All posts tagged "Drive"

  • Community
    Circuit 3 A-Z: Films That Begin With the Letter ‘D’

    We pick up where we left off, alphabetically speaking, with the letter D, as we continue ranking...

  • News
    Nicolas Winding Refn next film will be ‘I Walk With The Dead’

    I know that filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is becoming a bit of a love him or hate...

  • Article
    Six Spot #5: Best Director 2011

    Welcome back to The Six Spot!  In case you missed last week’s 2003 Best Actress Six Spot,...

  • Article
    Top 10 Great Unnamed Characters in Cinema

    It’s becoming a norm from a film about once or twice a year, an artistic director and...

  • News
    Ryan Gosling and Christina Hendricks to team up for his directorial debut ‘How to Catch a Monster’!

    Ryan Gosling’s acting career is so hot right now that any move he makes will be highly anticipated. Which is why it’s pleasantly surprising that the news today isn’t about his acting career, rather his choice to make his directorial debut. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Gosling is set to direct How...

  • News
    Sequel to ‘Drive’ in the works

    ‘Drive’ author James Sallis has been making the rounds on his new book, a sequel called ‘Driven’, and apparently he’s been talking about a new film potentially coming to pass. Collider reports here that Sallis is saying that ‘Driven’ is in the earliest stages of development and that Nicolas Winding Refn is...

  • News
    The Italian Online Movie Awards Honor ‘Drive’ with Best Picture!

    To be sure, an online award voted on solely by the Italian public isn’t exactly a high profile precursor or anything (more than partly due to coming a few months after the Oscars…among other things), but any award that recognizes ‘Drive’ as its Best Picture and Nicolas Winding Refn as its Best...

  • Academy Idol
    Academy Idol Winner is…Shame

    In case you missed the announcement during the LIVE Blog last night, Steve McQueen’s emotionally resonate film, “Shame” won the fifth season of the Awards Circuit’s Academy Idol. The film starring Michael Fassbender and Academy Award Nominee Carey Mulligan beat presumed early frontrunner, “Drive.” Both films had never been in the Bottom...

  • Article
    Which Scenes from 2011 will you remember?

    Much like Kris Tapley over at In Contention does his list of the 10 best shots of each year, I like to do something similar as well here at The Awards Circuit. The wrinkle for me is that I go with the best/most memorable scenes of the year. It’s also kind of...

  • Community
    2011 ACCA Winners Announced!

    The 2011 Awards Circuit Community Awards was one of the most diverse and hottest choices this side of the internet.  This is the only site that gives its readership a voice to name his/her favorite films and performances of the year.  With a wide open Oscar race, the ACCA race followed suit...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Editing

    And the Nominees Are: Drive The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse Just as my colleague and friend Mike Ward detailed the Best Sound Mixing race (the excellent write up can be found here), I’m diving right in and tackling the Best Sound Editing race....

  • Article
    Which Films Can Stand the Test of Time?

    Every year, even though the vast majority of movie releases are all but instantly forgettable, we have some films come out that you just know will be still remembered fondly 25 years later. 2011 was no exception. It’s a bit early to know which will survive the test of time, but I’m...

  • News
    MPSE Sound Editors Nominees

    Thanks to Sasha Stone @ Awards Daily FEATURE FILMS CATEGORY BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM Drive Fast Five The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Rise of the Planet of the Apes Super 8 Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse BEST SOUND...

  • News
    Albert Brooks Thanks the Readers of the Awards Circuit!

     AlbertBrooks @awardscircuit Thanks! Very cool. The “Drive” co-star thanks all of our faithful readers for his Supporting Actor nomination in our annual Community Awards. Congratulations!

  • News
    Costume Design Guild Nominations

    Excellence in Period Film: “The Artist” (Mark Bridges) “Jane Eyre” (Michael O’Connor) “The Help” (Sharen Davis) “Hugo” (Sandy Powell) “W.E.” (Arianne Phillips) Excellence in Fantasy Film: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2″ (Jany Temime) “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” (Penny Rose) “Red Riding Hood” (Cindy Evans) “Thor” (Alexandra...

  • Article
    Sizing Up the Best Film Editing Field

    Often called “the invisible art” of the movies, editing is a crucial and frequently undervalued (and misunderstood) element of filmmaking. Even more debatable is how to judge what “best” editing entails. Is it more commendable when an editor cuts a mediocre film out of pure garbage, or if they simply make impeccable...

  • News
    ‘Tinker Tailor’ makes a big showing with BAFTA!

    “The Artist” and “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” lead the way with the BAFTA Nominations.  The most exciting is Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” was nominated for Best Film and Director but Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks were snubbed in their respective categories.  Carey Mulligan will be the sole representation for the acting ensemble...

  • General
    Circuit Roundup (Week Ending 01/15)

    It was another busy and exciting week here at The Awards Circuit. Perhaps the most important event that came out of the week were the airings of the first two major awards shows of the season, and our coverage of them: The 38th Annual People’s Choice Awards and The 17th Annual Critic’s...

  • Article
    Are there enough #1 votes for ‘Drive’ to make Best Picture?

    The general Oscar prognostication consensus about ‘Drive’ has been for most of the season that it’s going to be one of the sadder snubs of the year at the Oscars, save for Albert Brooks in Best Supporting Actor.  Ryan Gosling has a chance because of the year he’s having, but Picture, Director,...