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Today, FF2 celebrates talented screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns on this, the fourth anniversary of the release of her hugely successful film 1917 (about World War I). Co-written by Krysty in collaboration with director Sam Mendes, 1917 represents a towering achievement for the war genre. The film follows two soldiers across the decimated French landscape, their race against time captured in every great and terrible moment by a series of unbreaking, long shots.… read more.
Were you to walk the streets of Cullman (AL) on a night in 1975, you would find yourself in a very quiet place. Cullman is small, surrounded on all sides by farmland and clumps of sweetgum trees. On that 70s night, it would have been dark, and, save the radio of an occasional passing pickup, quiet. But if you followed the right street down into a flat residential area, a voice could eventually be made out, just over the din of the cicadas.… read more.
The nominations for the 2023 Golden Globe Awards were announced on December 12, 2022.
Alas, no female directors were nominated this year for Best Director, and none of the Best Picture nominees were directed by women. Notable snubs for Best Director include Sarah Polley for Women Talking and Gina Prince-Bythewood for The Woman King.… read more.
The 77th Golden Globe Awards were held Jan. 5 in Los Angeles, featuring a dismally male-dominant slate of nominees from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. On the film side, no women screenwriters or directors were nominated. Only one of the 10 films nominated for Best Motion Picture is written by a woman: the category’s winner from co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917.… read more.
The Golden Globes have been problematic for a number of years, and every year there’s a reminder that these awards are maybe not what they seem.
While groups like the Critics Choice Association nominated women for Best Director and in both screenplay categories, the same cannot be said of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. … read more.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards early Dec. 9. No women are nominated for Best Director or Best Screenplay, despite buzz surrounding films like A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, The Farewell, Hustlers and Little Women.
All four films were recognized with acting nods for Tom Hanks, Awkwafina, Jennifer Lopez and Saoirse Ronan.… read more.