Today is World Book Day and what better way to celebrate on a film blog than putting together a list of 7 films that are based on books? I thought it was a great idea too, the thing with the list though is that I have to have read the book and seen the film for it to make the list.
Here are my choices . . .
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This was something I meant to post a lot earlier so we can all see when different awards nominations are going to be announced as well as the actual ceremonies taking place!
Thursday, Jan. 2: Oscar nominations voting opens
Friday, Jan. 3: American Society of Cinematographers Awards nominations announced
Saturday, Jan. 4: National Society of Film Critics winners announced
Sunday, Jan. 5: Golden Globes ceremony
Monday, Jan. 6: Writers Guild of America Awards nominations announced
Tuesday, Jan 7: British Academy of Film & Television Arts Awards nominations announced
Tuesday, Jan. 7: Oscar nominations voting closes
Tuesday, Jan. 7: Producers Guild of America Awards nominations announced
Tuesday, Jan. 7: Directors Guild of America Award nominations announced
Tuesday, Jan. 7: New York Film Critics Circle Awards Gala
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The 2020 Golden Globes took place last night and I have to admit that I am very happy with some of the wins. Missing Link for Best Animated film has to be a highlight, well done to the voters for picking the only original film from them!
Tom Hanks picked up the lifetime achievement award!
- Best Motion Picture – Drama = 1917
- Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy = Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
- Best Motion Picture – Animated = Missing Link
- Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language = Parasite
- Best Director – Motion Picture = Sam Mendes, 1917
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama = Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama = Renée Zellweger, Judy
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy, Musical = Taron Egerton, Rocketman
- Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy, Musical = Awkwafina, The Farewell
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture = Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture = Laura Dern, Marriage Story
- Best Screenplay – Motion Picture = Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
- Best Original Song – Motion Picture = “I’m Gonna Love Me Again,” Rocketman
- Best Original Score – Motion Picture = Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker
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Always nice to find out you have been put on a list of best or good blogs. I received an email from Expertido who have listed Let’s Go To The Movies as one of the best movie review blogs!
Check out the full list of the 41 Best Movie Review Blog’s according to Expertido.
Awards season 2020 is officially underway with the nominees for the Independent Spirit Awards being released!
A Hidden Life
Robert Eggers, The Lighthouse
Alma Har’el, Honey Boy
Julius Onah, Luce
Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie, Uncut Gems
Lorene Scafaria, Hustlers
BEST FEMALE LEAD
Karen Allen, Colewell
Hong Chau, Driveways
Elisabeth Moss, Her Smell
Mary Kay Place, Diane
Alfre Woodard, Clemency
Renee Zellweger, Judy
BEST MALE LEAD
Chris Galust, Give Me Liberty
Kelvin Harrison Jr, Luce
Robert Pattinson, The Lighthouse
Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems
Matthias Schoenaerts, The Mustang
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Ready to discover a world where anything can happen? The PLAYMOBIL universe is coming to the big screen in PLAYMOBIL: THE MOVIE – don’t miss it in UK cinemas from August 9. Bring the action of the movie home with the new PLAYMOBIL: The Movie playsets and recreate iconic scenes with favourite characters or imagine new adventures!
Secret agent Rex Dasher is always on the move at high speed in his sleek white Porsche Mission E. This can only be an advantage when looking for Marla’s little brother Charlie. The eco-friendly Rex Dasher’s Porsche Mission E (RRP £69.99) playset features LED headlights, can seat up to two PLAYMOBIL figures and comes with an RC module for remote control action.
Del, a crazed food truck driver, helps Marla find her way in the exciting PLAYMOBIL worlds. Del’s Food Truck
(RRP £44.99) features a removable roof and windshield for easy access to the detailed interior. The truck is furnished with a sink, fridge, burritos, sleeping serum, enchanted hay and many other accessories.
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Ben Barnes is part of Marvel’s The Punisher and quite possibly still well known for his role as Prince Caspian in The Chronicle of Narnia films. Personally he has a cult status between myself and friends for Dorian Gray, which is now ten years old!