And the Oscar nominees are . . .

A look at who got the nods for this year’s Academy Awards.

08/20/2017 CAMBRIDGE, MA Author Celeste Ng (cq) poses for a portrait in her home office in Cambridge. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)


Celeste Ng says Julia Roberts is attached to ‘Everything I Never Told You’ movie

The Cambridge novelist tweeted the news.

“Green Book” producer Peter Farrelly (second from left) accepted the award Saturday at the Producers Guild Awards event.


‘Green Book’ wins Producers Guild of America award, amid controversies

The victory over heavy hitters like “Roma” and “A Star Is Born” surprised many in the audience — not least of all Peter Farrelly.

Tomasz Kot and Joanna Kulig in “Cold War.”

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In ‘Cold War,’ love collides with geopolitics

Oscar-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski’s film is both romance and elegy.

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‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscar nominations with 10 nods

Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani announced the nominees highlighting everything from the best picture and acting performances to production and costume design.

Complete list of nominees for the 91st Oscars

Take a look at the full list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards.

‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot’ is a real movie, and it was filmed in Mass.

Yes, this is an actual movie.

Chris Evans is part of a major cast for an upcoming Netflix film

The Sudbury native will appear in the forthcoming “Midwestern gothic” film “The Devil All the Time.”

Ty Burr

Putting it in black and white

Movies don’t always have to be in color.

Holiday Arts Preview 2018

Holiday arts preview 2018

// Best things to see, do this holiday season

From dancing sugarplums to a musical “Grinch,” there’s a bounty of theater, music, TV, and other attractions to enjoy.

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// Four-star movie reviews by the Globe

These films all earned four-star reviews from Globe critics Ty Burr, Janice Page, and Peter Keough, as well as former Globe critic Wesley Morris.

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// Launch of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ takes the faithful full circle

The new “Star Wars” is great fun, if not a great film. It consciously embraces the funky, handmade garage aesthetic of the 1977 original.

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Andrew Bering in “Who Will Write Our History.”

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Doc Talk: The Warsaw Ghetto, World War I, Native American rock stars, coal’s hidden cost

Previews of four upcoming documentaries. 

Humphrey Jennings’s “Fires Were Started” is part of the Harvard Film Archives series “Poets of Pandaemonium: The Cinema Of Humphrey Jennings and Derek Jarman.”

In Focus: Divergent documentarians at the HFA

Harvard Film Archive retrospective of Humphrey Jennings and Derek Jarman reveals common themes, iconography, and cinematic structure.

From left: Matthew McConaughey, Jason Clarke, and Djimon Hounsou in “Serenity.”

Going fishing with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in ‘Serenity’

The movie is Steven Knight’s first writing-directing effort since the acclaimed “Locke” (2013).

Lindsay Crouse will provide live narration for a silent classic at Arlington’s Regent Theatre.

Scene here | Local films, festivals, and faces

Scene Here: ‘Roma’ goes wide, ‘Peter Pan’ gains a voice

Local screen events of note.

From left: Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones in Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” reboot from 2016.


A new ‘Ghostbusters’ is coming, this one co-written and directed by Jason Reitman

The movie will reportedly take place in the same universe as the original 1984 blockbuster, which was directed by Ivan Reitman, Jason’s father.

From far left: Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Bruce Willis in “Glass.”

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With ‘Glass,’ M. Night Shyamalan makes a comeback — partway

The director’s latest, starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, and Samuel L. Jackson, completes a trilogy begun with “Unbreakable.”

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018 file photo, Steve Carell arrives at the premiere of


Steve Carell starring in, executive producing workplace comedy about ‘Space Force’

Steve Carell and Greg Daniels, creators of “The Office,” are producing a space workplace comedy for Netflix.

John C. Reilly (left) plays Oliver Hardy and Steve Coogan portrays Stan Laurel in “Stan & Ollie.”

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The story behind the comedy in ‘Stan & Ollie’

Steve Coogan portrays Stan Laurel, John C. Reilly plays Oliver Hardy.

