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Young Performer Career Basics Workshop

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Young performers working in the entertainment industry have different needs and experiences than their older counterparts. Join us for a special young performers conservatory event, open to union and non-union performers and parents.

The discussion will include:

• Getting started in the industry
• Set safety and employment requirements
• SAG-AFTRA contracts, membership information and benefits
• Agents and managers

You will also hear first-hand experiences from local young performers and their parents.

When:
5 p.m., Wednesday, March 1
(Doors open at 4:30 p.m.)

Where:
SAG-AFTRA New England
20 Park Plaza, Suite 822
Boston, MA 02116
(Please note that in the event we have too many attendees, participants will be notified of a change in venue.)

Cost: FREE

RSVP: Advanced registration is required, and walk-ins CANNOT be accommodated. Your legal name is needed for pre-registration with 20 Park Plaza Building security. Legal ID MUST be shown for entry. For any questions/concerns, please contact the office at 617-262-801 or newengland@sagaftra.org.

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Robert Capron is best known as Rowley Jefferson in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie franchise. Beginning his acting career at an after-school drama program sponsored by Trinity Repertory Company when he was eight, he landed a role as Turkey Boy in Trinity’s production of A Christmas Carol later that year. Since that time, Robert’s career has taken off and he has performed a variety of roles on stage and screen including films like Frankenweenie, The Three Stooges, The Way, Way Back, Tarzan, Annabelle Hooper and The Ghosts of Nantucket, Polka King and the television programs Elementary, The Middle and The Haunting Hour. Robert’s attendance at the event is based on his film schedule which may change last minute.

Bob Capron, founder of RWC Management and father to Robert Capron, had many questions as the parent of a child actor new to the business. He found it difficult to find an agent or manager willing to take the time to guide him and his son. As a result, Bob began the process of educating himself about the industry. As his son’s career prospered Bob soon found himself becoming a resource for others in the acting business, leading him to become his son’s manager and to start his own talent agency.

Madison Garland is a local TV, film, and commercial actress. Her career began when she was eight years-old. Since then she has accumulated credits such as Allegiance: The Legend of Isaac Jones, The Last Buddy and a recurring role as Lila Cafee in Showtime’s original series Brotherhood.

Ted Garland, Madison’s father, is a former New England SAG board member and a New England representative to the SAG Young Performers Committee. An eighteen-year video/art teacher at Weston High School, he has appeared in many local and national TV commercials and over 100 feature films including Allegiance: The Legend of Isaac Jones, Interference, and In the Blackout. Garland has also been a radio personality (WBZ, WSSH, and KWIC), a television host (KJAC, WFXT, and NHPTV) and a voice-over actor (Fidelity, Google, and Proctor and Gamble). In addition to his role as an instructor, he also directs industrials and commercials for Eloqua Marketing, SAI Global, Lattice Engines and others.

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Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.

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Boston Plays Key Role in ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Live by Night’

By Valentina I. Valentini
Variety
February 3, 2017

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Boston has been a star in two recent high-profile films. In Peter Berg’s “Patriots Day,” the director’s latest collaboration with Mark Wahlberg, the city and its surrounding towns become a labyrinth of potential danger as police search for the two brothers responsible for the 2013 marathon bombing. Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night,” meanwhile, vividly portrays the Boston of the Prohibition era. The two films have more than the city in common, though — they share the same location manager, Mark Fitzgerald, a native of Framingham, Mass., whose deep knowledge of the area helped both projects.

In “Patriots Day,” the filming of the shootout with the marathon bombers took place close to Watertown, the actual neighborhood in which it happened. “[We] hadn’t planned on filming it there at first,” says Fitzgerald, “but we wanted to scout it for reference.”

When a production team arrived to take pictures, people started coming out of their houses and expressed their enthusiasm for Berg to film there — happy that a movie was being made about their ordeal. But, Fitzgerald recalls, “A few in the neighborhood adamantly didn’t want it to happen, when the town held a vote. We completely understood. It opened too many wounds.” They shot in nearby Malden instead.

When it came to the race itself, the film shot the 2016 marathon in real time. Pre-bombing scenes were shot in Hopkinton, where the race starts, and the crew set up cameras along the route.

“The Boston Athletic Assn. allowed us to be at the finish line,” says Fitzgerald. “They’ve done the race so many times that they know when the lulls are.” When those lulls came, Wahlberg (who plays a Boston cop), Berg, camera, and boom would have about 15 minutes to get their shots. They’d repeat that each time there was a lull.

The crew shot no explosion or post-explosion scenes because “that would have been extremely insensitive and probably impossible while the actual marathon was going on,” Fitzgerald explains. “Instead, I found an area at a naval base in Weymouth where we re-created the finish line and worked with special effects for the bombs.”

For “Live by Night,” finding a period look in Boston wasn’t difficult, says the location manager. While it’s the art department’s job to dress a particular location for a time period, “the North End is already a throwback to the 1920s — so much of it looks exactly the way it looked the day they built it.”

Another prefect location: the Copley Plaza Hotel. “For a party scene in the film,” Fitzgerald says, “it was pretty much just taking out the computers at the front desk. Again, the art department did an amazing job dolling it up, but it’s just one of those places that’s lost in time — straight out of the ’20s.”

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Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films

By Beth Harpaz
AP
January 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A diner in Miami, a house in Pittsburgh and a pier in Los Angeles: All of them are real places where Oscar-nominated movies were filmed.

Part of “Moonlight” was shot in Jimmy’s Eastside Diner in Miami. Scenic spots around Los Angeles featured in “La La Land” included the Hermosa Beach Pier. And in Pittsburgh, “Fences” was filmed in a house that perfectly evokes playwright “August Wilson’s world,” according to his widow.

Other movies with connections to real places include “Manchester by the Sea,” filmed in coastal towns near Boston, and “Hidden Figures,” about African-American women who worked for NASA in Virginia, where several attractions may be of interest to fans.

Here are some details.

