Mary Queen of Scots
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Old Man and the Gun
Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” had a completely botched Oscar campaign. With a late, limited release date accompanied by poor advertising the film only managed to receive 2 Oscar nominations – Best Picture and Original Song.
Even though it’d win the ladder, the lack of nominations for it and “Beasts of No Nation” contributed to the “OscarsSoWhite” backlash when all four acting categories failed to nominate a person of color.
Are you excited? It’s going to be an action film!
Boston Globe had a write-up which quoted “First Man” screenwriter Josh Singer.
Here’s an excerpt:
Singer, who won, along with Tom McCarthy, the Academy Award for best original screenplay for “Spotlight,” is emphatic that “First Man” is not a biopic. First and foremost, he says, it’s an action film. That’s what Chazelle, the Rhode Island native who won the best director Oscar for “La La Land,” wanted so that’s what Singer delivered.
Milos Forman passed away today at age 86.
His most prominently regarded film is objectionally “One Who Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” a film that moved me in so many ways.
CNN’s Nicole Chavez and Carma Hassan posted a solid write-up of the filmmakers biography. Born in Czechoslovakia to parents who would parish in concentration camps during World War II, he was fascinated by theater and immigrated to the United States in 1968.
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star is Born
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Isle of Dogs
The Sisters Brothers
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Untitled Detroit Project
Call Me by Your Name
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Greatest Showman
The Current War