4 Updates
Lincoln receives 10 BAFTA nominationsSpielberg
Photo Credit: Jeffrey B.Roth

Lincoln receives 10 BAFTA nominations

Jan 10 2013, 3:48pm CST | by

LOS ANGELES, Calif – Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln” received 10 nominations, more than any other movie, from the British Academy Film Awards, (BAFTA), Wednesday. “Les Misérables” and “Life of Pi” are each nominated in nine categories; “Skyfall” garnered eight nominations, “Argo” received seven nominations and “Anna Karenina” has six. “Django Unchained” and “Zero Dark Thirty” each received five nominations, according to BAFTA.

  LOS ANGELES, Calif – Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln” received 10 nominations, more than any other movie, from the British Academy Film Awards , (BAFTA), Wednesday. “Les Misérables” and “Life of Pi”...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Lincoln receives 10 BAFTA nominations

Jan 10 2013, 3:48pm CST | by

LOS ANGELES, Calif – Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln” received 10 nominations, more than any other movie, from the British Academy Film Awards, (BAFTA), Wednesday. “Les Misérables” and “Life of Pi” are each nominated in nine categories; “Skyfall” garnered eight nominations, “Argo” received seven nominations and “Anna Karenina” has six. “Django Unchained” and “Zero Dark Thirty” each received five nominations, according to BAFTA.

 

LOS ANGELES, Calif – Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln” received 10 nominations, more than any other movie, from the British Academy Film Awards , (BAFTA), Wednesday.

“Les Misérables” and “Life of Pi” are each nominated in nine categories; “Skyfall” garnered eight nominations, “Argo” received seven nominations and “Anna Karenina” has six. “Django Unchained” and “Zero Dark Thirty” each received five nominations, according to BAFTA.

“Lincoln” was nominated for Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair. Daniel Day-Lewis received nod for Leading Actor, Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for Supporting Actor and Sally Field was nominated for Supporting Actress.

While visiting Gettysburg, Pa., to present the keynote speech commemorating the 149th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Spielberg said that he has spent the last 10 years researching the life of the 16th president in producing the movie, “Lincoln.” In that time, he came to feel that he was living in the presence of Lincoln's “eloquent ghost.”

He's come to feel like he's one of my oldest and one of my dearest friends,” Spielberg said. “It happened right here on the solid ground all of us are all standing on.”

“Les Misérables” was nominated for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Sound. Hugh Jackman was nominated for Leading Actor and Anne Hathaway for Supporting Actress. The nine nominations for “Life of Pi” are in the categories Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound, Special Visual Effects and Director for Ang Lee.

“Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty” complete the Best Film lineup. Argo has six other nominations: Ben Affleck was nominated for Director and for Leading Actor and the film was nominated for Adapted Screenplay, Original Music and Editing. Alan Arkin is nominated for Supporting Actor. “Zero Dark Thirty’s” other four nominations are for Original Screenplay, Editing, Director for Kathryn Bigelow and Leading Actress for Jessica Chastain.

Judi Dench and Javier Bardem were nominated as Supporting Actress and Supporting Actor for “Skyfall.” The film was also nominated for Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Outstanding British Film. “Anna Karenina” was nominated for Outstanding British Film, as well as Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design and Make Up & Hair.

For a complete listing of BAFTA 2013 award nominees, visit www.bafta.org .

Via BAFTA .

 
Update
4

2 days ago

So, What Can We Really Expect From Star Wars 7?

Jul 21 2014 4:26pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Funeral Service
As an aspiring screenwriter it's safe to say that I'm more of a realist and therefore what I expect from the medium that is cinema that I venerate so much is to be able to analyze, realistically, what cinema presents. Nothing is set in stone, though, as views of the mind tends to change itself throughout the years for some and I'm no different than you or my neighbor. Who knows I might find myself as a formalist, ful ...
Source: movie pilot   Full article at: movie pilot
 

 
Update
3

8 weeks ago

Now You Can Eat Out of a Monkey Head Just Like Indiana Jones Did in 'Temple of Doom'

May 28 2014 1:03pm CDT | Source: movies.com

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom celebrated its 30-year anniversary this past weekend, so there was no shortage of cool Indy tidbits to parse through if you’re a fan of Harrison Ford’s swashbuckling adventurer. One of the cooler stories to get time in the spotlight was featured in a Yahoo! Movies interview with actor Nizwar Karanj, who plays the poor guy early in the film who gets his heart ripped out by Mo ...
Source: movies.com   Full article at: movies.com
 

 
Update
2

8 weeks ago

Fortune and Glory is a wrap, but here's a complete list of the articles plus an interesting note...