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Alicia Keys presents the award for record of the year at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, that Keys will host the Feb. 10 Grammys for the first time. The show will air live on CBS in Los Angles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)


Alicia Keys to host Grammy Awards next month, while Oscars remains host-free

The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the Feb. 10 show for the first time.

Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston in a scene from “The Upside.”

‘The Upside’ unseats ‘Aquaman’ as top flick at theaters

Kevin Hart’s movie surpassed expectations and earned an estimated $19.6 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates.

The 2018 New England International Auto Show.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, Jan. 13-20

Head to a spirited comedy festival, Salem style, enjoy films with the family, and more.

Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, left, and Amy Adams as Lynne Cheney in a scene from


At private ‘Vice’ screening, counterterrorism expert Richard Clarke talks Dick Cheney, 9/11

The screening at the Brattle Theatre was organized by Pulitzer winner Ron Suskind and drew Samantha Power, Jill Lepore, Atul Gawande, and host of others.

Gael García Bernal in “Museo.”

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‘Museo’ looks back at a notorious art heist

The star, a deceptively elfin Gael García Bernal, is one of the chief attractions of the movie.

“I did this decades ago and . . . the truth is I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said,” Peter Farrelly said.


Peter Farrelly apologizes for exposing genitals to Cameron Diaz, others

Peter Farrelly apologized for his past behavior, which was unearthed by The Cut. “I’m embarrassed and it makes me cringe now,” he said.

Broadway in Boston’s production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” is at the Boston Opera House.

Things to do

The Weekender: Punk rock, pantaloons, and Oompa Loompas

Here’s the best way to spend your weekend, in Boston and beyond.

Jacques Becker, on the set of “Montparnasse 19”

French director Jacques Becker gets an HFA retrospective

The filmmaker helped pave the way for the New Wave of Truffaut and Godard.

Director Alfonso Cuaron and actress Yalitza Aparicio on the set of “Roma.”

Ty Burr

‘Green Book’ and ‘Roma’ raise unexpected questions

Audience assumptions become part of the viewing experience.

From left: Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, and Kevin Hart star in “The Upside.”

Movie Review

In ‘The Upside,’ Cranston, Hart make for an unlikely duo

They play an unlikely pair, a quadriplegic billionaire, and his “life auxiliary.”

Steve Coogan (left) and John C. Reilly in “Stan & Ollie.”

How Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly became Laurel and Hardy

The famous comedy duo get themselves a biopic.

Nicole Kidman plays an alcoholic detective in “Destroyer.”

Movie Review

With Nicole Kidman, in ‘Destroyer,’ desperation is skin deep

This tale of an alcoholic detective seeking to absolve her guilty conscience and bring culprits to justice 17 years after a deadly crime barely rises to the level of a genre rehash.

The creative process of Picasso is on display in “The Mystery of Picasso.”

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Strokes of genius in ‘The Mystery of Picasso’

At the MFA, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s documentary shows the artist in action.


Doc Talk

Lacrosse in North Carolina, lyricism in Alabama, through the looking glass in Iran

Three documentaries go to unexpected places.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 07: HBO's Bill Simmons speaks onstage during


Bill Simmons’s Ringer Films will focus on former child actors in next doc

The announcement comes less than a year after its first project, “Andre the Giant,” premiered in April.

Boston, MA - 1/16/1919: Looking across North End Park on Jan. 16, 1919, the day after a giant tank at the Purity Distilling Co. on Commercial Street collapsed, sending a wave of an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses through the streets of Boston. The great molasses tank was located in the center of this picture. Sections of the metal may be seen at the extreme left and right in the picture. Twenty-one people perished, including two 10-year-olds, Pasquale Iantosca and Maria Distasio, who were collecting firewood near the molasses tank while home from school for lunch. (Boston Globe Archive/) --- BGPA Reference: 150115_MJ_001

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The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 was Boston’s strangest disaster

One hundred years ago today an enormous steel tank ruptured, sending a torrent of brown syrup on a deadly path through the North End.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal portrayed Jeff Bauman in “Stronger.”

