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AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the Movies for Grownups Awards Photo AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the Movies for Grownups Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

AARP The Magazine¬†today announced the nominees for the upcoming 18th¬†Annual Movies for Grownups¬ģ¬†Awards,¬†with¬†A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me?,¬†Green Book¬†and¬†Roma¬†contending¬†in the¬†Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups¬†category. The awards celebrate 2018's standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.¬†Celebrated comedian and actor¬†Martin Short¬†will host the star-studded evening at the¬†Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills¬†on Monday, February 4.¬†

ROMA Wins Best Picture at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Photo ROMA Wins Best Picture at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Roma won for Best Picture of the Year, it was announced today by Claudia Puig, President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). 

ROMA Feels the Love with D.C. Film Critics Photo ROMA Feels the Love with D.C. Film Critics
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

'Roma' triumphed with four wins when The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced their top honorees for 2018 this morning. A poignantly observed, Mexico-set period drama dedicated to director Alfonso Cuarón's real-life childhood nanny, 'Roma' won Best Film and Best Director, as well as Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography for its sweeping black-and-white lensing.

Connie Britton to Play Roger Ailes' Wife in Fox News Film Photo Connie Britton to Play Roger Ailes' Wife in Fox News Film
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Connie Britton has been cast to play Beth Ailes, the wife of late Fox News chief Roger Ailes, in the upcoming Fox News drama film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced Photo 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

This morning, Film Independent announced the nominations for the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The Spirit Awards are the primary fundraiser for Film Independent's year-round programs, which cultivate the careers of emerging filmmakers and promote diversity in the industry. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at the W Hotel in Hollywood, with actors Gemma Chan and Molly Shannon presenting the nominations. Nominees for Best Feature included Eighth Grade, First Reformed, If Beale Street Could Talk, Leave No Trace and You Were Never Really Here.

Austin Film Festival Announces Full 25th Anniversary Film and Conference Schedule Photo Austin Film Festival Announces Full 25th Anniversary Film and Conference Schedule
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the full schedule of films and panels for the 25th Anniversary festival, this October 25-November 1. AFF's feature film slate includes 23 World, North American, and US Premieres, a robust retrospective series, and highly anticipated marquee titles, including Steve McQueen's and Gillian Flynn's modern-day thriller Widows, Peter Farrelly's dramedy period piece Green Book starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, Mike Leigh's period piece Peterloo,  Mickey Rourke-starring boxing drama Tiger, Paul Dano's Wildlife starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, and Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges family drama Ben is Back bowing as AFF's Centerpiece selection, with writer/director Peter Hedges in attendance.

Bryan Cranston, Tina Fey and More to Present Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Mark Twain  Photo Bryan Cranston, Tina Fey and More to Present Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Mark Twain Prize
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Kennedy Center today unveiled an all-star lineup and new producers for the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, which this year will celebrate Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Under the direction of the creative team from Done + Dusted, the Kennedy Center's new producing partner for the Mark Twain Prize, the cast will feature many of Louis-Dreyfus's admirers, friends, and collaborators, including Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston, Tina Fey, Ilana Glazer, Tony Hale, Abbi Jacobson, Keegan-Michael Key, Kumail Nanjiani, and Jerry Seinfeld. The live Gala Performance will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. ET in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, and will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C.

ReFrame and IMDbPro Announce Second Round of Gender-Balanced Films Photo ReFrame and IMDbPro Announce Second Round of Gender-Balanced Films
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

ReFrameTM (ReFrameProject.org), a coalition of industry professionals and partner companies founded In Film and Sundance Institute-whose mission is to increase the and IMDbPro (imdbpro.com/)- the essential information resource for the entertainment industry-announced today the second round of feature films that qualify for the ReFrame Stamp to recognize standout, gender-balanced films. The complete list of stamp recipients can be found at ReFrameProject.org/stamp and imdb.com/reframe. The ReFrame Stamp program launched on June 8, 2018 with the announcement of 12 films that earned the stamp out of 100 films surveyed. We then expanded the program by inviting studio and independent films that have secured U.S. domestic theatrical or streaming distribution to submit their films for stamp consideration.

