Jessica Chastain Proves Why She Earned That Oscar With ‘George & Tammy’

Jessica Chastain Proves Why She Earned That Oscar With ‘George & Tammy’

Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Dana Hawley/Courtesy of SHOWTIME “As long as I can remember, I’ve been in pain,” Tammy Wynette slurs into a microphone in the fifth episode of George & Tammy. The country music icon, played here by Jessica Chastain, isn’t performing one of her more melancholic hits, but delivering an impromptu … Read more

Jason Loftus Says Canada’s Oscar Entry ‘Eternal Spring’ Is “A Shared History Of A Shared Memory” – Contenders International

Crackdowns in China seem to be in the news a lot lately, making Jason Loftus’s movie Eternal Spring all the more timely. The protagonist of this hybrid documentary is a brilliant Chinese artist named Daxiong, who was forced into exile because of his affiliation with a movement known as Falun Gong, a controversial New Age … Read more

Jason Loftus Says Canada’s Oscar Entry ‘Eternal Spring’ Is “A Shared History Of A Shared Memory” – Contenders International

Crackdowns in China seem to be in the news a lot lately, making Jason Loftus’s movie Eternal Spring all the more timely. The protagonist of this hybrid documentary is a brilliant Chinese artist named Daxiong, who was forced into exile because of his affiliation with a movement known as Falun Gong, a controversial New Age … Read more

10 Oscar-Bait Movies That Bombed With Critics

As viewers gear up for awards season, the “Oscar bait” movies are always around. Studios want their films to win Oscars, and it shows during awards season with massive PR pushes and press junkets for Oscar-hopeful films. Some of the best movies ever made were designed specifically to win Oscars. RELATED: 10 Oscar-Winning Movies That … Read more

Oscar Tshiebwe is in a rebounding world of his own

There are bad rebounders, good rebounders and great rebounders. Then there’s Oscar Tshiebwe. The Kentucky superstar center rocked the college basketball world last season by shattering just about every record the sport had to offer, averaging 17.4 points, 15.1 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per contest en route to consensus National Player of the … Read more

RRR fans think SS Rajamouli has strong chance for Oscar nomination after winning New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Director Award, Here’s why

It looks like RRR director SS Rajamouli may still stand a chance at receiving an Oscar nomination or at least that’s what the filmmaker’s huge fanbase is hoping for after the New York Film Critics Circle named him as the best director of 2022. The blockbuster Telugu flick was not included in India’s official film … Read more

‘Decision To Leave’ Director Park Chan-wook Interview — Contenders International – Deadline

Fresh from its success at the Cannes Film Festival where it won Best Director, Decision to Leave marks the first time a film by Park Chan-wook — long believed to be one of South Korea’s finest contemporary filmmakers — has represented his country at the Oscars. A friendly rivalry with Parasite director Bong Joon-ho, who … Read more

‘EO’ Director Jerzy Skolimowski Interview On Poland Oscar Entry — Contenders International – Deadline

Polish maestro Jerzy Skolimowski calls EOwinner of the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize and just this week the Best Foreign Film award from the New York Film Critics Circle, “practically a road movie” whose POVs from the titular donkey “were the most effective element of the whole filming and editing .” EO is a vision … Read more