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2018 Oscars Challenge: [27] “Victoria & Abdul” – 2 Nominations

Director: Stephen Frears Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Beeban Kidron, and Tracey Seaward Writer: Lee Hall Cinematography: Danny Cohen Composer: Thomas Newman Distributor: Focus Features Release Date: October 6, 2017 Run-time: 111 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: Muslim clerk Abdul Karim is selected to travel from India to England to present Queen Victoria with a ceremonial coin in honor of her Golden Jubilee. The bored monarch is … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [27] “Victoria & Abdul” – 2 Nominations

2017 Oscars Challenge: [8] “Florence Foster Jenkins” – Best Actress in a Leading Role

MERYL STREEP “Florence Foster Jenkins” Directed by: Stephen Frears Written by: Nicholas Martin Cinematography by: Danny Cohen Music by: Alexandre Desplat Distributed by: Paramount Pictures Release Date: August 12, 2016 Budget: $29 million   MERYL STREEP “Florence Foster Jenkins” Meryl Streep plays Florence Foster Jenkins, an heiress whose enthusiasm for singing is so pronounced that — despite her lack of talent — she decides … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [8] “Florence Foster Jenkins” – Best Actress in a Leading Role

2017 Oscars Challenge: [8] “Florence Foster Jenkins” (2 nominations)

Directed by: Stephen Frears Written by: Nicholas Martin Cinematography by: Danny Cohen Music by: Alexandre Desplat Distributed by: Paramount Pictures Release Date: August 12, 2016 Budget: $29 million   // Produced by Michael Kuhn and Tracey Seaward // Directed by Stephen Frears // // Dated Viewed: Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 // DVD // 39 films – 25 days //

2017 Oscars Challenge: [8] “Florence Foster Jenkins” – Best Costume Design

“FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS” Consolata Boyle Directed by: Stephen Frears Written by: Nicholas Martin Cinematography by: Danny Cohen Music by: Alexandre Desplat Distributed by: Paramount Pictures Release Date: August 12, 2016 Budget: $29 million   FILM SYNOPSIS: Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins has been a champion of music her entire life, although her enthusiastic singing is dreadful. When she decides to give a concert at Carnegie … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [8] “Florence Foster Jenkins” – Best Costume Design

Quick Review: Philomena (2013)

PHILOMENA BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAPRIL 18, 2014 Human emotion is a complicated yet beautiful thing. Captured like lightning bugs in a bottle, the Academy Award-nominated “Philomena” displays these complicated emotions in full force. Based on the true story of Philomena Lee, whose baby boy was taken from her by the nuns in the convent that took her in and adopted him away without her permission, … Read More Quick Review: Philomena (2013)