Art Directors’ Guild wins for ‘Swan,’ ‘Speech,’ ‘Inception’

Posted by · 6:36 am · February 6th, 2011

In a busy night for industry awards, the Art Directors’ Guild also dished out their trophies yesterday. “Inception” claimed its second Guild prize in one night as it triumphed in the Fantasy category — fending off fellow Oscar nominee “Alice in Wonderland,” which would be a surefire winner for “most art direction,” in the process. […]

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THE LONG SHOT: Jawellnofine

Posted by · 10:10 am · January 13th, 2011

(Updated Oscar predictions here.) It’s six years this month since I left Johannesburg for the sodden streets of London, so it could just be that I’m in a commemorative mood, but the endlessly useful South African idiom “jawellnofine” (mostly redundant translation: “yes… well… no… fine”) has been on my mind rather a lot this week. It’s […]

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WEEKLY WRAP: Guild onslaught, Postlethwaite passes, more best of 2010

Posted by · 7:15 pm · January 7th, 2011

• The Producers’ Guild of America surprised no one with their list of nominees. • The Writers’ Guild, however, threw a few curveballs (aided by assorted ineligibilities), while the USC Scripter Awards surprised some with one of their selections. • In sadder news, we said goodbye to esteemed British character actor Pete Postlethwaite. • After […]

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Updates to The Circuit

Posted by · 9:16 am · January 5th, 2011

We’re waiting the USC Scripter finalists announcement today, but for now, the Vancouver Film Critics Circle has announced a slate of nominees, while more importantly, the Art Directors Guild has spoken up with its picks in three categories.

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Art Directors Guild winners

Posted by · 2:08 am · February 14th, 2010

Happy to see my pick for the year’s best in the category get its due.  Check out The Circuit for the winners.

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