Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Get Out

Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018

The National Society of Film Critics has voted for Lady Bird as the Best Picture of 2017, also bestowing upon it the Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Screenplay (Gerwig) and Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf) honors.

Best Actor and Actress went, respectively, to Daniel Kaluuya for...

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced theatrical motion picture and television nominations for the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards. This year, the nominees in the category for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures included a tie, so for...

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 68th 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 26, 2018 in the International...

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

While Get Out (Universal Pictures) marks an auspicious directorial debut for Jordan Peele, editor Gregory Plotkin hardly views him as a first-time filmmaker. 

“In working with Jordan--who also wrote the screenplay--nothing about him felt like a first-time director,” affirmed...

Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017

The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced the 2018 Stanley Kramer Award will honor the acclaimed feature film “Get Out” produced by Sean McKittrick, p.g.a.; Jason Blum, p.g.a.; Edward H. Hamm, Jr., p.g.a.; and Jordan Peele, p.g.a. (McKittrick & Hamm are deemed a producing partnership...

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Jordan Peele’s seismic thriller Get Out captured the most wins from the members of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). Released early in 2017, the film earned Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting and Best Screenplay recognition from the world’s largest group of professional...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

The stranglehold that autumn prestige films have on Oscar season just might be wilting in the summer sun.

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" hits theaters Friday, but the overflowing reviews have already made it abundantly clear: It's a major Oscar contender and a best-...

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Lensed by Toby Oliver, ACS, the comedy-horror film Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele, is a hit, recently bowing in the #1 slot in the U.S. weekend box office. Get Out has also garnered critical acclaim for its dark, subversive commentary about racial tensions. ...

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

There have been monster gorillas and sharp-clawed superheroes at the box office this month, but the biggest beast of them all has been Jordan Peele's $4.5 million, race-exploding thriller "Get Out."

In just 16 days, Peele's low-budget self-described "social horror" film has already...

Sunday, Mar. 5, 2017

The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive $85.3 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday, while best-picture winner "Moonlight" got a significant, if far from superhero-sized, Oscar bump.

The debut of...