The 61st Sydney Film Festival today announced 32 films to be featured in this year’s event in advance of the full program launch on Wednesday 7 May.
According to Warner Brothers Home Entertainment, Veronica Mars will be available in Australia via digital download on 14 March but the film will not be getting a general theatrical release.
Let’s hope that hurricane Ivan Sen can muster the same amazing talent for more Indigenous Australian Outback Noir.
Focusing on the film winners here, Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), perhaps the night’s biggest surprise, and Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) became favourites for Oscar glory.
In the 25-year history of the PGA today marks the first tie for the feature prize, between Gravity and 12 Years A Slave. That’s amazing.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations for the 86th Academy Awards overnight. I was up at 12.30am eagerly awaiting the news. Leading the nominees were those for Best Picture: Gravity (10),…
Yesterday the winners of the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has been the brunt of criticism over the last few years, notorious for nominating and inviting along to the ceremony celebrities they’d like to meet and party with, rather than worthy nominees.
12 Years A Slave was again the standout winner following the voting by 250 members of the OFCS in the 17th annual awards for excellence in film.
FILM OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE “12 Years A Slave” “American Hustle” “August: Osage County” “Dallas Buyers Club” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” Makes sense, considering the nominees below. Any number of…
Best Motion Picture – Drama “12 Years A Slave” “Captain Phillips” “Gravity” “Philomena” “Rush” Pretty much as expected. Notable exclusions here: Saving Mr Banks (a drama?) and The Butler, which have long been in…
In Part 3 of my award coverage I have included: The Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Awards and the nominees for the 2013 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) Awards.
In Part Two of my award coverage of the 2013 Award Season I have included: The winners at the European Film Awards, The New York Film Critics Online Awards and The Boston Society of Film Critics awards.
With the exception of Fruitvale Station taking the breakthrough/debut awards, Stories We Tell honoured for Documentary Filmmaking, and The Wind Rises winning claim as the year’s best Animated Feature there is no crossover between either critical body, which puts an early surprise spin on this very open awards race.
Here we are again, at the dawn of another awards season. The 2013 Independent Spirit Awards nominees have been announced.
HE’S the legendary concept artist behind Alien, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Conan, Total Recall, The Abyss (to name but a few) and come Monday Ron Cobb will be chatting with Graffiti With Punctuation’s Maria Lewis and Blake Howard live.
If you haven’t been living under a rock, you would’ve definitely heard the news that Ben Affleck will be playing the role of Batman in the new Man of Steel sequel. As expected, the comic and movie franchise fans did not receive the news very well and a whopping 71% of the tweets about it were all negative.
Now on November 13, Nolan’s three Batman films – Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises – will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics’ Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $139.95 RRP.
To welcome the release of Tim Winton’s The Turning, in cinemas today (September 26th in Australia) we’ve got a giveaway and a bunch of behind the scenes clips.
“A secret fact about Idris Elba is we did a remix for him about six years ago. He’s got a half decent voice and he’s a good DJ. It was one of his tracks, we just did a remix of it. He was liking some of the house stuff we were doing and he got in touch with our people.”
“I feel the need, the need for meth… I mean speed (sorry force of habit).” – Aaron Paul * This quote was made up*