Tag: sean baker

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Oscars Watch: 2017 London Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Foreign-Language Film: “Elle” Best Documentary: “I Am Not Your Negro” Best British/Irish Film (Attenborough Award): “Dunkirk” Best Director: Sean Baker – “The Florida Project” Best Screenwriter: Martin McDonagh – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” Best Supporting … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 London Film Critics Circle Awards

2018 Oscars Challenge: [2] “The Florida Project” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WILLEM DAFOE “The Florida Project” Director: Sean Baker Producers: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch, Kevin Chinoy, Andrew Duncan, Alex Saks, Francesca Silvestri, & Shih-Ching Tsou Writers: Sean Baker & Chris Bergoch Cinematography: Alexis Zabe Editor: Sean Baker Distributors: A24 Release Date: October 6, 2017 Run-time: 109 minutes CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: Willem Dafoe portrays Bobby Hicks, the brusque yet warm-hearted manager of a budget motel who often finds … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [2] “The Florida Project” – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

Four critics groups have now announced their Best Pictures and with that we’ve gotten four different Best Pictures. “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name,” and now “The Florida Project” have all been announced as the Best Pictures of the Year, three of which are indies. What this says about the wide open Oscar season is anyone’s guess. Sean Baker follows suit … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Independent film lovers rejoice and add two more big wins to the small films, including Best Picture going to “Lady Bird” along with a win for leading actress Saoirse Ronan, who I can definitely see getting an Oscar nomination, and a big win for director Sean Baker, for his directing of “The Florida Project,” along with yet another win for Willen Dafoe, who his … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

New Trailer: The Florida Project – Official Trailer #1

THE FLORIDA PROJECT Synopsis: A precocious 6-year-old and her friends are homeless, living in extended-stay motels, but their summer is still filled with childhood wonder and adventure. Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera and Caleb Landry Jones Directed By: Sean Baker Release Date: October 6, 2017 Studio: A24