LA LA LAND
This musical love letter to Los Angeles includes shots of many recognizable destinations around the city. Among them: Griffith Observatory, the Hermosa Beach Pier and nearby Lighthouse Cafe, the Hollywood Walk of Fame mural, Angels Flight Railway, Grand Central Market and the Smoke House restaurant. There’s even a scene staged amid traffic on a freeway overpass.

MOONLIGHT

Much of this story of a young black man coming of age was set and shot in and around Miami’s Liberty Square housing project. One of the most tender scenes depicts the protagonist as a child being taught to swim by a drug dealer who serves as a father figure. That scene was shot on Virginia Key beach, a black-only beach during the segregation era on the Rickenbacker Causeway that connects mainland Miami to Key Biscayne.

“Moonlight” is structured in three parts. The final segment centers on a reunion shot in a real restaurant, Jimmy’s Eastside Diner, where fans can grab breakfast or lunch.

FENCES

“Fences,” a movie adapted from the August Wilson play, was set and shot in Wilson’s hometown, Pittsburgh. Many of the scenes were filmed in a small brick house at 809 Anaheim St. Wilson’s widow, Constanza Romero, visited the house, escorted by the film’s star and director, Denzel Washington, and told The Associated Press that she felt like she was “inside August Wilson’s world … It was just such a feeling that August’s words had become three-dimensional.” Wilson’s actual childhood home, is about 2 miles away at 1727 Bedford Ave., and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fans will also want to visit the August Wilson Center, a multi-use performing arts center in Pittsburgh with a theater, art galleries and more. An exhibit with video interviews, costumes and props from the movie runs Jan. 28-March 10. The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation publishes a guidebook called “August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays” and various walking tours are available of the city’s historically African-American Hill District.

HIDDEN FIGURES
This movie tells the story of African-American women who worked at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, in the early 1960s. Their work helped put John Glenn into orbit. The movie was mostly filmed in Atlanta, but Hampton offers several attractions worth visiting.

A new exhibit called “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers” just opened at the Hampton History Museum. Fans can also learn more about the work done at Langley at the Virginia Air & Space Center, which is hosting a talk by Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book “Hidden Figures,” on March 7 at 7:30 p.m. EST. A bench dedicated to one of the women featured in the movie, Katherine Johnson, is located directly across from the Air & Space Center in Carousel Park.

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

The movie was filmed in parts of Cape Ann and the North Shore of Massachusetts. Gloucester served as the backdrop for a number of scenes, including the pivotal tear-jerking scene between Michelle Williams and Casey Affleck. Central Street in downtown Manchester was also in the film, and cemetery scenes were filmed in the Rosedale cemetery. Local spots like the Willow Rest on Holly Street in Gloucester and Fibber McGee’s in Beverly also figure in the movie locations.

HELL OR HIGH WATER

This movie is set in West Texas but was filmed in New Mexico. Bank robbery scenes were shot in Clovis and Portales, and Quay County’s Caprock Escarpment also makes an appearance along with spots in Moriarty and Tucumcari.

The Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque was among the locations.

20TH CENTURY WOMEN

This movie about a mother and her teenage son set in 1979 included many locations in the Santa Barbara, California area. Among them: East Beach, West Beach, Miramar Beach and Ganna Walska Lotusland garden and historic estate in Montecito. An area near Gaviota Pier at Gaviota State Park, with a scene driving through the Gaviota Tunnel on Highway 101, was also included.

Skateboarding scenes were shot on Ashley Road at East Mountain Drive and San Leandro Lane near Crane School in Montecito.

FANTASTIC BEASTS

This magical romp through 1920s New York City shows many famous landmarks, including the Woolworth Building and the Statue of Liberty. But many of the places shown in the film look very different today, including Times Square, the Central Park Zoo and the Lower East Side.

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AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy contributed to this report.

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Amazon Makes Oscar History as First Streaming Service Best Picture Nominee

By Brent Lang
Variety.com
January 24, 2017

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With “Manchester by the Sea,” Amazon Studios has made history, becoming the first streaming service to land a best picture Oscar nomination. The awards love justifies the digital giant’s decision to fork over $10 million for the rights to the indie drama. That deal, announced exactly a year ago, was one of the biggest in the history of the Sundance Film Festival.

Oscar voters showered “Manchester by the Sea” with six nominations, including best original screenplay and director nods for Kenneth Lonergan. The film picked up three acting nods — for Casey Affleck’s performance as a grieving janitor, Michelle Williams’ work as his ex-wife, and Lucas Hedges’ turn as his acerbic nephew. Streaming service Netflix previously scored Oscar nominations for documentaries such as “Virunga” and “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Its documentary “The 13th” was nominated this year.

Even though Amazon buys movies for its digital platform, it has more traditional distribution strategy than Netflix. All of the films it backs get theatrical releases. It partnered with Roadside Attractions to distribute and market “Manchester by the Sea.” In contrast, Netflix is primarily interested in offering its movies to its subscribers. Most of its films never make it to the multiplexes.

“Manchester by the Sea” has also been a commercial success. The drama has grossed nearly $40 million at the domestic box office, and ticket sales could continue to grow following the nominations. That’s not the only history that Amazon made on Tuesday morning. Kimberly Steward is now the second black woman to produce a Best Picture nominee following Oprah Winfrey’s nod for “Selma.”

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Oscar Nominations: Complete List

Variety.com
Variety staff
January 24, 017

Oscar nominees for the 89th annual awards were announced on Tuesday morning during a live-streamed event filmed in six cities around the globe.

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs was joined by Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe, and Ken Watanabe to announce the nominees in 24 categories.

The Academy Awards — hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the first time — will air live on ABC on Feb. 26.

