Gus Van Sant’s Ouverture Of Something That Never Ended
The Movies Go Gucci
Nov 24, 2020
Academy members Gus Van Sant, Ridley Scott and Lady Gaga, among others, are all involved in projects centered around the Italian luxury brand.
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Using Sound to Get In Actors’ Heads
Nov 20, 2020
I was able to capture all of Riz’s real body sounds. What we hear when we are in his inner perspective are his bodily sounds: his heartbeat, the blood pressure, his voice, but from inside, from the flesh, from the body.
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At the Drive-In: The Place to Be in 2020
Nov 24, 2020
Recently declared an Oscar-qualifying venue, drive-in theaters have been the film industry’s unexpected—and sometimes only—creative focal point this year.
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Short Takes: “Roman Holiday”
Nov 19, 2020
Eight-year-old Marilee reveals why she’s enamored with this Audrey Hepburn classic.
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Why I Chose Movies: Lessons From a Quarter Century in the Business (Part III)
Nov 19, 2020
I know that I’m not talented enough to have done all this. I lucked into a lot of things, but at the same time, the most important aspect is I moved toward it. It’ll never move toward you. No dream ever comes looking for you.
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WATCH: Taika Waititi's Holiday Coke Commercial
Nov 18, 2020
Director and Academy member Taika Waititi won Best Adapted Screenplay in 2019 for “Jojo Rabbit.” This year, Waititi was tapped to take on Coca Cola’s holiday commercial.
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Movies in the Making: November 2020
Nov 12, 2020
There’s nothing normal about the movie world right now, but remembering that there are a few projects actively filming helps us feel like it hasn’t stopped spinning completely.
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Why I Chose Movies: Creating The Kevin Smith Universe (Part II)
Nov 5, 2020
Early on, I realized I see this differently from everybody else in the actual business. I was always trying to find ways to diversify or be interesting or change things up, and keep things cheaper, really. So we started touring the movies.
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Let’s All Escape to a World of Calm—with Oscar Winner Nicole Kidman
Nov 3, 2020
HBO Max’s recent series, a visual adaptation of a popular meditation app, brings together some Academy members to voice some much-needed relaxing scenes.
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Movie Trailers Trending This Month (Nov. 2020)
Nov 1, 2020
This month is an exciting one for new movies. Here’s a rundown of movie previews stirring a buzz right now—from George Clooney’s “The Midnight Sky” to the new David Bowie biopic (“Stardust”).
Listen: The Story Behind ‘The Blair Witch Project’
Oct 30, 2020
Our new podcast, Playback, tells the stories behind groundbreaking movies that have impacted the industry, culture, and our lives. First up, the found-footage film that started a genre.
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