Aside from gaining applause from art enthusiasts in the premiere of Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes,” the movie has also earned nominations in the 2015 Golden Globe Awards and was included in the Final Draft Awards’ 2015 Hall of Fame. Read on for further details.
“Big Eyes” nabbed a couple of nominations in the recently released list of 2015 Golden Globe nominees. Amy Adams received nomination for the Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Category, along with Emily Blunt in “Into the Woods,” Helen Mirren in “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Julianne Moore in “Map to the Stars” and Quvenzhane Wallis in “Annie.” Actor Christopher Waltz is nominated for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.
Singer and songwriter, Lana Del Ray, is nominated for Best Original Song, Motion Picture for her song “Big Eyes.” Lana Del Ray will compete for the award against John Legend, Patti Smith and Greg Kurstin. In an article published on Billboard, the singer is grateful and honored to be nominated, saying, “I’m so grateful to Tim (Burton) for letting me into his wild world and to Harvey (Weinstein) for encouraging me to continue to write for films.”
The movie’s screenwriting duo, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, will be included in the 2015 Hall of Fame in the annual Final Draft Awards, which will be held on Feb. 12, 2015.
“Big Eyes” premiered on Dec. 5, 2014 at Art Basel Miami Beach, which gained applause and love from the art community. The event was hosted by Krysten Ritter and writer-producer Larry Karaszewski.
Karaszewski described Walter’s character as the inventor of mass marketing of art. “He was the guy, who, because he wasn’t accepted in art circles, did that end run.”
Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes” is a true story, which talks about the life of the painter Margaret Keane (played by Amy Adams) and her battle against her husband Walter Keane (Christopher Waltz), who stole and took credit for her famous large-eyed waifs paintings.
The movie will have an advance screening at the Museum of Modern Art next week and will be released on Christmas, Dec. 25, 2014.
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