Tag: aaron sorkin

2018 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Molly’s Game” – Best Adapted Screenplay

“MOLLY’S GAME” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin Based On “Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker” by Molly Bloom Director: Aaron Sorkin Producers: Mark Gordon, Amy Pascal, and Matt Jackson Cinematographer: Charlotte Bruus Christensen Editors: Alan Baumgarten, Elliot Graham, and Josh Schaeffer Composer: Daniel Pemberton Distributor: STX Entertainment Release Date: December 25, … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Molly’s Game” – Best Adapted Screenplay

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

GUILLERMO DEL TORO “The Shape Of Water” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) GRETA GERWIG “Lady Bird” (A24) MARTIN MCDONAGH “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) CHRISTOPHER NOLAN “Dunkirk” (Warner Bros.) JORDAN PEELE “Get Out” (Universal Pictures) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR FOR 2016 GEREMY JASPER “Patti Cake$” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) WILLIAM OLDROYD “Lady Macbeth” (Roadside Attractions) JORDAN PEELE “Get Out” (Universal Pictures) TAYLOR … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

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For Your Consideration 2017: STX Entertainment’s “Molly’s Game”

MOLLY’S GAME || The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: STX Entertainment’s “Molly’s Game”

New Trailer: Molly’s Game – Official Trailer #2

MOLLY’S GAME Synopsis: The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her … Read More New Trailer: Molly’s Game – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Molly’s Game – Official Trailer #1

MOLLY’S GAME Synopsis: The true story of Molly Bloom, a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknown to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her … Read More New Trailer: Molly’s Game – Official Trailer #1

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [33] “Steve Jobs” – Best Leading Actor

MICHAEL FASSBENDER “Steve Jobs” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, a technology innovator whose personal relationships are marred by discord while his career is filled with both groundbreaking achievements and shattering losses. Even though Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs” was not a commercial success, Michael Fassbender’s performance still stood out as one of the best of the year. Playing the title character, Fassbender plays … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [33] “Steve Jobs” – Best Leading Actor

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [2] Moneyball & 6 Nominations

[44 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[33 DAYS TO OSCARS] “Moneyball” definitely has its work cut out for it in the Best Picture category. Up against buzzing films like “The Artist”, “Hugo”, and “The Descendants”, it may be hard for “Moneyball” to get recognized. Also, without Bennett Miller getting a nomination for director, the film’s chances drop a little lower, even though it does show … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [2] Moneyball & 6 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

“The Artist” takes the big win, which many are already predicting will win at the Academy Awards. I am very glad to see “Melancholia” get some recognition and I hope that translates at the Oscars. Also, Brad Pitt and Aaron Sorkin win for “Moneyball” which is no surprise. Also, two of my favorite films this year, “Drive” and “The Tree of Life”, represent nicely … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Moneyball”

Nothing but rave reviews have come out of “Moneyball” and for a sports film to be considered for the Oscars is quite an achievement. Brad Pitt is no stranger to the Academy Awards, but Jonah Hill takes his first step out of the dirty comedy realm and earns his first consideration for an Oscar nomination, and what an achievement it will be if he … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Moneyball”

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83rd Academy Award Winners

2010 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

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2011 Oscars Challenge: The Social Network

2011 Oscar Challenge: “The Social Network” (2010)
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Spotlight: Why the Golden Globe Awards are the redheaded step-child of awards ceremonies

Every year, we come to expect them and every year, we want to beat them!