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    Italian actress Sophia Loren will star in a feature film for the first time in a decade, courtesy of Netflix. The streamer’s new Italian-language drama, “The Life Ahead,” starring 86-year-old Loren, will debut Nov. 13, Deadline reports. The film is directed by the star’s son, Edoardo Ponti. “When my son proposed the role to me,...
    Superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas has now been listed by Variety amongst one of the top contenders for the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category at the Oscars this year. The ‘Baywatch‘ actor is expected to take home the prestigious Academy Award for her upcoming Netflix film, ‘The White Tiger’. Directed by Ramin Bahrani, the film is an...
    (CNN)The Toronto International Film Festival, of seemingly endless sprawl, had its wings clipped this year. Instead of the thousands of titles bulging at the program's seams, there was a svelte 50 or so. Blame the pandemic. Release schedules have been rejigged, some films will wait for 2021; Netflix bolted when award bodies overhauled qualification rules....
    These CNN Heroes are helping a flood of newly released inmates adapt to a world gripped by Covid-19 New York is set to become the latest city to let restaurants add a COVID-19 fee to your bill Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social...
    By JOHN CARUCCI, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — With the smell of wildfire smoke seeping into her Los Angeles home, Regina King was getting ready for the premiere of her feature film directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actor, who sat in the director’s chair for “One Night in Miami,”...
    NEW YORK (AP) — With the smell of wildfire smoke seeping into her Los Angeles home, Regina King was getting ready for the premiere of her feature film directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actor, who sat in the director’s chair for “One Night in Miami,” wished she could pose with...
    NEW YORK – With the smell of wildfire smoke seeping into her Los Angeles home, Regina King was getting ready for the premiere of her feature film directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actor, who sat in the director’s chair for “One Night in Miami,” wished she could pose with her...
    (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for 21st Century FOX and and Breakthrough movie) Loading the player... This week, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences unveiled a new set of inclusion standards for Best Picture Oscar contenders and the announcement has caused quite the stir in Tinseltown.  This week, theGrio caught up with...
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences newly announced diversity criteria for Best Picture nominees is accelerating the "death of arts," author and columnist Mark Steyn told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday. "We used to mock the Commies for doing things like this," said Steyn, who himself has dabbled in the arts by recording two Christmas music albums with...
    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has developed a new inclusion requirement for Oscar-nominated films. The Academy says it wants to make sure the winning films contain significant roles for groups who are under-represented in Hollywood, like moral people and people who know what they’re talking about. The new Inclusion rule is a...
    An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Insider looked back on the last 60 years of best picture Oscar winners to see which would meet the new on-screen representation requrements by the Academy. 25 movies didn't make the cut. We...
    THE Oscars are going woke - with directors now forced to hire more black, female or gay stars in order to win a gong. Academy bosses today unveiled plans for 2025 in which films competing for Best Picture will have to meet certain diversity criteria. 12US actress Kirstie Alley says it's a 'disgrace to artists...
    Hollywood, you’re swinging so far left you’re bumping into your own a**!’ When it comes to summing up Tinseltown’s latest attempt to promote absurd wokery, I can’t put it any better than actress Kirstie Alley, long-standing star of the much-loved TV sitcom Cheers. Remember Cheers? An international staple of the 1980s, it was made in...
    There go the Oscars. Forget merit, now filmmakers will have to subject their art to Orwellian tests of identitarian purity if it is to be eligible for a Best Picture award. In the latest act of craven capitulation to the BLM-Antifa mob, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decreed Tuesday that no movie...
    Actress Kirstie Alley is not impressed with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issuing new "inclusion" requirements for Best Picture contenders at the Oscars, telling the Hollywood decision-makers: "You people have lost your minds." What are the details?On Tuesday, the Academy announced that starting in 2024, any film must meet two out of...
    By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer Any change to the Oscars is going get people talking, so the leaders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences were not exactly surprised that the new best picture inclusion standards became a trending topic on social media as soon as they were announced Tuesday night. “Change...
    Any change to the Oscars is going get people talking, so the leaders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences were not exactly surprised that the new best picture inclusion standards became a trending topic on social media as soon as they were announced Tuesday night. “Change doesn’t come without some variation...
    Trump raises $210 million, robust but well short of Biden Garcia, van Uytvanck win 1st-round matches in Istanbul Kirstie Alley lashes out at new Oscars diversity rule Kirstie Alley is blasting the Oscars' new diversity standards for Best Picture eligibility. © Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Shutterstock Kirstie Alley On Sept. 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...
    Citizen Kane, widely considered the best movie ever made, would not be eligible for Best Picture Oscar consideration in today’s Hollywood. Neither would Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, 12 Angry Men, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,  It’s a Wonderful Life, or 2001: A Space Odyssey. All of these undisputed Hollywood classics were nominated for...
    On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) released its new guidelines for inclusion, which dictated that movies must meet a diversity threshold, employing specific minority individuals in front of or behind the camera to qualify for Best Picture. As The Los Angeles Times reported: Those standards require one of the following:...
