Tag: anomalisa

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Tuesday Releases: 13 Hours, Anomalisa, Hail Caesar, & Zootopia

JUNE 7TH, 2016 New Releases 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Anomalisa The Boy And The Beast The Confirmation The Funhouse Massacre Hail, Caesar! Kill Your Friends Mr. Right The Other Side Of The Door Touched With Fire A War Zootopia

2016 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Anomalisa” – Best Animated Feature

ANOMALISA Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran FILM SYNOPSIS: Michael Stone, a middle-aged motivational speaker who is grappling with an existential crisis, attends a customer service convention in Cincinnati to give a speech. At the hotel, he meets and falls for Lisa, a seemingly ordinary woman who sparks his imagination and energizes him to reexamine his life. Charlie Kaufman is an Academy favorite, … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Anomalisa” – Best Animated Feature

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Theatrical Releases: Anomalisa

ANOMALISA || Likely to be the biggest competition for “Inside Out” in the Best Animated Feature category at this year’s Academy Awards, “Anomalisa” is one of those adult animated films, this one in particular being written and directed by Academy Award winning writer Charlie Kaufman (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Being John Malkovich,” and “Adaptation”). Kaufman is one of those brilliant minds that … Read More Theatrical Releases: Anomalisa

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Oscars Watch: 2015 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: “Ex Machina”) Best Director: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”) Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”     (runner-up: Jason Segel, “The End Of The Tour”) Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room”     (runner-up: Charlize Theron, “Mad Max: Fury Road”) Best Supporting Actor: Tom Noonan – “Anomalisa”     (runner-up: Oscar Isaac, “Ex Machina”) Best Supporting … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

San Francisco presents yet another split between “Spotlight” and director George Miller that you have to expect this is definitely what people will be expecting come the Academy Awards. All the love for Saoirse Ronan and Michael Shannon should turn into Oscar nominations, but do not be surprised if Shannon doesn’t make the cut, because it almost seems too good to be true. Not … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Indiana Film Critics Association Awards

Repeating yet again, Indiana Film Critics Association puts “Spotlight” in Best Picture and George Miller (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) in Best Director. Brie Larson (“Room”) for Best Actress is no surprise any longer but her young co-star Jacob Tremblay lands his first win. Long long long shot Greta Gerwig gets an unexpected win for “Mistress America” from Noah Baumbach while Mark Ruffalo finally lands … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Indiana Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

Taking its first lead over “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the Oscar hopeful “Spotlight” wins another critics award from Los Angeles, however George Miller (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) takes Best Director. Michael Fassbender gets his first win from “Steve Jobs” which shows the box office might not hurt its Oscar chances after all. And Alicia Vikander takes home Best Supporting Actress not for “The Danish … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Boston Society Of Film Critics Association Awards

If you’re keeping score at home, that’s two for “Mad Max: Fury Road” and two for “Spotlight,” plus one for “Carol.” Leonardo DiCaprio is officially on the board for his role in “The Revenant” despite tying with Paul Dano (“Love & Mercy” as well as Charlotte Rampling (“45 Years”) landing on the board as well. Kristen Stewart continues to surprise and there’s really no … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Boston Society Of Film Critics Association Awards