E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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Renee Zellweger Looks a Lot Like Judy Garland in First Biopic Photo
See Renee Zellweger transform into the iconic Hollywood actress and singer in the first photo from ‘Judy.’
You Can No Longer Use Your MoviePass at These 10 AMC Theaters
MoviePass just suddenly cut ties with 10 AMC theaters in major cities.
‘IT’ Unseats ‘The Exorcist’ as the Highest-Grossing Horror Film of All Time
The Stephen King adaptation has broken another box office record, beating ‘The Exorcist’ to become the highest-grossing horror movie ever.
Nicole Kidman Wins Her First Emmy For Outstanding Lead Actress in ‘Big Little Lies’
Nicole Kidman took home her first Emmy award on Sunday night for her lead role in HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies.’
Prepare for a ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Announcement and Release Date at Comic-Con
We know a Wonder Woman sequel is happening – how could Warner Bros. not give us another Diana Prince outing after Patty Jenkins‘ film smashed its way to the top of the box office? The film, which has bypasses the final Harry Potter film to become the studio’s third-biggest release of all time, has yet to get an official sequel announcement, but there are rumors that such news is on the way.
2017 Emmys Nominations: 5 Major Snubs and 5 Amazing Surprises
The nominations are in for the 2017 Emmy Awards and there’s just as much to celebrate as there is to be disappointed about. The 2016-2017 TV season was a huge year for the small screen, reaching the peak-iest of peak TV. It was full of more new series than you could keep track of, diverse casts, and many groundbreaking episodes in both the comedy and drama departments. A brief scan of the major categories may leave you feeling a little bummed over the nominations, with many of the usual suspecting making the cut yet again – can the Emmys even exist without Modern Family or Julia Louis-Dreyfus nods at this point? And critical and fan favorites like The Leftovers, Girls, and Legion were nowhere to be seen in the top categories.
You Can Be a Wizard Too With Facebook’s Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Easter Egg
Twenty years ago today one woman introduced the world to one of the most imaginative stories of all time. The Boy Who Lived was summoned into existence by J.K. Rowling when Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone first hit shelves in 1997, inciting an international fandom among both kids and adults that remains as active as ever today. So how do you go about celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Potter-verse?
‘James Bond’ Star Roger Moore, Dies at 89
Acting legend and James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89.
Gareth Edwards Explains Why Darth Vader’s ‘Rogue One’ Ending Scene Almost Didn’t Happen
One of the most exciting, gasp-worthy moments in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story takes place in the film’s final moments. In the scene – spoiler alert – a red lightsaber slices through the darkness and Darth Vader emerges onto the ship. He demolishes a pack of rebel soldiers before a blockade runner escapes and delivers the Death Star plans to Princess Leia. It’s one of the best scenes in the film, but it almost didn’t happen.
Oscars Stage Manager Reveals Why It Took So Long To Correct the Best Picture Mistake
The Envelopegate investigation continues, and now we have more information on what exactly went down backstage during the Oscars Best Picture snafu. One of the biggest questions has been why exactly it took so long for the Academy producers and PricewaterhouseCooper accountants to notice La La Land had wrongly been named the winner. In a new interview with The Wrap, Oscars stage manager Gary Natoli reveals a whole bunch of details on what exactly happened and why the two PwC accounts were held responsible for the mistake.
In the Craziest Moment in Oscars History, ‘Moonlight’ Won Best Picture After ‘La La Land’ Mess-Up
In what is no doubt the most insane moment in Oscars history, Moonlight won Best Picture only after it was wrongly announced that La La Land was the winner.
John Hurt, Oscar-Nominated Actor of ‘Alien’ and ‘The Elephant Man,’ Dies at Age 77
John Hurt, the British actor best known for Alien and The Elephant Man, has reportedly died at the age of 77, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
2017 Oscar Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Leads with a Record-Tying 14 Nominations
Ah, can you smell it? The aroma of scorching hot awards season debates is already in the air! The nominees for the 2017 Oscars were announced bright and early this morning – or should we say dark and early, as the ScreenCrush team beat the sunrise for the big announcement.
Emma Waton’s Belle Just Wants Someone to Understand in New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ TV Spot
We never got to hear Emma Watson’s singing had she not turned down La La Land, but thanks what we’ve got the new Beauty and the Beast for. The latest TV spot for Disney’s live-action remake, which debuted during the Golden Globes, features Watson singing “Belle” from the classic animated movie.