15 items from 2017
Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” earned the top two sound editing awards Sunday night at the 64th Mpse Golden Reel Awards, while Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” and Disney’s “Moana” took musical and animation honors.
TV winners included “Westworld” (for both long form and short form FX/Foley), “The Night of” “Part 1 The Beach,” “Penny Dreadful III” “Ebb Tide,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again,” and “Mozart in the Jungle.”
64th Mpse Golden Reel Award Highlights:
Best Sound Editing In Feature Film – Dialogue / Adr
- Bill Desowitz
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is looking to give fans of HBO's Westworld more insights into the series than ever before with their upcoming March 6th Digital HD/Sd release of the series' first season. Westworld Season 1 will also be released on Blu-ray and DVD before its second season premieres in late 2017 or early 2018, but in the meantime, fans can look forward to plenty of bonus features on the Digital HD release:
Press Release (via Rama's Screen): Burbank, CA (February 17, 2017) – What happens in a world free of consequences and morality? From creators Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar, The Dark Knight films) and Lisa Joy (Burn Notice, Pushing Daisies), and executive producer J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek), Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings one of the most viewed HBO series ever to Digital HD for the first time: Westworld: The Complete First Season. In its critically acclaimed inaugural season, »
- Derek Anderson
Three episodes were provided prior to broadcast.
Can a human and a machine love one another? This is the question Humans dedicates itself to not only asking, but to asking in as many ways possible.
The show exists in a setting familiar to most science-fiction fans: a world in which lifelike humanoid machines populate society’s homes and businesses. Like the hosts of Westworld or the replicants of Blade Runner, they’re anatomically identical to humans and nearly blend in with humans. However, unlike hosts and replicants, the “Synths” of Humans do not think, trick, manipulate, feel or lie. That is, except for a select few – Niska, Mia, and a handful of others – who are disrupting expectations due to their “consciousness code.”
- D.F. Lovett
Rob Leane Feb 10, 2017
More often than you might think, scenes that appear in movie trailer don’t turn up in the finished film. This can leave trailer-loving audience members confused as the credits roll, wondering if they dropped off and missed something important.
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A couple of massive movies have done this recently, and the internet has been quick to fill in the blanks with speculation. Fingers have been pointed at tinkering studio bigwigs and extensive reshoots, when the reality is often a little less dramatic: filmmakers always chop some footage in the edit, and they rarely have much involvement in the trailers. »
Awards season is really starting to heat up now with the Oscars on the horizon. They’ll take place on February 26th and a clear frontrunner is beginning to emerge in the form of La La Land. The film has been cleaning up for a while and last night, it snagged another big prize, as director Damien Chazelle took home the top honor (Best Feature Film) at the Director’s Guild of America Awards.
Though the 32-year-old faced tough competition in the form of Denis Villeneuve for Arrival, Barry Jenkins for Moonlight, Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea, and Garth Davis for Lion, he had no trouble winning over voters and is now a clear favorite as we inch closer to the Oscars. It’s well earned, too, as La La Land is truly an incredible film and Chazelle deserves all the praise he’s getting for it.
- Josh Wilding
Writer Lisa Joy, co-creator/executive producer and co-showrunner of the breakout HBO drama series Westworld, has signed with Wme. Joy started her writing career on Bryan Fuller’s cult ABC dramedy Pushing Daisies, sharing in the show’s WGA Award nomination. She later served as a co-producer on Matt Nix’s long-running USA series Burn Notice. Joy co-created and co-showruns Westworld — based on the 1973 Michael Crichton movie — with writer/director Jonathan Nolan. The married… »
Series creators are represented on both the drama and comedy side of the ledger in this year’s roster of Directors Guild of America TV awards nominees. The Duffer Brothers (“Stranger Things”), Ryan Murphy (“The People v. O.J. Simpson”) and Jonathan Nolan (“Westworld”) are up against Miguel Sapochnik, the Emmy-winning “Game of Throne” director and Oscar nominee John Singleton who […] »
- Paul Sheehan
It’s that time of year, the time of year where the awards and awards nominations for TV and film are being announced in droves. Today is no different as the Directors Guild of America has just announced their 2017 TV nominations.
The full list of nominations follow…
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Jonathan Nolan, Westword, “The Original”
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series
- Samuel Brace
The Directors Guild Of America on Wednesday unveiled nominees in the documentary, television and commercials categories.
The winners will be announced at the 69th Annual DGA Awards on February 4 in Beverly Hills.
Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated
Movies For Television And Mini-series
Raymond De Felitta, [link »
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The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees in the documentary and television categories for this year’s DGA Awards, with O.J. Simpson present in both fields: “O.J.: Made in America” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” both picked up nods. Other contenders include “Atlanta,” “Westworld” and “The Eagle Huntress.” The feature film nominees, meanwhile, are scheduled to be announced tomorrow.
This year’s ceremony takes place on February 4 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Full list of nominees below:
John Singleton, “The People v. »
- Michael Nordine
The Directors Guild of America announced its television, commercial and documentary nominations on Wednesday, with buzzy first-timers like Donald Glover and Netflix’s Duffer Brothers getting recognition. Glover, who won the Golden Globe for Best Actor Comedy Series for his FX effort “Atlanta” on Sunday, was recognized for achievement in comedy directing for the episode “B.A.N.” The Duffers, behind the nostalgic sci-fi phenomenon “Stranger Things,” were recognized for their pilot “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers” in the drama category. Some sure things among the scripted TV pack include Ryan Murphy for “The People v. O.J »
- Matt Donnelly
“Westworld” and “Stranger Things” both broke into the drama series race. The two will contend for the prize at the Jan. 28 ceremony against HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the reigning Emmy winner for drama series and the PGA’s 2016 pick, AMC’s “Better Call Saul” and Netflix’s “House of Cards.”
“Atlanta” was the sole newbie in the comedy series heat. Donald Glover’s auteur comedy will face off against HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and “Veep” (which has scored back-to-back Emmy wins the past two years) and ABC’s “Black-ish” and “Modern Family.” Amazon’s “Transparent” took the comedy prize last year.
- Cynthia Littleton
Westworld‘s terrific first season may be over, but the internet isn’t done talking about it quite yet! In this edition of Westworld Bits: Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy on the nature of Dolores’ self-awareness. What does “These violent delights have violent ends” really mean? Evan Rachel Wood talks about working with a “fly wrangler.” Jeffrey Wright talks […]
- Jacob Hall
Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East branches of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.
Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animals produced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.
Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command And Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game Of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.
Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:
La La Land [link »
Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East brances of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.
Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animalsproduced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.
Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command and Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.
Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:
La La Land [link »
15 items from 2017
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