Oscar 2018: Paul Thomas Anderson Raves about Chris Nolan’s Dunkirk

It’s nice when one Oscar nominated director praises another one-despite competition for the same award. Paul Thomas Anderson was vastly impressed by Chris Nolan’s Dunkirk. The Phantom Thread director recently attended the Santa Barbara Film Fest, where he raved about the movies made by his fellow Oscar nominees for Best Director Oscar. Anderson and Nolan […]

Oscar Artists: Johannsson, Composer of Arrival and Theory of Everything, Found Dead at 48

óhann Jóhannsson, the Oscar-nominated composer of “Arrival,” “Sicario” and “The Theory of Everything,” was found dead on Friday in his Berlin apartment, his manager said. He was 48.

Oscar 2018: Supporting Actress Nominees

Supporting Actress Oscar: The youngest nominee this year is Octavia Spencer, who is 40; the oldest is Laurie Metcalf, who’s 62.

Oscar 2018: Supporting Actors–New and Vet

Supporting Actor: Nominees Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project” Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water” Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World” Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   Share this:

Oscar Directors: Foreign Directors Nominated for Academy Award

The year of 1960 marks some kind of turning point, in the sense that the small elitist Directors Branch opened its gates to foreign (non-U.S.) directors, or American directors who worked in other languages and countries. Of the five estimable nominees: 1960: Jules Dassin (US born) but nominated for Greek comedy, Never on Sunday 1961: […]