The full list of nominees for the 2017 Oscars is below:

Best picture:
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“Hidden Figures”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Moonlight”

Lead actor:
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land,”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”

Lead actress:
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Ruth Negga, “Loving”
Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Supporting actor:
Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Supporting actress:
Viola Davis, “Fences”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Best director:
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”

Animated feature:
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Moana”
“My Life as a Zucchini”
“The Red Turtle”
“Zootopia”

Animated short:
“Blind Vaysha”
“Borrowed Time”
“Pear Cider and Cigarettes”
“Pearl”
“Piper”

Adapted screenplay:
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hidden Figures”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”

Original screenplay:
“20th Century Women”
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“The Lobster”
“Manchester by the Sea”

Cinematography:
“Arrival”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
“Silence”

Best documentary feature:
“13th”
“Fire at Sea”
“I Am Not Your Negro”
“Life, Animated”
“O.J.: Made in America”

Best documentary short subject:
“4.1 Miles”
“Extremis”
“Joe’s Violin”
“Watani: My Homeland”
“The White Helmets”

Best live-action short film:
“Ennemis Interieurs”
“La Femme et le TGV”
“Silent Nights”
“Sing”
“Timecode”

Best foreign language film:
“A Man Called Ove”
“Land of Mine”
“Tanna”
“The Salesman”
“Toni Erdmann”

Film editing:
“Arrival”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“Moonlight”

Sound editing:
“Arrival”
“Deep Water Horizon”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Sully”

Sound mixing:
“Arrival”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi”

Production design:
“Arrival”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“Hail, Caesar!”
“La La Land”
“Passengers”

Original score:
“Jackie”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
“Passengers”

Original song:
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” “La La Land”
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” “Trolls”
“City of Stars,” “La La Land”
“The Empty Chair,” “Jim: The James Foley Story”
“How Far I’ll Go,” “Moana”

Makeup and hair:
“A Man Called Ove”
“Star Trek Beyond”
“Suicide Squad”

Costume design:
“Allied”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Jackie”
“La La Land”

Visual effects:
“Deepwater Horizon”
“Doctor Strange”
“Jungle Book”
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

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Brockton, doubling as Detroit, will soon be on the big screen

By Marc Larocque
The Enterprise
January 23, 2017

A movie filmed in Brockton is coming soon to a theater near you. Scenes of arson, rioting and an Army National Guard crackdown that were recreated in Brockton are now set to appear on the silver screen as part of the “Untitled Detroit Project” on Aug. 4.

Director Kathryn Bigelow filming the Detroit riots of 1967 movie on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 in Brockton (Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise)

Director Kathryn Bigelow filming the Detroit riots of 1967 movie on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 in Brockton (Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise)

BROCKTON – A movie filmed in Brockton is coming soon to a theater near you.

Historic scenes of arson, rioting and an Army National Guard crackdown that were recreated in Brockton are now set to appear on the silver screen as part of the “Untitled Detroit Project” on Aug. 4.

In September last year, parts of downtown Brockton doubled as Detroit during the Michigan city’s historic 1967 riots, which lasted five days and ended with 43 deaths, 1,189 injuries, more than 7,200 arrests, and over 2,000 buildings destroyed. Filming was done in three sections of downtown Brockton and the Brockton Fairgrounds for the movie, set for release next year to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the riots, which historians say were motivated by the slowness of progress in terms of racial equality.

The movie, directed by trailblazing Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow, would be the first film released through a new marketing and distribution operation established by the Los Angeles-based Annapurna Pictures, according to the Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news of the Aug. 4 premiere.

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Brockton residents who took part in the movie as extras said they are looking forward to seeing the yet-to-be-titled movie for themselves.

“I’m excited to hear that it’s coming out,” said Jimmy Pereira, a transportation and community planner, who is also an aspiring actor. “Me and the other background actors have been patiently waiting for more information.”

Pereira was part of a foot chase scene that was filmed around a set constructed on Frederick Douglass Avenue in downtown Brockton, where pyrotechnics and props were used to simulate a building being burnt to rubble. He was pictured by The Enterprise alongside actor Tyler James Williams, who played the protagonist in the hit sitcom “Everybody Hates Chris.” Pereira said he hopes that the Detroit movie will set a precedent for future films to be produced in Brockton and throughout the state.

“It was a great opportunity,” said Pereira, adding that he stays in touch with other background actors involved in the scenes filmed in Massachusetts. “It was a great experience. … We’re thankful for an opportunity to participate. We’d like to thank everyone involved in the movie production, and bringing it to Brockton, and Massachusetts as a whole. … We’re hoping that, by having them filming here in Brockton, it’s going to spur a lot more activities with the film industry and the cultural arts here.”

The untitled Detroit movie also attracted other big-name actors to Brockton, including John Boyega, who became a household name after playing a main character, Finn, in the 2015 film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” During one night of filming around St. Patrick’s Church on Main Street, Boyega took to Twitter to thank Brockton for accommodating his new film.

Other actors who were spotted in downtown Brockton include Will Poulter, best known for his role in “The Maze Runner,” along with Ben O’Toole, known for his work in “The Water Diviner.”

The movie is described as a crime drama, with the plot set against the backdrop of Detroit’s 1967 riots.

Lynn Smith, who watched with interest as the movie set was constructed in downtown Brockton, where she works and is a member of the Frederick Douglass Neighborhood Association, said she looks forward to seeing the movie when it hits theaters in August.

“My hope is that, when the movie wins an Oscar for best achievement in production design, Brockton can claim a little piece of bragging rights for the set that was constructed right here on Frederick Douglass Avenue,” Smith said. “Hollywood star in the sidewalk, perhaps?”

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City of Lawrence stars in ‘Live by Night

By Terry Date
Daily News
January 13, 2017

(Courtesy photo)  Ben Affleck and Lawrence police officer Kevin Schiavone are seen on the downtown Lawrence set of "Live by Night" in November 2015

(Courtesy photo) Ben Affleck and Lawrence police officer Kevin Schiavone are seen on the downtown Lawrence set of “Live by Night” in November 2015

Back in the fall of 2015, Lawrence residents got a front-row seat to see Massachusetts native and Hollywood star Ben Affleck make a movie in their city.

Now, the whole country will see big-screen portraits of Lawrence, including Essex and Canal streets, the Everett and Stone mills, the courthouse, the North Canal, and Bellevue Cemetery.

Today, the Prohibition-era gangster film “Live by Night” opens in theaters nationwide.

