Production design is as vital to a film as its cast. One misstep and that immersive world that the director is trying to create can be shattered. Sarah Greenwood was tasked with bringing to life the 1992 animated world of Beauty and the Beast. It was up to Greenwood to capture the era and bring
Remember when The Dark Knight was shut out of the Best Picture race and the Academy decided to expand their list from five nominees to ten? Yeah, so then the following two years produced some of the best lineups for Best Picture the Academy has ever seen. Diverse, interesting, inclusive choices because they weren’t bound
It’s official. It’s now been announced that American Hustle will be classified as a comedy in 3 major categories at the Golden Globes. Not only does this free up slots in the Globes drama divisions for Best Picture, Actor and Actress, it allows American Hustle to compete against several less substantial performances less momentous films.
1. The Act of Killing 2. Gravity 3. Blue Is the Warmest Colour 4. The Great Beauty 5. Frances Ha 6. A Touch of Sin 7. Upstream Color 8. The Selfish Giant 9. Norte, the End of History 10. Stranger by the Lake “The uneasiness it creates in the viewer ranges from the details of
Idris Elba is an actor equally prolific on screens big and small. Last year, he won a Golden Globe for his work on TV’s Luther, following acclaimed work on The Wire, The Office, and numerous other shows. His big screen work includes roles in films as varied as American Gangster, The Losers, and Pacific Rim.
As we’re now in the heart of the holiday season, the major movie studios are rolling out the latest crop of “tentpole” movies, aimed at drawing family audiences to their films in the busiest movie-going days of the year. Disney’s latest offering, Frozen, hits theaters today. Frozen equally honors and reinvents the tradition of Disney
There is no doubt that the human experience feels more isolated and isolating now than it ever has. We’re more connected yet less connected than we ever have been. Our avatars seem to thrive while our human bodies continue to live out our mortal lives. While we are more connected to one another than ever
The Spirit Awards are a vital part of the awards race now, much more so than they were a decade ago. But because independent film is one of the only avenues for interesting, non-generic Hollywood films, the Spirit Awards are becoming a big event unto themselves. As Oscar continues to adhere to their tradition of