Awards season means two things — Oscars nominations for most of the fall films, and Razzie nominations for most of the summer movies. Sure enough, the nominees for the 37th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards were announced Monday, and it’s a doozy of a lineup, folks!
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With the Academy Awards nominations being revealed this week, any new critical attention a film can garner ahead of voting is more than welcome, and this year’s London Film Critics’ Awards definitely spread the wealth.
There’s are many things wrong with the David Frankel-directed drama Collateral Beauty, with the main issue being that someone thought that this would actually be a movie worth making. The convoluted drama is so pandering and sure of itself that it makes you cringe with anger.
Soon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in 2015 — where they were, and how far they’ve come in just one short year.
When a successful New York advertising executive experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.
Will Smith has replaced Hugh Jackman for the lead role in Collateral Beauty. Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment will now join Anonymous Content, PalmStar Media and Likely Story in producing the drama, written by Allan Loeb and to be directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
The film follows a NY advertising executive who experiences a deep personal tragedy, spurning his co-workers to concoct a plan to snap him out of his grief – which works, but not in a way that anyone could have expected.
The logline is currently being kept under wraps, but focuses on a man whose life is flipped upside down after experiencing an incredible tragedy. The project is becoming high profile, with studios expected to buy in the very near future.