The Academy Award nominations were presented for the first time in full, on-line via live streaming. It was no surprise that the critics favorite “La La Land” topped the list with 14 nominations. The film is tied with “All About Eve” (1950) and “Titanic” (1997) for the most nominations for a film. “Moonlight,” and the science fiction film “Arrival” tied in second place for eight nominations each. In the Best Actress nominations, one big and glaring omission was a nomination f
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will present Amy Adams with the Chairman’s Award for her performance in “Arrival,” at its annual Film Awards Gala. The Film Awards Gala, hosted by Mary Hart, will be held Monday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Festival runs January 2-16. This year’s film festival gala is truly going to be a night for the ladies as Nicole Kidman, Ruth Negga, Annette Bening, Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Taraji P. He
Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land,” tops the 2016 Critics Choice Awards with 12 nominations. This film is clearly an early favorite to have many wins throughout award season and has an excellent chance of sweeping the Oscars. Also getting attention from the Critics Choice Awards is the Amy Adam’s science fiction flick “Arrival” and the independent film “Moonlight.” Both films secured 10 nominations. The Critics Choice Awards has made a huge change by moving their Award Sh
Rating: ★★★★★ In “Arrival,” a linguist named Louise (Amy Adams) is hired to complete one the most difficult jobs of her career – communicating with aliens that have landed on earth. Hopes are that this is first contact, and Louise is the perhaps the only human on earth that can do the job. Louise is paired with a scientist Ian (Jeremy Renner) to help her with her task. The complicated ways of reaching out to an aliens that neither speak or write like humans is a quite a fete.