Hosted by Chris Rock, The 88th Academy Awards were held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and were televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation was also televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Despite three new wide releases, 20th Century Fox‘s Deadpool easily won first place at the box office for its third-straight weekend. The Tim Miller-directed comic book adaptation, starring Ryan Reynolds, added $31.5 million domestically to bring its three-week total to $285.6 million. Internationally, the $58-million budgeted film earned another $40 million for an overseas total of $324.2 million. The movie has now earned an impressive $610 million worldwide.
The newly-expanded constituency of Galway West/South Mayo, in which BuzzHub HQ is located, has elected 5 TDs to Dáil Éireann after 2 days and 14 counts. New TDs Catherine Connolly and Hildegarde Naughton join the outgoing Eamon Ó Cuív, Sean Kyne and Noel Grealish.
The 2016 Academy Awards, hosted by Chris Rock, take place tonight in Hollywood, and it’s time for us to make our bold final predictions for who will take home a little golden man in the major categories. Plus: who we think should win, and who could cause an upset.
Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produced the Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, handed out top honors to Spotlight, Beasts of No Nation and Room at this afternoon’s 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards. Carol, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Krisha, The Look of Silence, Son of Saul and Tangerine also received awards at the 2016 Spirit Awards, which was held in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.
We celebrate the magnificent career of the man who is Kevin Spacey, as he returns for a fourth run as President Frank Underwood on Netflix’s phenomenally successful House of Cards. From The Usual Suspects to American Beauty and beyond, what is it that makes this two-time Oscar winner so captivating?
CBS Films and Lionsgate have today announced that Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, Zootopia) will join Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Departed, Lone Survivor) in the upcoming Patriots Day movie. The film will be directed by Peter Berg (Deepwater Horizon, Lone Survivor) and is set to be produced by Scott Stuber, Mark Wahlberg, Hutch Parker, Dylan Clark, Stephen Levinson and Michael Radutzky.