Oscar Predictions: Will 'Power of the Dog' reign supreme?
BEST PICTUREThe Nominees: "Belfast"; "CODA"; "Don't Look Up"; "Drive My Car"; "Dune"; "King Richard"; "Licorice Pizza"; "Nightmare Alley"; "The Power of the Dog"; "West Side Story." BAHR: At this point it really feels like the award will go to "The Power of the Dog." BAHR: It's always a bit of a snooze when categories are locked for months, but it would be a major surprise if Will Smith didn't get his first Oscar win for "King Richard." Smith might have already won best actor (for “Ali”) if not for Denzel's titanic performance that year in “Training Day.” This time, it's Smith's turn. BEST SUPPORTING ACTORThe Nominees: Ciarán Hinds, "Belfast"; Troy Kotsur, "CODA"; Kodi Smit-McPhee, "The Power of the Dog"; Jesse Plemons, "The Power of the Dog"; J.K. Simmons, "Being the Ricardos."wftv.com
"The Humans": A Thanksgiving feast of family drama
The new movie, adapted from the Tony Award-winning play, is a story familiar to any family that has gathered together for a bumpy holiday celebration. The cast reunited to tell "Sunday Morning" what they are most grateful for this Thanksgiving.cbsnews.com
‘The Humans’ Is the Surprise Best Horror Film of the Year
TIFFThe Humans begins with an establishing shot, the camera gazing up from the small interior courtyard of a Chinatown apartment building.It’s one of those New York areas so claustrophobic that the idea of it being “outdoor space” is a tease. Craning to glimpse a sliver of the sky, it almost seems unreachable, creating an illusion that the surrounding brick walls are starting to cave in on you the harder you struggle to look. Something matter-of-fact shouldn’t seem so impossible, yet from the bonews.yahoo.com
'First Cow,' 'Nomadland' top AP's best films of 2020
This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows Frances McDormand in a scene from the film "Nomadland" by Chloe Zhao. Here are our picks for the best movies of 2020:JAKE COYLE1. “David Byrne’s American Utopia”: Spike Lee’s fiction films make more noise but he’s quietly one of the best documentary filmmakers we have. He may have made the best film of the year in his short film “New York, New York,” a tribute to an undefeatable pandemic-stricken city. It's also, with a glorious rendering of Harlem, one of the best New York movies in years.
Sarasota Film Festival announces lineup of films and celebrity guests
The Sarasota Film Festival, which runs March 27 through April 5 in downtown Sarasota, will open with director Euros Lyns(starring Toni Collette) and close with director Andrew Cohns(starring Richard Jenkins, who will attend), it was announced Monday.The 22nd annual festivals centerpiece film will be, directed by Tom Dolby and starring Bruce Dern.In addition to Jenkins, celebrity guests will include actresses Wendie Malick (TVsand) and Connie Nielsen (). All three will participate in the festivals In Conversation With series, while Malick will receive the TV Comedy Icon Award and Nielsen will get the Impact Award.Often considered one of the top three film festivals in the state along with the Florida Film Festival and the Miami Film Festival the Sarasota Film Festival will screen more than 200 movies at Regal Hollywood Cinema, the Sarasota Opera House and Municipal Auditorium. And, in a rare occurrence, this years festival will not overlap the Florida Film Festival (April 17-26), meaning Orlando cinephiles can attend both events.Tickets go on sale Tuesday. Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlandos true free pressorlandoweekly.com