Tag: arrival

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Rest In Peace, Jóhann Jóhannsson: (1969-2018)

JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON September 19, 1969 – February 9, 2018 (age 48) Cause of Death: Currently unknown Easily one of the most promising composers in the last few decades, Jóhann Jóhannsson was growing more synonymous with awards worthy original score with every new film that he composed for. Originally from Iceland, the first stretch of his career is working in Icelandic and then UK films. … Read More Rest In Peace, Jóhann Jóhannsson: (1969-2018)

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Tuesday Releases: Arrival, Bleed For This, & The Edge Of Seventeen

FEBRUARY 14TH, 2017 New Releases Arrival Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Bleed For This Christine The Crash The Edge of Seventeen King Cobra London Town

Proof Archive: Arrival (2016)

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Oscars Watch: 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees

Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS for “Lion” James Laxton for “Moonlight” Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC for “Silence” Linus Sandgren, FSF for “La La Land” Bradford Young, ASC for “Arrival”

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Oscars Watch: 29th Annual University Of Southern California Scripter Nominees for Adapted Screenplay

“Arrival” – Eric Heisserer Adapted from the novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang “Fences” – August Wilson  Adapted from his play of the same title “Hidden Figures” – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi Based on the nonfiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly “Lion” – Luke Davies Adapted from the nonfiction book “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley “Moonlight” – Barry Jenkins … Read More Oscars Watch: 29th Annual University Of Southern California Scripter Nominees for Adapted Screenplay

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Oscars Watch: 28th Annual Producers Guild of America Award Nominees

“Arrival” Producers: Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, Aaron Ryder, David Linde “Deadpool” Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, Lauren Shuler Donner “Fences” Producers: Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black “Hacksaw Ridge” Producers: Bill Mechanic, David Permut “Hell or High Water” Producers: Carla Hacken, Julie Yorn “Hidden Figures” Producers: Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin & Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, Theodore Melfi “La La Land” Producers: Fred Berger, Jordan … Read More Oscars Watch: 28th Annual Producers Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Nominees

BEST FILM “Arrival” “I, Daniel Blake” “La La Land” “Manchester By The Sea” “Moonlight”   OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM “American Honey” “Denial” “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” “I, Daniel Blake” “Notes on Blindness” “Under the Shadow”   OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER “The Girl With All the Gifts” – Mike Carey (Writer) & Camille Gatin (Producer) “The Hard Stop”: … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

PERIOD FILM CAFÉ SOCIETY Production Designer: SANTO LOQUASTO FENCES Production Designer: DAVID GROPMAN HACKSAW RIDGE Production Designer: BARRY ROBISON HAIL, CAESAR! Production Designer: JESS GONCHOR HIDDEN FIGURES Production Designer: WYNN THOMAS JACKIE Production Designer: JEAN RABASSE   FANTASY FILM ARRIVAL Production Designer: PATRICE VERMETTE DOCTOR STRANGE Production Designer: CHARLES WOOD FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Production Designer: STUART CRAIG PASSENGERS Production Designer: … Read More Oscars Watch: 21st Annual Art Directors Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 69th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Hell or High Water” – Taylor Sheridan “La La Land” – Damien Chazelle “Loving” – Jeff Nichols “Manchester by the Sea” – Kenneth Lonergan “Moonlight” – Barry Jenkins   ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Arrival” – Eric Heisserer “Deadpool” – Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick “Fences” – August Wilson “Hidden Figures” – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi “Nocturnal Animals” – Tom Ford   DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY … Read More Oscars Watch: 69th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 67th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): “Arrival” – Joe Walker, ACE “Hacksaw Ridge” – John Gilbert, ACE “Hell or High Water” – Jake Roberts “Manchester by the Sea” – Jennifer Lame “Moonlight” – Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon   BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY): “Deadpool” – Julian Clarke, ACE “Hail, Caesar!” – Roderick Jaynes “The Jungle Book” – Mark Livolsi, ACE “La La Land” – Tom … Read More Oscars Watch: 67th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 89th Academy Awards

“Arrival” “The BFG” “Captain America: Civil War” “Deepwater Horizon” “Doctor Strange” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” “The Jungle Book” “Kubo and the Two Strings” “Passengers” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” 2016’s Best Visual Effects have been shortlisted to ten, with some definite standouts. But first, let’s look over the past few winners to show where this category has been in the … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 89th Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 20 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 89th Academy Awards

“Alice through the Looking Glass” “Arrival” “The BFG” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” “Captain America: Civil War” “Deadpool” “Deepwater Horizon” “Doctor Strange” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” “Independence Day: Resurgence” “The Jungle Book” “Kubo and the Two Strings” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” “Passengers” “Rogue One” “Star Trek Beyond” “Suicide Squad” “Sully” “Warcraft” “X-Men: Apocalypse”

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Spotlight: Amy Adams

AMY ADAMS || The first thing I ever remember seeing Amy Adams in was Cruel Intentions 2 (2000), taking on essentially the same role Sarah Michelle Gellar had inhabited in the original (I also saw her first role in Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), but that was  later). From there, her star would rise immeasurably. I remember my heart breaking for her as Brenda Strong … Read More Spotlight: Amy Adams

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Box Office: November 11th, 2016 – Doctor Strange: Week #2

Doctor Strange and Trolls hang on to the top spot this week, while new releases Arrival and Almost Christmas follow suit in the number three and four positions. Shut In, a Naomi Watts thriller, was the only other new release on the chart at number seven. Last week’s release Loving finds its way onto the chart, with the biggest increase of the week, while … Read More Box Office: November 11th, 2016 – Doctor Strange: Week #2

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Theatrical Releases: Arrival & Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

ALMOST CHRISTMAS || iTunes Synopsis: A new comedy from writer/director David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim) and producer Will Packer (Ride Along, Think Like a Man series, This Christmas), Almost Christmas tells the festive story of a beloved patriarch who asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along. If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same … Read More Theatrical Releases: Arrival & Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk