a.k.a. "The Oscar Messenger"

The guild nominations are coming at us fast and furious now. I don’t know whether this clarifies anything or not. But this shot of Casey Affleck and the beautiful town in winter that is Manchester by the Sea really does make it look sumptuous.

So more nominations, more confusion. But again, no “Silence” anywhere. Guess we can scratch that one off our lists.

manchester-art-directionAnd there was a very funny story relayed by my old friend Paula Schwartz, formerly Miss Boldface at the  NYT where she also contributed to the “Carpetbagger” Oscar blog as the Baguette(Late David Kerr’s nickname for her) which I always thought was hysterical. Boy, do we all miss David Kerr…

Well, it seems like at the NY Film Critics Awards Dinner held downtown a night or two ago, Casey Affleck, when Paula asked him if he had shaved his straggly beard, he said “Nope. Nope.” And then when he was given his prestigious award for Best Actor for “Manchester by the Sea”, he began to quote the BAD reviews he was given by the show’s MC, David Edelstein. Hilarious! Read all about it in http://www.showbiz411.com

Excellence in Production Design – Period

Jess Gonchor (Hail, Caesar!)
David Gropman (Fences)
Santo Loquasto (Cafe Society)
Jean Rabasse (Jackie)
Barry Robison (Hacksaw Ridge)
Wynn Thomas (Hidden Figures)
Excellence in Production Design – Fantasy
Doug Chiang and Neil Lamont (Rogue One)
Stuart Craig (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)
Guy Hendrix Dyas (Passengers)
Patrice Vermette (Arrival)
Charles Wood (Doctor Strange)
Excellence in Production Design – Contemporary
Ruth de Jong (Manchester by the Sea)
Tom Duffield (Hell or High Water)
Chris Kennedy (Lion)
Shane Valentino (Nocturnal Animals)
David Wasco (La La Land)

Comments on: "Casey at the Critics & Art Directors Guild Noms Announced" (1)

  1. This is a topic that is near to my heart… Take care!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?

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