Posts Tagged ‘The Academy Awards’

John Hurt and Elfar Adalsteins talk Sailcloth with The LA Times

In Sailcloth on January 12, 2012 at 9:53 am

John Hurt and Director Elfar Adalsteins talk to The LA Times about the Oscar shortlisted film Sailcloth

Read more here: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2012/01/oscars-short-films-sailcloth-john-hurt.html


The Wall Street Journal reviews Sailcloth by Elfar Adalsteins

In Academy Awards, Elfar Adalsteins, Sailcloth on December 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm

Barbara Chai of The Wall Street Journal’s reviewed Sailcloth and says; “Though the film is short and void of dialogue, it manages to convey as much depth and poignant contrast as a full-length feature”.

Read the full article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/12/18/john-hurt-conveys-a-mans-voyage-without-words-in-sailcloth/

John Hurt also took time out of his busy schedule to talk about the wonderful film that he stars in ‘Sailcloth’.  This one of a kind film  was directed and written by Elfar Adalsteins and has also been shortlisted for a 2012 Academy Award.

“A nomination for ‘The Sea Is All I Know’ would give credit where credit is due” – Paste Magazine

In Film The Sea Is All I Know, Jordan Bayne on December 13, 2011 at 11:46 pm

(Jordan) “Bayne’s 30-minute tale (The Sea Is All I Know) is the epitome of why short fiction filmmaking survives. It captures your attention from the start, hardly allows you to breathe along the way, and leaves you feeling as though your heart has been ripped from your chest as the credits roll and the haunting title song is played one last time. A nomination for The Sea Is All I Know would give credit where credit is due.” – Caitlin Colford, Paste Magazine

Couch Potato Club’s Review of The Sea Is All I Know starring Melissa Leo

In Film The Sea Is All I Know on December 2, 2011 at 11:54 am

“Being an emotionally dramatic film driven by excellent acting performances, The Sea Is All I Know has Oscar-bait written all over it.” – Josh Lyons, Couch Potato Club

Read full review here: http://www.couchpotatoclub.com/4054/the-sea-is-all-i-know-review/