AWFJ Announces 2019 EDA Award Nominees – Jennifer Merin reports

In its 13th annual awards season, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists presents EDA Awards in 25 categories divided into three sections, the BEST OF AWARDS, FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS and EDA SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS. AWFJ is particularly proud that women nominees are represented in all major craft categories and dominate several — and, not just in the FEMALE FOCUS section.

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Designers Barbara Ling and Arianne Phillips talk ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD – Jazz Tangcay interviews

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” production designer Barbara Ling and costume designer Arianne Phillips were the new kids on the block. It was the first time the two had worked with Quentin Tarantino, and “we had to really fit in,” says Ling. “There was a lot we had to learn,” Phillips says of working on the period movie.

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ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD – Review by Diana Saenger

I was anxious to see Once upon a Time…in Hollywood, especially since it was loaded with a great cast. But, I was quite surprised that many of the scenes that might have seemed funny to writer/director Quentin Tarantino, were so bad that viewers left the theater early and did not return.

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ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD – Review by Diane Carson

At two hours forty one minutes, writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s latest self-indulgence, Once Upon a Time . . . in Hollywood, riffs through a medley mashup of 1969 television series and cinema, all anchored to fading star Rick Dalton and his stunt double Cliff Booth. The film really is, with apologies to Faulkner, a lot of sound and fury, essentially signifying nothing.

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