Tag: Film

And the nominees are…

The nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards are in! BU’s Paul Schneider, Chairman of the College of Communication Department of Film & Television and a member of the Directors Guild of America, shares his predictions for who may be going home with a statue on March 7th: “The Academy seems to have achieved one of their […]

Golden Globes a hint at Oscars?

The George Clooney-led serio-comedy “Up in the Air” led the Golden Globe nominations, but will that translate into Academy Award noms later this season?  Hard to tell, says Film & TV Department Chairman Paul Schneider, though he expects considerable overlap. “‘Invictus’ did not get a picture nomination but Clint Eastwood did – so that is […]

"Frost/Nixon" — Hollywood meets history

With the Ron Howard film “Frost/Nixon” opening nationwide, BU journalism professor Bob Zelnick reflects on his role as a producer hired by British talk-show host David Frost for those historic interviews with the disgraced former president. “Before each one of them, I would marshal all the material we had, digest it, and try and anticipate […]