Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Best Actor: The Boys of Summer

I'm only going to say this once — well, okay, maybe I'll say it more than once. There is a reason why the biggest movies are male-driven. I used to rail against this until the industry forgot just how great it is to watch a male-driven movie that isn't superhero fantasy, not that there's anything wrong with that. I...

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The Nantucket Film Festival: Day Five

Day five would wrap things up for me on the ground at the Nantucket Film Festival. It's been an exciting barrage of great films and entertainment, and I am very thankful to all the showrunners and staff for putting on an incredible event. Special shoutout to Lina Plath and her team at Frank PR for inviting me to the festival...

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2022 Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Festival Winners

PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 26, 2022) - The 2022 Palm Springs International ShortFest announced its Festival juried and audience award winners as part of Closing Night at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center). Awards and cash prizes worth $25,000 including five Academy Award® qualifying awards were presented to the winners selected from the 300 shorts films that were part...

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Best Picture Is All Shook Up with Baz Lurhmann’s Love Letter to Elvis

This year, we will revisit two American icons whose lives are infamous tragedies, Andrew Dominik's Marilyn Monroe in Blonde and Baz Luhrmann's sublime ode to the King, Elvis Presley. As someone who knows quite about both of their lives, I had low expectations heading into Elvis. Like Marilyn, Elvis's combination of mannerisms, body language, and uniquely legendary voice are nearly...

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The Nantucket Film Festival: Day Four

Day four at Nantucket would prove to be the best day of the festival. Aside from some great films, the Screenwriters Tribute highlighted the celebrations today. Those receiving honors this year include Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Ramin Bahrani (The White Tiger), John Turturro (presented by his Severance director, Ben Stiller), and Cooper Raifff (presented by his Cha Cha Real Smooth co-star,...

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The Nantucket Film Festival: Day Three

In 1993, Bearsden Academy, a state secondary school in an affluent suburb of Glasgow, Scotland, welcomed 16-year-old Brandon Lee to its flock. Brandon was a transfer student from Canada, where he had been privately educated while touring with his opera-singing mother. Following her untimely death, Brandon moved to the Bearsden district to live with his doting grandmother. What happened over...

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Simon Racioppa, Giancarlo Volpe on Broadening the Mythology of ‘The Boys’ in ‘The Boys Presents: Diabolical’

Simon Racioppa and Giancarlo Vople are the producer/writer and assistant director, respectfully, of Amazon Studios' The Boys Presents: Diabolical. In this interview with Awards Daily, it's very transparent that they both are excited not only about what new things they were able to do with this show but also the kind of new stories they can tall. They also geek out...

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Emily Mortimer On How Love and Pain Live Parallel for her Delicious Directorial Debut for ‘The Pursuit of Love’

Everyone falls in love. Some of us fall harder than others, and some of us fall in love over and over again. Prime Video's The Pursuit of Love is a ravishing, playful, and, at times, satiric view on how we look at those who find themselves perpetually succumbing to their whims and fanciful delights. First-time director, Emily Mortimer, brings a...

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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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