Sunday, February 19, 2017

Hidden Figures

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

NASA has been part of "Hidden Figures" screenwriter Allison Schroeder's life for as long as she can remember. Not only did a childhood near Cape Canaveral mean that the space program was an ever-present reality - fire drills in school were timed so the kids could see the launches and the...

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

"Hidden Figures" and Taraji P. Henson had a big night at the NAACP Image Awards, where Hollywood glamour shared the stage with somber remarks from the director of Washington's new African-American museum.

"Hidden Figures," the fact-based drama about the contributions of black female...

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

La La Land, Hidden Figures and Passengers won theatrical feature honors at the Art Directors Guild’s (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on Saturday night (2/11) in Hollywood. 

Production designer Wynn Thomas topped the Period Film...

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

When Theodore (Ted) Melfi was interviewed for SHOOT’s Fall 2016 Director Profile, he discussed what drew him to cinematographer Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS, for Hidden Figures.

“I had never met Mandy before but her work in Australia, particularly on the feature Tracks...

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan's multiple-personality thriller "Split" led the box office for a third-straight week, an unusual streak for a low-budget horror film.

According to studio estimates Sunday, "Split" came out on top again with $14.6 million in North American ticket sales, bringing the...

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

The cast of "Hidden Figures" rocketed to the Screen Actors Guild top award at a fiery, protest-laden ceremony that was dominated by defiance over President Trump's sweeping immigration ban.

An uplifting drama about African-American mathematicians who aided NASA's 1960s space race, "Hidden...

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week.

"Hidden Figures," about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s...

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories are The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion...

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

With an ongoing taste for space, moviegoers propelled the NASA drama "Hidden Figures" past "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the box office. (Preliminary figures released yesterday had "Rogue One" in the top slot, edging "Hidden Figures" but with the release of updated info, rankings were...

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

"Star Wars" is still dominating the movie universe, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" leading the box office for a fourth straight week.

The intergalactic adventure edged out the NASA drama "Hidden Figures" for the top spot this weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. "Rogue One...