(JILL HARMACINSKI/Staff photo) Actors in 1920s clothing gather around antique cars on Common Street in Lawrence during filming of the Movie "Live by Night".

(JILL HARMACINSKI/Staff photo) Actors in 1920s clothing gather around antique cars on Common Street in Lawrence during filming of the Movie “Live by Night”.


The movie boasts an A-list cast, snappily dressed men and women in two-tone oxfords, and more than 100 extras.

But the biggest attraction in these parts is the city itself.

Residents are aching to see their red-brick mills, granite steps and street lanterns transformed to 1926.

They are not alone. The critics’ consensus on the movie review website Rotten Tomatoes says that the movie boasts visual style, although they are not so glowing in their take on Affleck’s handling of the story.

Movie makers were at the Everett and Stone mills for four days back in 2015, including three days of preparation and one day of shooting, hosting stars and more than 100 extras, said Everett Mills owner Marianne Paley Nadel.

“I can’t wait to see the film,” she said. “It was a fantastic experience for us at the mill during the day of filming in our yard. They walked around the mill floor in their costumes from the 1920s, getting hair and makeup in office spaces that were available at the time, and then strolling in the yard after they got off from work during the filming.”

Susan Grabski of the Lawrence History Center had a bird’s-eye view of the action that day and took some impressive photographs from the Everett Mill, looking down on a crowd and set that included Ben Affleck and vintage cars.

Jose Martinez, 48, a lifelong Lawrence resident, has souvenir blank shells that he collected from a gunfight scene shot outside his Canal Street Gym.

(Photo courtesy of Susan Grabski Lawrence History Center) A scene from "Live by Night" is shot in Lawrence at the Everett Mills in 2015.

(Photo courtesy of Susan Grabski Lawrence History Center) A scene from “Live by Night” is shot in Lawrence at the Everett Mills in 2015.


Martinez was hosting 30 school kids from Wetherbee School that day, giving them boxing lessons. During a break, the kids crowded the windows, knocking on the glass and waving to Affleck.

Affleck waved back and, during a break in the action, posed for photographs with three adult monitors from the school, Martinez said.

Martinez is looking forward to seeing the movie, seeing his home city.

“When I go to see it,” he said, “it will be like: ‘Oh, there’s Essex Street. Oh, there’s Canal Street. Oh, there’s the back of Canal Street.”

One of the extras in the film is Nicole Hinchey of Lawrence. She plans on seeing the film Sunday at The Loop in Methuen.

“The clothing we wore was the most interesting part,” she said. “I loved seeing the history come to life in the old mills.”

(Photo courtesy of Susan Grabski, Lawrence History Center) "Live by Night", a crime drama written and directed by Ben Affleck, was filmed here in Lawrence. Here, a scene is shot at the Everett Mills.

(Photo courtesy of Susan Grabski, Lawrence History Center) “Live by Night”, a crime drama written and directed by Ben Affleck, was filmed here in Lawrence. Here, a scene is shot at the Everett Mills.


Lawrence native and movie memorabilia collector Joe Bella went to see one of the scenes being shot at the Bellevue Cemetery but got there too late for the filming.

Flowers and other set pieces were still there.

He has a photograph of him sitting on the casket used in the movie scene.

Bella, whose condo teems with mementos of silver-screen comedienne Thelma Todd, a star in the 1920s and ’30s from Lawrence, said that the city’s film history goes back to 1912 when inventor Thomas Edison shot a minute and a half of workers crossing the North Canal during the 1912 Bread and Roses strike.

Other films shot in Lawrence include “The Surrogates,” a science fiction movie starring Bruce Willis.

The city’s strong sense of place and rich historical feel makes it an ideal setting for period pieces.

For now, its residents and employers await “Live by Night.”

“It was great fun for all our tenants who lined the windows and got a front-row seat to see local extras, as well as the stars, and see how a period film gets made,” Nadel said. “I’m not one for action films usually, but I can’t wait!”

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2017 Nominations List for the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

By BAFTA.org
January 10, 2017

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2016 NOMINATIONS
(presented in 2017)

BEST FILM
ARRIVAL Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron Ryder
I, DANIEL BLAKE Rebecca O’Brien
LA LA LAND Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward,
Kevin J. Walsh

MOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
AMERICAN HONEY Andrea Arnold, Lars Knudsen, Pouya Shahbazian, Jay Van Hoy
DENIAL Mick Jackson, Gary Foster, Russ Krasnoff, David Hare
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM David Yates, David Heyman, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, Lionel Wigram
I, DANIEL BLAKE Ken Loach, Rebecca O’Brien, Paul Laverty
NOTES ON BLINDNESS Peter Middleton, James Spinney, Mike Brett, Jo-Jo Ellison, Steve Jamison
UNDER THE SHADOW Babak Anvari, Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh

OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER

The Girl With All the Gifts: MIKE CAREY (Writer), CAMILLE GATIN (Producer)
The Hard Stop: GEORGE AMPONSAH (Writer/Director/Producer), DIONNE WALKER (Writer/Producer)
Notes on Blindness: PETER MIDDLETON (Writer/Director/Producer), JAMES SPINNEY (Writer/Director), JO-JO ELLISON (Producer)
The Pass: JOHN DONNELLY (Writer), BEN A. WILLIAMS (Director)
Under the Shadow: BABAK ANVARI (Writer/Director), EMILY LEO, OLIVER ROSKILL, LUCAN TOH (Producers)

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
DHEEPAN Jacques Audiard, Pascal Caucheteux
JULIETA Pedro Almodóvar
MUSTANG Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Charles Gillibert
SON OF SAUL László Nemes, Gábor Sipos
TONI ERDMANN Maren Ade, Janine Jackowski

DOCUMENTARY
13th Ava DuVernay
THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK- THE TOURING YEARS Ron Howard
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS Otto Bell, Stacey Reiss
NOTES ON BLINDNESS Peter Middleton, James Spinney
WEINER Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg

ANIMATED FILM
FINDING DORY Andrew Stanton
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Travis Knight
MOANA Ron Clements, John Musker
ZOOTROPOLIS Byron Howard, Rich Moore

