Film News Roundup: Leonardo DiCaprio Presenting Robert De Niro SAG Life Achievement Award

In today’s film news roundup, Leonardo DiCaprio will present Robert De Niro with his SAG Life Achievement Award, the Oliver Sacks documentary finds a home and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television gets a new dean. AWARD PRESENTATION Leonardo … Read more…

In Apparent ‘Error,’ Russian Figure Skater’s Auschwitz-Themed Outfit Makes Shortlist for International Skating Union’s ‘Best Costume’ Award

The International Skating Union (ISU) has apologized for including an Auschwitz-themed figure skating outfit as a nominee for its “Best Costume” of the year award. Responding to backlash mounting on social media, the ISU wrote on Twitter that the costume, … Read more…

‘God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya’ Wins Arab Critics’ Award for European Films

“God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya,” a satirical drama by Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska, has won the inaugural Arab Critics’ Award for European Films. The film, which positions itself as “a feminist cry against a patriarchal Macedonia in the … Read more…

Donald Trump To Award National Medal of Arts To Jon Voight, Alison Krauss, James Patterson

President Donald Trump is reviving the National Medal of Arts, with plans to honor actor Jon Voight, singer Alison Krauss, Sharon Percy Rockefeller and the musicians of the United States Military in a White House ceremony on Thursday. [Voight, Krauss … Read more…

Jane Fonda Accepted a BAFTA Award While Being Arrested for Protesting Inaction on Climate Change

On Friday, actress Jane Fonda accepted the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for excellence in film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, while being arrested in Washington D.C. during a protest. Folks, @Janefonda accepted the Stanley … Read more…

Danny DeVito to Receive Camerimage Lifetime Achievement Award for Acting

Versatile veteran actor and multihyphenate Danny DeVito, whose memorable roles include such projects at TV’s “Taxi” and Miloš Forman’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” will receive a Lifetime Achievement award for acting at the Camerimage International Film Festival, which … Read more…

Edward Norton, Director and Star of ‘Motherless Brooklyn, to Receive Top Award at Camerimage Film Festival

The Camerimage International Festival, set to take place in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 9 – 16, will honor filmmaker Edward Norton with its top filmmaker trophy, the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award, named after the late Polish filmmaker. Norton, known as a … Read more…

Nazi Satire Jojo Rabbit Wins Toronto International Film Festival’s Audience Award

(NEW YORK) — Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” won the People’s Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so … Read more…