The 2017 Academy Awards were certainly memorable: Jimmy Kimmel made fun of Matt Damon, candy parachutes fell from the sky, Jennifer Aniston teared up over Bill Paxton, and Warren Beatty became the most talked about man in Hollywood, ending the Oscars in a moment no one could have predicted. While the world ponders what exactly...Read More
Oscar fashion would not be complete without some serious bling. Since the inception of the Academy Awards, the jewelry worn on the red carpet commands attention. As we gear up for the big night, we teamed up with our friends at Betteridge to look back at our favorite jewels from recent years. Here are 10...Read More
Less than two weeks till the 2017 Academy Awards, and it’s officially crunch time to watch everything you missed in 2016 before the big night! Here are the GIFF team’s 6 films you must see before the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26th. Happy Watching! LA LA LAND Nominated for a record-tying 14 Academy Awards,...Read More
This week has been a little bit crazy at the GIFF offices, but also extremely exciting. Oscar Sunday started the week off strong. GIFF was thrilled to see SPOTLIGHT win Best Picture, since we kicked off our Fall/Winter programming with a screening of the film. Tuesday, March 1st, marked 100 days out from the festival,...Read More
I love the Oscars! I love all the pomp and pageantry of its 88-year history and all the Hollywood glitz and glitter it represents. Mostly, it is a celebration of true artistry; writing, directing, filming, costume designing, composing, acting, technological advancements are all forms of ingenuity that should be celebrated and rewarded. And, let’s not...Read More
Need something to watch on Netflix? How about trying these previous Academy Award winners that happen to be GIFF Staff favorites. Countdown to the Oscars in style with some classic films on Netflix. ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997) When professors discover that an aimless janitor is also a math genius, a therapist helps the young...Read More
BEST DRESSED The best dressed at the 2016 SAG Awards in our opinion went to the lovely Rachel McAdams, wearing a gorgeous black beaded Elie Saab gown. McAdams joined the actors from SPOTLIGHT as they took took home the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, an award that is extremely...Read More
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