News:2017:Archive

Main Entries for 2017

This page provides links to all of our entries in all categories for 2017.

Ten films move on in Oscars Documentary Short race

Dec 05, 2017 – List of ten will be narrowed to five nominees (more)

Academy presents Hidden Figures/Modern Figures

Nov 14, 2017 – Panel discussion will include NASA scientists and Hidden Figures filmmakers. (more)

26 animated features submitted for Oscar race

Nov 10, 2017 – Up to five nominees will be announced. (more)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer released

Oct 10, 2017 – Latest episode in the Star Wars franchise hits cinemas on December 15th. (more)

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dead at 91

Sep 28, 2017 – Hefner was a polarizing figure who became an icon. (more)

Travolta appears as Gotti in new trailer

Sep 27, 2017 – Gotti is to be released in cinemas and on demand December 15th. (more)

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Aug 20, 2017 – Known as much for his philanthropy as he was his pratfalls. (more)

Pioneering comedian Dick Gregory dead at 84

Aug 19, 2017 – Gregory made waves as a comedian and civil rights activist. (more)

Country music legend Glen Campbell dead at 81

Aug 08, 2017 – Singer had a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. (more)

Chester Bennington dead at 41

Jul 20, 2017 – Linkin Park frontman apparently commited suicide. (more)

Carrie Fisher had multiple drugs in system prior to death

Jun 19, 2017 – Cocaine among the items revealed in autopsy. (more)

Cosby jury deadlocked

Jun 15, 2017 – Jury informs judge they’re deadlocked after 31 hours of deliberation. (more)

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins

Jun 06, 2017 – Couple add Ella and Alexander to the family. (more)

Rex Reed out at Observer

May 31, 2017 – Reed has been NYC paper’s film critic for more than 25 years. (more)

The Square wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

May 28, 2017 – 70th edition of festival comes to a close. (more)

Roger Moore dead at 89

May 23, 2017 – British actor was best known for playing James Bond. (more)

Universal moves Bride of Frankenstein’s wedding date to 2019

May 22, 2017 – Film is part of Universal’s Dark Universe franchise. (more)

Singer Chris Cornell dead at 52

May 18, 2017 – Cornell was found hanged in his hotel room after concert. (more)

Jimmy Kimmel to host 90th Oscars

May 16, 2017 – Late night host returns for second consecutive year. (more)

New Cars 3 trailer released

May 10, 2017 – Lightning McQueen and the gang are back June 16th. (more)

The Dark Tower trailer released

May 03, 2017 – Action film based on Stephen King novels hits cinemas August 4th, 2017. (more)

Jonathan Demme dead at 73

Apr 26, 2017 – Director had oesophageal cancer. (more)

First trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle released

Apr 25, 2017 – Sequel to be released September 22nd. (more)

Bye Bye Bill: O’Reilly out at Fox News

Apr 19, 2017 – Controversial Fox News host shown the door after sexual harassment allegations. (more)

First official teaser trailer released for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Apr 14, 2017 – Film hits theatres December 15th. (more)

Fox Searchlight releases trailer for STEP

Apr 13, 2017 – Film opens August 4th, 2017. (more)

First trailer for Detroit released

Apr 12, 2017 – Kathryn Bigelow film opens August 4th, 2017 (more)

Don Rickles dead at 90

Apr 06, 2017 – He may have been called the Merchant of Venom, but friends say he was the height of kindness. (more)

Academy announces key dates for 2018 Oscar season

Apr 04, 2017 – Ceremony moves due to Winter Olympics. (more)

Harrison Ford escapes penalties from FAA.

Apr 03, 2017 – Actor won’t face penalties after landing plane on taxiway. (more)

The Big Bang Theory renewed for two seasons

Mar 20, 2017 – Latest extension will take it through season twelve. (more)

Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski tied the knot

Mar 17, 2017 – Couple eloped last Sunday. (more)

First look at Megan Leavey trailer

Mar 15, 2017 – Based on a true story, the film opens June 9th, 2017. (more)

Jeff Daniels cast in Hulu’s 9/11 drama The Looming Tower

Mar 13, 2017 – Daniels will play the FBI’s John O’Neill. (more)

Viola Davis to receive Harvard’s Artist of the Year Award

Mar 04, 2017 – Actress will receive honor at Harvard’s Cultural Rhythms Festival. (more)

Canadian trailer released for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Mar 02, 2017 – It’s a trailer, eh? (more)

Moonlight wins Best Picture after embarrassing flub

Feb 27, 2017 – La La Land mistakenly announced as winner before onstage correction. (more)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend to perform at 89th Oscars

Feb 10, 2017 – Musicians will perform their five Oscar-nominated songs. (more)

John Cho and Leslie Mann to host Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards

Feb 03, 2017 – Event takes place February 11th. (more)

SAG Award winners announced

Jan 29, 2017 – Politically-charged speeches pepper ceremony. (more)

89th Academy Award nominations announced

Jan 24, 2017 – La La Land leads the pack. (more)

Giancarlo Esposito confirmed for Better Call Saul role

Jan 14, 2017 – Actor will reprise his role as drug kingpin Gus Fring. (more)

74th Golden Globe Awards presented

Jan 09, 2017 – Moonlight and La La Land get top film awards. (more)

18 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be honored by Academy

Jan 04, 2017 – Recipients to be honored at Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017. (more)