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Us is already building Oscar buzz

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 15, 2019 18:52:36 March 15, 2019 18:52:36
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I really think there needs to be a three-month moratorium on Oscar talk following the Academy Awards, but life is inherently unfair so here we are, just a few weeks after the Oscars, already talking about next year’s Oscars. The subject? Jordan Peele’s Us. Just the trailer Full Story

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The Us World Premiere at SXSW, and all that hype

Joanna Posted by Joanna at March 11, 2019 15:30:07 March 11, 2019 15:30:07
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When Jordan Peele introduced Lupita Nyong’o at the world premiere of Us in Austin at SXSW on Friday night, she leapt from her seat and started punching the air to cheer for her film and hype up the crowd. She was PUMPED because she knew what we were about to see: the most talked about movie of the festival. Full Story

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Rami Malek’s post-Oscar move

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 1, 2019 17:33:43 March 1, 2019 17:33:43
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Now that Rami Malek has an Oscar, what will his career look like? He still has Mr. Robot, but on the movie side, it looks like his first post-Oscar role will be as the villain in Bond 25. In a double-report, Deadline stated that Malek and Lupita Nyong’o were both being pursued—it turns out Lupita will not be a Bond girl, but Malek will indeed be a Bond villain. Full Story

Black Panther coming through!

Sarah Posted by Sarah at January 28, 2019 18:10:11 January 28, 2019 18:10:11
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All award season, no one has really expected Black Panther to win. Just being nominated IS the win, when the trophy club is so stacked against superhero movies. But the SAGs broke rank and actually gave Black Panther a trophy, awarding the cast Best Ensemble, the equivalent of Best Picture. This is a big deal! The SAG Awards are not a great prognosticator for the Oscars—their Best Ensemble lines up with Best Picture slightly less than 50% of the time—but the actors are the biggest voting branch of the Academy. Full Story

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Black Panther: Globes Best Dressed (Kathleen) 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 7, 2019 17:39:51 January 7, 2019 17:39:51
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The cast of Black Panther almost cost me a laptop, my friendship with Lainey Lui, and probably my job. I was ready to tear apart her entire basement. I was ready to throw whatever I could at the TV screen. As soon as I saw Danai Gurira, Michael Bae Jordan Full Story

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ScarJo works for Black Panther

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 10, 2018 19:09:48 December 10, 2018 19:09:48
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Black Panther is the first Marvel movie with a real shot at a major Oscar nomination. As such, Disney is backing an actual, proper award campaign for the movie and key craftspeople involved, particularly Ruth Carter, the costume designer. I attended an event with Ruth Carter a couple months ago and she was so interesting, and her thought process on putting together costumes for Black Panther was so technical and considered. Full Story

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The Women of Wakanda are back

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 11, 2018 15:27:37 October 11, 2018 15:27:37

I think about the Black Panther press tour a lot. Mostly, I think about how much I miss it and how much joy it brought into my life. Well, awards season is coming, and the Black Panther press tour is getting a second leg. Angela Bassett Full Story