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NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

‘The Harder They Fall’ Wins Best Picture at African American Film Critics Association Awards

“The Harder They Fall” won top honors at this year’s African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) awards, taking home the prize for best picture. The Netflix western led…

Tales from the Awards Circuit: Highlights of a Return to Live Events

In the past year, thanks to vaccines and an abundance of caution, in-person events began to resume throughout the season. It began with Emmy FYC panels, usually filled…

Losing Sidney Poitier Reminds Us That Only Four Black Men Have Won Best Actor

We lost Sidney Poitier, and his impact is immeasurable. He was a titan in the industry who broke barriers and Oscar records. He became the first Black man…

10 rising stars poised to conquer Hollywood in 2022

Maybe you haven’t heard of them — yet. Simu Liu, Simone Ashley, Cooper Hoffman and Melissa Barrera are among Hollywood’s up-and-coming stars, boasting big projects and prospects alike.

‘King Richard’ Star Saniyya Sidney on SAG Nominations and Favorite On-Set Memories: ‘Every Day Was the Best’

After “King Richard” earned Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for both outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture and outstanding performance by a male actor in…

What ‘Don’t Look Up’ and ‘House of Gucci’s’ Robust BAFTA Hauls Say About the Oscar Race

With SAG Awards nominations and now the BAFTA longlist, two critical groups that overlap with Oscar membership have weighed in on the awards season. First, not to be confused…

How to Watch the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations

To watch nominations for the 28th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, viewers will need to tune into Instagram Live this year. Rosario Dawson (“Dopesick”) and Vanessa Hudgens (“Tick,…

Candle Media Confirms Acquisition of ‘Fauda’ Production Banner Faraway Road Productions

Candle Media, the Blackstone-backed company launched by former Disney executives Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer, has confirmed its acquisition of Faraway Road Productions, the Israeli banner behind “Fauda”…

SAG Nomination Final Predictions: ‘Belfast’ Set to Lead, Daniel Craig’s Last 007 Outing Could Surprise

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, along with the longlist for the BAFTA Awards, are major precursors to the Academy Awards, so let’s take a look at how…

‘Fresh Prince’ spin-off ‘Bel-Air’ drops dark first full-length trailer

“Bel-Air,” the self-serious reboot of the 1990s sitcom released a full-length trailer Monday, and there’s not a hint of comedy in this new spin on Will Smith’s iconic character.

Oscars’ Original Score Race Offers Quantum of Choices, With Hans Zimmer and Jonny Greenwood Leading the Pack

The Academy’s music branch was particularly broad-minded for this year’s Oscar shortlist, choosing 15 scores that run the gamut from conventional to experimental, echoing ancient times as well…