Posts Tagged ‘Alfonso Cuaron’
 

 

OSCARLAND: Directors Guild Puts “Gravity” Into Orbit

  The Directors Guild of America tonight gave its prize for best film direction to Alfonso Cuaron and GRAVITY. This was not an unexpected result, but it solidifies the sense that this year we have what is (at least) a thr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Believe”

  BELIEVE:  Sunday 9PM on NBC Previously… on BELIEVE:  10-year old Bo Adams (Johnny Sequoyah) is one special little girl, with superpowers that include telekinesis and the ability to foretell the future and read pe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Finale Review: “Believe”

  BELIEVE was one of the more regrettable failures of the 2013-14 broadcast season.  That wasn’t because of its premise (super-powered girl is pursued by evil scientists who want to weaponize her gifts, ho hum), but...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Roma” & “Green Book”

  ROMA (Netflix – Dec. 14):  Alfonso Cuaron is one of the master filmmakers of this era, and Roma confirms that all over again.  It’s a deceptively simple memory piece, a semi-autobiographical story set in th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: NBC Pick-Ups

  NBC has ordered what may just be the first batch of its pick-ups, which of course join the previously ordered MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW. Remember, for now we don’t know whether these shows will be on the air in fall or m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Believe”

  BELIEVE:  Sunday 9PM on NBC (Premiere Monday 10PM on March 10) – If Nothing Else Is On… Movie wizard and newly-minted Best Director Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron is the co-creator of BELIEVE (although it was n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “Gravity”

  It’s not really a surprise to see Alfonso Cuaron join James Cameron, Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott in that small group of film artists who have made 3D part of the essential toolbox of their imagery (no, Baz Luh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARLAND: Directors Guild Nominations Boost Scorsese and “Wolf”

  With a little over 24 hours before polls close for Oscar nomination voting (ballots must be submitted by 5PM tomorrow LA time), the big winners from today’s announcement of the Directors Guild nominees were Martin ...
by Mitch Salem