May 27 2014 2:23pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

A Conversation With Marcus Luttrell
A complete list of the Temple of Doom celebration articles from Ain't It Cool plus an interesting note from some dude named Steven... Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here one final time under the Fortune and Glory banner to put a nice little button on that series of passionate Temple of Doom defending articles. Basically I just want to say thank you for putting up with my incessant soap box preaching on a film I believe is not only underappreciat ...
Source: aintitcool   Full article at: aintitcool
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/19" rel="author">Jeffrey B. Roth</a>
A multi-award winning writer, Jeffrey B. Roth is a well-known investigative reporter, who covers crime, law, politics, sciences, business, medicine, education, history and a wide range of other topics. In 2010, Roth won first place for a new series in the Keystone Press Awards, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. A published short story writer and poet, Roth is listed in the Locus Index of Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors. Currently, Roth writes for CBS Philadelphia, CBS Baltimore, the Philadelphia Examiner and regional publications, including Carroll Magazine, Carroll Business Quarterly and Hagerstown Magazine to name a few. In the past, Roth, a former crisis intervention counselor and teacher, has written for numerous Pennsylvania newspapers, state and national magazines and the Associated Press. He lives in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, west of Gettysburg, Pa.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Fashion trend 2014: Pom-poms rule the roost
London, July 24 (IANS) Clothing for summer has been given a girly and fun edge with trims of pom-poms adorning everything - from skirts, dresses, tops and shorts.
 
 
Aishwarya Rai adds glamour to CWG opener
Glasgow (Scotland), July 24 (IANS) Indian actress Aishwarya Rai attended the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Scotland's largest city as the Longines Ambassador of Elegance.
 
 
Know your style to stay stylish
London, July 24 (IANS) Finding your own personal style can take years. British fashion stylist Rachel Davis, who has worked with the likes of Elle Macpherson and Daisy Lowe, says that it is important to know your own body and follow the style accordingly rather than aping someone else.
 
 
My commitment to 'vikas' stands: Hema Malini
New York, July 24 (IANS) Reacting to the criticism about her absence from her constituency Mathura, actor-politician Hema Malini claims she is "working for my people wherever I am" and that she will always stick to her commitment of facilitating progress in the Uttar Pradesh town.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Apple’s iWallet might finally launch with the iPhone 6
Apple’s conversations with payment companies have “heated up in recent months,” The Information has learned from people briefed on the matter, with the company interested in launching a mobile wallet solution of its...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Eight killed in Afghanistan market blast
Kabul, July 24 (IANS/EFE) At least eight civilians died and 28 were injured Thursday when a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a market in northern Afghanistan, an official said. The bomb, activated by remote...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
4 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free
Is your iPhone or iPad looking a bit barren these days? Do you need some cool apps to help breathe new life into your iOS device? Don’t despair, friends, because we have just what the doctor ordered. Paid iPhone and...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Kelsey Grammer is a dad again
Kelsey Grammer has become a father again. The 'Frasier' actor's wife Kayte gave birth to their second child, a son, on Tuesday (22.07.14) and the little boy will be known as Gabriel, though it seems that is actually his...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Arizona Execution: Botched, or Predictable?
My Facebook stream was alight last evening in the wake of Arizona’s two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the Arizona Prison Complex in Florence. Wood was sentenced to execution by lethal injection in 1991 for...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
GM Profit Plunges On Recall Costs; $400 Million Set Aside For Victims
General Motors'  net profit in the second quarter was all but wiped out by the cost of recall-related repairs as the automaker sought to put the financial impact of a devastating safety issue behind it. GM earned $200...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
'Angry Birds Transformers' Trailer Shows Toys In Action
Having had information about the toy robots and cars for Angry Birds Transformers I have been looking forward to seeing what the game looks like in practice. Today we got a step closer as Rovio released a game-play...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
Myanmar house to discuss proportional representation system
Yangon, July 24 (IANS) Myanmar's House of Representatives or lower house of parliament has decided to discuss application of proportional representation (PR) system to elect parliament representatives in the next...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Apple's Q3: iPhone Does Well Across Price Points; Mac Defies Shrinking PC Market
Apple announced its fiscal Q3 2014 results on July 22, reporting a reasonably strong set of numbers that beat market expectation on earnings, although revenues were slightly lower than anticipated. The results were...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Haqqani Network being targeted in operation: Pakistan
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said the country's security forces are targeting all armed groups including the Haqqani Network in the ongoing major offensive in North Waziristan tribal region. The...
Read more on Politics Balla