Although it is only marginally earlier, next year’s Golden Globe Awards will take place on Sunday, January 13, two days before Oscar nominations are announced. The decision to hold the ceremony before Oscar nominations solves what could have been a significant problem caused by the Academy’s earliest-ever date — and by new Oscar campaign rules that might have prevented film studios from throwing Globes parties. Academy regulations severely restrict parties that take place post-nomination — including, for the first time, parties connected to another awards show. The January 13 date puts the Globes two weekends before the Producers Guild and Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three before the Directors Guild. Golden Globe nominations will be announced on Thursday, December 13. Although the companies are currently embroiled in a lawsuit, the Globes telecast will be presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions and will air on NBC.
First-time director Maya Forbes uses her life story to craft a poignant tale of growing up with a manic depressive, father in Boston. Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”) delivers an Oscar-quality performance as Cam Stuart, the “polar bear”-a child’s way of saying … Continue reading
Under the Dome is a film by Chinese journalist Chai Jing that focuses on China’s flawed environmental regulations and the devastating effect its having on the nation’s people. What makes this film so powerful is it was released in Communist … Continue reading
It takes a New York native and NYU Film School graduate to capture the marginalized world of two black transgender prostitutes (“trannies”) living on the seedy streets of Los Angeles. Sean Baker, who directed and co-wrote this authentic tale, shot … Continue reading