The Austin Film Festival to Present Larry Wilmore with the 2018 Outstanding Televisio Photo The Austin Film Festival to Present Larry Wilmore with the 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier festival that champions the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced Emmy¬ģ Award winner Larry Wilmore as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award at the 25th Annual Austin Film Festival this October 25 ‚Äď November 1.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Edie  Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Thomas Mann, and Connie Britton
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for The Land Of Steady Habits starring Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Thomas Mann, and Connie Britton and directed by Nicole Holofcener.

HBO Orders MRS. FLETCHER Starring Kathryn Hahn to Series Photo HBO Orders MRS. FLETCHER Starring Kathryn Hahn to Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

HBO has given a series order to MRS. FLETCHER starring Kathryn Hahn, according to Variety. HBO ordered the project's pilot back in April.

The 2018 Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Films, Including BOY ERASED, CA Photo The 2018 Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Films, Including BOY ERASED, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers' and filmmakers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the first wave of films to be included in their 25th anniversary program taking place October 25 to November 1.

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Round of Gala and Specia Photo The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Round of Gala and Special Presentation Films
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival¬ģ.

The Toronto International Film Festival's First Round of Titles Feature BEAUTIFUL BOY Photo The Toronto International Film Festival's First Round of Titles Feature BEAUTIFUL BOY and LIFE ITSELF
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival¬ģ.

Kennedy Center to Award Julia Louis-Dreyfus the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Hu Photo Kennedy Center to Award Julia Louis-Dreyfus the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Sunday, October 21, 2018 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. This year's ceremony marks the 21st consecutive year that the Kennedy Center's marquee comedy award will be presented and broadcast nationally. On-sale and ticketing information for this event will be available at a later date, and sponsorship packages for the Mark Twain Prize gala performance are on sale now.

Connie Britton to Lead Bravo Media's Scripted Anthology Series DIRTY JOHN Photo Connie Britton to Lead Bravo Media's Scripted Anthology Series DIRTY JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Four-time Emmy-nominee Connie Britton ('9-1-1,' 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Nashville') has signed on to star in the first season of Bravo Media's scripted anthology series DIRTY JOHN, based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast of the same name from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. The series tells the true story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial and manipulation. Britton will lead as Debra Newell, a successful interior designer and single mom from Orange County who falls in love with John Meehan. Britton will also serve as an executive producer.

Connie Britton To Lead Bravo Media's Scripted Anthology Series DIRTY JOHN Photo Connie Britton To Lead Bravo Media's Scripted Anthology Series DIRTY JOHN
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Four-time Emmy-nominee¬†Connie Britton¬†(‚Äú9-1-1,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúFriday Night Lights,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúNashville‚ÄĚ) has signed on to star in the first season of¬†Bravo Media's¬†scripted anthology series¬†DIRTY JOHN, based on the articles and breakout true crime podcast of the same name from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. The series tells the true story of how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial and manipulation. Britton will lead as Debra Newell, a successful interior designer and single mom from Orange County who falls in love with John Meehan. Britton will also serve as an executive producer.

Television's Richard Lloyd & Talking Heads' Chris Franz on the Talkhouse Podcast Photo Television's Richard Lloyd & Talking Heads' Chris Franz on the Talkhouse Podcast
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

This week the Talkhouse Podcast presents a conversation between post-punk legends, with Television's Richard Lloyd speaking with Talking Heads' Chris Franz recorded live at NYC's The Strand.

Meet the Broadway-Filled Cast of THE PARTY; In Theatres on February 16! Photo Meet the Broadway-Filled Cast of THE PARTY; In Theatres on February 16!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

In Sally Potter's new dark comedy THE PARTY, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill (Timothy Spall), seems preoccupied. Janet's acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay.

Composer William Basinski Joins Electronic Musician JLIN On This Week's TALKHOUSE POD Photo Composer William Basinski Joins Electronic Musician JLIN On This Week's TALKHOUSE PODCAST
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

This week on the Talkhouse Podcast, critically acclaimed electronic artist and composer William Basinski speaks with fellow rising electronic musician JLIN. Also at Talkhouse this week, rising artist Briana Marela writes about novelist Ursula Le Guin and singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus reviews Belle and Sebastian's How to Solve Our Human Problems, Pt. 2.

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