Showing posts with label Oscars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oscars. Show all posts

Here are the Winners for Oscars 2024!

For this year's Academy Awards, there has been a number of great nominees (and snubs) which got the interest of many for this year's awards. Also, with Jimmy Kimmel hosting the awards, many hope that it will not be a dumpster fire like Jo Koy did. And indeed, there are expected wins with some are monumental like Godzilla Minus One and RDJ's first Oscar win. 

The big winner for this year is Oppenheimer, which bagged 7 awards, while Poor Things came in second with 3. Emma Stone also received her second Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Though some are divided with "The Boy and the Heron" win over "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" though both films do deserve their spot in the nominees.

With a lot of great moments and less to no controversy, the Oscars this year was indeed a success and another year of passing the torch to the people who creates great movies for our entertainment.

Catch the 95th Academy Awards Live on Disney+ on March 13

Oscarsⓒ Pre-Show will begin at 6:30am followed by the Award Show at 8:00am

Catch Hollywood’s biggest night with the 95th Academy Awards, streaming live on Disney+, on March 13 with the Pre-Show Red Carpet at 6:30am and the Award Show at 8:00am.

As we wait for the highly-anticipated awards show, you can refresh and catch up on all the Oscar-nominated titles anytime, anywhere on Disney+. 

From adrenaline-pumping superhero action to coming-of-age stories, here are the movies you should watch before the Oscars roll around: 

First US Reviews Hail "The Woman King" as Oscar-Worthy Epic Adventure

Fresh from its successful premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the initial reviews for The Woman King are now out, and critics are unanimous in praising Viola Davis’ fierce reinvention as an action hero and the film as a rousing, action-packed crowd-pleaser.  

Watch the film’s trailer at

Garnering 100% Fresh Rating over at review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes (as of September 12), The Woman King’s admirers say the historical epic offers an awards-worthy performance from Davis, a breakout star in Thuso Mbedu and impressively choreographed action scenes.

“It feels like the `Gladiator’ for Black women, and what a welcome surprise,” writes Variety.  “With the right messaging and awards campaign from Sony Pictures, the film could be among the many consumer-friendly titles in the hunt for Oscar attention.”

One of the Year's Best Films "1917" Arrives in PH Cinemas This February

Two men, one mission. Save 1600 lives. If they fail, it will be a massacre. Now, there is no turning back.  And every second counts.

Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to a visceral new epic 1917 inspired by the experiences of his grandfather and others who served in World War I. 

Wickedly Funny "The Favourite" Dominates 2019 Academy Awards Opens February 20 At Ayala Malls Cinemas

Bagging the most nominations in major categories in this year’s Academy Awards, “The Favourite” vies for Best Picture, Best Director (Yorgos Lanthimos), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best in Costume Design, Best in Film Editing and Best in Production Design.  “The Favourite” stars a pool of strongly talented cast led by Olivia Colman along with Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn that brings us to the much-overlooked period of British monarchy during Queen Anne’s (Colman) reign, the last of the Stuart line of rulers, has perhaps in history has been unfairly dismissed.

“GREEN BOOK” Charms Its Way With Top Nominations At This Year's Oscars

In black and white, “The Green Book” clearly made it as one of the front runners for Best Picture at this year’s (2019) Oscar race clutching more nominations in various categories such as Best Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali), Best Original Screenplay and Best in Film Editing.

Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic, The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) star in Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures’ Green Book.  In his powerful foray into dramatic work as a feature director, Peter Farrelly helms the film, inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and societal constraints of the early 1960s.

Saoirse Ronan, Funny and Heartbreaking in "Lady Bird"

She earned Academy Award nominations for her exceptional performances in Atonement and Brooklyn.  Now, Saoirse Ronan is up for another Best Actress Oscar for Universal Pictures' Lady Bird which will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma, Greenebelt 1) starting February 28.

Directed by Greta Gerwig (herself nominated for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay), Lady Bird also stars Laurie Metcalf (Best Supporting Actress nominee), Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges and Timothée Chalamet.

