Wednesday, January 25, 2017

NM-made ‘Hell or High Water’ picks up 4 Oscar noms

“La La Land” may have picked up the most Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, but productions with New Mexico ties picked up some nice shout-outs – in some big categories. “Hell or High Water,” which was filmed in New Mexico, picked up four nominations. Its biggest nomination came in the best picture category, where it will compete with eight other films. Jeff Bridges was also nominated in the actor in a supporting role category. The movie was also nominated for best original screenplay, penned by Taylor Sheridan, and for best film editing. “Hell or High Water” opened in August and quickly became one of the most successful independent films of 2016. It is a story about the collision of the Old and New West...more

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