Every year, when the Academy makes a membership count just before Oscar nomination voting begins, TheWrap uses those figures to determine how many votes it’ll take to receive an Oscar nomination in each of the 23 categories.

This year, the answer is easy: It’ll take just about what it took last year.

Now that the Academy has stopped inviting huge groups of new members each year, which it did for six straight years beginning in 2016, the organization is growing more slowly. Only 92 more members are eligible to vote in 2023 than in 2022, and those are spread out across the 17 Academy branches that handle nominations in the majority of Oscar categories.

In six different categories – cinematography, costume design, film editing, sound and the two writing categories – there has been no change in the number of votes it takes to land a nomination; in four other

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Bernard Kalb, a veteran journalist and the first anchor of the CNN series “Reliable Sources,” died on Sunday at the age of 100.

Kalb died at his home in Maryland. The Washington Post first reported his death from complications after a fall.

Kalb was the founding anchor and panelist on CNN’s weekly series “Reliable Sources” when it launched in 1993, remaining in the post until 1998. He was succeeded by Howard Kurtz, who was then succeeded by Brian Stelter until the show was canceled in August 2022.

Before “Reliable Sources,” Kalb built an esteemed career as a journalist, working for the New York Times, CBS News and NBC News with a particular interest in international affairs.

After traveling with Henry Kissinger on diplomatic missions alongside his brother, journalist Marvin Kalb, the Kalb brothers wrote the 1974 biography “Kissinger, A Biography.”

Kalb was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs

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Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are rejoicing after their soccer team Wrexham knocked out EFL Championship team Coventry in a 4-3 upset in the third round of the FA Cup. 

“I’m completely and totally speechless. What a club. What a town. What a win. @Wrexham_AFC forever,” wrote Reynolds on Saturday, including a link to the game coverage from BBC. After beating Coventry, Wrexham — which plays in the fifth-tier National League — may now move forward in a matchup against a Premier League team in the next round depending on the fourth round draw. 

Both Reynolds and McElhenney celebrated online. “Wow. Just… wow. @Wrexham_AFC,” wrote McElhenney in a tweet. “We’re just getting started.  @Wrexham_AFC,” McElhenney said in another tweet. Both of their tweets have never gained more than 10,000 likes.

In the midst of their win, the FX docuseries “Welcome to Wrexham” — which chronicles their purchase and ownership

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Irate fans of Celine Dion protested Friday outside the NYC headquarters of Rolling Stone after the magazine left the French Canadian Oscar winner off their list of “200 Greatest Singers of All Time,” which ran the gamut from Frank Sinatra to SZA.

“We are here to express ourselves in the name of Celine, because obviously, you made a big mistake,. We want you to understand you missed the best singer in the world,” one super fan told a Rolling Stone reporter who interviewed some of the group.

The woman, whose accent indicates she is also French Canadian, declined to confirm where she is from, and insisted that being “passionate” about Celine isn’t restricted to people who sound like her: “I could be German or anything.”

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A Facebook group called Celine Dion Addicts shared videos of their protest to social media and carried signs with messages like “How Can

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Oscar winning composer Michael Giacchino is set to make his feature directorial debut on a remake of 1954 sci-fi film “Them!” at Warner Bros. Giacchino is currently meeting with writers to get a script up and running.

The original 1954 film centered on a nest of gigantic irradiated ants discovered in the New Mexico desert and quickly become a national threat. When two queen ants set out to establish new nests, the search that follows culminates in a battle with the ants in the concrete spillways and storm drains of Los Angeles.

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Giacchino confirmed the news on Twitter with a promo from the 1954 film.

“Them!” is also notable for being one of the first of the 1950s “nuclear monster” films, and the first “big bug” feature film to use insects as the monster.

“There’s always a movie in your mind that never leaves your head,” Giacchino told Deadline, which

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Which series and movies ended up on top at the streaming giant at the end of 2022?

In the last month of 2022, Netflix’s hit “Wednesday” just beat out the platform’s long-time flagship original series, “Stranger Things,” to be the most in-demand show available on the platform at the start of December, according to Parrot Analytics‘ data, which takes into account consumer research, streaming, downloads and social media, among other engagement.

The new “Addams Family” spinoff had 66.27 times the average series demand for the first half of December and looks on track to be one of the strongest premieres of the year, even outpacing global demand for the premiere of “Squid Game” in 2021.

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Kevin Hart became a voice for the people on Saturday night when he went on a profanity-laced rant on CNN’s new rule preventing Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen and other presenters of the news network’s New Year’s Eve broadcast from drinking on-air.

Hart talked with Cohen and Cooper from Las Vegas, where he was ringing in 2023 with a stand-up special. In front of a well-stocked bar, Hart downed a shot for the two hosts, saying that they had been “hoodwinked” before he got in some expletives past the censors.

“I can’t believe they pulled this shit on you guys!” Hart cried out as Cohen and Cooper broke into fits of laughter. “That’s right, CNN, I said s—! I said horses—! I said bulls—! I said it all! I’m pissed. I’m pissed you got these two guys sober up here today! Here’s a shot for what you’re supposed to do —

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