TELLURIDE IN 1985: RE-VISITING TFF #12
The 12th Telluride Film Festival took place from Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 1985.
All he King's Men
Drums Across the Sea
The Girl with the Hat Box
The Great Wall Is a Great Wall
The House on Trubaya Square
In Her Own Time
The Journey of Natty Gann
Les Visiteurs Du Soir
Lulu in Berlin
The Marriage of Maria Braun
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
The Mystery of Picasso
Nicaragua Was Our Home
Night of the Shooting Stars
One More Spring
The Passion of Joan of Arc
Reed: Insurgent Mexico
The Woman Men Yearn For
Klaus Maria Brandauer
THE FAC'S FIRST OSCAR WINNERS FORECAST
Here's a quick look at four major categories and what I perceive as the most to least likely winners in each category on Oscar Night, Mar. 4th.
1) The Shape of Water
2) Three Billboards
3) Lady Bird
4) Get Out
6) Phantom Thread
7) Call Me By Your Name
8) The Post
9) Darkest Hour
1) Guillermo Del Toro/The Shape of Water
2) Christopher Nolan/Dunkirk
3) Greta Gerwig/ Lady Bird
4) Paul Thomas Anderson/Phantom Thread
5) Jordan Peele
1) Frances McDormand/Three Billboards
2) Sally Hawkins/The Shape of Water
3) Saoirse Ronan/Lady Bird
4) Margot Robbie/I, Tonya
5) Meryl Streep/The Post
1) Gary Oldman/Darkest Hour
2) Timothee Chalamet/Call Me By Your Name
3) Daniel Day Lewis/Phantom Thread
4) Denzel Washington/Roman Israel, Esq.
5) Daniel Kaluuya/Get Out
EW PROFILES LADY BIRD
Entertainment Weekly published a profile of Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird this week as Oscar nominations were announced. The cover photo:
The film received five nominations last Tuesday for Best Picture, Direction, Actress, Supporting Actress and Original Screenplay.
Here's the link to the online version.
THR AND THE PATHS TO OSCAR GLORY
The Hollywood Reporter's Stephen Galloway posted analysis this week about the ways and circumstances for a number of the Best Picture nominees to pay that off with the win for Best Picture on March 4th.
The article includes particularly analysis for TFF #44 films The Shape of Water and Lady Bird with Darkest Hour mentioned...barely.
Here's the link to the Galloway analysis.
That's your MTFB for Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. I'll have more on Thursday...that'll be in February!
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