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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 03, 18

Wrinkle in Time (starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon...

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Out this week

* Movies

  • A Wrinkle in Time (starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling) - fantasy, based on the 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle; a young girl (Reid) sets out to find her missing father with the help of three astral beings (Winfrey, Witherspoon, Kaling).
  • Gringo (starring David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron) - comedy; a businessman (Oyelowo) finds himself battling for survival after he ends up getting kidnapped by the cartel.
  • The Hurricane Heist (starring Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten) - thriller; a team of tech hackers attempt a heist against the U.S. treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches, while the people remaining in the deserted beach town try to survive the hurricane and stop the criminals.
  • The Strangers: Prey at Night (starring Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, Lewis Pullman) - horror, is a sequel to 2008’s The Strangers; a family stranded in a deserted mobile home park gets stalked by three masked individuals.

Awards

90th Academy Awards

Winners:

  • Best Picture: The Shape of Water
  • Best Director: Guillermo del Toro - The Shape of Water
  • Best Actor: Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour
  • Best Actress: Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney - I, Tonya
  • Best Original Screenplay: Get Out
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me by Your Name
  • Best Animated Feature Film: Coco
  • Best Original Score: The Shape of Water
  • Best Original Song: ‘Remember Me’ from Coco

For the complete list of winners, visit oscar.go.com/winners

38th Golden Raspberry Awards

“Winners”:

  • Worst Picture: The Emoji Movie
  • Worst Director: Tony Leondis - The Emoji Movie
  • Worst Actor: Tom Cruise - The Mummy
  • Worst Actress: Tyler Perry - Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
  • Worst Supporting Actor: Mel Gibson - Daddy’s Home 2
  • Worst Supporting Actress: Kim Basinger - Fifty Shades Darker
  • Worst Screen Combo: Any two obnoxious emojis - The Emoji Movie
  • Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel: Fifty Shades Darker
  • Worst Screenplay: The Emoji Movie
  • The Razzie Nominee So Rotten You Loved It: Baywatch
  • Barry L. Bumstead Award: CHiPs
  • The Razzie Redeemer Award: “A Safe Hollywood-Haven where talent is protected, nourished and allowed to flourish with proper compensation.”

Star

Black Panther

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis

Director: Ryan Coogler

Tagline: Hero. Legend. King

  • Action; King T’Challa (Boseman) returns home to find his sovereignty challenged when a long-time adversary conspires to bring down his kingdom in a conflict that has global consequences.
  • Is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Had a budget of $200 million; has made over $898 million in less than three weeks. Money was raised on crowdfunding platforms in the Black Panther Challenge to help take underprivileged children to see the film.
  • Has received critical acclaim, earning praise for its visuals, direction, story, and performances.
  • A Black Panther film was in consideration since 1992 when Wesley Snipes announced his intention to make the movie but the project did not materialize.
  • Score composed by Ludwig Goransson. Kendrick Lamar, along with Anthony Tiffith, produced the film’s curated soundtrack, Black Panther: The Album.
  • Is likely to be followed by a sequel.