Friday, August 19, 2022

“Raising Their Voice: Ettijah” Profiles Palestine’s First All-Girl Hip-Hop Group, Mission to Empower Young Women through Rap

A new film by Doha Debates and film cooperative Muzungu Producciones follows a popular all-girl Palestinian hip-hop collective in the West Bank, rapping about the daily struggles of living in a refugee camp in occupied Palestine and the role of music to empower young women.  The short documentary, “Raising Their Voice: Ettijah,” premiered at the Amman International Film Festival (AIFF) and is available for...

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The Curious Career of Wolfgang Petersen

Of the many extraordinary filmmakers (Wenders, Herzog, Fassbinder, Shlondorff, and von Trotta, just to name a few) who made up the late ‘60 to mid-’70s German New Wave cinema, Wolfgang Petersen is the director who went on to have the greatest commercial success. I suspect this is both a bit of a blessing and a curse when considering Petersen’s legacy. ...

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Official Trailer for Apple TV+’s ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

Apple TV+'s The Greatest Beer Run Ever marks director Peter Farrelly's first film since winning Best Picture with Green Book. Judging from the new trailer, the film looks to be perfectly within his wheelhouse as a director: nostalgic, audience friendly entertainment. We'll see what critics and festival audiences think of the Zac Efron and Russell Crowe-starring film when it premieres at the...

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Emmy-Nominated ‘Gilded Age’ Production Designer Bob Shaw on How He Recreated Late 19th Century New York

During the original Gilded Age, America experienced an unprecedented era of immigration and economic growth. While American wages expanded during the period, the fortunes of the wealthy expanded dramatically largely thanks to maturation of the railroad system. As a result, New York society saw an increase in monied families -- or "the new money" -- who weren't shy of demonstrating...

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Emmy-Winners Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Tim Miller Share their Passion, Creativity for ‘Love Death + Robots’

Jennifer Yuh Nelson serves as the supervising director and Tim Miller serves as the creator and executive producer of Netflix's Love Death + Robots. Every moment during their conversation with Awards Daily shows their passion and creativity for this critically acclaimed project. They also share how the future is still open with several different ideas for stories and animations style...

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Producers Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker Dish On the Meteoric Rise of ABC’s ‘Abbott Elementary’

There's no denying that Abbott Elementary is a sensation, and there is just as much care behind the camera as there is with the devoted, hilarious performances on screen. Backing up the brilliant Quinta Brunson are Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker, two producers eager to help guide the show to its funniest destination. Halpern and Schumacker have worked together on...

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Director Nick Murray Talks Rusicals, Feuds, and Golden Chocolate Bars

Nick Murray's name is as synonymous with RuPaul's Drag Race to me as Michelle Visage and Ru herself. The two-time Emmy Award winner has been directing for the juggernaut since season three (the first time Raja took a crown), and he has no plans to stop any time soon. For Drag Race's record breaking fourteenth season, Murray directed multiple episodes,...

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2023 Oscar TRACKER

Best Picture
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Top Gun: Maverick

Best Actor Austin Butler, Elvis
Tom Cruise, Top Gun: Maverick

Best Actress Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Best Supporting ActorTom Hanks, Elvis

Best Supporting Actress
Best Director Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Joseph Kosinsky, Top Gun: Maverick

Original Screenplay
Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once
Adapted Screenplay
Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Editing
Everything Everywhere All at Once

Production Design Elvis
Sound Mixing + EditingElvis
Top Gun: Maverick
Everything Everywhere All at Once

Costumes Elvis
Visual EffectsTop Gun: Maverick
Everything Everywhere All at Once

Original Score
Original Song Top Gun: Maverick
Makeup and Hair Elvis
Animated Feature
Documentary Feature
International Feature
Live Action Short
Documentary Short
Animated Short


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