As the number of scripted series continues to grow (more than 500 in 2018), it is not just a race to produce the biggest quantity, but also the highest quality programming. Looking at the upcoming slate for 2019, there appears to be no shortage of unique stories coming. Here, Variety previews the most anticipated scripted […]
CLOSE After roughly a quarter century in elected office, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will retire. Michael Schwab, Nashville TennesseanBuy PhotoSen. Lamar Alexander speaks during a unity rally at the Omni Hotel Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn.(Photo: Wade Payne/ for The Tennessean)Buy PhotoAfter roughly a quarter century in elected office, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander…
These lists will inevitably change by the time I release the official Bummys next September (fingers crossed!). But many of these movies and albums will remain near the tops of my lists. Here are my initial impressions of what the best movies and albums of this year were, along with a couple extras at the […]
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital today (Monday) reserved judgment till tomorrow (Tuesday) in the appeal filed by the pro-Ladi Adebutu national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the orders of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, in favour of the Engr. Adebayo Dayo-led Ogun State PDP Exco […]
This awards season, the Hollywood studios’ Golden Boy, Oscar, stars in The Return of the Prodigal Son. This year’s lineup of studio contenders has opened screen doors to the top award after Oscar’s long affair with those wild young things called “the indies.” As the blockbusters became the more and more favored means of recoupment […]
For as scattered as the Golden Globes can be, there are at least a couple of constants when it comes to the nominations. The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has proved time and again that its favorite kind of actors to reward tend to come from two extreme sides of the spectrum: talented first-timers and huge […]
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Monday reserved judgment till Tuesday in the appeal filed by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the orders of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, in favour of the Adebayo Dayo-led Ogun State PDP. The pro-Adebutu national leadership of the […]
Andrew Fisher, the chief policy adviser to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, last night jumped into the simmering row about the BBC’s annual sports review show by suggesting that if Lewis Hamilton wants to win Sports Personality of the Year, then the multi-millionaire racing driver needs to pay his taxes. The BBC showpiece SPOTY once […]
HELLO, HELLO! SO TODAY I WANTED TO SHARE WITH YOU AN AWARD I WAS RECENTLY NOMINATED FOR BY A FRIEND: THE 2018 LIEBSTER AWARD! I WAS NOT ONLY SHOCKED TO HAVE HEARD THAT THERE WAS AN AWARD FOR BLOGGERS TO POSSIBLY RECEIVE(NEW BLOGGER HERE), BUT THAT MY NEWLY ACQUAINTED FRIEND KRISTEN HAD NOMINATED ME. I […]
￼ December 14, 2018//-Robert Gariba Gbari, a primary school teacher at Richard Akwei Memorial Basic School, Accra, Ghana, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019. Now in its fifth year, the US$1 million award is the largest prize of its kind. The teachers shortlisted for the Global […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s brother-in-law is about to become the director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images congress Trump’s nominee to run pension agency has a thin resume. By IAN KULLGREN 12/17/2018 05:10 AM EST The Trump administration, staring down a $54 billion pension crisis, is placing its faith in […]
Indie Short Fest is pleased to announce the nominations of December 2018.
Thank you for sharing your projects. And congratulations to all! It was a long, hard, and amazing round.
Image copyright Alamy Image caption Women-led films have won the box offices and critical accolades in recent years US awards season is in full swing – and so is the debate around representation (and a gaping lack thereof) in Hollywood. But the landscape for women in media may be changing for the better.Last year, female-centric…