Tag: focus features

New Trailer: On The Basis Of Sex – Official Trailer #1

ON THE BASIS OF SEX Official Synopsis: The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature will premiere in 2018 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court. … Read More New Trailer: On The Basis Of Sex – Official Trailer #1

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New Trailer: Mary Queen Of Scots – Official Trailer #1

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS Official Synopsis: “Mary Queen of Scots” explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Ronan). Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I (Robbie). Each young Queen beholds … Read More New Trailer: Mary Queen Of Scots – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Tully – Official Teaser Trailer #1

TULLY Synopsis: Marlo, a mother of three, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. Starring: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass and Ron Livingston Directed By: Jason Reitman Written By: Diablo Cody Release Date: April 20, 2018 Studio: Focus Features

New Trailer: Thoroughbreds – Official Trailer #1

THOROUGHBREDS Synopsis: Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost. Starring: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, and Francie Swift Directed By: Cory Finley Release Date: March 9, 2018 Studio: Focus Features

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For Your Consideration 2017: Focus Features

PHANTOM THREAD || Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until … Read More For Your Consideration 2017: Focus Features

New Trailer: Phantom Thread – Official Trailer #1

PHANTOM THREAD Synopsis: Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he … Read More New Trailer: Phantom Thread – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Thoroughbreds – Official Teaser Trailer #1

THOROUGHBREDS “You’ve got a creepy friend”…. “I know.” In one of Anton Yelchin’s final roles he plays a guy that’s about so to a favor for two upper-class teenage girls played by Olivia Cooke (“Ouija” & “The Quiet Ones”) and Anya Taylor-Joy (“Split”). The film debuted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and is due out next year. Yelchin passed away last year at … Read More New Trailer: Thoroughbreds – Official Teaser Trailer #1

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Hanna”

Last year, I was positive Daft Punk would be nominated for Best Original Score for their work on “Tron: Legacy”, yet come nomination time, they were snubbed. So now when The Chemical Brothers are up for consideration for Best Original Score, I am leery to assume that they will be nominated. We can only hope. Apart from the score, I do not see many … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Hanna”

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Jane Eyre”

Period pieces are always shoe-ins for Academy Award nominations, so seeing “Jane Eyre” up for consideration is no real surprise. With three quickly rising stars (Mia Wasikowska from “Alice In Wonderland”, Michael Fassbender from “X-Men: First Class, and Jamie Bell from “Defiance” and “Jumper”) and a solid veteran in Judi Dench, the acting awards could come out strong from this film. Michael Fassbender appears … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Jane Eyre”

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Beginners”

Having recently viewed “Beginners”, I am strongly behind this film getting some nominations at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Among the directing and writing considerations, I would also love to see Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent all get nominations. Also, the Original Score definitely deserves some honoring. If you click the link provided for the Focus Features page, the score loops on … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Beginners”

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Pariah”

Coming off very comparable to “Precious”, this drama is up for consideration for the Academy Awards. I am not completely sure any of these nominations will come to fruition, but I also have yet to see the film. Best Picture Nekisa Cooper (Producer) Best Director Dee Rees Best Actress Adepero Oduye Best Supporting Actor Charles Parnell Best Supporting Actress Kim Wayans Pernell Walker Aasha … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Pariah”

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Though not yet released, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” is getting the full treatment, with considerations in all categories: Best Picture Tim Belvan (Producer) Eric Fellner (Producer) Robyn Slovo (Producer) Best Director Tomas Alfredson Best Actor Gary Oldman Best Supporting Actor Benedict Cumberbatch David Dencik Colin Firth Stephen Graham Tom Hardy Ciaran Hinds John Hurt Toby Jones Simon McBurney Mark Strong Best Supporting Actress Kathy … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”