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced new inclusion and diversity standards for the Oscars Best Picture award, according to Rolling Stone. The new requirements are expected to be in place for the 94th and 95th Oscars ceremonies, which will take place in 2022 and 2023. A task force, led by Academy...
    Actress Kirstie Alley is criticizing new requirements by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscars that encourage "equitable representation on and off screen," calling it a "disgrace to artists everywhere." Alley, the former "Cheers" star, dubbed the Academy Awards "OSCAR ORWELL" in reference to "1984" author George Orwell. She later deleted the...
    According to last February’s ratings, 93 percent of us are already not watching the Academy Awards. Now Oscar is wondering: How do I whittle down that last seven percent? Answer: woke quotas. That thunk you heard coming out of La-La-Land Tuesday was the sound of the Academy grandly planting its face in the sidewalk by...
    Actor Dean Cain made it clear Tuesday that he was not impressed with the new inclusion standards set by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. “How about we judge on this criteria — which film was the BEST PICTURE?” Cain tweeted, adding, “(Also, when do we start handing out participation Oscars?)” (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE:...
    Valerie Macon/Getty Images The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that they will begin enforcing new racial and gender “inclusion standards” for films competing for Best Picture, which will be enforced through “spot checks” of sets, according to the New York Times. Starting with the 2024 Oscars, in order to qualify for...
    Kirstie Alley slammed The Academy for its new representation and inclusion standards for Best Picture eligibility. The 69-year-old star, who has never won an Oscar, tweeted on Tuesday her disdain for the new diversity rule. “This is a disgrace to artists everywhere…can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f–king p...
    Kirstie Alley slammed The Academy for its new illustration and inclusion requirements for Finest Image eligibility. The 69-year-old star, who has by no means gained an Oscar, tweeted on Tuesday her disdain for the brand new range rule. “This can be a shame to artists all over the place…are you able to think about...
    Kirstie Alley slammed The Academy for its new representation and inclusion standards for Best Picture eligibility. The 69-year-old star, who has never won an Oscar, tweeted on Tuesday her disdain for the new diversity rule. “This is a disgrace to artists everywhere…can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f–king paintings,” she...
    Halle Berry’s Best Actress win at the 2002 Oscars might have made history—but over time the actress says it has become “one of my biggest heartbreaks.” Speaking with Variety for a cover story, the actress said she’d believed her victory would open doors. But even now, 18 years later, she remains the only Black actress...
    Loading the player... The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced some major changes when it comes to Oscar contenders for Best Picture. As part of its Academy Aperture 2025 initiative, there’s a long list of new guidelines that hopefuls must meet if they want to be considered for the coveted award. ...
    Analysis Hide The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced a major overhaul of its standards for Oscar eligibility, focusing on representation and inclusion. Reply guys and anti-PC Twitter users are furious online—but they should relax. Hide The rules include requirements for diverse hiring both on-screen and behind the camera, covering underrepresented ethnic...
    LOS ANGELES -- In a historic move, the Oscars are raising the inclusion bar for best picture nominees starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday laid out sweeping eligibility reforms to the best picture category intended to encourage diversity and equitable representation on screen...
    In an historic move, the Oscars are raising the inclusion bar for best picture nominees starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday laid out sweeping eligibility reforms to the best picture category intended to encourage diversity and equitable representation on screen and off, addressing...
    Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy said it is limiting Best Picture award nominees -- beginning with 2024's slate of entries -- to those that can meet requirements that "encourage equitable representation on and off screen" by ensuring more people of color fill positions on a film set from the starring role...
    The Oscars have come under fire the past few years for lacking in diverse nominees across its categories. On Tuesday, however, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that movies will now have to meet new representation and inclusion standards in order to be eligible to be nominated for Best Picture — one...
    The Oscars are raising the inclusion bar. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which oversees the annual Hollywood awards show, on Tuesday announced new diversity standards for best picture nominees. Beginning in 2024 with the 96th Academy Awards, films must meet two of four standards in representation categories in order to qualify...
    (CNN)Five years after the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag triggered controversy, the group behind the awards has made inclusion a requirement to be considered to win them.In what represents the most direct link between the movie industry's top prize and efforts to promote diversity and address systemic issues, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday...
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that films hoping to be nominated for the Best Picture category starting in 2024 must meet a number of "inclusion" requirements in order to be considered, as part of the organization's initiative to mandate a certain level of diversity in Hollywood and beyond. What...
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a sweeping new diversity measures that holds film productions and studios accountable for promoting inclusion. The diversity initiatives will go into effect with films released in the year 2024, which will be recognized at the 96th Oscars in 2025. Films vying for Best Picture in 2022...
    On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences announced that for any film to be nominated for Best Picture starting in the year 2024, new standards of inclusion must be met. “Those standards require one of the following: at least one of the lead actors or significant supporting actors is from an underrepresented...
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The body that hands out the Academy Awards on Tuesday published detailed inclusion and diversity guidelines that filmmakers will have to meet in order for their work to be eligible for a best picture Oscar, starting in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has been criticized for...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to work toward better standards of diversity and inclusion, new eligibility requirements and inclusion standards for were announced Tuesday for future Best Picture nominees. “The aperture must widen to reflect our diverse global population in both the creation of motion pictures...