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Marton Scorsese and Sir Ben Kingsley speak about cinema, each other and HUGO (2011)

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  Martin Scorsese wins The American Riviera Award at the 27th Santa Barbara Film Festival.. “We have to keep this wonderful life-sustaining conversation going with cinema”.   On the night of January 30, 2012, the legendary director Martin Scorsese, whose latest film HUGO (2012) is nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture, was awarded The American Riviera Award at the 27th Santa Barbara Film Festival (SBIFF) by celebrated actor Ben Kingsley. Before receiving the award, M...

Marton Scorsese and Sir Ben Kingsley speak about cinema, each other and HUGO (2011)

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  Martin Scorsese wins The American Riviera Award at the 27th Santa Barbara Film Festival.. “We have to keep this wonderful life-sustaining conversation going with cinema”.   On the night of January 30, 2012, the legendary director Martin Scorsese, whose latest film HUGO (2012) is nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture, was awarded The American Riviera Award at the 27th Santa Barbara Film Festival (SBIFF) by celebrated actor Ben Kingsley. Before receiving the award, M...

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese accepting The Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012      photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Ben Kingsley presents Martin Scorsese with the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012. Tears were shed during Ben's speech to Martin.    photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Ben Kingsley presents Martin Scorsese with the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012. Tears were shed during Ben's speech to Martin.    photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese speaks on a three-hour panel before being honored the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012. Tears were shed during Ben's speech to Martin.    photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese speaks on a three-hour panel before being honored the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012. Tears were shed during Ben's speech to Martin.    photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese speaks on a three-hour panel before being honored the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese speaks on a three-hour panel before being honored the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at SBIFF 2012

Martin Scorsese speaks on a three-hour panel before being honored the Riviera Award at SBIFF 2012   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Martin Scorsese at 27th Santa Barbara Int'l FIlm Fest

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Martin Scorsese was honored Monday night at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Sir Ben Kingsley was in attendance as well, to award Scorsese with the American Riviera Award. Here are some tidbits from the gentle evening in Santa Barbara paradise, 90 miles outside of Los Angeles. Upon the stage before Scorsese came on moderator Leonard Maltin said,  "I like to talk to a man who likes to talk." Soon enough I realized how TRUE this is about the greatest living ...

Monsieur Lazhar wins Audience Award in Rotterdam

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The UPC Audience Award of the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012 goes to Philippe Falardeau’s MONSIEUR LAZHAR (Canada, 2011). The award comes with prize money of 10,000 Euro.The Dioraphte Award (also 10,000 Euro) for the highest-scoring film in the audience poll among the seventeen festival films made with support from the Hubert Bals Fund was won by GOODBYE by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof.IFFR 2012 counted 274,000 visits to films, exhibitions, performances and events. The first...

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

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  Ben Kingsley at The Arlington Theater at 27th SBIFF, 30th January, 2012   I spoke to Sir Ben as he walked up the red carpet into the theater...   ME: Tonight you’re going to be presenting an award to the great Scorsese. BEN: The great Scorsese! Yes! ME: So, how does that feel? BEN: Well, when I think of the number of men or women that could be presenting this award, people who owe their greatest moments on screen to him, people who owe t...

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

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  Ben Kingsley at The Arlington Theater at 27th SBIFF, 30th January, 2012   I spoke to Sir Ben as he walked up the red carpet into the theater... ME: Tonight you’re going to be presenting an award to the great Scorsese. BEN: The great Scorsese! Yes! ME: So, how does that feel? BEN: Well, when I think of the number of men or women that could be presenting this award, people who owe their greatest moments on screen to him, people who owe their car...

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese!   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese!   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese!   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese!   photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese! photos by Vanessa McMahon 

Sir Ben Kingsley at 27th SBIFF, 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley walked the red carpet last night, 30th January, 2012, at the 27th SBIFF where he presented the American Riviera Award to beloved director (and Oscar nominated for HUGO, 2012) Martin Scorsese! photos by Vanessa McMahon 

The 84th Academy Awards Nominations - Full List

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By Maria Esteves – January 29, 2012 The 84th Academy Awards Nominations were announced by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) President Tom Sherak and 2010 Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater, California on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Eleven Oscar nominations went to Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese and The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius received ten Oscar nominations including best picture and best dir...

Dante Ferretti honored at 7° L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest

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Production designer Dante Ferretti and set decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo, recipients of two Academy Awards, and nominated this year in the category Art Direction for Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo”, will receive the L.A. ITALIA – Excellence Award 2012 during the 7° L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest to be held at the Hollywood Chinese Theatre from February 19th to 25th. The event, chaired this year by Italian filmmaker Pupi Avati, and taking place on the eve of the Oscar’s Night (schedu...

2011 a record year for France: quite a combination of records if you look back to 2011

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  I am simply amazed by the combinations of historical records broken by the french film industry last year AND wanted to take a moment to share the salute with you, and them.   2011 was one of the best Cannes selection in years, in my view, with Awards everyone agreed to be well deserved and well balanced. 215 M admissions, a record (going back to 1966 levels, pre facebook, pre TV, pre world Cup audience...) ...

The Artist and Hugo lead the pack for the Oscar

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Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" and The Artist led the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards, which were announced in Los Angeles this morning. Hugo took 11 nominations and was followed closely by Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist," with 10 nominations (in the the top 5 categories). Other contenders for best picture category include "The Descendants," "The Help," "Midnight in Paris," "Moneyball," "The Tree of Life," "War Horse" and one of the surprises "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." Other...

Golden Globe winner, The Artist (2011) nominated for an Academy Award!

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    THE ARTIST (2011) had its world premier in Cannes last May where it won Best Actor (Jean Dujardin) and was nominated for the Palme d'Or. Recently it won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musicaland, Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Ludovic Bource, and Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Thomas Langmann. The Oscar nominations have now been announced and THE ARTIST holds heavy at the top o...

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