DIRECTOR
ARRIVAL Denis Villeneuve
I, DANIEL BLAKE Ken Loach
LA LA LAND Damien Chazelle
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Kenneth Lonergan
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Tom Ford

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
HELL OR HIGH WATER Taylor Sheridan
I, DANIEL BLAKE Paul Laverty
LA LA LAND Damien Chazelle
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Kenneth Lonergan
MOONLIGHT Barry Jenkins

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
ARRIVAL Eric Heisserer
HACKSAW RIDGE Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan
HIDDEN FIGURES Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder
LION Luke Davies
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Tom Ford

LEADING ACTOR
ANDREW GARFIELD Hacksaw Ridge
CASEY AFFLECK Manchester by the Sea
JAKE GYLLENHAAL Nocturnal Animals
RYAN GOSLING La La Land
VIGGO MORTENSEN Captain Fantastic

LEADING ACTRESS
AMY ADAMS Arrival
EMILY BLUNT The Girl on the Train
EMMA STONE La La Land
MERYL STREEP Florence Foster Jenkins
NATALIE PORTMAN Jackie

SUPPORTING ACTOR
AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON Nocturnal Animals
DEV PATEL Lion
HUGH GRANT Florence Foster Jenkins
JEFF BRIDGES Hell or High Water
MAHERSHALA ALI Moonlight

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
HAYLEY SQUIRES I, Daniel Blake
MICHELLE WILLIAMS Manchester by the Sea
NAOMIE HARRIS Moonlight
NICOLE KIDMAN Lion
VIOLA DAVIS Fences

ORIGINAL MUSIC
ARRIVAL Jóhann Jóhannsson
JACKIE Mica Levi
LA LA LAND Justin Hurwitz
LION Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Abel Korzeniowski

CINEMATOGRAPHY
ARRIVAL Bradford Young
HELL OR HIGH WATER Giles Nuttgens
LA LA LAND Linus Sandgren
LION Greig Fraser
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Seamus McGarvey

EDITING
ARRIVAL Joe Walker
HACKSAW RIDGE John Gilbert
LA LA LAND Tom Cross
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Jennifer Lame
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Joan Sobel

PRODUCTION DESIGN
DOCTOR STRANGE Charles Wood, John Bush
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock
HAIL, CAESAR! Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh
LA LA LAND David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Shane Valentino, Meg Everist

COSTUME DESIGN
ALLIED Joanna Johnston
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Colleen Atwood
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Consolata Boyle
JACKIE Madeline Fontaine
LA LA LAND Mary Zophres

MAKE UP & HAIR
DOCTOR STRANGE Jeremy Woodhead
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS J. Roy Helland, Daniel Phillips
HACKSAW RIDGE Shane Thomas
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Donald Mowat, Yolanda Toussieng
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Nominees tbc

SOUND
ARRIVAL Sylvain Bellemare, Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariépy Strobl
DEEPWATER HORIZON Dror Mohar​, Mike Prestwood Smith, Wylie Stateman, David Wyman
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Niv Adiri, Glenn Freemantle, Simon Hayes, Andy Nelson, Ian Tapp
HACKSAW RIDGE Peter Grace, Robert Mackenzie, Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright
LA LA LAND Mildred Iatrou Morgan, Ai-Ling Lee, Steve A. Morrow, Andy Nelson

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
ARRIVAL Louis Morin
DOCTOR STRANGE Richard Bluff, Stephane Ceretti, Paul Corbould, Jonathan Fawkner
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Tim Burke, Pablo Grillo, Christian Manz, David Watkins
THE JUNGLE BOOK Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones, Adam Valdez
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Neil Corbould, Hal Hickel, Mohen Leo, John Knoll, Nigel Sumner

BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
THE ALAN DIMENSION Jac Clinch, Jonathan Harbottle, Millie Marsh
A LOVE STORY Khaled Gad, Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara, Elena Ruscombe-King
TOUGH Jennifer Zheng

BRITISH SHORT FILM
CONSUMED Richard John Seymour
HOME Shpat Deda, Afolabi Kuti, Daniel Mulloy, Scott O’Donnell
MOUTH OF HELL Bart Gavigan, Samir Mehanovic, Ailie Smith, Michael Wilson
THE PARTY Farah Abushwesha, Emmet Fleming, Andrea Harkin, Conor MacNeill
STANDBY Jack Hannon, Charlotte Regan

EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public)
ANYA TAYLOR-JOY
LAIA COSTA
LUCAS HEDGES
RUTH NEGGA
TOM HOLLAND

Nominations are correct at the time of going to print. BAFTA reserves the right to make changes to the names listed at any time up until 12 February 2017.

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How to Visit the Real ‘Manchester by the Sea’

By Cailey Rizzo
TRAVEL + LEISURE
January 6, 2017

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Claire Folger/Getty Images

Many of the films nominated for awards this season explore specific, off-the-beaten-path parts of America. “Manchester by the Sea”—produced by Matt Damon and nominated for five Golden Globes, including Best Picture—portrays the working class fishing neighborhoods along Massachusetts’s North Shore.

The story follows a Boston-based janitor, Lee Chandler, when he is called back to his hometown because of his brother’s death. It is there that Lee discovers he has become his brother’s 16-year-old son’s guardian.

The movie was filmed entirely around Cape Ann, an Atlantic cape about 30 miles north of Boston. It’s an area often referred to as Cape Cod’s lesser-known cousin.

From late February through early May, the team filmed in several of Cape Ann’s small cities, including Manchester, Gloucester, Essex, Rockport and Beverly. For those who fell in love with the movie’s depiction of Massachusetts’s rocky shores, here are some of the most memorable locations featured in “Manchester by the Sea.”

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Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Although the town is only eight square miles, it has almost 13 miles of shore with beaches and spots for commercial fishing. One of the town’s most visited spots is “Singing Beach,” named for the sound the sand makes when people walk across it.

Beverly, Massachusetts
Just south of Manchester-by-the-sea, Beverly played set for several days of the film’s shooting—specifically the parts of the movie immediately after Lee is called home.

