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2021 Oscars Challenge: [40] “News of the World” (Four Nominations)

NEWS OF THE WORLD BEST CINEMATOGRAPHYBEST ORIGINAL SCOREBEST PRODUCTION DESIGNBEST SOUND Five years after the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with Johanna, a 10-year-old girl taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. When Johanna is forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort her across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. Dariusz Wolski PERSONAL … Read More 2021 Oscars Challenge: [40] “News of the World” (Four Nominations)

2021 Oscars Challenge: [28] “Mank” (Ten Nominations)

MANK BEST PICTUREBEST DIRECTINGBEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLEBEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLEBEST CINEMATOGRAPHYBEST COSTUME DESIGNBEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLINGBEST ORIGINAL SCOREBEST PRODUCTION DESIGNBEST SOUND 1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles. Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth and Douglas Urbanski PERSONAL PREDICTIONS … Read More 2021 Oscars Challenge: [28] “Mank” (Ten Nominations)

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Oscars Watch: 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

Solidifying his spot as the Oscars front-runner, Donald Graham Burt and his work on “Mank” is about to win him an Academy Award. Nathan Crowley and “Tenet” won for Fantasy Film, and, as they’re also Oscar-nominated, you can’t completely count them out. A win here for “Soul,” which is already the front-runner in the Best Animated Feature category at the Oscars, just confirms that … Read More Oscars Watch: 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards

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Oscars Watch: 1st Annual Set Decorators Society of America Awards

In their first ever awards ceremony, the Set Decorators Society of America awarded “Promising Young Woman” and “Mank” as their choices for Best Achievement in Décor/Design of a Contemporary Feature Film and a Period Feature Film, respectively. For Sci-Fi/Fantasy, the award went to “Tenet” and for Comedy/Musical, they awarded “The Prom.” With “Mank” being the favorite to win the Academy Award for Best Production … Read More Oscars Watch: 1st Annual Set Decorators Society of America Awards

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Oscars Watch: 35th Annual American Society Of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Award Nominees

The American Society Of Cinematographers released their nominees today, mixed with a few surprises. Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC was probably the biggest surprise, getting nominated for his recent work on the Russo Brothers’ latest film “Cherry,” which was critically panned. Not a surprise were the front-runners Joshua James Richards (“Nomadland”) and Erik Messerschmidt (“Mank”) getting nominations. Expect to see their names on Oscar nomination … Read More Oscars Watch: 35th Annual American Society Of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 1st Ever Set Decorators Society of America Awards Nominees

“Mank” might be the favorite headed into the Oscars, but there’s plenty of set directors to celebrate this year. The first ever Set Decorators Society of America Awards are doing that with four different categories to honor.

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Oscars Watch: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees

This year’s batch of Golden Globe nominations is bound to ruffle some feathers. Voted on by the 90 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press (journalists and photographers from mostly outside the United States), the Golden Globes is never the most significant predictor for the Academy Awards. Compare that to the Academy, which comprises almost 10,000 members and includes professionals in the industry. The decisions … Read More Oscars Watch: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle Awards

The Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle, not to be confused with the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, announced their winners for the 2020 season. “Mank” ended up being their Best Picture winner, while Chloé Zhao continues her streak with winning Best Director critics’ awards. A big difference here, however, was Zendaya winning Best Actress for “Malcolm & Marie,” while Sam Levinson won for Best Screenplay. … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Oklahoma Panhandle Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

Awards season, so far, has been pretty straightforward filled with across the board love for “Nomadland,” “Sound Of Metal,” and “Da 5 Bloods.” The New Mexico Film Critics Association took the first big step away from the consensus thus far, honoring films and performers that had yet to have their names lifted up. Taking Best Picture was David Fincher’s “Mank,” a film that will … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 New Mexico Film Critics Association Awards

Friday Releases: Freaky

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 <Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> FREAKY Directed By: Christopher LandonStudio: Universal Pictures After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent. Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Katie Finneran, Celeste O’Connor, and Alan RuckGenre: Comedy | Horror | ThrillerCountry: USA (English)Rating: R (for strong … Read More Friday Releases: Freaky