3 items from 2016
Sasha Gordon has composed the scores for many features and short films, including the 2010 Oscar-winning short “God of Love,” and her own 2011 short film “Manhattan Melody” premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. Now, she will soon release her debut feature film “It Had To Be You” about a woman struggling with a sudden marriage proposal and her place in the world.
The film stars Cristin Milioti (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Wolf of Wall Street”) as Sonia, a neurotic jingle writer who dreams of an exciting, liberating life, but when her laidback boyfriend Chris (Dan Soder) suddenly proposes to her, she’s thrown into a world of doubt. Soon, she must decide whether to pursue her own fantasies or join the love of her life in holy matrimony. It co-stars Halley Feiffer (“The Squid and the Whale »
- Vikram Murthi
The 2016 Writers Guild of America awards winners have been announced. In the original screenplay category Steven Spielberg’s Bridge Of Spies will be going up against the likes of Sicario, Spotlight, Straight Outta Compton and Trainwreck, while the adapted screenplay sees The Big Short compete against Carol, The Martian, Steve Jobs and Trumbo.
The awards also take in documentary material, and television productions. You can see the rest of the nominations below.
- Paul Heath
The Writers Guild of America has just announced the nominations for their annual awards for Best Screenplays (by writers who are guild signatories). That’s right, before you get nervous thinking that your favorite may have been left off the list, you must remember that the WGA is the group that is not all-inclusive and leaves out several of the top contenders each year due to them not being part of the guild or not following their very specific rules. For this reason, you won’t see Inside Out, The Hateful Eight, and Ex Machina in the Original Screenplay category or Room, Brooklyn, or Anomalisa in the Adapted screenplay category.
Taking a look at what’s left over for the nominations, we find many that were expected to make a showing, including Spotlight and Bridge of Spies for Original Screenplay, though they apparently had to sink to really low depths »
- Jeff Beck
3 items from 2016
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