In Lady Bird, Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter.  Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father (Letts) loses his job.

Oscar Best Picture Nominee "The Post" in PH Cinemas Feb 24

Fresh from receiving a Best Picture nomination in the 90th Academy Awards, Univeral Pictures' timely thriller The Post is headed to Philippine cinemas on February 24, a week before the actual Oscars.

Marking their historic, first-ever on-screen collaboration, Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

"Hacksaw Ridge" Receives Six Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture

Hacksaw Ridge, a true story of a World War II hero – Desmond Doss, a “non-combatant” medic who singlehandedly saved the lives of 75 fellow comrades, has earned its rank with a total of six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Director (Mel Gibson), Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.  

Hacksaw Ridge is cemented as the comeback film for Mel Gibson, whose last Oscar nomination was for Braveheart back in 1996. This is also the first ever Oscar nomination for Andrew Garfield. One of the most critically acclaimed movies of the year, Hacksaw Ridge is a strong contender at the awards season, and was also nominated at the Golden Globe Award, Critics’ Choice Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Academy Award Nominated Film “ROOM” Opens In PH Cinemas February 17

The highly-acclaimed tearjerker film “Room” where the audience rooted for the mother and son’s chance at freedom who were imprisoned in a sound-proof shed for seven years will now open in local cinemas on February 17 from Pioneer Films.

Based on the international bestselling book written by Emma Donoghue of the same title, director Lenny Abrahamson brings the highly suspenseful and emotional story “Room” to the big screen.  “Room” is a unique and unexpectedly tender exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child under the most harrowing of circumstances.

Redmayne Aims for Back-to-Back Oscars with "The Danish Girl"

He already won the Best Actor Oscar last year for “The Theory of Everything,” and this January, Eddie Redmayne has racked up Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations for his role as a transgender woman in the 1920s love story “The Danish Girl,” opening Feb. 3 exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas.

Pundits are wondering if he could be the first actor since Tom Hanks to win back-to-back Academy Awards. (Hanks won for 1993's “Philadelphia” and 1994's “Forrest Gump.”)

(Watch the featurette “Who is the Danish Girl?” at

REEL DEAL: Emma Stone Nominated For Best Supporting Actress At The Oscars For Her Role In "BIRDMAN"

This year’s frontrunner at the Oscars, “Birdman” will open exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas on January 28 and has thus far dominated the Academy Award with nine nominations in major categories including Best Picture.  Other notable nominations for “Birdman” includes Best Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Best Actor (Michael Keaton), Best Supporting Actor (Edward Norton),  Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone), Best Cinematography, Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

In “Birdman,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s black comedy, Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) hopes that by spearheading an ambitious new Broadway play he will, among other things, revive his moribund career. In many ways, it is a deeply foolhardy move – but the former cinema superhero has high hopes that this creative gambit will legitimize him as an artist and prove to everyone – and himself – that he is not just a Hollywood has-been.

86th Academy Award Winners!

It's OSCARS day again, and as the most awaited award giving event for movies, many are excited who will bag the coveted oscar that has been talked about worldwide. Hosted by the charming and witty Ellen Degeneres has made it very interesting to see. With suprize wins and even wishful for Leonardo to win his first oscar, Benedict Cumberbatch photobombing and the most epic oscar selfie happened on that night. Now let take a look at the winners, and  I would consider watching the nominees to see if they live up to their triumph.

Lifestyle Network: The Philippines' Newest Home of the Oscars

What is considered to be the movie industry’s most prestigious award has found a new home for its annual ceremony’s broadcast on Philippine television, as the 86th Academy Awards—popularly known as the Oscars—now reaches out to eager viewers via the Lifestyle Network, airing live as it happens.

From its historical introduction in 1929, the Academy Awards has since become known as the organization behind the world of film’s most prestigious honor, coming in the form of the Oscar statuette. This statuette has now reached the status of an internationally admired symbol that stands as proof and recognition of the very highest level of achievement in movies, bearing significance of a caliber entirely its own.