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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
DGA Feature Nominees: Damien Chazelle, Garth Davis, Barry Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan, Denis Villeneuve
The five nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016 are: Damien Chazelle for La La Land; Garth Davis for Lion; Barry Jenkins for Moonlight; Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea; and Denis...
Friday, Nov. 25, 2016
Dev Patel knows how special a film like "Lion" is. He's been waiting nearly 8 years, since his breakout in "Slumdog Millionaire," for a role as substantive and soulful as Saroo Brierley, an Indian man who was lost as a 5-year-old, adopted and raised by Australian parents, and who, 25 years later...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016
There are two ways to view "Lion." One is as a heart-warming tale of love beyond boundaries and the incandescent pull of home. The more cynical view is that it's a two-hour advertisement for the wonders of Google Earth.
Let's not be cynical, shall we? Let's just enjoy this poignant and...
Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
SHOOT has chronicled the career of director Garth Davis over the years, spanning such developments as his 2010 Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award nomination as Best Commercial Director of the Year (for U.S. Cellular’s “Shadow Puppets” out of Publicis & Hal Riney, San Francisco)...
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
Garth Davis’ feature directorial debut, Lion, won the Audience Award for Best Narrative at the Middleburg Film Festival. Meanwhile the Audience Award for Best Documentary went to The Eagle Huntress, which marked the first feature for helmer Otto Bell.