'Skyfall,' 'Best Exotic,' 'Ted' join the usual in ACE Eddie nominations
The American Cinema Editors (ACE) decided there was no rush and chose to hold its announcement for nominations honoring excellence in filmmaking until after the Oscar nominations landed. This despite being ready to announce on Tuesday. I applaud them for that. Just because the Academy says "jump" doesn't mean you have to.
The group has nominated films in four categories -- drama, comedy/musical, animated and documentary -- and nothing seems to be terribly amiss. "The Master" missed out on yet another industry award citation by falling out of the drama category, as did "Django Unchained."
On the comedy/musical side of things, the usual suspects are in the hunt. And we're reminded that, indeed, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" still has its fans. But with "Les Misérables" and "Silver Linings Playbook" showing up there, I'd say most films are accounted for all around, save the two mentioned above.
Check out the full list of nominees below and as always, keep track of the season via The Circuit.
Comedy or Musical:
"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
The 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards will be held on February 16.
1994 | Documentary | RSummary: Underground comics artist Robert Crumb is profiled alongside his very odd, occasionally traumatized family members in this moving and darkly comic documentary.Director: Terry Zwigoff
Cast: Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky, Charles Crumb
1990 | Adventure | GSummary: A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albat...Director: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel
Cast: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers
1987 | Comedy | RSummary: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires that they suspect of a few mysterious murders and restor...Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Jason Patric, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Corey Haim
2000 | Drama | RSummary: Three stories of the drug trade intertwine in one of Steven Soderbergh’s most successfully ambitious movies. Features Michael Douglas as the newly-appointed drug czar; Catherine Zeta-Jones as a newly-minted drug lord, and Benicio Del Toro as a Mexican cop.Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones
2013 | Action | PG-13Summary: Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent ...Director: J.C. Chandor
Cast: Robert Redford
2002 | Crime | RSummary: A passion for photography keeps young Rio de Janeiro resident Rocket out of gang activity, and through him we see a cavalcade of incredible stories about life in a Rio slum.Director: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino
2001 | Drama | RSummary: A powerful and disturbing story of intolerance featuring Ryan Gosling as a young Jewish man in New York City who joins a Neo-Nazi group.Director: Henry Bean
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Peter Meadows
1997 | Comedy | TV-MASummary: Four foul-mouthed elementary-school friends are involved in bizarre capers featuring everything from aliens to Michael Jackson in the amazingly long-running animated TV show.Director: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden (creators)
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes
1997 | Drama | RSummary: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her husband's lies. Their son, Paul, home for the holida...Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny
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