bridge of spies
John Crowley's adaptation of the Colm Toibin novel Brooklyn (from a script by Nick Hornby) is an essay in morphology. Even
There's a lot of water under that bridge (of spies).
Dessert Thanks to Chefs and Contributors: Matt Laud, Christina Cody, Emma Chase, Philip Guidon and Bailey Roese. All gifs
Since Oscar is the premiere entertainment award, it is useful to look at how being nominated and winning contributes to the success of all those involved in making and distributing the movies being awarded.
I've watched 22 SAG nominated films this month, and I've come to the conclusion that instead of casting women in most studio releases, they should use life sized cardboard cutouts instead of real women.
This Is What Every Aspiring Screenwriter Should Learn From Steven Spielberg and 'Bridge of Spies' Screenwriter Matt Charman
Sitting opposite Steven Spielberg, while he turns the pages of your script and talks about each scene as he goes, is about the best film school you can get. I learnt so much that it's hard to boil it down, but here's one thing: he wanted me to embrace complexity and the grey areas in characters.
I used to sneak into the second acts of West End plays while I was at university in London. I couldn't afford to buy tickets so after the interval, I would slip in behind people who had been outside having a cigarette, wait for the lights to go down and find an empty seat.
Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.
We weigh the odds in the Oscars' biggest contest.
If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!
Although public officials vied with one another to be more tough in preventing Asians coming here and abusing those already present, the Justices did not uniformly reject their claims. It was the opposite. Chinese entrepreneurs prevailed in Yick Wo. Their argument was novel.
For far too long we have utilized "realism" as an excuse for restrictive policies that equate security with the need to resort to force and repression. With hindsight, this narrow view has proven to fail time and again, not only damaging our values, but also our security.
The next learned commission dealt with the poison pin. And they, too, concluded and testified that it was given to Powers
Bridge of Spies is a first-rate movie, which goes without saying when Spielberg is directing, but it's especially true with
I recommend this film for ages 13 to 18 because it is challenging to follow the storyline and it does contain some violent scenes. I enjoyed watching the film even though I am not big on spy movies.
Steven Spielberg is an expert at pulling heartstrings. A.I., Schindler's List, Empire of the Sun and Lincoln were some of his great tearjerkers.
It's 'Kid Theater' at its best.