He won an Oscar for his gripping portrayal of breakdowns lurking under the surface of an affluent family in Robert Redford’s 1980 film “Ordinary People,” and for 1977’s “Julia.”
The Oscar nomination for “Boyz N the Hood” came as a surprise, he told us in a 2017 interview. He also spoke about feeling “put on display” with Spike Lee, when they presented an award together.
His first film, which he began shooting when he was in his early 20s, earned an Oscar nomination for best director — the first for an African-American.
Mr. Spielberg, a Hollywood titan for more than four decades, has been cast as an anti-streaming Luddite. The reality is more complex.
Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among the wealthy parents accused Tuesday of cheating or paying bribes to get their children into elite universities.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s soundtrack notched a fourth week at the top as Gunna and Offset opened strong at No. 3 and 4.
Like many Knicks fans these days, Spike Lee is openly rooting for his team to lose. The N.B.A. would probably prefer he didn’t say so at the Academy Awards.
The film and television company, which focuses on issues-oriented entertainment, has 17 nominations, just a couple of years after laying off half its staff.
The Independent Spirit Awards nominated a record number of female directors. Why did no other award-giving groups come close to following suit?
Our expert analyzed all 554 best-picture nominees over the years, and found that political themes are becoming more common.