On March 8, Paul Thomas Anderson will win the inaugural Jonathan Demme Award at the Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards ceremony.
“I was a fan and aficionado first,” PT Anderson said in an interview about Demme. “Just the timing of my life and his life just seemed to work out that, while he was making his strongest films, I was at this very impressionable age of 15, 16, 17, 18.” PTA was born in 1970.
Brad Pitt joins Leo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie in Tarantino’s 9th movie, which is now called “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Tarantino has described the movie as “a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of hippy Hollywood.”
Feb 6—The 33rd Santa Barbara International Film Festival celebrated the 5 Academy Award-nominated directors—and honored them with the Outstanding Directors of the Year Award for 2018, at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara, CA.
The following is a Q&A with Jordan Peele that took place during the event.
Feb 6—The 33rd Santa Barbara International Film Festival celebrated the 5 Academy Award-nominated directors— Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk), Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), Jordan Peele (Get Out), and Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread)– and honored them with the Outstanding Directors of the Year Award for 2018, at the Arlington Theatre.
Here’s what PT Anderson had to say about his fellow Oscar nominees’ movies during a Q&A at the event.
Roger Deakins has earned his 14th Best Cinematography Oscar nomination with Blade Runner 2049, the most Cinematography nominations without a win–ever. Deakins has shot 11 movies for the Coen brothers, and also shot Sid and Nancy (1986), 1984 (1984), Dead Man Walking (1995), A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Village (2004), Jarhead (2005) and more.