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2019 Oscars: Full Winners List and Live Blog

The 2019 Oscars took place in the Dolby Theatre on February 24, for the first time in years without a host. Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" and Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" were tied for the most nominations. They had ten nominations including...

Yorgos Lanthimos: From Greek Television Rookie to the Oscars

As Yorgos Lanthimos prepares for the big night to see if his latest film will win some of the ten Academy Awards for which it is nominated, one wonders if he had any idea he would ever get this...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Film ”The Favourite” Wins Seven BAFTA Awards

Yorgos Lanthimos' film ''The Favourite'' won seven awards in this year's 72nd British Academy Film Awards, (BAFTAs) in a ceremony held in London's Royal Albert Hall. ''The Favourite'' was the first film to be awarded, with the outstanding British film award...

Spotlight on the Greek Nominees of the 2019 Oscars

Yorgos Lanthimos' movie "The Favourite" swept the 2019 Oscar nominations with 10 total nominations. However, many other Greeks were prominently featured in this year's nominee list, so let's take a look at the Greeks in Hollywood up for Oscars. Yorgos...

Director Yorgos Lanthimos’ Father Dies

The father of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos died near Athens on Thursday, just a few days after his son's movie ”The Favourite” was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Antonis Lanthimos, a former basketball player, was living in Porto Rafti, which is east...

Lanthimos’ ”The Favourite” Nominated for 10 Oscars Including Best Picture and Director

”The Favourite,” a film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, the Academy announced at a special event which was broadcast from Los Angeles on January 22. Lanthimos' movie made waves for its scandalous portrayal of royal...

Lanthimos Film “The Favourite” Nominated for 12 BAFTA Awards

The 2019 BAFTA nominations were announced on Wednesday. Greek director, producer and screenwriter Yorgos Lanthimos' period film "The Favourite" is contending for awards in 12 categories, including those for Best Film, Director, Outstanding British Film, Leading Actress, and Supporting...

Olivia Colman Wins Golden Globe for Lanthimos’ “The Favourite”

British actress Olivia Colman won a Golden Globe on Sunday night for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her performance as Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite". This is Colman's second Golden Globe. She had previously won...

Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Scoops Awards at British Independent Film Awards

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos won Best Director for his film "The Favourite", which scooped a record ten honors at the 21st annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) on Sunday. Olivia Colman, who stars as the film's moody, dissipated Queen Anne,...

Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival

Acclaimed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos on Saturday won the Grand Jury Prize for his film "The Favourite" at the Venice Film Festival. Lanthimos added another award in his rich collection, this time winning second place in the prestigious film festival. The...