“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” leads all nominees with four bids: ensemble, nominations actress for its stars Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, and a supporting actor nomination for Sam Rockwell.
“With so much silence being broken by so many brave people against so many high-profile people, I felt it was important to add my story to theirs because it’s something I’ve struggled with for a long time,” Farrow said. “It was very momentous for me to see this conversation finally carried into a public setting.”
“I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the brave artists who are fighting for all people to be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve,” said Chalamet.
“It’s been a difficult year for our industry,” Reese Witherspoon, one of the champions of the Time’s Up initiative and the idea to wear black to the awards, said backstage with her “Big Little Lies” co-stars. “I think there was a collective feeling that it wouldn’t be business as usual.”
“For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men,” said Winfrey, accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. “But their time is up. Their time is up!”
“‘Places to Love’ is about finding the experiences, the destinations, but, most importantly, the people who really make us feel like we’re part of a place,” Brown said in an interview for the AP Travel podcast “Get Outta Here!”
“Today” won’t be an all-female zone in its first half, however, with longtime weather forecaster Al Roker and correspondent Carson Daly as regulars. Megyn Kelly hosts the show’s third hour.
“It’s an overwhelming array of options at the movie theater, which could prove daunting to most moviegoers,” said box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian of comScore. “But you’d have to be a Scrooge not to find a movie you like in this marketplace.”
Paulalengan was awarded the Project NEXT Viewers Choice Award at the Denver Film Festival in November for her short film, “Dear People.”