Have a library card? You can now stream these Oscar-nominated films exclusively on Kanopy

Kanopy (as well as Hoopla) team up with libraries to offer movies to stream FOR FREE if you have a library card. Pretty cool, right? Find your library here Right now, Kanopy is offering 2 exclusively on their platform. “Of Fathers and Sons” (nominated for Best Documentary Feature) and “Weekends” (nominate for Best Animated Short)  

OSCAR® Nominated Documentary Films Now Streaming FREE Online, Showing in Theaters: ‘Knife Skills’ & ‘Edith+Eddie’

Not sure what to watch tonight? Give one of these a try. EDITH+EDDIE is now streaming for free at First Look Media’s Topic.com and YouTube  29:34 minutes “EDITH+EDDIE is one of the finest observational documentaries of the year. What starts as a sweet and tender portrayal of elderly interracial love transforms into a damning cry against institutionalized elder abuse. It’s currently [nominated] for Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies on HBO

Get Out A black photographer’s weekend meeting his white girlfriend’s parents takes a terrifying turn in this horror hit from Jordan Peele. Performance by an actor in a leading role: Daniel Kaluuyain Achievement in directing: Jordan Peele Best motion picture of the year: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele, Producers Original screenplay: Written by Jordan Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies to Rent or Buy

RENT OR BUY Blade Runner 2049 Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years. Achievement in Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies on Netflix

Mudbound Two Mississippi families — one black, one white — confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming, and friendship in a divided World War II era. Performance by an actress in a supporting role: Mary J. Blige Achievement in cinematography: Rachel Morrison Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song): “Mighty River” Music and Lyric by Mary J. Blige, Raphael Read More →

This year’s Oscar-Nominated movies with Amazon Prime

The Big Sick Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings. Original screenplay: Written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani Abacus: Small Enough to Jail From acclaimed Read More →

90th Academy Award Nominations!

Performance by an actor in a leading role Timothée Chalamet in “Call Me by Your Name” Daniel Day-Lewis in “Phantom Thread” Daniel Kaluuyain “Get Out” Gary Oldman in “Darkest Hour” Denzel Washington in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Performance by an actor in a supporting role Willem Dafoe in “The Florida Project” Woody Harrelson in “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” Richard Jenkins in Read More →

The Academy unanimously voted to increase diversity of membership by 2020

### In a unanimous vote Thursday night (1/21), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved a sweeping series of substantive changes designed to make the Academy’s membership, its governing bodies, and its voting members significantly more diverse.  The Board’s goal is to commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of Read More →

Chris Rock returns to host the next Academy Awards

Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today.  The 88th Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network.  Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005. “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the Read More →

Academy Invites 322 Actors, Directors, Writers, Editors, Executives, Casting Directors, Costume Designers, MakeUp Artists, Hair Stylists, Composer, Public Relations, Sound Design, Visual Effects & more

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2015. “It’s gratifying to acknowledge the extraordinary range of talent in our industry,” said Read More →

Post-Oscar Rants & Raves on The Reel Big Show

This week Michael, Liz and Jeremy discuss the aftermath of this year’s Oscars and Spirit Awards and submit their ideas on what should change to make the Academy Awards more enjoyable! Melissa also adds a new category! On Demand This Week! Check it out as Michael fills us in on what to watch this weekend

Academy Award Nominations & Winners

You can also check out 93 backstage photos here! ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES STEVE CARELL Foxcatcher BRADLEY COOPER American Sniper BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH The Imitation Game MICHAEL KEATON Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) EDDIE REDMAYNE The Theory of Everything ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE NOMINEES ROBERT DUVALL The Judge ETHAN HAWKE Boyhood EDWARD NORTON Birdman or (The Read More →

Loads of Interesting Random Facts About the Academy Awards aka Oscars

Here are a bunch of random facts about the Academy Awards. Some are quite surprising. which one shocked you the most? Top winner & nominee for Visual Effects Dennis Muren – 8 wins, 15 nominations Won: Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Innerspace, The Read More →