Thursday, May 25, 2017

Lion

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, Feb. 5, 2017

Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS earned the coveted Theatrical Award for best cinematography in a motion picture for Lion at the 31st Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement.

Fraser topped a field of nominees which also included: James Laxton...

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has revealed the nominees in the Theatrical Release and Spotlight categories for the 31st Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Winners will be named on February 4 at the Society’s awards gala held at Hollywood &...

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Dev Patel knows how special a film like "Lion" is. He's been waiting nearly 8 years, since his breakout in "Slumdog Millionaire," for a role as substantive and soulful as Saroo Brierley, an Indian man who was lost as a 5-year-old, adopted and raised by Australian parents, and who, 25 years later...

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

There are two ways to view "Lion." One is as a heart-warming tale of love beyond boundaries and the incandescent pull of home. The more cynical view is that it's a two-hour advertisement for the wonders of Google Earth.

Let's not be cynical, shall we? Let's just enjoy this poignant and...

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

The Garth Davis-directed Lion won the People’s Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Denver Film Society’s 39th annual Denver Film Festival which ran from Nov. 2-13. Earning distinction as the top Documentary Feature was The Eagle Huntress directed by Otto Bell....

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

The Producers Guild of America's (PGA) third annual Produced By: New York Conference held this past Saturday, October 29, provided insights into recent television and film projects and explored topics ranging from collaboration and diversity to technological and economic innovations. Produced By...

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016

SHOOT has chronicled the career of director Garth Davis over the years, spanning such developments as his 2010 Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award nomination as Best Commercial Director of the Year (for U.S. Cellular’s “Shadow Puppets” out of Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco)...

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Garth Davis’ feature directorial debut, Lion, won the Audience Award for Best Narrative at the Middleburg Film Festival. Meanwhile the Audience Award for Best Documentary went to The Eagle Huntress, which marked the first feature for helmer Otto Bell.

Lion...