Monthly Archives: February 2016

Movie News – TV Ratings: Oscars Drop Again, Hit 7-Year Low in Early Numbers


The telecast averages a 23.4 overnight rating, down six percent from the previous year.

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Movie News – Oscar Snubs: ‘Star Wars,’ Sylvester Stallone, Lady Gaga Shut Out


The Academy Awards also continued ‘Carol’s’ disappointing awards-season losing streak as ‘The Martian,’ ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Sicario’ failed to win any awards.

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Movie News – Tribune Media Stock Jumps as Company Explores Sale or Separation of Assets, Other Options


“Tribune’s assets are valuable, powerful and performing well,” says CEO Peter Liguori. “However, it’s our belief that our current stock price does not reflect the full value of these assets.”

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Movie News – Leonardo DiCaprio’s Best Actor Win Was the Most Tweeted Moment of an Oscar Telecast Ever


‘The Revenant’ star picking up a long-awaited award led to 440,000 tweets per minute, smashing the previous mark set by Ellen Degeneres star-packed selfie from 2014.

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Movie News – The 88th Annual Academy Awards: TV Review


Chris Rock led a telecast that had important things to say, but still felt endless.

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Movie News – Oscars: ‘Spotlight’ Ultimately Prevails Over ‘The Revenant’ and ‘Mad Max’


While host Chris Rock addressed the diversity controversy head-on, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson took top acting honors.

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Movie News – Oscars: Warner Bros. Scores Most Wins, But Open Road Has Critical Victory


In the competition among distributors, Fox and A24 both picked up three trophies.

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Movie News – Leonardo DiCaprio Wins First Oscar, Says “Climate Change Is Real”


“Climate change is real. It is happening right now. It’s the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together,” said DiCaprio, who earned best actor honors for ‘The Revenant’ on Sunday night.

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Movie News – Oscars: Brie Larson Wins Best Actress, Thanks Jacob Tremblay


The actress also won a Golden Globe, a SAG Award and an Independent Spirit Award this year for her role in ‘Room.’

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Movie News – China Clears ‘The Revenant’ for Release, Cuts Expected


Although the details are still being hashed out, the film, which won three Oscars on Sunday, has been cleared to open in the world’s second-largest movie market in March.

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