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Tyler Coates

Awards Editor

Tyler Coates is the Awards Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where he has covered the Oscars and Emmys races since 2019. Before joining THR, Coates was a Senior Culture Editor at Esquire, the founding Deputy Editor at Decider and a Deputy Editor at Flavorwire; his writing has also been published in Billboard, Columbia Journalism Review, Slate and Wired. A Virginia native, Coates graduated from James Madison University with a degree in English.

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ACE Eddie Awards: ‘The Holdovers,’ ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour’ Among Winners

Universal’s Oppenheimer and Focus Features’ The Holdovers won the top theatrical prizes Sunday at the 74th Annual ACE Eddie Awards, presented by the American Cinema Editors at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ACE president Kevin Tent, who presided over the event, won best edited feature film, comedy, for The Holdovers, while the drama feature award went to […]

Calista Flockhart on High Stakes of Playing Lee Radziwill in ‘Feud’ and Sad End of Old New York

[This story contains spoilers from the sixth episode of Feud: Capote vs. the Swans, “Hats, Gloves and Effete Homosexuals.”] Feud: Capote vs. the Swans is a reunion for Calista Flockhart and showrunner Jon Robin Baitz, who created Brothers & Sisters on which the actress starred during its five-season run. It was an instant yes, says […]

Oscars: Billie Eilish, Ryan Gosling and Jon Batiste to Perform Nominated Original Songs

Jon Batiste, Becky G, Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, Scott George and the Osage Singers, and Ryan Gosling and Mark Ronson will perform this year’s nominated songs on the 96th Academy Awards, executive producer and showrunner Raj Kapoor and executive producers Molly McNearney and Katy Mullan announced today. This will be Eilish and O’Connell’s second […]

Bradley Cooper on Writing, Producing, Directing and Starring in ‘Maestro’: “It All Feels Like One Thing To Me”

Before scoring three Oscar nominations this year for Netflix’s Maestro — including best picture, actor and original screenplay (the latter shared with Josh Singer) — Bradley Cooper had already garnered an impressive nine Academy Award nominations as an actor (Silver Linings Playbook in 2013, American Hustle in 2014, American Sniper in 2015 and A Star Is […]

‘The Zone of Interest’ Producer on Finding New Relevancy in a Holocaust Drama: “Our Political Culture Is Closer to That of the Perpetrator Than We Think”

When Jonathan Glazer began developing the project that became The Zone of Interest — nominated for five Oscars, including best picture and best international feature — he and producer James Wilson began to ask a series of questions that would require them to find the rationale behind making another film that depicts the events of […]

Dorian Film Awards: ‘All of Us Strangers’ Sweeps Queer Film Critic Honors

Searchlight’s All of Us Strangers scored three prizes at the 15th Annual Dorian Awards, handed out by GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics. Andrew Haigh’s supernatural drama starring Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal won film of the year, LGBTQ film of the year and LGBTQ screenplay of the year. “Twelve years ago, Andrew Haigh’s […]

‘Past Lives’ Tops Spirit Awards Disrupted by Israel-Hamas Protest

A24’s Past Lives won the top prize for best feature at the 39th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, with writer-director Celine Song also winning best director for her feature film debut. American Fiction’s Jeffrey Wright won best lead performance for his role in the Amazon MGM Studios comedy, presented to him by his fellow Oscar […]

SAG Awards: ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘The Bear’ Score Three Wins Apiece

Universal’s Oppenheimer took took the top prize at the 2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards, winning best cast in a film — while also taking the prizes for lead and supporting actor.  Cillian Murphy won best actor for his role as in the eponymous scientist who led the Manhattan Project’s creation of the atomic bomb. He […]

‘The Holdovers’ Producer Mark Johnson on the Anxieties of Trusting a Director: “The Process Works, but It’s as Frustrating as Can Be”

Mark Johnson is a veteran producer who won a best picture Oscar in 1989 for Rain Man, one of many collaborations with director Barry Levinson (the pair earned a second best picture nom in 1992 for Bugsy). Just over three decades later, Johnson earned his third Oscar nomination for Focus Features’ The Holdovers, his second […]

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Production Designer Reveals Crew Actually Destroyed a House for Explosive Scene

Jack Fisk’s résumé lists collaborations with an incredible group of directors, among them Terrence Malick (Fisk has worked with the auteur since his debut, 1973’s Badlands), David Lynch (The Straight Story, Mulholland Drive) and Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood, The Master). But Apple’s Killers of the Flower Moon, which scored Fisk his third […]

Script to Scene: ‘The Holdovers’ Screenwriter David Hemingson on Bringing Humor to Melancholy Moments

David Hemingson describes this scene as a bridge that slowly brings the film’s central characters — teacher Paul (Paul Giamatti), angsty teen Angus (Dominic Sessa) and cook Mary (Da’Vine Joy Randolph) — closer together. Not only does it put Paul and Mary on equal footing as he helps her prepare dinner, but she quickly takes […]

Script to Scene: ‘Barbie’ Screenwriters Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach Break Down a Climactic Moment

“For a long time we called it the ‘God Space,’ ” Greta Gerwig says of the ethereal setting for the conversation between Stereotypical Barbie (Margot Robbie) and her creator, Ruth Handler (Rhea Perlman). “What other God does Barbie have?” Gerwig and Noah Baumbach took inspiration from celestial spaces in films like Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s […]