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Paula Stephens/Getty Images


Both the funeral home and cemetery (Grondin Funeral Home and Central Cemetery) where Lee buries his brother are in town.

Essex, Massachusetts
Essex was where all of the film’s driving scenes were shot. It sits on the Essex River, which is known to have some of the best best clam flats in the world.

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It’s also local legend that the fried clam was invented here almost 100 years ago.

Gloucester, Massachusetts
Patrick’s hockey practice takes place at Talbot Rink in Gloucester.

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DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images

“We had to do almost nothing to it,” production designer Ruth De Jong said in a behind-the-scenes feature on the area. “It’s a beautiful vintage rink with wooden bleachers. It has a lot of texture and beautiful natural light.” The film also ventured to Gloucester’s Beacon Marine Basin to film some seaside shots.

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Matt Damon congratulates ‘Manchester by the Sea’ crew on Golden Globe nomination

By Tre’vell Anderson
Los Angeles Times
December 12, 2016

The first round of congratulations is coming in for the Golden Globes nominees. First up, Matt Damon, producer and almost lead for “Manchester by the Sea” (he reportedly passed on the title part).

“Congratulations to our incredible crew and a deep thank you to Kenny Lonergan and the entire cast who poured their hearts and souls into this, and thank you as well to the HFPA for championing a little movie like ours.”

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2017 Golden Globes Nominations: The Full List

By Vanity fair
December 12, 2016

There was lots of love for La La Land and Moonlight from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

On Monday morning, Don Cheadle, Laura Dern, and Anna Kendrick announced the nominees for the 74th Golden Globe Awards. The resulting list contained plenty of good news for La La Land, which led the pack with seven nominations; Moonlight, in second with six nods; and Manchester by the Sea, which scored five. Over in the TV categories, The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was unsurprisingly dominant—though as always, there was plenty of room for fresh meat, including series that just premiered this fall. (This Is Us, anyone?*)

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Look below for a full list of nominees—and feel free to check it against our predictions, which, unfortunately, never saw Deadpool coming.

FILM

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy
20th Century Women
Deadpool
Florence Foster Jenkins
La La Land
Sing Street

Best Director, Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton, Loving
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Amy Adams, Arrival
Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy
Colin Farrell, The Lobster
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Jonah Hill, War Dogs
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply
Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins
Dev Patel, Lion
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Performance by Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
La La Land
Nocturnal Animals
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
Hell or High Water

Original Score, Motion Picture
Moonlight
La La Land
Arrival
Lion
Hidden Figures

Best Original Song, Motion Picture
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls
“City of Stars,” La La Land
“Faith,” Sing
“Gold,” Gold
“How Far I’ll Go,” Moana

Best Motion Picture, Animated
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
Sing
Zootopia

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language
Divines
Elle
Neruda
The Salesman
Toni Erdmann

TELEVISION

Best Television Series, Drama
The Crown
Game of Thrones
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy
Atlanta
Blackish
Mozart in the Jungle
Transparent
Veep

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
American Crime
The Dresser
The Night Manager
The Night Of
The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story

Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Drama
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
Claire Foy, The Crown
Keri Russell, The Americans
Winona Ryder, Stranger Things
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy
Anthony Anderson, Blackish
Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Nick Nolte, Graves
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce
Issa Rae, Insecure
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
John Lithgow, The Crown
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot
John Travolta, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
Mandy Moore, This Is Us
Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
John Turturro, The Night Of
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J.: American Crime Story
Charlotte Rampling, London Spy
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

The Globes, hosted by Jimmy Fallon air Sunday, January 8 on NBC.

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2016 Critics’ Choice Awards Winners (Complete List)

By Variety Staff
Variety.com

The Critics’ Choice Awards took place on Sunday, honoring the critics picks for the best movies and television of the year.

SEE MORE: Awards: The Contenders

“La La Land” was the big winner of the night, taking home best picture and eight trophies overall. It was a big night for Ryan Reynolds as well, who was previously named entertainer of the year and won best actor in a comedy for “Deadpool,” which also won best comedy.

As for television, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” continued its winning streak. Along with winning best movie made for television/limited series, it also won all four acting categories for limited series.

T.J. Miller hosted the ceremony, which aired live on A&E.

MOVIES

BEST PICTURE
La La Land (WINNER)
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Lion
Loving
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight
Sully

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER)
Joel Edgerton – Loving
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling – La La Land
Tom Hanks – Sully
Denzel Washington – Fences

BEST ACTRESS
Natalie Portman – Jackie (WINNER)
Amy Adams – Arrival
Annette Bening – 20th Century Women
Isabelle Huppert – Elle
Ruth Negga – Loving
Emma Stone – La La Land

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight (WINNER)
Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
Ben Foster – Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel – Lion
Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis – Fences (WINNER)
Greta Gerwig – 20th Century Women
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Janelle Monáe – Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER)
Alex R. Hibbert – Moonlight
Lewis MacDougall – A Monster Calls
Madina Nalwanga – Queen of Katwe
Sunny Pawar — Lion
Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
Moonlight (WINNER)
20th Century Women
Fences
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
Manchester by the Sea

BEST DIRECTOR
Damien Chazelle – La La Land (WINNER)
Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
David Mackenzie – Hell or High Water
Denis Villeneuve – Arrival
Denzel Washington – Fences

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Damien Chazelle – La La Land (WINNER – TIE)
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea (WINNER – TIE)
Barry Jenkins — Moonlight
Yorgos Lanthimos/Efthimis Filippou – The Lobster
Jeff Nichols – Loving
Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Eric Heisserer – Arrival (WINNER)
Luke Davies – Lion
Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals
Todd Komarnicki – Sully
Allison Schroeder/Theodore Melfi – Hidden Figures
August Wilson – Fences

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Linus Sandgren – La La Land (WINNER)
Stéphane Fontaine – Jackie
James Laxton – Moonlight
Seamus McGarvey – Nocturnal Animals
Bradford Young – Arrival

