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2019 Oscars Challenge: [24] “Ready Player One” – Best Visual Effects

“READY PLAYER ONE”Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk Director: Steven SpielbergProducer: Steven Spielberg, Donald De Line, Dan Farah, and Kristie Macosko KriegerWriters: Zak Penn and Ernest ClineBased On: “Ready Player One” by Ernest ClineCinematography: Janusz KamińskiEditors: Michael Kahn and Sarah BrosharComposer: Alan SilvestriDistributors: Warner Bros. PicturesRelease Date: March 29, 2018Budget: $175 millionRun-time: 140 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: In the year 2045, … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [24] “Ready Player One” – Best Visual Effects

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Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” “Christopher Robin” “Ready Player One” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” “Welcome to Marwen” OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “First Man” “12 Strong” “Bird Box” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “Outlaw King” OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” – Thanos “Christopher Robin” – Tigger “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” – Indoraptor “Ready … Read More Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Award Nominees

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” “Christopher Robin” “Ready Player One” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” “Welcome to Marwen” OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “12 Strong” “Bird Box” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “First Man” “Outlaw King” OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” – Thanos “Christopher Robin” – Tigger “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” – Indoraptor “Ready … Read More Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 10 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

Ten films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards.  The Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the shortlist.  All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films on Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration. … Read More Oscars Watch: 10 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

Stream Guide: Roma & Ready Player One (December 14th, 2018)

THE VOICES Original Release Date: February 6, 2015Directed by: Marjane SatrapiStudio: Lionsgate FilmsStreaming: Tubi TV Official Synopsis: A likable guy pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets, but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick and Jacki Weaver THE CURED Original Release Date: February 23, 2018Directed by: David … Read More Stream Guide: Roma & Ready Player One (December 14th, 2018)

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Oscars Shortlist: 20 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

From Oscars.org: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Ant-Man and the Wasp” “Aquaman” “Avengers: Infinity War” “Black Panther” “Bumblebee” “Christopher Robin” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” “First Man” “Incredibles 2” “Isle of Dogs” “Jurassic … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 20 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

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Tuesday Releases: Ready Player One

JULY 24TH, 2018 Official Synopsis: In the year 2045, people can escape their harsh reality in the OASIS, an immersive virtual world where you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone-the only limits are your own imagination. OASIS creator James Halliday left his immense fortune and control of the Oasis to the winner of a contest designed to find a worthy heir. When unlikely hero … Read More Tuesday Releases: Ready Player One

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Box Office: April 13th, 2018 – Rampage

John Krasinki’s “A Quiet Place” put up a good fight, but unfortunately Dwayne Johnson’s “Rampage” was too much for it to handle. Beating it out by only $2.7 million, “Rampage” becomes the fourth new film in four weeks to take over the number one spot, with “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” “Ready Player One,” and “A Quiet Place” all taking the top spots in their first … Read More Box Office: April 13th, 2018 – Rampage

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Box Office: April 6th, 2018 – A Quiet Place

With a new film pushing its way to number every weekend for the past few weekends, the first weekend in April follows suit, with the original horror film “A Quiet Place” shoving out “Ready Player One” with a huge $50 million opening. Box Office Mojo had predicted “A Quiet Place” landing somewhere between $33-40 million over the weekend and it blew past those expectations. … Read More Box Office: April 6th, 2018 – A Quiet Place

Proof Review: Ready Player One (2018)

READY PLAYER ONE Review by: Christopher Haskell “These three words were always the last thing an OASIS user saw before leaving the real world and entering the virtual one: READY PLAYER ONE” ― Ernest Cline, “Ready Player One” (novel) Taking a 385 page novel and truncating it into an enjoyable two-and-a-half hour feature is no easy feat, yet director Steven Spielberg and writers Zak … Read More Proof Review: Ready Player One (2018)

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Box Office: March 30th, 2018 – Ready Player One

“Ready Player One” took out “Pacific Rim: Uprising” this weekend, as expected. Even opening a day earlier than everything else, “Ready Player One” landed where expected with almost $42 million. That’s Spielberg’s biggest opening weekend since “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” back in 2008, which opened to $100 million. It’s also his fifth biggest opening weekend ever for the director, … Read More Box Office: March 30th, 2018 – Ready Player One

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Theatrical Releases: Ready Player One

READY PLAYER ONE || After reading Ernest Cline’s “Ready Player One” in a weekend, I was in love. The nostalgia was contagious and the funny thing was I didn’t even live through most of the ’80s, but because nothing ever really goes away, a lot of the things referenced in the book, like the Delorian or “Blade Runner” are things that I ended up … Read More Theatrical Releases: Ready Player One