11 Updates
'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar
Photo Credit: VALERIE MACON, Getty Images

'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar

Feb 24 2013, 11:26pm CST | by

Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for "Django Unchained".

Los Angeles, Feb 25 — Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar

Feb 24 2013, 11:26pm CST | by

Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for "Django Unchained".

Los Angeles, Feb 25 — Ben Affleck's "Argo" walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for "Django Unchained".

"Argo" is based on a 2007 article about the "Canadian Caper", in which Tony Mendez, a CIA operative, led the rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.

Writer Chris Terrio beat Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin ("Beasts of the Southern Wild"), David Magee ("Life of Pi"), Tony Kushner("Lincoln") and David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook").

Tarantino's "Django Unchained", which won the original screenplay Oscar, is a story about German bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz, who buys a slave named Django and promises him freedom once he has helped Schultz track down the criminals he is seeking.

Others nominated in the category were Michael Haneke ("Amour"), John Gatins ("Flight"), Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola ("Moonrise Kingdom") and Mark Boal ("Zero Dark Thirty").

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
11

1 week ago

How Japanese Filmmaking, Especially Anime is the Most Educational Thing for an Aspiring Filmmaker

Aug 24 2014 7:39pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Being the film geek of my school I’m always asked, “What’s your favorite movie?” or “What are your top ten movies?”, and my response is always “I’ll get back to you on that”. I’ve honestly been meaning to but it’s really hard to create a list of my favorite films when I’m constantly remembering more and more films that stuck out to me. However the most interesting question I’ve been asked is “What films inspire you?”. This is a question ...
Source: movie pilot   Full article at: movie pilot
 

 
Update
10

1 week ago

Jennifer Lawrence may saddle up for Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight

Aug 22 2014 4:03am CDT | Source: the guardian

The Oscar-winner is reportedly in talks for a role in Tarantinos western, which the director has now promised to shoot, following a live read of the script earl ...
Source: the guardian   Full article at: the guardian
 

 
Update
9

1 week ago

Report: Jennifer Lawrence in Talks for Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

Aug 21 2014 10:57pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Although a representative for the 'Silver Linings Playbook' actress says she is not doing the project, the casting rumor refuses to ...
Source: ace showbiz   Full article at: ace showbiz
 

 
Update
8

1 week ago

News Bits: Mission, Hateful, Halloween, Habits

Aug 21 2014 6:10pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Mission: Impossible 5 Production is in full swing on the upcoming fifth "Mission: Impossible" film with location shooting taking place this weekend in Vienna, Austria. Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin and Ving Rhames also star in the film which is currently targeting a Christmas 2015 release. Director Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise were on hand to scout locations on the roof of Vienna's State Opera House with filming at the lo ...
Source: dark horizons   Full article at: dark horizons
 

 
Update
5

1 week ago

Details On Tarantino's "Hateful Eight" Trailer

Aug 20 2014 2:28pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Following the news last week that a teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming western "The Hateful Eight" would hit cinemas with "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" this week, a description of said trailer has gone online over at Collider. As filming hasn't begun, there's understandably no footage. Instead there's text and graphics which give a break down of the characters and their nicknames: Major Marquis Warren: ...
Source: Dark Horizons   Full article at: Dark Horizons
 

 
Update
4

2 weeks ago

Robin Williams: 5 Worthy Roles The News Left Out

Aug 14 2014 2:51pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Robin Williams could be viewed as a cult actor who crossed into the mainstream. He has all the ingredients. But the plain truth is, he shot right to the top, practically right away, with the sit-com MORK AND MINDY, and with a handful of successful of successful movies, he was an A-list superstar for many years. But still, there is a cult of Robin Williams... That being his little known roles, completely passed over in the many news stories which had Robin going straight from Mork into GO ...
Source: movie pilot   Full article at: movie pilot
 

 
Update
3

2 weeks ago

An Excerpt From Samuel Fuller’s Novel BRAINQUAKE, Available In English For The First Time!!

