Karyn Kusama and St Vincent’s Annie Clark are among those contributing to an all-female anthology film.
Having already picked up a slew of awards and now selected for the Oscar shortlist (see the others nominated below), Stutterer is a film about a young man with a speech impediment looking for love. Ironically Greenwood works as a typographer and loves words, he just can’t seem to get them out when he needs them. With a generous budget (for a short) of 5k the film stars Matthew Needham in the main role and has very high production values.
Frans Afman was a respectable banker from the Netherlands who he saw an opportunity to fulfil a dream of working in films; by financing them. Not a well-known figure outside of the industry he was responsible for funding over 900 films; many of them Oscar winners such as Dances with Wolves and Platoon and popular blockbusters like Superman, Terminator and Total Recall.
Flares, Jags, jugs (Google it), geezers, guns, boozers; The Long Good Friday is all a bit 70s Sweeney at the same time moving into the Thatcher years of the 80s with Concord, yachts and money men.
In 2007 John Maloof bid on a box of negatives looking for some photos to accompany a history book he was writing, what he unwittingly discovered was some of the work of an unknown street photographer called Vivian Maier. Continue reading
The much-anticipated and now Oscar nominated; best actress for The Streep, best supporting actress for The Roberts (sincerely hoping my monikers for them stick) movie version of the award-winning play August: Osage County needs a suitably BIG OST to complement it. Continue reading
With an original score by Danny Elfman this film is being tipped for all sorts of gongs. Elfman’s contribution on this album is worthy and fitting for a film with a theme of romance and mental health issues – or as the yanks like to call it “kookiness”. Continue reading