Film News Roundup: Leonardo DiCaprio Presenting Robert De Niro SAG Life Achievement Award

In today’s film news roundup, Leonardo DiCaprio will present Robert De Niro with his SAG Life Achievement Award, the Oliver Sacks documentary finds a home and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television gets a new dean. AWARD PRESENTATION Leonardo … Read more…

In Apparent ‘Error,’ Russian Figure Skater’s Auschwitz-Themed Outfit Makes Shortlist for International Skating Union’s ‘Best Costume’ Award

The International Skating Union (ISU) has apologized for including an Auschwitz-themed figure skating outfit as a nominee for its “Best Costume” of the year award. Responding to backlash mounting on social media, the ISU wrote on Twitter that the costume, … Read more…

Juliette Binoche Joins Macao Talent Roster; MUBI Launches In India; BIFA Craft Award Winners – Global Briefs

Oscar-winning French actress Juliette Binoche has been added as a talent ambassador for the 4th edition of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM), which runs Dec 5-10 this year. Binoche joins Hong Kong star Carina Lau and K-pop … Read more…

Nazi Satire Jojo Rabbit Wins Toronto International Film Festival’s Audience Award

(NEW YORK) — Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” won the People’s Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

HONOLULU — For the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by the Women’s Choice Award®. Presented by WomenCertified Inc., this evidence-based designation scored Moanalua Medical Center … Read more…

Glenn Close Wins Best Actress SAG Award For ‘The Wife’ After ‘Fatal Attraction’ Reunion With Michael Douglas

Glenn Close and Michael Douglas presented last night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) shortly before she accepted the best actress award for The Wife. It was a fascinating Fatal Attraction reunion and highlighted how things in Hollywood are … Read more…

Community Partners Award Honors Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Community Partners recently presented an Albert R. Rodriguez Civic Legacy Honor in Los Angeles to Kaiser Permanente Southern California in recognition of its strong partnership and community health work with the organization. Inspired by Community Partners’ late co-founder, the award … Read more…