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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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While everyone is griping about the multiple “Avatar” movies that James Cameron is plotting, has anyone really been itching for fiveFantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them” pictures? Well, Warner Bros. is hoping you’ll stay interested in the series, but here to poke a few holes into things are Screen Junkies and their Honest Trailer take on the first installment. Continue reading ‘Harry Potter’ Comes To America In Honest Trailer For ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ at The Playlist.
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Yes, the entire world knows “Moonlight” was the huge upset shocker of last night’s 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony. Though there’s obviously a huge argument to be made that the biggest surprise of the night was the painful mix up itself. Still, as we continue our comprehensive post-mortem on the Oscars, we analyze the winners and losers, what films were snubbed and what surprises the evening had in store. Continue reading Oscars 2017: The Biggest Snubs & Surprises, Minus ‘Moonlight’ Of Course at The Playlist.
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After a brief hiatus for self-care, spending the holidays with family, and catching up with the glut of titles that were released at the end of 2016, Over/Under Movies is back to ring in the new year. For those new listeners who have come around the po…
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I couldn’t tell you well stitched dress from a beautifully designed gown, but that’s why the Costume Designers Guild are here. The group have looked over the year in television and film and nominated the cream of the crop when it comes to the attire we’ve seen on a screens both big and small. It’s fascinating group of films that have been nominated together. The fashion forward comedy “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” rubs shoulders with “La La Land” and “Nocturnal Animals” (note: Tom Ford did not design the clothes for his own film, that task went to Arianne Phillips). Continue reading ‘La La Land,’ ‘Rogue One,’ And More Nominated For 2017 Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Playlist.
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The Art Directors Guild of America announced the 21st Annual Excellence In Production Design Awards nominations this morning and the biggest surprise had to be the tie in two categories. Both the Period Film and Variety, Reality or Competition Series categories have six nominees due to a tie in the nominating voting process. Even with that extra slot in the former and the guild’s three film categories (Period, Fantasy and Contemporary) there were still some notable snubs. Continue reading ‘Jackie,’ ‘Rogue One,’ ‘The Crown’ And ‘Game of Thrones’ Earn Key Art Directors Guild Awards Nods at The Playlist.
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The only locks here are “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and “La La Land.” The rest is a question of momentum and message for all the contenders involved. [Dec. 29] TOP FIVE “Allied” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” “La La Land” “Jackie” “Silence” ALMOST THERE “Florence Foster Jenkins” “Hail, Caesar!” “The Handmaiden” “Live by Night” “Passengers” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” “Rules Don’t Apply” “Silence” Gregory Ellwood’s Current Oscar Predictions: Best Picture Director Best Actress Best Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Supporting Actor Original Screenplay Adapted Screenplay Editing Cinematography  Production Design Animated Feature Film Foreign Language Film Documentary Feature Original Score Original Song Costume Design Makeup and Hairstyling Visual Effects Sound Mixing – Coming Soon Sound Editing – Coming Soon Continue reading 2017 Best Production Design Oscars Predictions at The Playlist.
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There are only three real locks for this category: “Doctor Strange,” “The Jungle Book” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The rest are up in the air and will likely be determined by the bake off on June 8th. [Dec. 29] TOP FIVE “Arrival” “Doctor Strange” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” “The Jungle Book” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” ALMOST THERE “The BFG” “Captain America: Civil War” “Deepwater Horizon” “Kubo and the Two Strings” “Passengers” Gregory Ellwood’s Current Oscar Predictions: Best Picture Director Best Actress Best Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Supporting Actor Original Screenplay Adapted Screenplay Editing Cinematography  Animated Feature Film Foreign Language Film Documentary Feature – Coming Soon Original Score Original Song Costume Design Makeup and Hairstyling – Coming Soon Visual Effects Sound Mixing – Coming Soon Sound Editing – Coming Soon Continue reading 2017 Best Visual Effects Oscars Predictions at The Playlist.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 10 finalists for the VFX Oscar that will participate in the annual “bake off” to determine the 2017 nominees. On Dec. 2 AMPAS announced 20 films that were officially in the running.  Now the field has been cut in half. Missing from the shorter list are notable contenders “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Deadpool” “Alice Through The Looking Glass,” “Independence Day: Resurgence,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children,” “Star Trek Beyond,” “Suicide Squad,” “Sully,” “X-Men: Apocalypse” and “Warcraft.” The latter is particularly surprising as many believed it was a lock for a nomination overall. Continue reading ‘Doctor Strange’ And ‘Rogue One” Are Among Oscars 10 Visual Effects Finalists at The Playlist.
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It’s been something of a mixed year for movies in some ways — a fairly sparse first half of the year, including the worst blockbuster season in living memory, followed by an absolutely rammed fall season that, even more than most, has seen a wealth of pleasures in movie theaters. But one thing for sure is that it’s been a really great year for music and the movies (and yes, .) Perhaps appropriately for a year where a musical looks to be the Oscar front-runner, we’ve had all kinds of wonderful scores and soundtracks, from a young composer turning the biopic on its head to an instantly iconic Netflix synthpop score, from a blast of original hip-hop from a little-seen indie to some unusually convincing comedy songs from some ex-SNLers. Continue reading The 30 Best Film Scores & Soundtracks Of 2016 at The Playlist.
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The anime hit about body-swapping teenagers opened at No. 1 in China on the weekend and could become the biggest earning Japanese film of all time at the global box office. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office
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