The actress and alumna Phylicia Rashad will serve as dean, and Robert A. Iger, the Walt Disney Company’s executive chairman, will lead fund-raising efforts to build a new facility.
Six years after #OscarsSoWhite, a diverse roster of artists won awards, though Anthony Hopkins’s win over Chadwick Boseman as best actor surprised many.
“It felt like it was more about the human sinew that connects us.”
“At 83 years of age I did not expect to get this award,” Hopkins said of his best actor win in a video posted early on Monday morning.
In between a cinematic entrance and a letdown of an ending, there were breakthroughs, heartbreaks and a wolf howl. It was a strange night.
From a pajama-clad Jodie Foster to the teary “Minari” child star Alan S. Kim, they managed to make their acceptance speeches work from home.
Plenty of Academy Awards history could be made at this year’s ceremony, especially if the SAG Award winners repeat. Here are some records that could fall.
It should be the most diverse Oscar lineup in ages, and history may be made in the best-director category. Still, expect some snubs and controversies.
Amid deeply moving moments (like the speech by Chadwick Boseman’s widow), there were technical difficulties and the strange sight of long-distance hosts pretending to be on the same stage.
Expect a category where a handful of titanic veterans and an influx of up-and-comers vie to be Boseman’s runner-up.
Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman star in a potent adaptation of August Wilson’s play.
The director George C. Wolfe discusses a tense sequence featuring the actor and Viola Davis.
Members of the creative team discuss what it took to adapt the August Wilson play for Netflix and trying not to be “outdone” by the late actor.
There are few big-budget contenders and the ceremony may be reduced, but the list of nominees could be more diverse than ever.
To his brothers and his hometown in Anderson, S.C., the “Black Panther” actor, who died in August at age 43, was a friend who tried his best. “His best was incredible,” his brother Kevin said.
Opposite Boseman in his final film, Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe.
For Chadwick Boseman.
In a year that has filled morgues, emptied schools, shuttered workplaces, swelled unemployment lines and polarized the electorate, these are a few of the Americans struggling to respond.
The actor, who died Friday at 43, exploded the parameters of what biographical moviemaking ought to be.
The star made a specialty of playing Black heroes real (Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall) and imaginary (Black Panther).
Spike Lee’s new joint is an anguished, funny, violent argument with and about American history, with an unforgettable performance from Delroy Lindo at its heart.