Blog: February 2018

Heritage

Among 21CF’s many Oscar nominations this year, “The Shape of Water” is up for awards in the categories of Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

Heritage

On February 4, 2013, at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, Ang Lee won the award for Best Director and Claudio Miranda won the award for Cinematography for their work together on “Life of Pi.”

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes “War for the Planet of the Apes” winning four Visual Effects Society Awards, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” passing a milestone, FOX’s NFL rights and more.

Heritage

20th Century Fox has two nominees this year for writing in the Best Original Screenplay category: Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor for “The Shape of Water,” and Martin McDonagh for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Both Guillermo and Martin also directed their nominated written screenplays. 

Heritage

At the 52nd Academy Awards ceremony held on April 14, 1980, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Sally Field won for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her captivating performance in “Norma Rae” playing the title character.

TV

Versatile FOX NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little shifts into overdrive this weekend at Daytona International Speedway for the 60th running of the Daytona 500, live on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 18 (2:30 p.m. ET) – already her third motor sports season opener of the 2018 racing season.

Heritage

Behind-the-scenes photography offers a unique perspective; not only is one able to see the inner workings of filmmaking but, sometimes, one is able to see a more candid side to the individuals who grace the big screen.

Heritage

In the weeks leading up to the 90th Oscars on Sunday, March 4, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from the 20th Century Fox Archives.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF’s fiscal Q2 2018 earnings, strong viewership for the IPL player auction on Star Sports, a second season for “The Four,” “Isle of Dogs” at SXSW and more.

Heritage

In February 1968, the film “Planet of the Apes” premiered in U.S. theaters. The movie, which was adapted from Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel, “Monkey Planet,” starred Charlton Heston as an astronaut aboard a spaceship that crash-lands on a seemingly foreign, desolate planet ruled by apes.