omplete QPORIT: January 2018

Monday, January 08, 2018

 

ANOTHER SILLY DATE POST


Somehow I've always liked silly dates:

Today, shortly after 18 minutes past six PM it will be

1/8/18 18:18:18

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Sunday, January 07, 2018

 

GOLDEN GLOBES 2018


2018 Golden Globes
Nominees

MOTION PICTURES

Best Motion Picture, Drama
"Call Me by Your Name"
"Dunkirk"
"The Post"
"The Shape of Water"
=> "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
"The Disaster Artist"
"Get Out"
"The Greatest Showman"
"I, Tonya"
=> "Lady Bird"

Best Motion Picture, Animated
"The Boss Baby"
"The Breadwinner"
=> "Coco"
"Ferdinand"
"Loving Vincent"

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language
"A Fantastic Woman"
"First They Killed My Father"
=> "In the Fade"
"Loveless"
"The Square"

Best Director, Motion Picture
=> Guillermo del Toro, "The Shape of Water"
Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Christopher Nolan, "Dunkirk"
Ridley Scott, "All the Money in the World"
Steven Spielberg, "The Post"

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor, "The Shape of Water"
Greta Gerwig, "Lady Bird"
Liz Hannah and Josh Singer, "The Post"
=> Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Aaron Sorkin, "Molly’s Game"



MOTION PICTURE ACTORS

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Jessica Chastain, "Molly’s Game"
Sally Hawkins, "The Shape of Water"
=> Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Meryl Streep, "The Post"
Michelle Williams, "All the Money in the World"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Judi Dench, "Victoria & Abdul"
Helen Mirren, "The Leisure Seeker"
Margot Robbie, "I, Tonya"
=> Saoirse Ronan, "Lady Bird"
Emma Stone, "Battle of the Sexes"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture
Mary J. Blige, "Mudbound"
Hong Chau, "Downsizing"
=> Allison Janney, "I, Tonya"
Laurie Metcalf, "Lady Bird"
Octavia Spencer, "The Shape of Water"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Timothée Chalamet, "Call Me by Your Name"
Daniel Day-Lewis, "Phantom Thread"
Tom Hanks, "The Post"
=> Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour"
Denzel Washington, "Roman J. Israel Esq."

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Steve Carell, "Battle of the Sexes"
Ansel Elgort, "Baby Driver"
=> "James Franco, "The Disaster Artist"
Hugh Jackman, "The Greatest Showman"
Daniel Kaluuya, "Get Out"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture
Willem Dafoe, "The Florida Project"
Armie Hammer, "Call Me by Your Name"
Richard Jenkins, "The Shape of Water"
Christopher Plummer, "All the Money in the World"
=> Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"



MOTION PICTURES - MUSIC

Best Original Score, Motion Picture
Carter Burwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
=> Alexandre Desplat, "The Shape of Water"
Jonny Greenwood, "Phantom Thread"
John Williams, "The Post"
Hans Zimmer, "Dunkirk"

Best Original Song, Motion Picture
"Home" - "Ferdinand"
"Mighty "River" - "Mudbound"
"Remember Me" - "Coco"
"The Star" - "The Star"
=> "This is Me" - "The Greatest Showman"




TELEVISION

Best Television Series, Drama
"The Crown," Netflix
"Game of Thrones," HBO
=> "The Handmaid’s Tale," Hulu
"Stranger Things," Netflix
"This Is Us," NBC

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy
"black-ish," ABC
=> "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," Amazon
"Master of None," Netflix
"Smilf," Showtime
"Will & Grace," NBC

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
=> "Big Little Lies," HBO
"Fargo," FX
"Feud: Bette and Joan," FX
"The Sinner," USA Network
"Top of the Lake: China Girl," SundanceTV



TELEVISION - ACTORS

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama
Caitriona Balfe, "Outlander"
Claire Foy, "The Crown"
Maggie Gyllenhaal, "The Deuce"
Katherine Langford, "13 Reasons Why"
=> Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid’s Tale"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Pamela Adlon, "Better Things"
Alison Brie, "Glow"
=> Rachel Brosnahan, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Issa Rae, "Insecure"
Frankie Shaw, "Smilf"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jessica Biel, "The Sinner"
=> Nicole Kidman, "Big Little Lies"
Jessica Lange, "Feud: Bette and Joan"
Susan Sarandon, "Feud: Bette and Joan"
Reese Witherspoon, "Big Little Lies"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
=> Laura Dern, "Big Little Lies"
Ann Dowd, "The Handmaid’s Tale"
Chrissy Metz, "This Is Us"
Michelle Pfeiffer, "The Wizard of Lies"
Shailene Woodley, "Big Little Lies"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama
Jason Bateman, "Ozark"
=> Sterling K. Brown, "This Is Us"
Freddie Highmore, "The Good Doctor"
Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"
Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"
=> "Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"
Kevin Bacon, "I Love Dick"
William H. Macy, "Shameless"
Eric McCormack, "Will & Grace"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Robert De Niro, "The Wizard of Lies"
Jude Law, "The Young Pope"
Kyle MacLachlan, "Twin Peaks"
=> Ewan McGregor, "Fargo"
Geoffrey Rush, "Genius"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
David Harbour, "Stranger Things"
Alfred Molina, "Feud: Bette and Joan"
Christian Slater: "Mr. Robot"
=> Alexander Skarsgard: "Big Little Lies"
David Thewlis: "Fargo"

