There has been a lot of conversations about this years Academy Awards nominations and the lack of black actors and films such as Straight Outta Compton, Creed, and Concussion getting few or no nominations.
I had an interesting conversation at work today. We have been working on Straight Outta Compton for Universal and I said that the film has a strong chance for a Best Picture Oscar nomination.
While we are still a ways off from the Oscars Jerry Beck’s Animation Scoop has reported that 20 feature-length animated films have been submitted to the Academy for the 2014 Best Animated feature category.
Hannibal week continues with the film that started it all, The Silence of the Lambs. Yes I know that this was not the first adaptation of the Thomas Harris books that would be Manhunter directed by Michael Mann and starring William Peterson as Will Graham and Brian Cox as Dr.