Did you know these fun facts about the Oscar nominations?

Did you know these fun facts about the Oscar nominations?

—For his participation on “Maestro,” Steven Spielberg amassed his 13th best picture nomination, a record for an individual producer. —Thanks to the epic drama “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Martin Scorsese becomes the most-nominated living film director of all time, with an amazing 10 nods. He surpasses old pal Spielberg, who now ranks second in … Read more

Forget ‘snubs.’ The real winner in this year’s Oscar nominations is international cinema

Forget ‘snubs.’ The real winner in this year’s Oscar nominations is international cinema

February is well upon us, and it wouldn’t take a groundhog sighting on Hollywood Boulevard to know that the interminable rituals of Academy Awards season will grind on for another several weeks. We have entered what I have come to think of as the Oscars’ interregnum, that anxious, frequently tedious period between the announcement of … Read more

Cher, Lenny Kravitz and Sinéad O’Connor lead 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations

Cher, Lenny Kravitz and Sinéad O’Connor lead 2024 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations

Cher, Mariah Carey, Sade, Oasis, Lenny Kravitz and the late Sinéad O’Connor are among the acts nominated for the first time for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the organization announced Saturday. Also on the ballot for the class of 2024 are Foreigner, Kool & the Gang and Peter Frampton (all first-time … Read more