The actor offered to accept via Zoom but the academy said no. Still, he won because of a release strategy that ensured his film would peak at the last minute.
“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.
I spoke with directors of the films competing for the top prize at the Oscars. Here are my takeaways.
The director Florian Zeller narrates a sequence from his Oscar-nominated drama about a man’s descent into dementia.
At the pandemic Oscars, anything could happen. Here are the lessons from the nominations: The good, the bad and what needs fixing.
Though other acting categories appear sewn up, the supporting-actress race is still deliciously chaotic.
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.”
The Hollywood awards season starts in earnest with a socially distanced show that begins on Sunday at 8 p.m. Eastern. Streaming services are expected to dominate.
Sacha Baron Cohen and his news-making movie could sweep the comedy categories. In drama, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and “Nomadland” will battle it out.
Florian Zeller has found success in the theater and as a novelist. Now, his first movie as a director is nominated for four Golden Globe Awards.
Anthony Hopkins gives a scalding performance as a man stricken by dementia in this clever drama.
In the dementia drama “The Father,” the 82-year-old actor turns in a career-capping performance and yet claims, “No acting required.”