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Get ready to laugh. Hard. And then wonder just what the hell is going on. Jaden Smith, son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, is no stranger to controversy. And he often likes to court it on all his social media channels. Well, folks, today he truly outdid himself with a little music video he simply likes to call Batman.
Perhaps the actor is feeling a bit despondent after Netflix canceled his series The Get Down. Or maybe he's struggling with some hardcore inner demons we, as mere humans, simply cannot understand. Jaden is, after all, an extraterrestrial vampire who can transcend the walls of space and time. He's not from the future, and he's not from the past. He is a transcendental light being of the moment. And you would know all this if you read his outrageous and often hilarious tweets that just seem to flow out »
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday the list of candidates for this year’s Board of Governors election, which begins Monday, June 19.
In the actors branch, Geena Davis, Whoopi Goldberg, Edward James Olmos and Rita Wilson will all be vying for a spot on the board. Meanwhile, two directors branch candidates surfaced: Kimberly Peirce (“Boys Don’t Cry”) and Donald M. Petrie (“Welcome to Mooseport”). »
- Kristopher Tapley
Annette Bening's Oscar Nominated RolesAnnette Bening's Oscar Nominated RolesAdriana Floridia1/12/2017 10:14:00 Am
Annette Bening is one of our greatest working actors, and the Academy has surely recognized that. She's been nominated for four Oscars, three for Best Actress in a Leading Role and one for her supporting work in 1990's The Grifters. Despite these accolades, she has yet to take home the gold.
This year, she is again an Oscar front-runner for her performance in Mike Mills' 20th Century Women. Another semi-autobiographical film from the director (his 2011 feature Beginners was based on his real experiences with his father, and Christopher Plummer won the Oscar for his portrayal), this time Mills is paying tribute to his mom. Annette is filling big shoes, playing a character inspired by the director's mother, and Mills' has even said that Annette in a sense is like his mom now, as he has »
- Adriana Floridia
Veteran indie producer Christine Vachon, whose credits include Carol, Still Alice and Boys Don't Cry, is heading to the 13th annual Glasgow Film Festival for its Industry Focus strand. The Killer Films founder will discuss her career and the art of producing in a special In Conversation event. The four-day industry event, which runs from February 21-24 during the festival, will also include a panel discussion about the future of the Scottish film industry with speakers… »
4 items from 2017
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