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
La La Land – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (WINNER)
Arrival – Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte/André Valade
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Stuart Craig/James Hambridge, Anna Pinnock
Jackie – Jean Rabasse, Véronique Melery
Live by Night – Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh

BEST EDITING
Tom Cross – La La Land (WINNER)
John Gilbert – Hacksaw Ridge
Blu Murray – Sully
Nat Sanders/Joi McMillon — Moonlight
Joe Walker – Arrival

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Madeline Fontaine – Jackie (WINNER)
Colleen Atwood – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Consolata Boyle – Florence Foster Jenkins
Joanna Johnston – Allied
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh – Love & Friendship
Mary Zophres – La La Land

BEST HAIR & MAKEUP
Jackie (WINNER)
Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hacksaw Ridge
Star Trek Beyond

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
The Jungle Book (WINNER)
A Monster Calls
Arrival
Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Zootopia (WINNER)
Finding Dory
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
The Red Turtle
Trolls

BEST ACTION MOVIE
Hacksaw Ridge (WINNER)
Captain America: Civil War
Deadpool
Doctor Strange
Jason Bourne

BEST ACTOR IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge (WINNER)
Benedict Cumberbatch – Doctor Strange
Matt Damon – Jason Bourne
Chris Evans – Captain America: Civil War
Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool

BEST ACTRESS IN AN ACTION MOVIE
Margot Robbie – Suicide Squad (WINNER)
Gal Gadot – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Scarlett Johansson – Captain America: Civil War
Tilda Swinton – Doctor Strange

BEST COMEDY
Deadpool (WINNER)
Central Intelligence
Don’t Think Twice
The Edge of Seventeen
Hail, Caesar!
The Nice Guys

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool (WINNER)
Ryan Gosling – The Nice Guys
Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins
Dwayne Johnson – Central Intelligence
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins (WINNER)
Kate Beckinsale – Love & Friendship
Sally Field – Hello, My Name Is Doris
Kate McKinnon – Ghostbusters
Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen

BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE
Arrival (WINNER)
10 Cloverfield Lane
Doctor Strange
Don’t Breathe
Star Trek Beyond
The Witch

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Elle (WINNER)
The Handmaiden
Julieta
Neruda
The Salesman
Toni Erdmann

BEST SONG
“City of Stars” – La La Land (WINNER)
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” – La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Trolls
“Drive It Like You Stole It” – Sing Street
“How Far I’ll Go” — Moana
“The Rules Don’t Apply” – Rules Don’t Apply

BEST SCORE
Justin Hurwitz – La La Land (WINNER)
Nicholas Britell – Moonlight
Jóhann Jóhannsson – Arrival
Micachu – Jackie
Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – Lion

TV
BEST DRAMA SERIES
Game of Thrones – HBO (WINNER)
Better Call Saul – AMC
Mr. Robot – USA Network
Stranger Things – Netflix
The Crown – Netflix
This Is Us – NBC
Westworld – HBO

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul – AMC (WINNER)
Sam Heughan – Outlander – Starz
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot – USA Network
Matthew Rhys – The Americans – FX
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan – Showtime
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards – Netflix

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld – HBO (WINNER)
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander – Starz
Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder – ABC
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black – BBC America
Keri Russell – The Americans – FX
Robin Wright – House of Cards – Netflix

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
John Lithgow – The Crown – Netflix (WINNER)
Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones – HBO
Kit Harington – Game of Thrones – HBO
Mandy Patinkin – Homeland – Showtime
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot – USA Network
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan – Showtime

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Thandie Newton – Westworld – HBO (WINNER)
Christine Baranski – The Good Wife – CBS
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones – HBO
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones – HBO
Maura Tierney – The Affair – Showtime
Constance Zimmer – UnREAL – Lifetime

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – The Walking Dead – AMC (WINNER)
Mahershala Ali – House of Cards – Netflix
Lisa Bonet – Ray Donovan – Showtime
Ellen Burstyn – House of Cards – Netflix
Michael J. Fox – The Good Wife – CBS
Jared Harris – The Crown – Netflix

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Silicon Valley – HBO (WINNER)
Atlanta – FX
Black-ish – ABC
Fleabag – Amazon
Modern Family – ABC
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Veep – HBO

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live – NBC (WINNER)
Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep – HBO
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish – ABC
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag – Amazon
Constance Wu – Fresh Off the Boat – ABC

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Donald Glover – Atlanta – FX (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson – Black-ish – ABC
Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth – FOX
Bill Hader – Documentary Now! – IFC
Patrick Stewart – Blunt Talk – Starz
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent – Amazon

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jane Krakowski – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix (WINNER)
Julie Bowen – Modern Family – ABC
Anna Chlumsky – Veep – HBO
Allison Janney – Mom – CBS
Judith Light – Transparent – Amazon
Allison Williams – Girls – HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Louie Anderson – Baskets – FX (WINNER)
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – FOX
Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Ty Burrell – Modern Family – ABC
Tony Hale – Veep – HBO
T.J. Miller – Silicon Valley – HBO

BEST GUEST PERFORMER IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin – Saturday Night Live – NBC (WINNER)
Christine Baranski – The Big Bang Theory – CBS
Larry David – Saturday Night Live – NBC
Lisa Kudrow – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Liam Neeson – Inside Amy Schumer – Comedy Central

BEST ANIMATED SERIES
BoJack Horseman – Netflix (WINNER)
Archer – FX
Bob’s Burgers – FOX
Son of Zorn – FOX
South Park – Comedy Central
The Simpsons – FOX

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES
The Voice – NBC (WINNER)
America’s Got Talent – NBC
MasterChef Junior – FOX
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Logo
Skin Wars – GSN
The Amazing Race – CBS

BEST STRUCTURED REALITY SERIES
Shark Tank – ABC (WINNER)
Chopped – Food Network
Inside The Actors Studio – Bravo
Penn & Teller: Fool Us – The CW
Project Runway – Lifetime
Undercover Boss – CBS

