Andrew Marszal
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Cannes 'Palm Dog' goes to mutt on trial
by Andrew Marszal - May 25, 2024 - 9:55am
Griffon pup Kodi scampered to victory in the Cannes Film Festival's annual Palm Dog for best canine performer — proving he is not just a very good boy but a very fine actor too.
George Lucas on 'Star Wars' critics, diversity, and sneaking into Cannes
by Andrew Marszal - May 25, 2024 - 9:34am
George Lucas told Cannes how he had to sneak into his own first premiere at the French film festival and explained why "Star Wars" movies have always been for kids.
Paramount shows 'Gladiator 2' as Disney goes R-rated
by Andrew Marszal - April 12, 2024 - 11:29am
Paramount Pictures unveiled gory first-look footage from "Gladiator 2" as Disney put on an unusually R-rated presentation for movie theater bosses.
Reigning Hollywood studio Universal brings 'Wicked' to movie summit
by Andrew Marszal - April 11, 2024 - 3:36pm
For many big-screen owners, Universal — thanks to a diverse mix of original movies that does not rely on the struggling superhero genre, and some smart viral marketing campaigns — offers a potential roadmap...
Oscars ratings climb to nearly 20 million as 'Oppenheimer' reigns
by Andrew Marszal - March 12, 2024 - 5:15pm
Wins for "Oppenheimer," live musical performances from "Barbie" and an (almost) naked John Cena helped lift Oscars ratings for a third consecutive year, early viewing figures showed, as 19.5 million tuned in to watch...
5 things to watch for at Oscars 2024
by Andrew Marszal - March 9, 2024 - 9:34am
Will "Oppenheimer" make Oscars history? Who will win the closely contested best actress race? And could Martin Scorsese go home empty-handed again?
Will 'Oppenheimer' outshine them all? It's Oscars time
by Andrew Marszal - March 8, 2024 - 11:03am
"Oppenheimer" — Christopher Nolan's epic drama about the father of the atomic bomb, and half of last summer's "Barbenheimer" phenomenon — is the overwhelming favorite to win best picture honors and much...
Christopher Nolan rebuilt Los Alamos 'in secret' for 'Oppenheimer'
by Andrew Marszal - March 3, 2024 - 10:51am
An entire town filled with nuclear laboratories, built from scratch in the remote mountains of New Mexico, with every single person involved sworn to secrecy?
Los Alamos sees tourism boost as 'Oppenheimer' fame grows
by Andrew Marszal - March 2, 2024 - 11:31am
Since the release of "Oppenheimer" last July, tourists have been flocking to sites like the Oppenheimer House, and Fuller Lodge, where nuclear scientists held parties to celebrate their success in building the ...
Steven Spielberg praises stellar year of cinema as Oscar nominees converge
by Andrew Marszal - February 13, 2024 - 3:00pm
The Academy's annual nominee luncheon brought together A-list stars, directors, producers and behind-the-scenes artists, offering them a chance to meet the competition and charm a few voters over champagne and canapes...
'Squid Game' season 2 among Netflix 2024 slate highlights
by Andrew Marszal - February 2, 2024 - 3:22pm
Shows due later this year include the eagerly awaited second season of "Squid Game" — the dystopian Korean horror tale about a fictional, deadly game show which remains by far the most-watched Netflix TV series...
'Oppenheimer,' 'Poor Things' lead Oscars 2024 nominations as 'Barbie' gets snubs
by Andrew Marszal - January 24, 2024 - 1:31pm
Three movies helmed by women — French courtroom thriller "Anatomy of a Fall," "Barbie," and Korean-American romantic drama "Past Lives" — were nominated for best picture, for the first time in more than...
'Succession' and 'The Bear' dominate strike-delayed Emmys
by Andrew Marszal - January 16, 2024 - 11:59am
Postponed by four months because of Hollywood strikes, the Emmy Awards finally took place with the last season of "Succession" scooping multiple prizes on a nostalgic night that honored television's past and...
'Succession' says farewell: 5 things to look out for at the Emmys
by Andrew Marszal - January 14, 2024 - 9:54am
Delayed by four months due to Hollywood strikes, television's Emmy Awards will finally take place on Monday, with the final season of HBO's "Succession" expected to dominate the top drama prizes.
'Barbenheimer' leads SAG nominations, Netflix to air ceremony
by Andrew Marszal - January 11, 2024 - 11:11am
The SAG Awards, voted on by Hollywood actors, are likely to enjoy a profile boost of their own this year as they are broadcast globally on Netflix — an awards show first for the world's biggest streamer.
Disney debuts deaf Indigenous amputee superhero; 'woke' debate continues
by Andrew Marszal - January 9, 2024 - 12:14pm
"Echo" comes at a delicate time for Disney, whose Marvel superhero films have struggled recently at the box office after over a decade of global domination.
'Barbenheimer' leads Golden Globes nominees
by Andrew Marszal - January 7, 2024 - 11:42am
Dubbed "Barbenheimer" after they were released on the same weekend and grossed a combined $2.4 billion, the two movies boast 17 nominations between them at the Globes, which will kick off Hollywood's prize-giving...
Golden Globes, Jo Koy prepares to toast 'Barbenheimer'
by Andrew Marszal - January 6, 2024 - 9:37am
Organizers of the newly reformed Golden Globes hope that a "Barbenheimer" love-in can help to revitalize Hollywood's famously fun-loving but scandal-dogged awards gala.
'Friends' star Matthew Perry died of accidental ketamine overdose, examiner finds
by Andrew Marszal - December 16, 2023 - 9:58am
"Friends" actor Matthew Perry died from an accidental ketamine overdose, medical examiners said Friday, concluding their investigation into the death of the beloved but troubled TV star. 
Netflix releases vast viewing data for first time
by Andrew Marszal - December 13, 2023 - 1:43pm
Netflix for the first time published detailed viewing figures about thousands of its shows and movies Tuesday, offering an unprecedented glimpse into the world-leading streaming platform's top hits and highest-profile...
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