AFI Awards honorees at an invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards – now in its 20th year – is the only national program … Continue reading “Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery”

2019 in Review: The Best Films of the Year

The film going experience is such a personal one. Yes, we may attend the next Avengers or Beanpole with someone or someones, but at the end of the day, the films you like may not be the person’s next to you cup of tea. For instance The African American Critics Association chose Jordan Peele’s haunting … Continue reading “2019 in Review: The Best Films of the Year”

SAG Awards nominations announced

Nominees for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for  outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2019, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles, were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris introduced America Ferrera (Superstore, Ugly Betty) and Danai … Continue reading “SAG Awards nominations announced”

A24 leads 35th Spirit Awards nominations

The good people at A24 are surely feeling thankful this week. The independent studio leads the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations with 18 nominations. A24’s noms include 5 for Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse, 5 for Uncut Gems, 3 for The Last Black Man in San Francisco, 2 for The Farewell and 1 a piece … Continue reading “A24 leads 35th Spirit Awards nominations”

AFI announces full lineup for festival

The American Film Institute has announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI Fest 2019 presented by Audi, this November. The complete program includes 142 titles (80 features, 1 episodic, 40 shorts, 21 AFI Conservatory Showcase Shorts) of which 51% are directed … Continue reading “AFI announces full lineup for festival”

Heartland Int’l Film Fest announces winners

The Heartland International Film Festival announced the filmmaker award winners for the film festival’s 28th edition during an Awards Brunch on Saturday, October 19. The Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature (and a cash prize of $15,000) went to Bora Kim’s House of Hummingbird, with one of the film’s stars, Seung-Yun Lee on hand to … Continue reading “Heartland Int’l Film Fest announces winners”