Monday, October 23, 2017

Manchester by the Sea

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Sunday might be dominated by “La La Land,” but Saturday (2/25) belonged to “Moonlight.”

Barry Jenkins’ luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six awards including best feature. “Moonlight” won every award it was nominated for at the 32nd...

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday.

Frothy musical “La La Land” took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama “I, Daniel Blake” and fractured-family stories “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea...

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

While it landed just one win in the five categories in which it was nominated, La La Land still came away with the big prize, Film of the Year, at the 37th annual London Critics’ Circle Film Awards held Sunday (1/22) at the May Fair Hotel.

Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight...

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

When Oscar nominations are announced next week, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first - but probably not the last - best-picture nomination for a streaming service.

Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea," which Amazon plunked down $10 million for at the Sundance Film...

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

For Ruth De Jong, production designers “are very much researchers and journalists in a sense. So much of our design influence comes from a heavy amount of research no matter what period, what time frame a film calls for--unless it’s some completely fantastical world that doesn’t exist anywhere....

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in 10 categories of film, television and documentaries.  Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the...

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

“La La Land” may have hit all the right notes for the Golden Globes, but the Screen Actors Guild sung a different tune Wednesday, when Kenneth Lonergan’s New England-set family drama “Manchester by the Sea” picked up the most nominations. Its leading four nods included best ensemble cast, best...

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced and honored the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (12/11) evening, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.  

“La La Land,” the most nominated film...

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Official Selections of AFI Awards 2016, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image--with 10 films and 10 television programs deemed culturally and artistically significant.

In addition to the 20...

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

After spending the night shooting the most devastating scene in "Manchester by the Sea" - a scene in which, Casey Affleck's character, clutching a bag of groceries, stands before a tragedy that haunts him throughout the film - Affleck tripped and felt a shooting pain run up his back.

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