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Monday, January 01, 2018

 

2018 CALENDAR OF HOLIDAYS, FILM FESTIVALS AND TECH EVENTS


CALENDAR
2018


JAN
1
MON
H
NEW YEARS DAY
6
SAT
A
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS
7
SUN
A
GOLDEN GLOBES
NBC
8
MON
T
CES
10
WED
T
DETROIT AUTO SHOW
10
WED
F
NEW YORK JEWISH FF
NEW YORK, NY
15
MON
H
MLK
18
THU
F
SUNDANCE FF
PARK CITY, UT
19
FRI
F
SLAMDANCE FF
PARK CITY, UT

21
SUN
A
SAG AWARDS
TNT TBS
23
TUE
T
DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
23
TUE
A
ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATI0NS
               
FEB
2
FRI
S
GROUNDHOG DAY
3
SAT
A
DGA AWARDS
12
MON
S
LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY
13
TUE
S
MARDI GRAS
14
WED
S
VALENTINE'S DAY
14
WED
S
ASH WEDNESDAY
15
THU
F
BERLIN
BERLIN, DE
19
MON
H
WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY
23
FRI
F
NY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FF
NEW YORK, NY
MAR
1
THU
S
PURIM
3
SAT
A
FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
IFC
4
SUN
A
ACADEMY AWARDS
ABC
9
FRI
F
SXSW
AUSTIN, TX
11
SUN
S
DAYLIGHT SAVING STARTS
14
WED
S
PI DAY
17
SAT
S
ST PATRICK'S DAY
19
MON
T
GDC
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
20
TUE
S
MARCH EQUINOX
25
SUN
S
PALM SUNDAY
30
FRI
S
GOOD FRIDAY
30
FRI
S
PASSOVER SEDER
31
?
F
NDNF
NEW YORK, NY
APR
1
SUN
S
EASTER SUNDAY
1
SUN
S
APRIL FOOLS DAY
7
SAT
S
PASSOVER ENDS - LAST DAY
18
WED
F
TRIBECA FF
NEW YORK, NY
27
FRI
F
LA WEBFEST
LOS ANGELES, CA
30
MON
F
45TH CHAPLIN AWARD GALA
NEW YORK, NY
MAY
5
SAT
S
CINCO DE MAYO
7
MON
F
NYC INDEPENDENT FF
NEW YORK, NY
8
THU
F
CANNES FF
CANNES, FR
13
SUN
S
MOTHER'S DAY
28
WED
H
MEMORIAL DAY
JUN
12
TUE
T
E3
LOS ANGELES, CA
14
THU
S
FLAG DAY
17
SUN
S
FATHER'S DAY
21
THU
S
JUNE SOLSTICE
29
FRI
F
KARLOVY VARY
KARLOVY VARY, CZ
JUL
4
MON
H
INDEPENDENCE DAY
14
SAT
S
BASTILLE DAY
19
THU
F
STONY BROOK FF
STONY BROOK, NY
AUG
12
SUN
T
SIGGRAPH 2018
VANCOUVER, CAN
29
WED
F
VENICE FF
VENICE, IT
SEP
9
SUN
S
GRANDPARENTS DAY
9
SUN
S
ROSH HASHONAH
12
MON
H
LABOR DAY
19
WED
S
YOM KIPPUR
20
THU
F
LOS ANGELES FF
LOS ANGELES, CA
30
?
F
IFP  CONFERENCE
NEW YORK, NY
30
?
F
NEW YORK FF
NEW YORK, NY
30
?
F
TELLURIDE FF
TELURIDE, CO
OCT
4
THU
F
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FF
EAST HAMPTON, NY
8
MON
H
COLUMBUS DAY
31
WED
S
HALLOWEEN
31
WED
F
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FF
TORONTO, CAN
31
?
F
ASPEN FF
ASPEN, CO
31
?
F
LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
LONDON, UK
NOV
6
TUE
S
ELECTION DAY
8
THU
F
NYC WEB FEST
NEW YORK, NY
11
SUN
H
VETERAN'S DAY
12
MON
H
VD OBSERVED
22
THU
H
THANKSGIVING DAY
23
FRI
H
XGVG LEFTOVERS
30
?
F
AFI FEST
LOS ANGELES, CA
DEC
2
SUN
S
HANUKKAH
10
MON
S
LAST DAY OF HANUKKAH
21
FRI
S
DECEMBER SOLSTICE
25
TUE
H
CHRISTMAS
31
MON
H
NEW YEAR'S EVE
CODES
A = AWARDS
F = FILM FESTIVALS
H = FEDERAL HOLIDAYS
S = OTHER SPECIAL DAYS, HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS
T = TECH EVENTS
? = EXACT DATE IS NOT YET KNOWN
ABBREVIATIONS
CES = CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
FF = FILM FESTIVAL
NDNF = NEW DIRECTORS / NEW FILMS
E3 = ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO
CES = CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
GDC = GAME DEVELOPER'S CONFERENCE
CAN  = CANADA
CZ = CZECH REPUBLIC
DE = GERMANY
FR = FRANCE
IT  = ITALY
CA = CALIFORNIA
CO = COLORADO
NY = NEW YORK STATE
TX = TEXAS
UT = UTAH


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