Been a movie fan my entire life. Got interested in showbiz awards while in high school and have been following them with zeal. On a personal mission to watch every single Oscar-winning feature film in my lifetime, regardless of what categories it won.
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Sep 26, 2017
Alex Meyer replied to the topic 90th Academy Awards – submissions for Best Foreign Language Film in the forum Movies 9 hours, 19 minutes ago
Canada has selected Hochelaga, Land Of Souls as their entry. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-canada-selects-hochelaga-land-souls-foreign-language-category-1042767
Alex Meyer replied to the topic 2017-18 Film Memoriam Thread (Xavier Atencio, Frank Vincent, Harry Dean Stanton) in the forum Movies 10 hours, 45 minutes ago
Actor Jan Triska passed away. http://www.thewrap.com/jan-triska-ronin-ragtime-dies-80-fall-from-bridge-czech-republic/
Alex Meyer replied to the topic What is your Dream SAG TV Awards Nominated Performance of 2017? in the forum Television 10 hours, 55 minutes ago
Shailene Woodley in Big Little Lies.
Alex Meyer replied to the topic What is your Dream SAG Film Awards Nominated Performance of 2017? in the forum Movies 10 hours, 56 minutes ago
This has zero chance of happening, but I would be THRILLED if Charlie Hunnam somehow got a Best Actor nomination for The Lost City Of Z.
Michael Riedel went to see the show, and here are his observations. http://nypost.com/2017/09/14/first-look-at-frozen-the-musical-already-melting-hearts-in-previews/
Tony winner John Cullum will take over the role of Joe in Waitress from Larry Marshall beginning on October 5. http://www.playbill.com/article/tony-winner-john-cullum-will-join-broadways-waitress
Oscar nominee Meg Tilly also played Martha in a Vancouver production of Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? back in 2011. Since I’m not Canadian, I didn’t get to see the show live, but if you go on YouTube, there’s news segments from a Vancouver news program showing footage of her in rehearsals, and she looked like she was knocking it out of the park.
Theatre Under the Stars founder Frank M. Young passed away. http://www.playbill.com/article/theatre-under-the-stars-founder-frank-m-young-dead-at-77
Alex Meyer replied to the topic 90th Academy Awards – submissions for Best Foreign Language Film in the forum Movies 2 days, 12 hours ago
You forgot to add Kyrgyzstan’s entry Centaur, which I posted about a few days ago.
Alex Meyer replied to the topic 90th Academy Awards – submissions for Best Foreign Language Film in the forum Movies 2 days, 15 hours ago
The Czech Republic has selected Ice Mother as their entry. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-czech-republic-selects-ice-mother-foreign-language-category-1038422
Slovakia has selected The Line as their entry. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-slovakia-selects-line-foreign-language-category-1041836
So, I finally saw Mother! last night, and I would agree with Andrew that the F CinemaScore is very unfair, however, I realize how people were pissed off by this movie. Misleading marketing can piss anyone off. That aside, I really admired the performances, particularly Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem and Michelle Pfeiffer. I thought the messages…[Read more]
Aaron McCusker has been cast as Freddie Mercury’s boyfriend Jim Hutton. The two were in a long-term relationship for the last six years of Mercury’s life, with Hutton also nursing him through his illness. http://deadline.com/2017/09/aaron-mccusker-cast-freddie-mercury-boyfriend-jim-hutton-queen-movie-bohemian-rhapsody-1202175280/
Wide Release Films:
Kingsman: The Golden Circle—49%
The Lego Ninjago Movie—52%
Limited Release Films:
Battle Of The Sexes—85%
Gaga: Five Foot Two—70%
The King’s Choice—80%
The Tiger Hunter—…[Read more]
There’s still several Best Picture winners I’ve never seen, but here are three big ones: The French Connection, Terms Of Endearment and Unforgiven. So far I have seen over half of the winners.
Jersey Boys composer Judy Parker Gaudio has passed away. http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/judy-parker-gaudio-obituary_82511.html
Alex Meyer replied to the topic 90th Academy Awards – submissions for Best Foreign Language Film in the forum Movies 3 days, 11 hours ago
Iceland has selected Under The Tree as their entry. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-iceland-selects-under-tree-foreign-language-category-1042139
Russia has selected Loveless as their entry. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-russia-selects-loveless-foreign-language-category-1041982
A Star Is Born has moved its release date from September 28 to May 18. Looks like it can kiss its Oscar chances goodbye. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lady-gagas-a-star-is-born-moves-release-date-may-2018-1042264
Alex Meyer started the topic Emma Stone's 10 Highest Rated Films On Rotten Tomatoes in the forum Movies 3 days, 17 hours ago
Emma Stone returns to theaters today in Battle Of The Sexes, where she plays iconic tennis player Billie Jean King. To celebrate, Rotten Tomatoes is counting down her 10 highest rated movies. They are:
1. La La Land—92%
5. Easy A—85%
6. Crazy, Stupid, Love—78%
7. The Help—75%
8. The Amazing Spide…[Read more]
Matthew Broderick has been cast as the narrator aka adult Ralphie. http://deadline.com/2017/09/a-christmas-story-matthew-broderick-narrator-fox-live-production-1202174536/
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