Of course, this is Frances McDormand we're talking about, so who's surprised? McDormand invited all women nominees to stand during her speech and encouraged the film industry to support their projects. McDormand's endorsement was the biggest public acknowledgment to date. "And so, the fact that I just learned that after 35 years of being in the film business?" "She carries that history and the camera knows that", he said.
Only four black film writers have been nominated in the best original screenplay category in Oscars' 90-year history: Suzanne de Passe (" Lady Sings the Blues ", 1972), Spike Lee (" Do the Right Thing ", 1989) John Singleton (" Boyz n the Hood ", 1991) and Peele.
President Donald Trump an Oscar punch line, the comedian made very little mention of White House politics during Sunday's almost four-hour live telecast. "Here we are to celebrate the fact that women will not have to struggle as hard together", said Hayek. "And I remember it because it was March past year".
An ardent fan of Arjun Kapoor badmouthed Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor and even criticised Boney Kapoor . Actors Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Anushka Sharma - with cricketer husband Virat Kohli - met Sridevi's family on Sunday to pay their last respects to the veteran actor who died in Dubai on February 24.
Chile's A Fantastic Woman won the award for best global film at the 33rd Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (March 3). The man is Orlando (Francisco Reyes), a business owner and Marina's much older cis boyfriend. The doctors and Orlando's family don't trust her. After his death, all that is taken from her as Orlando's ex-wife demands the vehicle and his son orders her to move out of the apartment immediately.
She added: "We went conch diving, pull up the conch and the guy driving our boat goes, 'Look they all have little worms!' I took it out of his hand and swallowed it and then pulled the worms out of all the conchs and swallowed all the worms".
Kylie told Khloe: "You're having a girl", but Khloe wasn't convinced and shot back: "You're lying!" The Good American designer's doctor told her little sister, Kylie Jenner - who welcomed daughter Stormi on February 1 with Travis Scott - the sex of the baby, and she delivered the news to Koko, who was visiting San Francisco with Kourtney Kardashian and Kim Kardashian - who welcomed daughter Chicago , via a surrogate on January 15.
Names such as Mary J Blige ( 'Mudbound' ), Lesley Manville ( 'Phantom Thread' ), Laurie Metcalfe ( 'Lady Bird' ) and Octavia Spencer ( 'The Shape of Water' ) were also vying for the title. "You're a brilliant writer". In her acceptance speech, Janney joked "I did it all myself!" before going on to thank her collaborators on the film and as well as veteran actor Joanne Woodward , with whom she appeared in the 1993 TV movie Blind Spot.
Haddish , casually wearing Ugg slippers, took the stage alongside Maya Rudolph in a design that we've seen her in on two separate occasions; first at the Los Angeles Girls Trip premiere on July 13, 2017 and then during her opening monologue when she hosted Saturday Night Live on November 11, 2017.
The clip doesn't give away much, but we do get to see Emily Blunt as the titular nanny as she floats down from the sky on a kite, and Lin-Manuel Miranda riding a bike and looking an very bad lot like Dick Van Dyke's chimney sweep from the original 1964 musical.
The Oscars kicked off with a bang on Monday in LA, and the night's first victor was Sam Rockwell . Rockwell explained that Hoffman was "an old friend" who once directed him in a play at the Public Theater in New York City. "My mom and dad's love of movies became my love of movies", he said. "He was a good friend, and he was a huge, huge inspiration." Hoffman, an Oscar victor himself for "Capote", died in 2014 from a drug overdose.
After three weekends, Black Panther is now one of the highest-grossing films ever. Seemingly every day it's crossing a new milestone, setting a new second-weekend gross record for the MCU . Since buzz is muted for both, these two films likely won't have much staying power. In a recent interview with CBC Arts , the 19-year-old said she was being considered for the role of Shuri (which ultimately went to Letitia Wright ) when she made a decision to bow out.
I leave you with that". The EGOT victor first donned the black printed dress to the 1962 Oscars, when she took home the award for best supporting actress for her role in West Side Story . But even if they don't win, those lucky enough to attend the star studded ceremony will be walking away with an incredible gift bag, worth over £100,000 .
Get Out has been named best film at the Film Independent Spirit Awards - which has predicted the best picture victor at the Oscars four years running. Frances McDormand won best actress , her third Spirit Award, for her searing performance as a rage-filled grieving mother in Martin McDonagh's black comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri .
She notes, however, the difficulty of making her way in the United States versus Europe. The remainder of Streisand's Variety interview is just as dishy, tackling everything from her forthcoming memoir to the Academy Awards to the Me Too movement .
Fif posted a photo of Ivan Drago (played by Dolph Lundgren) from Rocky IV . Rapper Elliott wrote, alongside a praying hands emoji: "I BELIEVE in the Power of Prayer". "Stay encouraged stay strong". But reports that Ross was "on life support" were being denied by the singer's family and some friends. And rapper Fat Trel, who is signed to Ross's record label, has said that Ross is "good" and is not on life support.
With Kelly and Ryan . News that Seacrest was facing workplace misconduct allegations first came to light in November, when Seacrest released a preemptive statement denying the accusations and revealing that E! was conducting an investigation.
In his response, the Comptroller General of the NIS, Muhammad Babandede said the Service was ready to continue to partner with INEC in the discharge of its duties. "Today's meeting is coming exactly 350 days to the commencement of the 2019 General Elections, 133 days to the Ekiti State Governorship Election holding on 14th July 2018 and 203 days to the Osun State Governorship Election holding on 22nd September".
Diplomatic and USA business sources say the United States has all but frozen a formal mechanism for talks on commercial disputes with China because it is not satisfied Beijing has met its promises to ease market restrictions. During this year's annual meetings, China's communist party aims to solidify its self-proclaimed position as the only political organization qualified to rule the country, with the passage of 21 constitutional amendments.
Geneva Robertson-Dworet goes on to defend the decision to make Captain Marvel a comedy by stating it's in the source material in the comics. "Carlos draws powerful, expressive figures with incredible depth-he's going to show us a different Carol Danvers, one who has to grapple with the choices that have brought her to this new point".