Oscar Circuit: Production Design

And the Nominees are… American Hustle – Judy Becker (Production Design); Heather Loeffler (Set Decoration) Gravity – Andy Nicholson (Production Design); Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard (Set Decoration) The Great Gatsby – Catherine Martin (Production Design); Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration) Her – K.K. Barrett (Production Design); Gene Serdena (Set Decoration) 12 Years a Slave – Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Alice Baker (Set Decoration) The […]


Warner Bros. Launches Awards Site – ‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ Set for Oscar Play

Warner Bros. sent out e-mails to all major awards guilds, including the Broadcast Film Critics Association, today announcing the launch of their awards site with screening dates and categories listed.  The studio who last year won Best Picture with Ben Affleck’s “Argo” seems to have another strong possibility for many award citations this coming season. […]

Around the Circuit: May 11 – 17

Link(s) of the week: Brad Brevet at Rope of Silicon previews the Cannes Film Festival by listing the ten films he is anticipating the most. Meanwhile, Pete Hammond at Deadline wonders if this year’s fest will have the same impact on Oscar as the last two. And finally, Scott Beggs at Film School Rejects gives […]

Weekend Openings: 5/10/2013

Leave it to Baz Luhrmann to take a classic American novel like The Great Gatsby,  ripe with questions about the moral depravity of American society and its fixation on the American dream, and turn it into a superficial spectacle worthy of gracing the glitzy stages of Las Vegas.  Stephen Colbert summed it up best: “It’s […]