See which films received Mass. tax credits — and how much they got

One recent movie received a whopping $26.7 million, according to figures from the state Department of Revenue.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

John Krasinski cheering on Emily Blunt was a Golden Globes highlight

When the “Mary Poppins Returns” star took the stage Sunday night with Dick Van Dyke, Krasinski hollered his appreciation.

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Ethan Hawke arrives at the Governors Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. On Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, the National Society of Film Critics awarded Hawke its best actor award for his performance in


Somerville residents behind quirky Ethan Hawke podcast get a hat tip from ... Ethan Hawke

“I’m just relieved that he doesn’t think I’m crazy,” one of the hosts said.

Elsie Fisher, left, and Bo Burnham arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)


Bo Burnham, John Krasinski get Writers Guild nominations for best original screenplay

Scripts for “Black Panther,” “A Star Is Born,” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” are among five films up for the guild’s best adapted screenplay award.

Nantucket, MA, 01/7/2019 -- Kevin Spacey arrives at Nantucket District Court for his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 08spaceypic Reporter:

A frigid scene outside the courthouse as Kevin Spacey arrived

National news teams and cameras of all sizes jammed up against local reporters exchanging tips for staying warm as everyone waited for Spacey to arrive.

Elsie Fisher, left, and Bo Burnham arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Red carpet hits (and a miss) at the Golden Globes

Stars of the big and small screens stepped out in style at the first big Hollywood awards show of 2019.

Jim Beach accepted the Best Motion Picture Drama award for Bohemian Rhapsody during the Golden Globes on Sunday.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins best dramatic movie at upset-heavy Golden Globes

Veteran actress Glenn Close secured the award for best actress for her performance in “The Wife.”

Hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh

The Golden Globes have wrapped up in Beverly Hills

The awards show rolled on for more than three hours.

Rami Malek took home the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture drama.

See who won at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards

A list of winners from Sunday’s awards show.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 03: Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, hosts of the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, pose after rolling out the red carpet during a preview day at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 3, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)


Why Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg’s Golden Globes gig is going to be epic

The hosts are key to the success of the annual awards show, and these two seem to have a special rapport.

Comedian Kevin Hart in 2017.

Kevin Hart says he’s considering Oscars gig once again

Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he’ll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards.

John Judd and Mary Beth Fisher in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of A Doll's House, Part 2, directed by Lucas Hnath, playing January 4 Ñ February 3, 2019 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. © Photo: Kevin Berne

Things to Do

The Weekender: A brand new Nora, a long lost Ida, and a whole lotta Tay-Tay

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

JASON MOMOA as Aquaman in Warner Bros. PicturesÕ action adventure ÒAQUAMAN,Ó a Warner Bros. Pictures release.


Why ‘Aquaman’ is spurring calls to the New England Aquarium

Educators are fielding a lot of questions now that the so-called “Boston Aquarium” makes a cameo in the superhero blockbuster.

Navid Mohammadzadeh stars in “No Date, No Signature.”

Scene Here | local films, festivals, and faces

Films from Iran and films from all over

A look at a festival at the MFA, and another sponsored by Belmont World Film.

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

‘The Upside’ isn’t the first movie to turn French into English

The strands can get tangled when Hollywood remakes a French original.

The documentary “Monrovia, Indiana” features the town’s Main Street.

Doc Talk

In the heartland, on the bayou, in the swamp, in the limelight

Looking at “Monrovia, Indiana,” “Rodents of Unusual Size,” “The Swamp,” and “3 Days in Quiberon.”

Refugees are shown near a camp in Greece in Ai Weiwei’s 2017 documentary “Human Flow.”

In Focus

Ebb tide for common decency in ‘Human Flow’

Previewing an MFA screening of the Ai Wewei documentary about the global refugee crisis.