All posts tagged "Cloud Atlas"

  • Community
    Circuit 3: The Best Sci-Fi Films Since 2000

    This weekend, the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller, Ex Machina, arrives in my neck of the woods. A...

  • Article
    Top Ten Tuesday: Doomed Epic Romances

    This article was originally going to start off being a top 10 films of 1997 piece before...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 5/19)

    Just as Cannes 2013 is getting underway, Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis felt an Awards Circuit Oscar Prediction 2014 update was in order. Check out his complete list of predicted nominees in every major category. According to him, Ridley Scott and his film The Counselor are the ones to beat, along with Bruce Dern...

  • News
    International Film Music Award Nominations highlight ‘Cloud Atlas’ and ‘Life of Pi’

    2012 has been a great year for movie music, therefore it would be no surprise that the nominees for the International Film Music Awards would be pretty good. Lincoln and Life of Pi lead the nominated field with 4 nominations, including citations for their composers in Film Composer of the Year, John...

  • News
    Houston Film Critics Society announces nominations, Lincoln leads with 8

    Contrary to popular belief, I am not a member of the Houston Film Critics Society. But you’ll be hard pressed to see me arguing with the nominations they’ve released. Lincoln leads the diverse groups of chosen films with 8 nominations, with Les Miserables and The Master behind it with 6. They also threw...

  • Article
    Spotlight on Scores: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’

    The fantasy epic. Full of beautiful vistas, big sequences involving CGI, and usually a large than life score to emphasize how grand the proceedings are. Today’s Spotlight on Scores will focus on two adapted epics, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Cloud Atlas. If this is your first time reading this series,...

  • Article
    Box Office (11.04.12)

    As ever-changing as the recent weather, during the week, Argo (WB) was in a clear lead on an every day basis nationally. Sitting on top of the weekday’s polls, even despite the release of Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros.) during the week and the weekend ride of Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (ORF), Argo claimed the...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: October 27th – November 2nd

    It’s time to visit the week that was via our Around the Circuit piece, where we look back at articles that we feel are worth your time covering the Oscar race, new releases, or really just anything film related. Link(s) of the week: The big news this week (or year) was Disney’s...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 26: Cloud Atlas, Lack of Documentary Viewing, and Oscar Predictions

    The Awards Circuit Power Hour returns twelve hours earlier before Hurricane Sandy plows through the East Coast.  Just in case my internet and electricity go out, you’ll have our episode down in the books.  The staff and I discuss the following things on this week’s episode. The reception to Cloud Atlas.  Is it an...

  • Film Reviews
    Snippet Reviews

    Cloud Atlas (***½) Simply put, Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas is an allegory about love, freedom, and the connectivity of the human spirit throughout all of time, space, and everything in between. But there is nothing simple about this film – this challengingly ambitious and wildly intrepid film –...

  • Film Reviews
    Cloud Atlas (Multiple Reviews)

    Terence Johnson (****) Watching movies can provide you a range of experiences. There are films that make you question them, films that are just for enjoyment and films that make you feel. While a certain studio has coined the latter for most of its Oscar fare, those films barely scratch the surface...

  • Article
    TIFF: Lawrence owns “Playbook,” Visuals Stun “Atlas,” and Over-Saturation Hurts “Watch”

    Sunday is always a very bust at TIFF largely because the studios are here with junkets and getting around is a tad more difficult than other days. Cabs are scare, the Bell Lightbox buzzes with people and the theaters are jammed. Case in point the first screening this morning was packed to...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Halle Berry shines in the new trailer for “Cloud Atlas”

    A new and shorter trailer has premiered for the upcoming Cloud Atlas with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.  The film is directed by The Wachowski Siblings (The Matrix, 1999) and Tom Tykwer (Perfume: The Story of a Murder, 2006). The new trailer showcases a possible strong turn from Oscar winner Berry, who’s...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

    The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.  There is a very unclear...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 13: Toronto Lineup, Trailers, Flops for the Fall

    Great news for our readership!  Our “Power Hour” will be moving to a weekly delivery.  As the thick of the race heats up and the Awards Circuit begins to move to the next phase of its existence, our conversations are moving  to Mondays.  So now, every Monday, our “Power Hour” will be...

  • Poster
    Poster for “Cloud Atlas”

    With the 5-minute trailer premiering this past week, this simple poster has hit.  Do we have an Oscar contender on our hands?  We shall see.  Comment and see the full poster after the jump.

  • Trailer/Clips
    5 minute International Trailer for ‘Cloud Atlas’

    Up until now, we haven’t really seen too much from the upcoming adaptation of ‘Cloud Atlas’ that the Wachowskis and Tom Twyker have made. We’ve gotten hints and tidbits about how out there and ambitious it is, but nothing to really hang your hat on. That changed today however, as there’s a...

  • News
    Looper set to open the Toronto International Film Festival, Full Lineup released!

    The Toronto International Film Festival is often seen as the start of the Oscar season and judging by the lineup, we’re in for a doozy this year if the release from Variety is complete. Oscar contenders Argo, Anna Karenina, Cloud Atlas, and Hyde Park on Hudson will all be at the festival, as well...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Cloud Atlas

    Directed By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Written By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant, Ben Wishaw, Jim Broadbent Synopsis: “An epic story of humankind in which the actions and consequences of our lives impact one another throughout the...

  • News
    Cloud Atlas will be unleashed on audiences this coming December!

    I have absolutely no clue what to expect with the film ‘Cloud Atlas’, a joint venture between the Wachowskis (Lana and Andy…formerly Larry and Andy) and Tom Tykwer. Based on the highly praised novel by David Mitchell, it’s a layered and bizarre sounding work that could either go horribly wrong or dazzlingly...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: The Return of the Suffering Wife – Supporting Actress Predictions

    It begins.  2011 film year is behind us and we saw Octavia Spencer crowned Best Supporting Actress for her work in “The Help.”  As we embark on the 2012 film year together, I will be breaking down each category individually throughout the month of March.  I will also unveil the Awards Circuit...