Oscars 2021: Best Original Song Predictions

Oscars 2021: Best Original Song Predictions The music branch of the Academy often leans into pop stars in this category, partly because the members want to see stars like last year’s winner, Elton John for “Rocketman,” sing their original songs ...

Marjorie Duffield, Christopher Curtis and Helen Park (‘Over the Moon’ songwriters) describe Audrey Wells’s script as a ‘perfect libretto’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

Marjorie Duffield, Christopher Curtis and Helen Park (‘Over the Moon’ songwriters) describe Audrey Wells’s script as a ‘perfect libretto’ [Exclusive Video Interview] The idea that Audrey Wells‘ original script for the Netflix film “Over the Moon” was not written as a musical might seem unbelievable but Marjorie Duffield says that the way it was set up fit ...

Oscar Shortlists: Apes, Pop Stars and ’60s Hair Battle in FX, Music and Makeup Categories

Oscar Shortlists: Apes, Pop Stars and ’60s Hair Battle in FX, Music and Makeup Categories The Oscar race is already underway for categories devoted to below-the-line crafts — cinematography, costume design, editing, makeup and hairstyling, music, production design, sound and visual ...

Oscars’ Score and Song Frontrunners Come Into Focus as Shortlist Approaches

Oscars’ Score and Song Frontrunners Come Into Focus as Shortlist Approaches As voting opens for the Oscar shortlists on Feb. 1, the picture is slowly coming into focus: Academy composers and songwriters are faced with one of the most diverse batches of scores they’ve ever ...

With Eight Possible Contenders, Including Taylor Swift and John Legend, Could Netflix Land a Best Original Song Oscar?

With Eight Possible Contenders, Including Taylor Swift and John Legend, Could Netflix Land a Best Original Song Oscar? Of course, 2020 was a year like no other when it came to screen entertainment. As the coronavirus pandemic shut down productions across the U.S., it allowed Netflix to continue churning out content ...

‘Over The Moon’ Songwriters Found Soul Of Animated Pic’s Tunes In Late Scribe Audrey Wells – Crew Call Podcast

‘Over The Moon’ Songwriters Found Soul Of Animated Pic’s Tunes In Late Scribe Audrey Wells – Crew Call Podcast On today’s Crew Call, we speak to the songwriters of Netflix-Pearl Studio’s animated feature Over the Moon, Helen Park, Marjorie Duffield and Christopher Curtis, whose live-musical theater ...

How Netflix’s Animated ‘Over the Moon’ Bridges Folklore and Science in Anthemic Theme Song (Exclusive)

How Netflix’s Animated ‘Over the Moon’ Bridges Folklore and Science in Anthemic Theme Song (Exclusive) A trio of songwriters — Christopher Curtis, Helen Park and Marjorie Duffield — created the tunes at the heart of animated musical “Over the Moon,” the story of a young girl with a passion for science ...

Queen of Outer Space

“I hate her! I hate dat qveen!” Despite being one of the most maladroit sci-fiers of the ’50s, color and ‘scope and Zsa Za Gabor’s hilarious accent make this Allied Artists offering a must-see head ...

William Phipps, Sci Fi Actor and Original Voice of Prince Charming, Dies at 96

William Phipps, Sci Fi Actor and Original Voice of Prince Charming, Dies at 96 Character actor William Phipps, who starred in sci fi films of the 1950s and voiced Prince Charming in 1950’s “Cinderella,” died Friday, June 1 at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif. He was ...

The Straw Feminism of Lady Lands in Classic Sci-Fi

Worlds where powerful women rule just to be dethroned. In classic sci-fi from the 1950s and 60s, there’s a very specific subgenre that deals with alien planets or hidden worlds populated entirely by ...

Retro 1940 Fan Trailer for Ed Wood's Captain America: Civil War

I've got a pretty awesome fan-made trailer for Captain America: Civil War that you've gotta check out! It reimagines the film as if it had been directed by the legendary Ed Wood. The trailer was cut ...

No Man’s Woman

Shall we sing the praises of actress Marie Windsor? A self--assessed Queen of the Cheapies, she was anything but cheap, gracing some of the better films noirs and delivering some of the most ...

The rules of 3D cinema

More than 30 movies shot in 3D will be released this year. And they are all starting to look the same to Stuart Heritage There's a lot riding on Tangled. Disney's musical revamp of the Rapunzel tale ...