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Oscar Nominated Short Films 2020: Animation & Live Action (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Oscar Nominated Short Films 2020: Animation & Live Action (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2020: ANIMATION & LIVE ACTION (2020) LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 104 minutes) A Sister (une soeur) – Delphine Girard, 17 mins. Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi, 17 mins. Brotherhood – Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon, 25 mins. Saria – Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre, … Continue reading

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit
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Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix – Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit

Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit by Brad Balfour Attending a Joker screening a second time – thanks to Deadline‘s Awardsline screening series – not only provided further insight but also a chance to hear director Todd Phillips explain himself, just as he … Continue reading

Pink Carpet Inside – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Sequel Hollywood Premiere!
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Pink Carpet Inside – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Sequel Hollywood Premiere!

Pink Carpet Inside – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Sequel Hollywood Premiere! To All the Boys I Loved Before, a star-studded pink carpet evening happened in Hollywood California on February 3rd at the Egyptian Theater. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo walked the pink carpet along with their co-stars and many other fan favorites for … Continue reading

Dexter Fletcher – Director Taps into Elton John’s Life to Make Rocketman a Real-Life Musical Fantasy and Garner the Master Musician An Oscar Nom
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Dexter Fletcher – Director Taps into Elton John’s Life to Make Rocketman a Real-Life Musical Fantasy and Garner the Master Musician An Oscar Nom

by Brad Balfour Thanks to director Dexter Fletcher, Elton John’s successes and travails are transformed into the mega-pop star’s redemption song through the film Rocketman. Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947, Elton went from being a shy child prodigy to outrageous stardom and survived. This English singer / songwriter / pianist / composer … Continue reading

Greta Gerwig Makes Little Women with Big Characters and Award Ambitions
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Greta Gerwig Makes Little Women with Big Characters and Award Ambitions

Greta Gerwig Makes Little Women with Big Characters and Award Ambitions by Brad Balfour Of the controversies associated with this year’s Oscars, the absence of women among many of its categories – especially Best Director – have highlighted the inequity of this award’s process. Of the many women creators considered, Little Women director Greta Gerwig’s … Continue reading

Chrissy Metz – Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song
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Chrissy Metz – Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song

Chrissy Metz Breakthrough Faithfully Makes Actress a Film Star and Garners Her an Oscar Nom for Its Featured Song by Brad Balfour It used to be that faith-based films were low-budget productions, cheaply made with cheesy storytelling and wooden acting – more about propagandizing than worthy narrative. Nowadays, they’re labelled as contemporary Christian and as … Continue reading