The BAFTA Awards — which are essentially the across-the-pond-Oscars — were handed out this weekend and, to no surprise, Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land cleaned up by picking up five trophies including Best Film, Best Actress, and Best Director.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards. Lionsgate’s musical “La La Land” led the pack with a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, including two for Best Song.
Right after taking home a record number of Golden Globes, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land once more came out on top with an astonishing 11 nominations for the BAFTAs. The British Academy also gave recognition to films from their own country, namely the Cannes-winner I, Daniel Blake.
The complete list of winners from the 74th Golden Globe Awards hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Find out who took home the top prizes in film and television at this year’s ceremony!
Ahead of their awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, the ACE Eddie Awards have announce this years nominations. Picks were chosen by members of the American Cinema Editors and continue the reigning favorites of awards season with La La Land, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea all landing noms.
Last night, the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards handed out the top prizes to various categories in film and television, further heating up the awards race. Damien Chazelle’s musical breakout La La Land took top honors for film, while Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley nabbed the highest awards in the television race.
Kubo and the Two Strings raises the bar for Laika movies, bursting at the seams with gorgeous animation, terrific writing, and wonderful weirdness. Most importantly, Kubo packs several emotional punches that make this latest outing one of Laika’s most heartfelt yet.
Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta.
Logline: Set in ancient Japan, follows kindhearted Kubo, who lives a humble life devotedly caring for his mother in their sleepy shoreside village. But when a spirit from the past catches up with him to enforce an age-old vendetta, Kubo suddenly finds himself on the run from gods and monsters.