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2018 Oscars Challenge: [36] “All The Money In The World” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER “All The Money In The World” Director: Ridley Scott Producers: Chris Clark, Quentin Curtis, Dan Friedkin, Mark Huffam, Ridley Scott, Bradley Thomas, and Kevin J. Walsh Writer: David Scarpa Cinematography: Dariusz Wolski Editor: Claire Simpson Distributors: TriStar Pictures Release Date: December 25, 2017 Run-time: 133 minutes CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: Christopher Plummer portrays oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, who refuses to pay ransom to rescue … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [36] “All The Money In The World” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

New Trailer: All The Money In The World – Official Trailer #2

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD Synopsis: In 1973, kidnappers demand $17 million from billionaire J. Paul Getty in exchange for his grandson’s release. Getty refuses to pay the perpetrators a single penny despite the desperate pleas from his daughter-in-law Gail and adviser Fletcher Chase. With nowhere else to turn, Gail and Fletcher soon become unlikely allies in a race against time to save the … Read More New Trailer: All The Money In The World – Official Trailer #2

Honest Trailers: Blade Runner

HONEST TRAILERS: BLADE RUNNER Synopsis: Witness the Honest Director’s Cut of the original cut for the upcoming sequel cut of a slow movie – Blade Runner! Got a tip? Email us ► feedback@screenjunkies.com Follow us on Twitter ► http://twitter.com/screenjunkies Like us on Facebook ► http://www.fb.com/screenjunkies Voiceover Narration by Jon Bailey: http://youtube.com/jon3pnt0 Title design by Robert Holtby Series Created by Andy Signore – http://twitter.com/andysignore & Brett … Read More Honest Trailers: Blade Runner

New Trailer: All The Money In The World – Official Trailer #1

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD Synopsis: In 1973, kidnappers demand $17 million from billionaire J. Paul Getty in exchange for his grandson’s release. Getty refuses to pay the perpetrators a single penny despite the desperate pleas from his daughter-in-law Gail and adviser Fletcher Chase. With nowhere else to turn, Gail and Fletcher soon become unlikely allies in a race against time to save the … Read More New Trailer: All The Money In The World – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Blade Runner 2049 – Official International TV Spot #1

BLADE RUNNER 2049 Synopsis: Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years. Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, … Read More New Trailer: Blade Runner 2049 – Official International TV Spot #1

Honest Trailers: Alien: Covenant

HONEST TRAILERS: ALIEN: COVENANT Synopsis: Return to space for the movie that made the Alien franchise officially have more bad movies than good – Alien Covenant! Got a tip? Email us ► feedback@screenjunkies.com Follow us on Twitter ► http://twitter.com/screenjunkies Like us on Facebook ► http://www.fb.com/screenjunkies Voiceover Narration by Jon Bailey: http://youtube.com/jon3pnt0 Title design by Robert Holtby Series Created by Andy Signore – http://twitter.com/andysignore & … Read More Honest Trailers: Alien: Covenant

New Trailer: Blade Runner 2049 – Official Trailer #1

BLADE RUNNER 2049 || The sequel to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner finally gets a trailer today. Blade Runner was set in 2019, just a few years from now. And even though the flying cars and artificial intelligence are not quite where the film promised we would be, Blade Runner 2049 brings us back to that future world, with Ryan Gosling picking up where Harrison … Read More New Trailer: Blade Runner 2049 – Official Trailer #1

New Trailers: Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing

ALIEN: COVENANT || 20th Century Fox and director Luke Scott (Morgan), son of Ridley, are really pumping out these prologue pieces for their new film Alien: Covenant which look to set up the characters of the upcoming film before the film actually comes out, with pieces released a few months ago called “The Last Supper” and “Meet Walter,” which set up the basic premise … Read More New Trailers: Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing

New Trailer: Alien: Covenant Official Trailer #2

ALIEN: COVENANT || Set to bridge the gap between Prometheus and Alien, Ridley Scott returns to direct Alien: Covenant. Here’s the official synopsis: “Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor … Read More New Trailer: Alien: Covenant Official Trailer #2

2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Production Design

THE MARTIAN Arthur Max (Production Design); Celia Bobak (Set Decoration) Bringing to life the world of NASA in the not-too-distant future doesn’t seem like the greatest stretch of the imagination. Production Designer Arthur Max describes getting sketches and details about the true-to-life probes that were created in the film. Max also discusses creating the life-sized exterior of the HAB, which is the place character … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Production Design

