6 items from 2010
hollywoodnews.com: The Independent Filmmaker Project (Ifp), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, announced today the winners at the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street.
Presented by Ifp, the Gotham Independent Film Awards™ is one of the leading awards for independent film and the first major honors of the film awards season. As previously announced, the awards ceremony streamed live in its entirety to a global audience via a partnership with The Big Live, Inc. You can see the show at www.ifp.org.
A total of 30 films received nominations in seven competitive categories, including: Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance, Festival Genius Audience Award and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You®.
For the first time, Ifp will honor the recipient of the Best Film Not Playing at a »
 Tonight, the Independent Filmmaker Project (Ifp) held the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. The winners were comprised mostly of films which played earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. A total of 30 films received nominations in seven competitive categories, including: Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance, Festival Genius Audience Award and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You®. Hit the jump to read the full list of winners and the official press release. Winners Announced New York, NY (November 29, 2010) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (Ifp), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, announced today the winners at the 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony in New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street. Presented by Ifp, the Gotham Independent Film Awards™ is one of the leading awards for independent film »
- Peter Sciretta
Newman is best known nowadays for his film scores, and specifically his work for Disney/Pixar, but prior to embarking on his composing career he was a singer/songwriter. His work as a solo artist in the 70s featured a caustic wit running through much of his material.
His move to composing could be seen as an inevitable one, as his uncles were both composers for film. Newman has managed to firmly establish himself as one of the finest composers and songwriters working in the medium today, earning fourteen Oscar nominations throughout his career so far.
Whilst Newman »
Directors: Guy Moshe
Writers: Guy Moshe
Review by: rochefort"
Rating: 6 out of 10
Bunraku is a style of Japanese puppet theater, and in "Bunraku", the new film by director Guy Moshe, these same puppets are used in an extended opening wherein we learn that the world's continents have fused into a quasi-Pangaea after eons of war have shifted the continents. Mankind has learned at least one thing from all that destruction: all firearms have been banned, in every province, under penalty of death. One day a gunless gunfighter known only as the Drifter (Josh Hartnett) mosies into town at the same time disgraced swordsman Yoshi (Gackt Camui) returns to his family home. Both have scores to settle with big boss Nicola the Woodcutter (Ron Perlman), who rules over the land using his enforcers the Nine Killers, led by Killer #2 ("Rome"'s Kevin McKidd, clearly gunning to »
As our theatrical calendar attests, there will be plenty of reasons to leave the house this summer. But for those times when you'd prefer to stay in, there's a wide array of American indies, international hits, and exquisite documentaries right at your fingertips on demand, online or on DVD. Here's what will be coming to your televisions, computer screens, Netflix queues and store shelves from May through July.
As always, our sister company IFC Films will release some of the biggest festival favorites from around the world this summer both at theaters and on demand, allowing people to choose what size screen they want to see Johnnie To's actioner "Vengeance" (May 14), Ken Loach's soccer drama "Looking for Eric" (May 21), the Cillian Murphy-Brendan Gleeson gangster tale "Perrier's Bounty" (May 21), Mia Hansen-Løve's French family drama "The Father of My Children" (May 28), "Bronson" director Nicolas Winding Refn »
- Stephen Saito
Model, TV host Toccara Jones is 29 years old today. The former America’s Next Top Model contestant has done a little acting for television, with bit parts in Girlfriends and All Of Us. But much of her work since her appearance on Antm 6 years ago, in 2004, has comprised of mostly reality TV shows, and hosting duties for various Bet events and programs. She also continues to model.
Rapper/actor Common aka Lonnie Rashid Lynn, is 38 years old today. Rashid was last seen in 2009’s Terminator Salvation, and will next be seen alongside Queen Latifah, and Paula Patton in the romcom Just Wright, which will be in theatres later this year, and in the ensemble comedy, Date Night, out next month.
Fantastic Four director Tim Story is 40 years old today. Story’s breakthrough directorial effort (although not his first film) was 2002’s controversial hit Barbershop. Since then, he’s helmed 2 Fantastic Four movies, »
6 items from 2010
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