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THE GREEN ROOM

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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 01, 20

War drama; during World War I, two young British soldiers (MacKay and Chapman) set out on a mission to deliver a message that warns of an impending ambush.....

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* Albums

  • Rare by Selena Gomez: Third album by the American singer; follows 2015’s Revival; includes the songs ‘Lose You to Love Me’ and ‘Look at Her Now’, while previous singles - ‘Bad Liar’, ‘Fetish’ (featuring Gucci Mane), ‘It Ain’t Me’ (with Kygo), ‘Back to You’, and ‘Wolves’ (with Marshmello) - appear as bonus tracks in some editions of the album.

* Movies

  • Like a Boss (starring Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Coolidge, Billy Porter) - comedy.
  • Underwater (starring Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, T.J. Miller) - horror.
  • The Informer (starring Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Ana de Armas, Clive Owen) - action.
  • Inherit the Viper (starring Josh Hartnett, Margarita Levieva, Chandler Riggs, Bruce Dern) - thriller.

Awards

77th Golden Globe Awards

Winners:

Film

  • Best motion picture, drama: 1917
  • Motion picture, musical/comedy: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Actor, drama: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
  • Actress, drama: Renée Zellweger, Judy
  • Actor, musical/comedy: Taron Egerton, Rocketman
  • Actress, musical/comedy: Awkwafina, The Farewell
  • Supporting actor: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Supporting actress: Laura Dern, Marriage Story
  • Director: Sam Mendes, 1917
  • Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Original score: Guðnadóttir, Joker
  • Original song: ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ (Elton John, Bernie Taupin), Rocketman
  • Animated film: Missing Link
  • Foreign language film: Parasite 
Television
  • Best drama series: Succession
  • Musical/comedy series: Fleabag
  • Actor, drama: Brian Cox, Succession
  • Actress, drama: Olivia Colman, The Crown
  • Actor, musical/comedy: Ramy Youssef, Ramy
  • Actress, musical/comedy: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag
  • Actor, miniseries/television: Russell Crowe, The Loudest Voice
  • Actress, miniseries/television: Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon
  • Miniseries: Chernobyl
  • Supporting actor, miniseries/television: Stellan Skarsgård, Chernobyl
  • Supporting actress, miniseries/television: Patricia Arquette, The Act

Spotlight

1917

Cast: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch

Director: Sam Mendes

Tagline: Time is the enemy.

  • War drama; during World War I, two young British soldiers (MacKay and Chapman) set out on a mission to deliver a message that warns of an impending ambush.
  • The entire film has been made to appear as one continuous shot.
  • Is based in part on an account told to director Sam Mendes when he was a boy by his paternal grandfather, Alfred Mendes.
  • Had a budget of $90 million; has made $2.3 million in nearly two weeks since its U.S. release.
  • Has generated positive reviews, receiving praise for the acting, direction, and intimate style. Has appeared on several critics’ year-end top-ten lists as one of the best films of 2019.
  • Score composed by Thomas Newman.