Novel new step in the judging process for Beard chef awards: Tasting the food.

The James Beard Basis is instituting a main transform in the judging system for its restaurant and chef awards this year. To wit: The judges will now truly stop by…

Disney attractions in running for visual-effects awards – Orlando Sentinel

Two Walt Disney World attractions are vying in the same category in the upcoming awards from the Visual Effects Society, and one of their competitors is a Disney Cruise Line…

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ leads race for BAFTA awards

LONDON – Visceral World War I German-language drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” got a field-leading 14 nominations on Thursday for the British Academy Film Awards, with genre-bending comedies…

Netflix receives 21 nominations for GLAAD Awards

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Netflix programs led the list of nominations announced Wednesday for the 34th annual GLAAD Media Awards, honoring fair, accurate and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and…

Orlando Fringe concludes its Winter Mini-Fest with awards and announces the inaugural ArtSpace season | Things to Do | Orlando

click on to enlarge photo courtesy Orlando Fringe Orlando Fringe’s seventh annual Winter Mini-Fest concluded Sunday, Jan. 15, capping the debut weekend of the organization’s extended-awaited downtown Fringe ArtSpace at…

India’s ‘RRR’ an unlikely underdog in Hollywood awards race

LOS ANGELES – Hollywood’s awards season has found an unlikely underdog in “RRR.” S.S. Rajamouli’s three-hour maximalist action epic is one of India’s most expensive and top-grossing films of all…

AFI Awards holds moment of silence for Lisa Marie Presley

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – In a ballroom filled with stars like Viola Davis, Ben Stiller and Sigourney Weaver, the American Film Institute Awards on Friday paid tribute to Lisa Marie…

Keenan Thompson returns as host of ‘People’s Choice Awards’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Keenan Thompson is returning as host of the “People’s Choice Awards,” and voting is open Wednesday for fans to choose their favorites in movies, television, music…

Disney, Universal, SeaWorld nab Golden Ticket Awards – Orlando Sentinel

Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando each landed Golden Ticket Awards, which recognize achievements in the theme park industry. Disney took home honors for Epcot’s Guardians of the…

‘Squid Game,’ ‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ vie for Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES – Emmy Awards host Kenan Thompson and the ceremony’s producers are promising a feel-good event — a phrase not applicable to several of the top nominated shows. The…