Tag Archives: Bradford Young

Hollywood Odds: “Arrival” Trailers suggest a serious science fiction contender

Last week, we got one of our very best looks yet at Arrival, what could be 2016’s big science fiction awards player. Yes, there’s also Passengers, to name one other, but this one has now dropped a few Trailers, so that puts it in the early lead. Boasting one of[...]

Roger Deakins: The Ten Best Cinematographers working today

It’s time for a new weekly series folks! Yes, starting today I want to try a new series on for size. Much like how I looked at the best winners in almost every Academy Award field, I want to now turn my attention towards individuals (specifically those active in the[...]

Predictions for the Independent Spirit Awards

Yes, the Academy Awards are on Sunday, but they aren’t the only big award show this weekend. The Independent Spirit Awards are on Saturday, making for a great one-two punch. I’ve always enjoyed the Spirit Awards as much as any precursor, even if their Oscar impact is basically nil. They[...]

David Oyelowo and “Selma” launch to the top of the Oscar race

Last night, I was in attendance for the first New York screening of Ava DuVernay’s film Selma. This on the heels of it having a World Premiere last week at AFI Fest, which shot it directly into the heart of the awards season. Always thought to be a potential Oscar[...]

“Pariah” fans pick poster ahead of TIFF 2011 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Focus Features conducted an online outreach on behalf of Dee Rees’s Sundance award winner “Pariah” ahead of the film’s bow at the Toronto International Film Festival. Moviegoers were asked to select the official theatrical release poster for the contemporary drama, which Rees both wrote and directed. Their tasteful,[...]