Golden Globe Awards

This past weekend was the Golden Globes, where the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizes great success in film and television. And speaking of films, just a short 3 minute walk away from Hancock International College is an Edwards Cinema. And for any ESL students that haven’t been able to see any of these award-winning films, 5 are currently playing.

Check times at: http://www.fandango.com/edwardsuniversitytowncenter6_aabhi/theaterpage

Joy

-          Jennifer Lawrence won “Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”

-          Nominee for “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”

 The Hateful Eight

-          Ennio Morricone won “Best Original Score – Motion Picture”

-          Jennifer Jason Leigh nominated for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture”

-          Quentin Tarantino nominated for “Best Screenplay – Motion Picture”

The Revenant

-          Won “Best Motion Picture – Drama”

-          Leonardo DiCaprio won “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama”

-          Alejandro Inarritu won “Best Director – Motion Picture”

-          Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto nominated for “Best Original Score – Motion Picture”

The Big Short

-          Nominee for “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”

-          Steve Carell and Christian Bale nominated for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”

Spotlight

-          Nominee for “Best Motion Picture – Drama”

-          Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer nominated for “Best Screenplay – Motion Picture”

-          Tom McCarthy nominated for “Best Director – Motion Picture”

Idiom of the Day

Hit the nail on the head

The meaning of this idiom is doing or saying something exactly right.

Hancock professor: What does ESL stand for?

Student: English as a Second Language.

Hancock professor: You hit the nail on the head!