Why the 2021 Oscars Weren’t So Different From the Past

The anticlimactic night was in many ways not too different from previous Academy Awards, and it showed the organization was willing to change only so much.

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Where to Stream ‘Nomadland’ and Other Big Oscar Winners

All of the Oscar winners can be watched at home. Here’s a guide.

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Oscars 2021: What to Watch For

It has been a surreal time in Hollywood, but Sunday night’s Academy Awards, which begin at 8 p.m. Eastern, could go down in movie industry history for several reasons.

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Behind the Scenes of the 2021 Best Picture Nominees

I spoke with directors of the films competing for the top prize at the Oscars. Here are my takeaways.

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What ‘Nomadland’ Exposes About Fear in America

People who live in homes-on-wheels should not have to be in constant fear of “the knock.”

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Crushed Dream Factory

Craving escapism from the Oscar contenders that reflect our sad reality.

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Independent Spirit Awards Continue ‘Nomadland’ Winning Streak

Meanwhile, Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”) and Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”) won lead acting trophies.

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Oscars 2021 Predictions: Who Will Win Best Picture, Actor and Actress?

Our expert is here to help you catch up to one of the strangest awards seasons on record. Here is what he thinks will win.

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Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley Leaving Searchlight Pictures

Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley have been at the top of Searchlight Pictures for more than two decades, shaping the film industry with hits like “12 Years a Slave,” “The Shape of Water” and “Nomadland.”

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Movies Survived 2020. The Oscars Diversified. There’s More to Do.

At the pandemic Oscars, anything could happen. Here are the lessons from the nominations: The good, the bad and what needs fixing.

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The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far

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.

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Chloé Zhao Becomes Second Woman to Win Top Directors Guild Award

The “Nomadland” filmmaker is the first woman of color to take the feature-film directing prize. She’s now the prohibitive front-runner for the Oscar.

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘Hemingway’ and ‘The People v. the Klan’

Lynn Novick and Ken Burns revisit the life of Ernest Hemingway on PBS. And a documentary about a civil suit against the Ku Klux Klan airs on CNN.

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How Wide Open Is the Best-Picture Race?

Each of the eight contenders has a path to victory, but it will be harder for some than others. For now, keep your eye on “Nomadland.”

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What to Expect From the 2021 Oscar Nominations

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.

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BAFTA Nominations: ‘Nomadland’ and ‘Rocks’ Lead Diverse List

But the nominees include many independent films, after BAFTA overhauled its voting processes to rectify all-white, all-male shortlists.

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Chloé Zhao, ‘Nomadland’ Director, Encounters a Backlash in China

Days after winning a Golden Globe for the film, Chloé Zhao was pilloried online for past remarks about China.

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Golden Globes 2021: Where to Stream the Winners

Nearly all of the big winners from the evening are available to stream. Here’s a look at where to find them and what The Times first had to say about them.

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What Frances McDormand Would (and Wouldn’t) Give to ‘Nomadland’

The acclaimed film required her to draw from a life she prefers to keep private. So when the director asked to cast her family, too, the star pondered whether to cross a personal line.

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Watch Frances McDormand Explore Nature in ‘Nomadland’

The director Chloé Zhao narrates a sequence from her film featuring the actress and David Strathairn.

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‘Nomadland’ Review: The Unsettled Americans

Frances McDormand hits the road in Chloé Zhao’s intimate, expansive portrait of itinerant lives.

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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Amazon, HBO Max, Hulu and More in February

Every month, streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for February.

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Some Movies Actually Understand Poverty in America

The complex realities of subsistence escape “Hillbilly Elegy.” But as far back as Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights,” filmmakers have been turning a discerning eye on destitution.

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Yes, There Will Be an Oscar Season. But What Will It Look Like?

There are few big-budget contenders and the ceremony may be reduced, but the list of nominees could be more diverse than ever.

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New York Film Festival: 10 Great Movies You Can (Mostly) Stream Online

This year’s edition of the Lincoln Center staple is going virtual and to the Bronx — but there is still plenty to watch.

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‘Nomadland’ Wins Top Prize at the Venice Film Festival

The first major international movie event since the coronavirus pandemic began drew to a close and handed out its biggest award.

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