2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Picture

FILM SYNOPSIS: Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind when an unexpected storm hits Mars, forcing his crewmates to abandon their mission. Watney, a botanist, must engineer ways to feed himself and survive the harsh environment, and after he reestablishes communication with NASA, scientists around the globe race against time to rescue him. Prior to the nominations being announced, “The Martian” had … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Picture

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Leading Actor

MATT DAMON “The Martian” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Matt Damon plays Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars who must engineer the means to survive the planet’s harsh environment long enough to be rescued. Before reading a book, I generally hate knowing who’s been cast in the film adaptations because picturing a certain person as any particular character can be detrimental to the imagination process. If … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – Best Leading Actor

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [24] “The Martian” – 7 nominations

“THE MARTIAN” {click each category for individual look} // Produced by Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Aditya Sood, Michael Schaefer, and Mark Huffam // Directed by Ridley Scott // // Dated Viewed: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 // BLU-RAY //  18 films – 26 days //

2016 Oscars Challenge: [6] “Room” – Best Directing

LENNY ABRAHAMSON “Room” The only other thing I know Lenny Abrahamson from is directing the small comedy “Frank” starring Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson back in 2014. Other than that, he’s been mostly off the radar. So to get an Academy Award nomination for his film “Room,” which he requested to be apart of when he wrote a letter to the author, Emma Donoghue, … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [6] “Room” – Best Directing

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Oscars Watch: 68th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

Alejandro González Iñárritu – “The Revenant” Tom McCarthy – “Spotlight” Adam McKay – “The Big Short” George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road” Ridley Scott – “The Martian” Outstanding Directorial Achievement for a First-Time Feature Film Director Fernando Coimbra – “A Wolf At The Door” Joel Edgerton – “The Gift” Alex Garland – “Ex Machina” Marielle Heller – “The Diary Of A Teenage Girl” … Read More Oscars Watch: 68th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2015 National Board Of Review Awards

Knowing that it is a strong possibility that “Mad Max: Fury Road” could land as one of the nine or ten Best Picture nominees is actually really cool to think about. Giving some dynamic to the range of movies nominated, it would probably only land in a few other categories like Best Visual Effects or either of the Best Sound categories, but that and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 National Board Of Review Awards

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For Your Consideration 2015: The Martian

THE MARTIAN || The novel by Andy Weir was one of the best that I’ve read in very long time, so it was natural to be drawn to the film “The Martian.” Leading up to my viewing of the film, I marveled at a theater display about the film and wondered how crazy it would be if Matt Damon, the perfectly cast character for … Read More For Your Consideration 2015: The Martian

Movie Review: The Counselor (2013)

THE COUNSELOR BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 3, 2013 Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy team up to deliver “The Counselor,” one of the most underrated ensemble dramas of the year. McCarthy, an 80-year-old Pultizer Prize-winning author (“No Country For Old Men,” “The Road”) is no stranger to the cinema, with both adaptations mentioned receiving acclaim across the board. “The Counselor” marks McCarthy’s first venture into an … Read More Movie Review: The Counselor (2013)

Quick Review: Gladiator (2000)

GLADIATOR BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 23, 2013 Ridley Scott directs this Academy Award-winning period piece starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix that comes straight out of a Shakespearean story, with passion and betrayal, fathers and sons fighting, and political agendas and uprisings. As Maximus, Crowe is the star of the show and brings action and stylized, historical drama in full force in every scene that … Read More Quick Review: Gladiator (2000)

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2013 Oscars Challenge: [17] Prometheus – One Nomination

PROMETHEUS If the Visual Effects award was given to the film with the most use of visual effects (quantity), “Prometheus” would be the odds-on favorite. But since they must also (and should also) take into consideration is quality and creativity, the nominees earn themselves an equal playing field. However, as with any science fiction film, it’s hard to separate the film from the visual … Read More 2013 Oscars Challenge: [17] Prometheus – One Nomination

New Trailer: Prometheus – Official Trailer #2

PROMETHEUS / There is nothing quite like bringing back the Alien franchise with what looks to be one of the most epic upcoming films of the year, not to mention a science fiction thriller of epic proportions.. With a stacked cast of Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Naomi Rapace, and Michael Fassbender, I will definitely be seeing this film opening night. For those of you … Read More New Trailer: Prometheus – Official Trailer #2

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Proof Review: Robin Hood (2010)

The 21st Century version of Robin Hood is not your mom and dad’s Robin Hood. Most know Robin Hood the outlaw, set with his merry men and Maid Marian, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor and portrayed by the likes of Kevin Costner. Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood, however, dares to look at an unseen Robin Hood lore, where Russell Crowe delves into Robin Longside, who is simply looking to fight alongside his fellow man.