Monday, February 27, 2017

Moonlight

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Oscar winner, take two.

Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" - not, as it turned out, "La La Land" - won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech.

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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...

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy's all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to films like "Moonlight," ''Fences," ''Hidden Figures" and "Loving."

It's been cause for celebration, but...

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

The journey from pop star to serious thespian is littered with casualties. For every Justin Timberlake, there are big-name hitmakers whose movie careers have stalled with dubious and disappointing results.

Which is just one reason why Janelle Monae's magical movie ride is so noteworthy....

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Barry Jenkins won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay on the strength of Moonlight (A24), a film he also directed, while Eric Heisserer took the Adapted Screenplay honor for Arrival (Paramount Pictures) based on Ted Chiang’s story titled “Story of...

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Barry Jenkins, a nominee for the Best Director Oscar as well as the DGA Award for Moonlight, has joined the roster of Smuggler for global commercial representation.

Moonlight is a coming of age story that centers on Chiron whom we follow through three distinct chapters...

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" on Tuesday landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, which fielded a notably more diverse list of nominees following two straight years of "OscarsSoWhite" backlash.

"La La Land" matched "Titanic" and "All About Eve"...

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...

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

"La La Land" steamrolled, "Moonlight" swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to president-elect Donald Trump at a schizophrenic Golden Globes that pivoted between heartfelt moments of protest and a desire to sing and dance.

Damien Chazelle's bright-hued...

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...