Mel Gibson guns for Oscar Best Director prize with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

With films that span from the classic, Oscar Best Picture-winning Braveheart to The Patriot, We Were Soldiers, The Passion of the Christ and his most recently directed film, the Mayan civilization epic Apocalypto, Mel Gibson has become known for meshing big themes with atmospheric style that takes audiences into revealing worlds. Now, Mel Gibson’s re-createsContinue reading “Mel Gibson guns for Oscar Best Director prize with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’”

Andrew Garfield vies for Best Actor Oscar with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

British actor Andrew Garfield earns his first Academy Award nomination by playing real-life hero, Desmond Doss, in director Mel Gibson’s World War II epic, Hacksaw Ridge. Nominated for eight Oscar Awards including Best Picture, Hacksaw Ridge centers on the story of Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), a Seventh-day Adventist who became an army medic whileContinue reading “Andrew Garfield vies for Best Actor Oscar with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’”

Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ earns six Oscar nominations including Best Picture

Hacksaw Ridge, a true story of a World War II hero – Desmond Doss, a “non-combatant” medic who singlehandedly saved the lives of 75 fellow comrades, has earned its rank with a total of six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Director (Mel Gibson), Best Film Editing, Best Sound EditingContinue reading “Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ earns six Oscar nominations including Best Picture”

Teresa Palmer plays Andrew Garfield’s wife in ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Teresa Palmer is becoming one of the most globally recognized actresses, bringing her talents to the US and worldwide from Adelaide, Australia. She has starred in many major films including box office hits Lights Out and Warm Bodies. Now she stars as the wife of a pacifist soldier in Golden Globe Best Picture nominee HacksawContinue reading “Teresa Palmer plays Andrew Garfield’s wife in ‘Hacksaw Ridge’”

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ tells of real-life soldiers who saved lives unarmed

From the Oscar-winning director of Braveheart comes Hacksaw Ridge, the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed thatContinue reading “‘Hacksaw Ridge’ tells of real-life soldiers who saved lives unarmed”

Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ vies for Best Picture, Director, Actor at Golden Globes

Director Mel Gibson’s critically acclaimed war film, Hacksaw Ridge, is vying for three major categories at the Golden Globe Awards on January 10, 2017, including the much-coveted Best Motion Picture – Drama. Its two other nominations are for Best Director – Motion Picture for Mel Gibson and Best Performance by an Actor in a MotionContinue reading “Mel Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ vies for Best Picture, Director, Actor at Golden Globes”