Variety 10 Brits to Watch and NBFF Honours

Variety 10 Brits to Watch and NBFF Honours

Starting in 2015, the film festival and Visit Newport Beach partnered to elevate the connection to the UK industry by honoring talent via the Newport Beach UK Honours held in London just ahead of the BAFTA Awards. This year’s festivities were held at the Langham, London Hotel. Honors categories include Arts Champions, Breakout Talent, Artists of Distinction, Icons, and Outstanding Achievement in Global Cinema. In addition, starting in 2017, Variety, the entertainment industry bible, partnered to use the opportunity to present its annual list of 10 Brits to Watch. A star-studded celebration of the best of UK talent from film,...

Widows

From Academy Award®-winning director Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (“Gone Girl”) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption. “Widows” is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Oscar® winner Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. “Widows” also stars Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Daniel Kaluuya, Lukas Haas and Brian Tyree Henry.

The Hate U Give

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of THE HATE U GIVE. RSVPS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON 11/8 @ 5:00PM Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.  Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up...

Life Itself

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes in Life Itself. Director and writer Dan Fogelman (“This Is Us”) examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multigenerational saga featuring an international ensemble including Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Olivia Cooke, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Laia Costa, Alex Monner and Mandy Patinkin. Set in New York City and Carmona, Spain, Life Itself celebrates the human condition and all of its complications with humor, poignancy and love.

OCFS Member Event: Juliet, Naked

OCFS Member Event: Juliet, Naked

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of JULIET, NAKED. Tuesday, August 14th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village RSVPs for this event will be available on 8/7 @ 5:00pm Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession. Watch the trailer:  Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes Director: Jesse Peretz Writers: Evgenia Peretz, Jim Taylor, Tamara Jenkins Cast: Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd, Ethan Hawke, Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music

Juliet, Naked

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of JULIET, NAKED. Tuesday, August 14th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village RSVPs for this event will be available on 8/7 @ 5:00pm Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession. Watch the trailer:  Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes Director: Jesse Peretz Writers: Evgenia Peretz, Jim Taylor, Tamara Jenkins Cast: Rose Byrne, Chris O’Dowd, Ethan Hawke, Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music

OCFS Member Event: The Wife

OCFS Member Event: The Wife

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of THE WIFE. Thursday, August 9th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village RSVPs for this event will be available on 8/2 @ 5:00pm for OCFS Members   Join OCFS at orangecounyfilmsociety.com   After nearly forty years of marriage, JOAN and JOE CASTLEMAN (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the...

The Wife

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of THE WIFE. Thursday, August 9th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village RSVPs for this event will be available on 8/2 @ 5:00pm After nearly forty years of marriage, JOAN and JOE CASTLEMAN (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man’s Wife. Joe is...

OCFS Member Event: Puzzle

OCFS Member Event: Puzzle

The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of PUZZLE. Tuesday, July 24th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village PUZZLE is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys but being very, very good at it. After...

Puzzle

**THIS SCREENING IS FULLY BOOKED. A RUSH LINE WILL BE AVAILABLE IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO RSVP.** The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off our 2018-2019 season with an advance screening of PUZZLE. Tuesday, July 24th 7:30pm Regency South Coast Village PUZZLE is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the...