Lauren Ridloff, MCU’s First Deaf Hero in ‘Eternals,’ on Her Superpower

In her first major role in a feature film, she wasn’t fazed by things that might unnerve others, but she had to show filmmakers how to work with deafness.

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Anthony Hopkins’ Oscar Win Ends Night Highlighted by Diversity

Six years after #OscarsSoWhite, a diverse roster of artists won awards, though Anthony Hopkins’s win over Chadwick Boseman as best actor surprised many.

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China Censors Chloé Zhao’s Oscar Win

On social media, the director’s fans blurred out her name and turned images on their sides to evade the censors. “People should be celebrating,” one writer said.

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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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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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2021 Oscars Nominations: Snubs and Surprises for Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield and Jodie Foster

The two men are up for supporting actor in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a best picture candidate. So who was the star? And the Globes’ best supporting actress was shut out.

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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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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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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

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.

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2021 Golden Globes Predictions: Will ‘Borat’ Be the Big Winner?

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.

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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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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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