Aug 13 2014 2:38pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

It's now in stores and orderable online. Read the full article on AICN Filmmaker, novelist, and novelist Sameul Fuller had an amazing life:  in addition to scripting and directing pictures which would inspire folks like Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Jean-Luc Godard, Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders, and Quentin Tarantino - he was a decorated combat veteran whose WWII experiences included landing on Omaha Beac ...
Source: aintitcool   Full article at: aintitcool
 

 
Update
2

2 weeks ago

Help Preserve World’s Largest Home Video Collection

Aug 12 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

In December 2013, David Chen released a short documentary on /Film titled Scarecrow Video: An Inside Look at the World’s Biggest Independent Video Store (watch that video here). Scarecrow Video in Seattle is the largest independent video store on the planet. The store is not just a collection of movies trapped in old physical media, but many of the films available at Scarcrow are rare and not elsewhere. ...
Source: Slash Film   Full article at: Slash Film
 

 
Update
1

3 weeks ago

Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger will be honorees at LACMA gala

Aug 11 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: la times

Quentin Tarantino will share the spotlight with visual artist Barbara Kruger as the honorees at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Art + ...
Source: la times   Full article at: la times
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Spears opens up about ex-boyfriend's infidelity
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears, who recently split from her boyfriend David Lucado, addressed the infidelity issue for the first time during her show in Las Vegas.
 
 
Internet more damaging than drugs: Cyrus
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus believes that internet is more dangerous for mental health than drugs.
 
 
Rocker Jimi Jamison dies at 63
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Rock singer Jimi Jamison, who fronted the 1980s bands Cobra and Survivor, died following a heart attack, said his agent. He was 63.
 
 
Dunst criticises Apple for leaked nude photos
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst has hit out at Apple after nude images of her were allegedly leaked online.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Yemeni president to replace government amid protests
Sanaa, Sep 2 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday said he will replace the government and called for a national unity administration in a move to calm down the recent spate of protests, media here...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Scoreboard of England's innings against India
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) Scoreboard of England's innings against India in the fourth ODI of the five-match cricket series at Edgbaston here Tuesday. England Alastair Cook c Raina b Kumar 9 Alex Hales b Kumar 6 Gary...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Saudi Arabia arrests 88 on terrorism charges
Riyadh, Sep 2 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has in the last few days arrested 88 people on terrorism charges in different parts of the country, media reported Tuesday. Of the total, three are Yemenis, one of...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
British deputy PM questions arrest of parents' saving kid
L0ondon, Sep 2 (IANS) British deputy prime minister has come in support of a campaign which seeks to to allow the parents of cancer patient Ashya King to be reunited with their five-year-old son, a media report said...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US drone attacks Al Shabaab leader's home in Somalia
Nairobi, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) A US drone targeted the home of the leader of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab terrorist organisation, Ahmed Abdi Godane, in Somalia, Somali officials told the media Tuesday. According to...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Nepal, India to hold energy talks
Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) Officials from Nepal and India will be meeting in New Delhi Wednesday and Thursday to hold talks on the much-touted Power Trade Agreement (PTA) between the energy-starved nations. According to...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Kala-azar free India by 2015: Harsh Vardhan
Pat Sep 2 (IANS) Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday said that India aims to eliminate dreaded vector-borne disease kala-azar by 2015. "We are confident to eliminate kala-azar by 2015 with a new road map," Harsh...
Read more on Business Balla
 
UN to probe Israeli offensive against Gaza
Ramallah, Sep 2 (IANS) A senior Palestinian diplomat announced Tuesday that a UN inquiry committee will arrive in the Gaza Strip in October to probe the 50-day Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. "We were officially...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
India and Japan will steer the 21st century: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said India and Japan's friendship will determine the course of the 21st century. "There is no doubt that the 21st century belongs to Asia. But India and Japan's...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Spears opens up about ex-boyfriend's infidelity
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears, who recently split from her boyfriend David Lucado, addressed the infidelity issue for the first time during her show in Las Vegas. "So I know you know my boyfriend...
Read more on Celebrity Balla