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Read More: Indiewire Awards Season Spotlight British costume designer Sandy Powell has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards -- winning on 3 occasions (for "Shakespeare in Love," "The Aviator" and "The Young Victoria") -- and she's now added two more for doing the costumes for both "Cinderella" and "Carol," in both occasions dressing Cate Blanchett in endlessly stunning ensembles. Will it be enough for Oscar #4? Because she'll be splitting votes between herself, this category may go to the gloriously far out world of "Mad Max." Below is Anne Thompson's take on how things might shake down in the race for best costume design. Check out Thompson on Hollywood's Oscar predictions page for more awards season analysis. Click here for more category breakdowns on Indiewire. Nominees:"Carol" (Sandy Powell)"Cinderella" (Sandy Powell)"The Revenant" (Jacqueline West)"The Danish »
The new Demolition trailer has landed online. The new film, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead, arrives in cinemas this spring. The film will get its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March. Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, and Judah Lewis also star in the film, which is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club).
Fox Searchlight debuted the new Demolition trailer, which you can see in our player below.
Here’s the synopsis:
Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law Phil (Chris Cooper) to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis’ letters catch the attention of customer service rep Karen (Naomi Watts) and, »
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French Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée has been around. He directed Emily Blunt in “The Young Victoria" and got good notices with “Cafe De Flore,” but all it took was “Dallas Buyers Club” to score several Oscar nominations and then win two acting Academy Awards, and then Vallée soon found himself to be one of the most in demand directors working today. “Wild” with Reese Witherspoon followed, and right up on its heels is “Demolition,” the filmmaker’s collaboration with Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts and more. Read More: The 30 Most Anticipated Films From 2016 We've Already Seen “Demolition” centers on a investment banker (Gyllenhaal) who loses everything and tries to put back the pieces of his life through cathartic destruction. Hope comes in the form of kindred soul (Watts) who has been through the ringer herself. Read More: Strike It From Oscar Season: ‘Demolition’ With Jake Gyllenhaal & Naomi Watts Opens April, 2016 Here’s the. »
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Angels Costumes is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at the Ee British Academy Film Awards ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House on Feb 14.
Now in its 175th year, Angels Costumes is the world’s longest-established and largest professional costume house, and has worked with film luminaries including Alfred Hitchcock, Powell and Pressburger, David Lean, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg on features from the Ealing Comedies, films produced by Gainsborough Studios and Hammer, to the Carry On films, Bond, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Harry Potter.
The Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award is presented annually in honour of film producer Michael Balcon and previous recipients include Mike Leigh, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jarman, Mary Selway, Ridley and Tony Scott, Working Title Films, Lewis Gilbert, the Harry Potter series of films, John Hurt, [link »
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Project is based on the memoir of author Helga Schneider.
Filming will continue for three weeks before moving to London and Vienna. The production will last five weeks.
Based on the memoir of Helga Schneider, the story follows the emotional journeys of four generations of women from the same family and how they suffer from a trauma created during the Second World War.
The script was written by Polly Steele (Lena: The Bride of Ice), who will also direct, and will star Stevenson as Schneider alongside Jodhi May (The Last of the Mohicans) and Lucy Boynton (Sing Street, Life in Squares).
New cast members announced include Éva Magyar (X-Men: First Class), Abhin Galeya (Exodus: Gods And Kings), Stanley Weber (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life), Simona Hughes (Woman In Gold) and Elizabeth Webster (Cockneys vs Zombies).
London — Juliet Stevenson, who has been BAFTA nominated four times, is set to star in Polly Steele’s contemporary drama “Let Me Go,” which has just started to shoot. Radiohead drummer Philip Selway is composing the score.
Stevenson, whose credits include “Truly Madly Deeply,” is joined in the cast by Jodhi May (“Last of the Mohicans,” “The Other Boleyn Girl”), Lucy Boynton (“Sing Street”), Karin Bertling (“The Bridge,” “Wallander”) and Stanley Weber (“Not Another Happy Ending”). The film is written and directed by Steele, whose credits include the film “Lena — Bride of Ice” and TV show “Elton John — Tantrums and Tiaras,” from a true-life story by Helga Schneider, based on her best-selling memoir of the same name.
“Let Me Go,” which is a story about mothers and daughters and abandonment, follows the emotional journeys of four generations of women from the same family and how they suffer from a trauma »
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