La La Land now takes the lead in the run-up to the Oscars, which will be handed out in late February. Moonlight, which took home the Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Motion Picture, is also considered a strong contender.
Moonlight was honored by the Gotham Awards as Best Picture while the New York Film Critics Circle chose La La Land as Best Picture of 2016, Soon thereafter, the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures anointed Manchester By the Sea as the Best Film.
The afternoon starts with a forum, where students grades can handle professional cameras and editing equipment, get advice from experts about creating short films, and possibly win scholarships for JUMP classes and programs.
Proceeds from ticket sales go to Bogus Basin ski teams, education and safety groups, including Recreation Unlimited—a program that adapts snow sports for people with physical and developmental disabilities.
Maudie is the gentlest of art house films and will require discerning audiences to discover and appreciate it. But when they do, I trust that star Sally Hawkins' performance will be recognized as one of the best of the year.