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Gregory Ellwood

Gregory Ellwood

This is now Tiffany Haddish’s world.  We just live in it.  The breakout “Girl’s Night” star was announced as the host of the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards and it makes so much sense it wasn’t even a surprise. In a video ann…

It’s been an incredible nine months for Ruben Östlund.  The Swedish filmmaker took home the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival for his thought provoking satire “The Square.”  The Claes Bang, Elisabeth Olsen and Dominic …

When filmmaker Sebastián Lelio sent the script for “A Fantastic Woman” to Daniela Vega it included a huge surprise, the celebrated director of “Gloria” wanted the Chilean singer to play the title role of Marina.  Vega was simply shocked. “I…

The Oscars are less tan two weeks away and that means it’s time for the Academy to announce more presenters for the 90th Academy Awards.   Joining host Jimmy Kimmel on the Oscars stage will be none other than Gal Gadot (“Wonder Woman”…

The Costume Designers Guild handed out the last industry guild honor of the season Tuesday night and they left the audience gagging.  Luis Sequeira‘s work on “The Shape of Water” upset the expected Oscar winner Mark Bridges‘ con…

Even if the recent Parkland School Shooting hadn’t occurred it would be hard to see “DeKalb Elementary” not winning the Live Action Short Oscar.  That being said “The Silent Child” and “Watu Wote/All of Us” hav…

“Revolting Rhymes” is the best of the bunch, but it’s length (29 min) hurts it in comparison to the other nominees. It’s almost a pick ’em then between a repetitive Pixar short (“Lou”) and a hand drawn short of…

It’s a close race between “Edith+Eddie” and “Heroin(e),” but the former is slightly more moving and that may be enough. [Posted Feb. 19] 1. “Edith+Eddie,” Laura Checkoway, Thomas Lee Wright 2. “Heroin(e),” Elaine McMillion…

With a record setting weekend nearly complete, it’s time to seriously discuss the next portion of the remarkable journey of “Black Panther” to the big screen: awards season and the 91st Academy Awards. Currently “Black Panther” has a sterli…

The 2018 Film Festival season continues to spin its wheels.  Berlin is in full effect and we’re now less than three weeks away from the beginning of SXSW.  The 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival won’t begin until the end of June,…