THE FAC'S SCREENPLAY OSCAR PREDIX
I am continuing to roll out the first wave of Oscar 2018 predictions from The Film Awards Clearinghouse (FAC) with today's focus on the race for success in both Adapted and Original Screenplays.
As always, films that played Telluride are in Bold.
1) Call Me By Your Name
3) Molly's Game
4) Last Flag Flying
Others in contention: Stronger, The Disaster Artist, First They Killed My Father
1) Three Billboards
2) The Shape of Water
3) Darkest Hour
4) Get Out
5) Lady Bird
Other in contention: The Post, The Big Sick, I Tonya
BACK IN TIME: THE 17TH TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL
My slow roll back through past Telluride Film Festivals continues today as we go back to the 17th Fest that ran from Aug. 31-Sept 3, 1990
Tributes: Clint Eastwood, John Berry, Gerard Depardieu
All the Vermeers in New York
Antonia and Jane
The Big Man
The Civil War
The Comfort of Angels
Cyrano de Bergerac
The First Spring of Youth
Freeze-Die-Come to Life
He Ran All the Way
I Walked with a Zombie
Justin de Marsielle
The King of New York
The Long Walk Home
The Nasty Girl
Reversal of Fortune
The Roof of the World
Stanto Tutti Bene
White Hunter Black Heart
TODD HAYNES TALKS WONDERSTRUCK AND MORE
Nick Newman of The Film Stage had a semi-in-depth interview with writer/director Todd Haynes that was posted on Tuesday. Haynes talks Wonderstruck, which opens on October 20th as well as a mention of the late David Bowie.
Catch up on the Haynes' interview here.
TRACY LETTS ON LADY BIRD
Tracy Letts plays Lady Bird's (Saoirse Ronan) father in the film of the same name written and directed by Greta Gerwig. Recently he was interviewed as a part of a series sponsored by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. The interview is conducted by Indiewire's Eric Kohn and was posted to YouTube.
You can see their conversation here:
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