Category: Awards & Nominations

Cate Blanchett appointed Companion of the Order of Australia

Cate Blanchett appointed Companion of the Order of Australia

Good evening! Cate Blanchett received no award yesterday for The Present, but a new accolade was just around the corner. The Queen’s Birthday Honour are awarded every year in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday in the Commonwealth Realms, and Cate has been nominated Companion of the Order of Australia. You can read the official press statement below. Rejoice and (donate)!

CATHERINE ELISE BLANCHETT NSW AC
For eminent service to the performing arts as an international stage and screen actor, through seminal contributions as director of artistic organisations, as a role model for women and young performers, and as a supporter of humanitarian and environmental causes.

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Cate Blanchett to attend The 2017 Tony Awards

Cate Blanchett to attend The 2017 Tony Awards

Hey guys!

According to HuffPost, Cate Blanchett will be attending The 2017 Tony Awards ceremony. Cate is nominated in the Best Actress category for her perfomance in The Present.
HuffPost:

Well, fear not, theater fans, because the Tony Awards are upon us, with host Kevin Spacey leading the festivities this year on CBS. The stars of stage and screen (alert: Cate Blanchett will be in attendance) will gather in New York City on Sunday night to celebrate the stellar year in theater.

71st Tony Awards air at 8 p.m. June 11 on CBS.

Visit CBS.com/allaccess Live Stream for details.

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Tony Award

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Tony Award

The nomination we were all waiting for! Cate Blanchett is nominated for a Tony Award for her role in The Present

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2

The 71st annual Tony Awards will be held on June 11. Congratulations to all her fellow nominees

via Entertainment Weekly

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Drama Desk Award

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Drama Desk Award

It’s time for theatre awards season! After her nomination for a Drama League Award, Cate Blanchett receives another nod, this time for a Drama Desk Award. The ceremony is set for June 4 in New York.

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes,Manhattan Theatre Club
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Amy Ryan, Love, Love, Love, Roundabout Theatre Company
Harriet Walter, The Tempest, St. Ann’s Warehouse

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Drama League Award

Cate Blanchett nominated for a Drama League Award

Good morning! Cate Blanchett’s Anna Petrovna received its first American nod at the Drama League Awards: Cate is nominated for The Distinguished Performance Award. The award ceremony is set for May 19 in New York.

Cate Blanchett nominated for an Helpmann Award!

Cate Blanchett conquers her sixth nomination as Best Female Actor in a Play at the Helpmann Awards! The awards ceremony is set for July 25 in Sydney, we don’t know if Cate Blanchett will attend.

BEST FEMALE ACTOR IN A PLAY
Cate Blanchett, The Present (Sydney Theatre Company)
Catherine McClements, The Events (Belvoir, Malthouse and State Theatre Company of South Australia)
Noni Hazlehurst, Mother (If Theatre and GPAC)
Paula Arundell, The Bleeding Tree (Griffin Theatre Company)

‘Carol’ named best LGBT film of all time by the British Film Institute

The awards season ended with the Oscars, but accolades keep coming!

“Carol,” the 2015 romantic drama about the love between two women in New York in the 1950s, has been named the best LGBT film of all time by the British Film Institute.

In celebration of the BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival’s 30th anniversary, the organization announced its list of the top 30 LGBT films of all time on Tuesday. Voters included more than 100 film critics, writers and programmers. The list includes films made in 12 countries and over a span of 84 years.

Topping the list is Todd Haynes’ “Carol” (2015), followed by Andrew Haigh’s “Weekend” (2011), the Hong Kong romantic drama “Happy Together” (1997) and Ang Lee’s “Brokeback Mountain” (2005).

“Carol,” a film adaptation of “The Price of Salt,” a 1952 novel by Patricia Highsmith, was nominated for six Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. It has been named one of the best films of 2015 by a number of critics and publications, includingthe American Film Institute.

Deputy Director of Festivals at the BFI praised the work of Haynes in a statement.

“Carol’s win excites us because it’s great to see a film about two women in love enjoy such prominence, particularly given cinema’s relative lack of lesbian content, and it’s such an extraordinarily fine film which has had near universal praise from critics and curators,” she said.

Haynes (“I’m Not There,” “Velvet Goldmine”) said the BFI festival has supported his work for years, and he is grateful for this honor.

“I’m so proud to have Carol voted as the top LGBT film of all time,” he said in a statement. “Carol is in illustrious company with so many films I love, from Brokeback Mountain and Un Chant d’Amour to Happy Together and My Own Private Idaho.”

via AmNY

Cate Blanchett nominated for an IFTA Award

The Irish Board announced the nomination fot the IFTA Awards. The winners will be revealed on April 9th.

International Actress
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Rachel Griffith – Mammal
Brie Larson – Room
Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

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