Two Cornellians are nominated for Oscars this year, and both will attend a Cornell Club of Los Angeles event tonight. Thelma Schoonmaker ’61, Martin Scorsese’s longtime film editor, is up for “Hugo.” If she wins Feb. 26, it will be Schoonmaker’s fourth Academy Award. She won for “Raging Bull” (1980), “The Aviator” (2005) and “The Departed“ (2006). [...]
“My father always said to me, I would be a late bloomer,” David Seidler ’59 told more than a billion viewers when he won the Oscar for best original screenplay of “The King’s Speech” Feb. 27. “I believe I am the oldest person to win this particular award. I hope that record is broken quickly [...]
David Seidler ’59, author of “The King’s Speech,” appears in a glowing 60 Minutes profile of the film’s star, Colin Firth. Seidler is up for an Oscar Feb. 27 for best original screenplay.