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Who Will Oscar Smile At This Weekend? Will Q-C Boys Win Gold?

February 24th, 2019

Could two Quad-Citians bring home an Oscar to Bettendorf? This Sunday, the 91st annual Academy Awards will begin in Los Angeles at 7 p.m. CST, and “A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, was nominated in the sound editing category. Unfortunately, despite a Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award nom, Beck and Woods weren’t nominated in the Best Original Screenplay category, and “Place” lead Emily Blunt was snubbed for an actress pick despite some buzz. The biggest surprises among the nominees were “Black Panther,” which became the first Marvel film to... Read More

Who Will Win? Oscars Include Nom For Q-C Filmmakers Beck And Woods

January 22nd, 2019

“A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, was nominated in the sound editing category for the 91st Academy Awards, which announced their noms this morning. Unfortunately, despite a Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award nom, Beck and Woods weren’t nominated in the Best Original Screenplay category, and “Place” lead Emily Blunt was snubbed for an actress pick despite some buzz. The biggest surprises among the nominees were “Black Panther,” which became the first Marvel film to be nominated for Best Picture, although it was certainly deserved. In addition... Read More

Beck and Woods’ ‘A Quiet Place’ Opens This Weekend

April 5th, 2018

Iowa screenwriters Scott Beck & Bryan Woods’ “A Quiet Place” will be released nationwide on April 6 through Paramount Pictures. The thriller stars Emily Blunt (“Mary Poppins Returns”) and John Krasinski (“The Office”), who also directs. In addition to penning the film, Beck & Woods serve as executive producers alongside Michael Bay (“Transformers”) and his Platinum Dunes banner. In the modern horror thriller A QUIET PLACE, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their... Read More

Oberhaus Isn’t A Household Name Yet… But Give It Time

April 11th, 2017

Kurt Oberhaus isn’t a house hold name… yet. But give it time. Quad City native Kurt Oberhaus is out to make a name for himself and make the Quad Cities proud. Now living in the “City of Stars,” Oberhaus is an actor and model who is coming up through the ranks. A film lover from birth, Oberhaus was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. As to what catpulted him into this direction, Oberhaus recalls, “Stars Wars was the inspiration for this career.” “When I was twelve, I started making action figure films and those progressed into live action films,” he said. While here in the... Read More

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