Big Movie Award Night Coming Soon
This image released by Apple TV+ shows Lily Gladstone, left, and director Martin Scorsese on the set of "Killers of the Flower Moon." (Melinda Sue Gordon/Apple TV+ via AP)

Big Movie Award Night Coming Soon

February 29th, 2024

There is a big movie award night coming soon. People are making guesses about who will win. There are many movies and actors people can win awards for. Some movies are big, and some are small. People like different movies. Some movies make you laugh. One movie is about a toy doll. There is an actress who might make history. She can be the first Native American to win. Another actress is also very good in her movie. It is hard to say who will win. There are other actors too. They play very good parts in their movies. One actor pretends to be a painter. He might win. There are very good movies from all over the world. One movie is so good, it is like art in a museum. Another category is for animated movies. These are movies drawn by artists. One is about a boy and a bird. Another is a superhero who can move across different worlds. People are excited to see who wins.
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💭 Discussion Questions

. What event is coming soon?
. What can people do at the big movie award night?
. What is special about one of the actresses at the awards?

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🌐 Cultural context

This article is from a place where there's a big event to celebrate movies. Prizes are given to the best movies and actors. There are different kinds of movies including comedy and animation. A historic event may occur if a Native American actress wins. Movies from many countries are included.

🧠 Further reading

96th Academy Awards
A big movie award show is coming! It is the 96th time this award show is happening. It will be in a big theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on March 10, 2024. People can watch it on TV in the United States. A funny man named Jimmy Kimmel will talk and make jokes. He has done this three times before. They told us who might win the awards on January 23, 2024. Some actors said the names. One movie called "Oppenheimer" has a chance to win 13 awards. Two other movies, called "Poor Things" and "Killers of the Flower Moon," might win a lot of awards too. The award show will tell us who wins on March 10, 2024. One movie about Barbie and another about Oppenheimer are trying to win the same awards. Some people who make movies are very good. They have a chance to win many times. Steven Spielberg might win for the 13th time. Martin Scorsese could win his 10th award. Thelma Schoonmaker might win again for cutting movies together. John Williams, who makes music, might win his 54th award. Willie D. Burton might win his eighth award for helping make movies. Some actors might win their first award this year. Three actors love someone who is the same as them. Lily Gladstone could be the first American Indigenous actress to win. A man named Scott George made a song that could win, too.

Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki is a very important man in Japan. He makes cartoons, movies, and comics. He helped start a place called Studio Ghibli. People all over the world love his movies. He tells very good stories with his cartoons. Hayao Miyazaki was born in Tokyo, Japan, a long time ago. When he was young, he liked cartoons and comics. He started working at a cartoon place called Toei Animation in 1963. He made cartoons better and worked with a man named Isao Takahata. They worked on cartoons like "Doggie March" and "Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon." Hayao Miyazaki made many cartoons better. Then, he went to different places to work. He made his own cartoons for TV. In 1985, he helped make Studio Ghibli. He made big movies like "My Neighbor Totoro" and "Kiki's Delivery Service." These movies are very popular in Japan. One of his movies, "Princess Mononoke," was the best in Japan for a little while. Hayao Miyazaki is really good at making cartoons and movies. Lots of people like his work.

Portrayal of James Bond in film
James Bond is a man in a book. He is made by Ian Fleming in 1952. This man, James Bond, is in many books and stories. He does exciting things in movies too. There are many James Bond movies since 1962. James Bond looks very good. He is strong and not old. He likes to drink, smoke, and drive fast cars. He likes women too. James Bond is very good at shooting, fighting, skiing, swimming, and golf. He does his job well. The first James Bond movie was on TV in 1954. Then, in 1962, they made a big movie about him. At first, Fleming, the man who made James Bond, did not like Sean Connery, the actor who played James Bond. But later, he did. Many actors have played James Bond in movies. Sean Connery was first, then six more men. They all act like James Bond from the books.