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VIDEO: Emerald Fennell Oscar Winner for writing best original screenplay "It is very heavy"

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  Q. You described it as so tiny ‑‑ or so heavy and so cold. Now that you are better acquainted with Oscar several hours later, how would you describe it? A. I mean, it's pretty amazing. It is very heavy. But maybe I just need to go to the gym or maybe I can use him as a weight. No, it's just ‑‑ I don't know what I expected. I think I've only ever held a pretend one. So it's very exciting.   Q. What do you think the future looks like for the UK film in...

VIDEO: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Tyler Perry : 'my hope, that more people would just meet in the middle'

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Tyler Perry has been selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Board of Governors to receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Clip Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.© 2021 Tyler Perry urged the Oscars audience to “refuse hate” as he accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 93rd annual Academy Awards.   Q. Your speech was just incredible. It was maybe the most moving moment of the night. You mentioned your mother a lot in that speech and what...

VIDEO: Chloe Zaho on winning Best Director at the Oscars 2021 "who you are is your art"

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Clip Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.© 2021 "Well, the howling is for our production sound mixer, Wolf, who you saw in the memorial. We, unfortunately, lost him recently, and his name is Wolf, and he's the production sound mixer both on my previous film, the Rider, and he is part of the Rider family, so that howl was for Wolf. My happiest time is now for the people who know what she did out there as a producer and an actress, how open and how vulnerable she has been and how she has ...

VIDEO: Chloé Zhao winning best picture: "I think I need less stuff to live".

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Chloe Zhao won 3 Oscars for Nomadland, with Frances McDormand taking the top acting prize. Chloe Zhao’s drama Nomadland has triumphed at the 2021 Academy Awards, winning best picture, best director and best actress for Frances McDormand. Zhao is the second woman to win the best director prize, and the first woman of colour.     Q. I'm wondering if this movie changed how you live your own life? A. (Chloé Zhao) Well, all of us that you saw today on that stage ...

Two Oscars for 'The Father' by Florian Zeller!

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  After its two BAFTA awards and Golden Globes nominations, The Father, the debut feature by Florian Zeller, coproduced by France, won two Oscars (out of its six nominations) at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, which took place on April 25, 2021.   Florian Zeller is already the most performed contemporary French playwright internationally, and The Father, his very first feature film, an adaptation of his eponymous play, won two Oscars at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony:: Best Acto...

The Zlín Film Festival ONLINE for the First Time! First highlights

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The  61 Zlín Film Festival – Part 1 will take place from May 28 - June 1, 2021 and will be territorially limited only to audiences in the Czech Republic. An exception to this will be the part of the program intended for film professionals from around the world, which can be found in the section "Film Professionals" Most of the program is completely free to watch; only selected titles and programs will be charged a symbolic amount of CZK61. ...

VIDEO: Oscar Winner Best documentary feature 'My Octopus Teacher': Love and Hope

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    (James Reed) This is an amazing and unique film because, for the most part, the star of the whole film, Craig, is actually filming the story himself.  So he's both the subjects of the film, but he's also there on his own for a lot of the time filming this incredible relationship... He would go out every day in the freezing cold and dive on a single breath to the bottom of the kelp forest, looking for this octopus he had come to know and love. ...

27th Caminhos

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CALL FOR MOVIES Registrations are now open for the 27th Edition of the Caminhos do Cinema Português Festival. Between the 1st of January and the 15th of September, the works for the Caminhos Selection, Essays Selection and Other Looks may be submitted via FilmFreeway. Until May 31, all national film registrations will be free. The Caminhos do Cinema Português Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the Portuguese cinematographic panorama. Presenting itse...

Were the 93rd Oscars really about Mogul vs Mogul?

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent 'Congratulations to Searchlight Pictures for NOMADLAND that just swept the 93rd Oscars with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress.’ You can hear the echo of the celebrations (however low-key) last night after the telecast beamed ‘round the world, online and on Zoom. But what was this Oscar year really about? You had the Pandemic, the economic contraction brought on by lockdowns, almost everything was influenced by thi...

Oscars 2021: the winners revealed

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Chloe Zhao wins 3 Oscars for Nomadland, with Frances McDormand and Anthony Hopkins taking the top acting prizes.  Chloe Zhao’s drama Nomadland has triumphed at the 2021 Academy Awards, winning best picture, best director and best actress for Frances McDormand. Zhao is the second woman to win the best director prize, and the first woman of colour. Best actor went to  Anthony Hopkins for his role in The ...

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