September 18, 2015
        “Inside Out”: Looking at potential Best Animated Feature Contenders                "Black Mass" could get Johnny Depp back in the Oscar game                J.J. Abrams and Denis Villeneuve: Ten potential first time writer/director nominees for Oscar in 2015                Roger Deakins offers up some of his very best cinematography in "Sicario"                "The Martian" launches itself as an awards hopeful at the Toronto Film Festival                "Steve Jobs": Oscar predictions for September                "Sleeping with Other People" is one of the most charming films of 2015                Sandra Bullock looks like a contender in the Trailer for "Our Brand is Crisis"                Sam Smith will sing the theme song for the upcoming 007 film "Spectre"                Richard Gere is an under the radar Best Actor contender for "Time Out of Mind"                Telluride and Venice launch festival debuts into the Oscar race                “The Hateful Eight”: Looking at potential Best Original Screenplay Contenders                David O. Russell and Ridley Scott: Which filmmaking contenders this year are most due for their first win?                Telluride Announces 2015 Lineup - Steve Jobs, Black Mass, Suffragette                “Sicario”: Ten Films to see in September        

“Wuthering Heights” grabbed by Oscilloscope at TIFF 2011 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell It has been a roller coaster ride of late for Andrea Arnold’s adaptation of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.” After world-premiering to raves at the Venice Film Festival, where it won a best cinematography award, Arnold’s film rode into Toronto for TIFF 2011 where it found a buyer in Oscilloscope Laboratories.

The company plans to distribute “Heights” in 2012, according to THR, which also reports that the company will follow up with DVD and digital-platform releases.

Arnold turned heads with the 2009 film “Fish Tank,” which starred TIFF standout Michael Fassbender. Her spin on “Heights” casts James Howson as Heathcliff, an orphan taken in by a wealthy British family who falls for his foster sister Cathy (Kaya Scodelario).

Critics in Venice raved about Arnold’s visuals and her ability to reinvent the classic tale without falling into the traps of period filmmaking. It’s interesting that Oscilloscope is waiting to put the film out until next year, taking out of award’s consideration for this season unless a last-minute, late-December qualifying run is established. We’ll keep you posted.

For complete Oscar and Film Festival coverage, visit our Awards Alley for the latest news items, reviews and interviews all season long.

Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News

About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.