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Oscar Winners vs Predictions . Major Awards (2017)

Oscar Winners vs Predictions . Major Awards (2017)

***Oscar Winner vs Predictions . Major Awards (2017)*** by j.kiley  False Alarm When BEST PICTURE was announced. Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway were given the wrong envelop. Instead of Best Picture they had the envelop for Best Actress. La La Land was wrongly announced as winning for Best Picture. Their celebration was halted when the right […]

By February 27, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Predicting Winners . Academy Awards Major Categories (2017)

Predicting Winners . Academy Awards Major Categories (2017)

***Predicting Winners . Academy Awards Major Categories (2017)*** by j.kiley & Shawn MacKenzie Best Picture La La Land Academy Award for Best Picture Arrival Academy Award for Best Picture Lion Academy Award for Best Picture Hell or High Water Academy Award for Best Picture Hidden Figures Academy Award for Best Picture Moonlight Academy Award for […]

Film Review: “The Theory of Everything”

Film Review: “The Theory of Everything”

This was to be the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. It fell far short of achieving that goal. Where was the brilliant mind of Stephen Hawking in this film. I saw one slim moment when, alas, I thought, the film is going to begin delving […]

Film Review: “Wuthering Heights” [1939]

Film Review: “Wuthering Heights” [1939]

“Wuthering Heights” Adapted to the Screen from the Novel Written by Emily Bronte “Do Not Leave Me Here In This Dark Alone” Lovers Last Scene – Wuthering Heights [1939] For anyone who has felt the passions of love only to lose them through an unexpected death at an age far too young to have really […]

Best Oscar Prediction Winners for 2014

Best Oscar Prediction Winners for 2014

The ACADEMY AWARDS Have Been Given Out for 2014 [two-zero-one-four]. WINNERS Have Been CHOSEN. It Really Is Okay To WIN. It’s An HONOR To Be CHOSEN By Your PEERS In The FIELD of WORK You Have Chosen. ALL the NOMINEES Were Amazing. Deep Down Even Though I Chose SEVEN [7] of the Top TEN [10] […]

By February 28, 2014 8 Comments Read More →
The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Taking a Turn for the Words

The Screenplay Diary: “Between Love and Orgasms”… Taking a Turn for the Words

[media-credit name=”(2004) Fox Searchlight” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit] My favorite story (out of many) about the bringing of story to screen is the story of the 2005 Academy Award nominated film Sideways. The film was an adaptation of the novel of the same name, written by a relative failure by Hollywood standards (author Rex Pickett), ironically about a […]

By February 26, 2012 13 Comments Read More →
Hollywood Women Screenwriters: The Brave 13 Percent or  I’m Feeling the “Melancholia” –  Where Are “The Descendants” of Women?

Hollywood Women Screenwriters: The Brave 13 Percent or I’m Feeling the “Melancholia” – Where Are “The Descendants” of Women?

Only 13.8 percent of the working screenwriters in Hollywood are women. Women are unfairly underrepresented in the movie industry and it’s blatant discrimination against  50 % of humanity, including your mother, grandmother, wife, girlfriend, sister and daughter. Stories by women are being lost, generations of archetypes, role models and sympathetic characters down the drain, because […]

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