Tag Archives: Oscars

The Oscars 2018 Winners

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water emerged victorious, winning a total of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Guillermo del Toro, and awards for both original score and production design.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, was the standout in the acting categories, earning Frances McDormand an Oscar for Best Actress, and Sam Rockwell an award for Best Supporting Actor. Gary Oldman’s lead performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, and Allison Janney’s supporting turn in I, Tonya rounded out the acting categories.

Jordan Peele won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Get Out. Pixar’s Coco won Best Animated Feature Film.

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, which had earned 8 nominations had three wins in technical categories, including sound mixing, sound editing, and film editing. Blade Runner 2049 stood out for its pair of visuals-oriented wins, including Best Visual Effects and Best Cinematography, the latter of which earned legendary director of photography Roger Deakins his first Oscar win.

See the full list of the 2018 Academy Award winners HERE.

Advertisements
Tagged , ,

The 90th Oscars To Be Telecast On ABC March 4, 2018 

ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the 90th Oscars telecast on Sunday, March 4, 2018 will now begin at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST, a half hour earlier than the prior Oscars broadcast. As previously announced, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host, and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will return to produce.

Additionally, starting at 6:30pm EST/3:30pm PST, the Oscars Pre-Show returns to give fans exclusive, insider access to all the excitement of the red carpet. The 90-minute special features interviews with nominees, presenters and performers, and brings viewers the best behind-the-scenes moments.

The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network.

Tagged , , ,

Toy Story: 20 Years of Being an Animation Game-Changer Featuring John Lasseter, Ed Catmull & Jon Favreau At The Samuel Goldwyn Theater On October 1, 2015

screen_shot_2015-09-08_at_12_34_41_pm

Audiences embraced it, and Toy Story announced to the industry that there was a new game in town. Pixar Animation Studios, led by John Lasseter and Ed Catmull, inspired a digital revolution, blurring the line between art and technology and bringing beloved characters to life with heart and humor.

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of 1995’s Toy Story, the first entirely computer-animated feature film, by joining Lasseter and Catmull in conversation with moderator Jon Favreau as they share their stories and the challenges they faced along the way on October 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

John Lasseter received a Special Achievement Oscar in 1995 for Toy Story. Catmull went on to receive an Oscar for his contributions to Renderman, the software that was instrumental to the creation of the film. The film earned Oscar nominations for Original Song, Original Musical or Comedy Score, and Original Screenplay.  Pixar Animation Studios has received multiple Oscars for a myriad of films since then.

Tickets for “Toy Story: 20 Years of Being an Animation Game-Changer” are $5 for general admission and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID, and may be purchased online at http://www.oscars.org starting September 16, 2015. The Samuel Goldwyn Theater is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.  For more information, call (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org.

Tagged , , , , , , ,

Scott Campbell’s Oscar Week Showdowns

Artist Scott C. created some new Showdowns for the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Check out his take on the Best Picture nominees.

Visit his Great Showdowns website and follow him on Twitter.

tumblr_mif95jIFYi1qay9wgo1_500

“Shall we stop this bleeding?”

tumblr_mif93jGt5h1qay9wgo1_500

“This is the best bad plan we have, sir.”

tumblr_mif94qGlLo1qay9wgo1_500

“They gonna know, once there was a Hushpuppy, and she live with her daddy in the Bathtub.”

tumblr_mif942KrlM1qay9wgo1_500

“I dreamed a dream in time gone by.”

tumblr_mif96157dh1qay9wgo1_500

“Not you, Stephen. You’re right where you belong.”

Tagged , , , ,
Advertisements
Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: