Oscar nominations

Award-winning composer Johann Johannsson dead at 48

/February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The award-winning musician and film composer Johann Johannsson has died. His manager Tim Husom says Johannsson died Friday in Berlin at age 48. More details were not immediately available. Johannsson won a Golden Globe and received Grammy and Oscar nominations for his score for “The Theory of Everything.” The 2014 film … Continue reading Award-winning composer Johann Johannsson dead at 48

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Three Billboards’ lead Oscar nominations

NEW YORK/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and “Mudbound” director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best cinematography in nominations announced Tuesday for the 90th … Continue reading ‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Three Billboards’ lead Oscar nominations

‘I got really emotional’: Reactions to Oscar nominations

January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A round up of reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday: ___ “I am honored beyond measure by this nomination for a film I love, a film that stands in defense of press freedom, and inclusion of women’s voices in the movement of history. Proud of the film, and all her filmmakers. … Continue reading ‘I got really emotional’: Reactions to Oscar nominations

‘Honored beyond measure’: Reactions to Oscar nominations

January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-A round up of reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday: ___ “I got really emotional because everybody just poured their whole heart and soul into doing this film. I’m so happy for Greta and Saoirse and the whole movie.” — “Lady Bird” best supporting actress nominee Laurie Metcalf to “Good Morning America” … Continue reading ‘Honored beyond measure’: Reactions to Oscar nominations

The Latest: Best director Oscar nominations announced

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif/January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 6:05 a.m. The Oscar nominees for best director have been announced by the film academy. They include: “Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan; … Continue reading The Latest: Best director Oscar nominations announced

Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ poised to lead Oscar nominations

NEW YORK /January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could make history. Nominations for the 90th annual Academy Awards will begin at 8:22 a.m. EST, with a … Continue reading Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ poised to lead Oscar nominations

Kristen Bell kicks off female-led SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Screen Actors Guild Awards will make their mark on this year’s Oscars race on Sunday, but it will be the treatment of women in Hollywood and beyond that will remain at the forefront. The show features a roster of almost all female presenters, Kristen Bell as its inaugural … Continue reading Kristen Bell kicks off female-led SAG Awards