BEST UNSTRUCTURED REALITY SERIES
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – CNN (WINNER)
Chrisley Knows Best – USA Network
Deadliest Catch – Discovery
Ice Road Truckers – History
Intervention – A&E
Naked and Afraid – Discovery

BEST TALK SHOW
The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS (WINNER)
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS
Jimmy Kimmel Live! – ABC
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – HBO
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST
Anthony Bourdain – Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – CNN (WINNER)
Ted Allen – Chopped – Food Network
Tom Bergeron – Dancing with the Stars – ABC
Nick Cannon – America’s Got Talent – NBC
Carson Daly – The Voice – NBC
RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race – Logo

BEST MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX (WINNER)
All the Way – HBO
Confirmation – HBO
Killing Reagan – National Geographic
Roots – History
The Night Manager – AMC

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Courtney B. Vance – The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX (WINNER)
Bryan Cranston – All the Way – HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride – PBS
Cuba Gooding Jr. – The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX
Tom Hiddleston – The Night Manager – AMC
Tim Matheson – Killing Reagan – National Geographic

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Sterling K. Brown – The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX (WINNER)
Lane Garrison – Roots – History
Frank Langella – All the Way – HBO
Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager – AMC
John Travolta – The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX
Forest Whitaker – Roots – History

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Sarah Paulson – The People v. O.J. Simpson – FX (WINNER)
Olivia Colman – The Night Manager – AMC
Felicity Huffman – American Crime – ABC
Cynthia Nixon – Killing Reagan – National Geographic
Lili Taylor – American Crime – ABC
Kerry Washington – Confirmation – HBO

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES
Regina King – American Crime – ABC (WINNER)
Elizabeth Debicki – The Night Manager – AMC
Sarah Lancashire – The Dresser – Starz
Melissa Leo – All the Way – HBO
Anna Paquin – Roots – History
Emily Watson – The Dresser – Starz

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WATCH NOW: Manchester by the Sea Official Trailer

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, wasBfilmed in Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Lynn, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Middleton and Tewksbury, Massachusetts in 2015.

LIMITED RELEASE NOVEMBER 18

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WATCH NOW: Official ‘Live By Night’ Trailer

LIVE BY NIGHT, was partially filmed in Boston, Lawrence and North Andover, Massachusetts in 2015.

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MASS MEDIA EXPO 2016 – November 5th at WGBH

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PATRIOT’S DAY, was filmed in filmed in Boston, Cambridge, Framingham, Hopkinton, Malden, Natick, Newton, Peabody, Quincy, Rockland, Somerville, Weymouth and Woburn, Massachusetts this year.

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LIVE BY NIGHT, was filmed in filmed in Boston, Lawrence and North Andover, Massachusetts in 2015.

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Watch: First Trailer for Ben Affleck’s Live by Night

Boston Magazine
By Matt Juul
September 9, 2016

The first teaser trailer for Ben Affleck’s upcoming Boston-set movie Live by Night hit the web on Thursday.

Although we’ve seen the actor portray a Bay State gangster before in The Town, his latest directorial effort will put a Prohibition era spin on Boston crime. Affleck plays the son of a police officer named Joe Coughlin who’s forced out of town and ends up becoming an outlaw in Florida during the 1920s.

While the trailer for Live by Night definitely looks intense, it’s hard not to laugh at Affleck’s ridiculous fedora.

Based on the book by author Dennis Lehane, Live by Night filmed in the Boston area, including Lawrence, last fall. The movie is Affleck’s second project based on a Lehane novel after directing 2007’s Gone Baby Gone.

The film—which also stars Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Cooper, Chris Messina, Brendan Gleeson, and Elle Fanning—is Affleck’s first time in the director’s chair for a film following his Academy Award-winning turn in Argo.

Originally set to hit theaters in October of next year, Warner Bros. recently moved up the release date for Live by Night to January 13, 2017. The movie will now be going head-to-head with a number of films with Boston ties this awards season, including Casey Affleck’s Manchester by the Sea and Mark Wahlberg’s Patriots Day.

Check out the first trailer for Live by Night above.

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Casey Affleck Faces Rejection in ‘Manchester by the Sea’ Trailer

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By Dave McNary
August 24, 2016

It’s not smooth sailing for Casey Affleck in the first trailer for “Manchester by the Sea,” dealing with his 16-year-old nephew’s rejection in the wake of his father’s death.

“You don’t want to be my guardian, that’s fine with me,” Lucas Hedges, who plays the spirited teen, tells Affleck’s character Lee Chandler.

The premise is that the beloved late brother (portrayed by Kyle Chandler) has made Affleck sole guardian of his nephew. Chandler is also forced to deal with a past that separated him from his now-estranged wife — played by Michelle Williams — and the community where he was born and raised.

“Manchester by the Sea” is Kenneth Lonergan’s third feature after “You Can Count on Me” and “Margaret.” It will screen at next month’s Toronto Film Festival in the Special Presentations section.

The family drama debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it sold to Amazon for $10 million. Amazon is partnering with Roadside Attractions for the film’s theatrical release, which will begin on Nov. 18.

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See Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson in the First Trailer for ‘A Quiet Passion’

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By Diana Bruk
August 17, 2016

She may always be Miranda to us, but Cynthia Nixon has shown that she can play a wide range of roles since her Sex and the City days. She received accolades as Eleanor Roosevelt in the TV movie Warm Springs, though the film, like many of her recent movies, was a bit of a flop. Judging by the first trailer to A Quiet Passion, however, she may have finally found the role that allows her to showcase her remarkable range of talent.

Nixon plays Emily Dickinson in a biopic about the brilliant American poet’s troubled and lonely life. The film follows her upbringing in 1830s Amherst, Massachusetts all the way to her final years when she wrote hundreds of poems in total seclusion.

The film co-stars Jennifer Ehle as Dickinson’s sister, Lavinia, Keith Carradine as her father, Duncan Duff, Jodhi May, Joanna Bacon, and Catherine Bailey. It was written and directed by Terence Davies, who is best known for other period dramas like The House of Mirth, Sunset Song, and The Deep Blue Sea.

A Quiet Passion will premiere in the UK in September 2016.

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