Oscars Opening in 1967 and Other Interesting Videos

I don’t know about you but I’ve been having way too much fun poring over the videos the Academy has put up online. For instance, here is 1967 – all of the Redgraves are in attendance. Lady Redgrave. Lynn and Vanessa. Ronald Reagan too. The camera identifies...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

Lupita Nyong’o on Race in America – Hoping for Discussion on “Bigger Platform”

Thanks to reader Piers for the link to this video where Lupita Nyong’o and current Best Supporting Actress frontrunner talks about how she learned about race by coming to America. Nyong’o says that she and Steve McQueen were more concerned with finding the truth in...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

ASC Preview and Prediction

The American Society of Cinematographers is having their annual awards dinner Saturday night. Weirdly, they have seven nominees to Oscar’s five. Captain Phillips and 12 Years a Slave are the two ASC nominees the Oscars left out. ┬áThe way these awards usually work is the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

Cesar Award nominations

Best Film 9 Month Stretch Me, Myself and Mum Stranger at the Lake Jimmy P. The Past Venus in Fur Blue is the Warmest Color Best Director Albert Dupontel for 9 Month Stretch Guillaume Gallienne for Me, Myself and Mum Alain Guiraudie for Stranger at the Lake Arnaud Desplechin for...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014