All posts by "Sasha Stone"

Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
TFF43_Poster_Web

The Telluride Film Fest, September 2 – 5, has just released their annual poster for the Show designed by Yann Legendre. Born in France in 1972, Yann Legendre is an internationally ...
Screen Shot 2016-05-26 at 6.05.06 PM

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world ...
1401x788-635837398719548853-182544919_07HAMILTON-slide-ID2C-superJumbo

There aren’t enough awards you can throw at the musical Hamilton to do the play justice. It isn’t just that its brilliantly written, with songs and music impossible to forget, ...
Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 6.26.37 AM

lead_960

A24’s The Witch is easily the best film of 2016 so far, as was announced by AD’s editor Ryan Adams in an email to me earlier today. Since we’ve not ...
1202

Kristen Stewart was dubbed the Queen of Cannes by The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw with the one-two punch of Cafe Society and Personal Shopper. Stewart’s work in the Clouds of Sils ...
image002

Focus Features delivered its teaser poster for the new Jeff Nichols film Loving, about the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and ...
Screen Shot 2016-05-13 at 2.17.09 PM

How exciting to see the great James Schamus behind the camera for his debut feature. Indignation, adapted by Schamus from the Phillip Roth novel, stars Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon. ...
Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), dancers, and Alabama State Marching Hornets in TriStar Pictures'  BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK.

Sony released a still of the eagerly anticipated (definition: any movie directed by Ang Lee) film based on the bestselling novel. Kristen Stewart stars in the film, alongside Joe Alwyn. ...
TRL_sq800_s30.pub_f#122F4D6

Footage of Dreamworks’ new animated film Trolls hit the Cannes film fest today. Various clips were shown of the new film, while two of the film’s stars, Justin Timberlake and ...
AP_hillary_clinton_jt_151030_12x5_1600-2

If you really want to know why more women directors don’t get work, take a look at this year’s presidential election. Take a look, specifically, at the progressive left movement ...

There are several documentaries worth checking out when the AFI rolls out its docs program June 22, 2026, like Alex Gibney’s eagerly anticipated Zero Days. Shown at Berlin, Zero Days ...
Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 5.58.05 AM

Trolls will hit around November, from Dreamworks, and stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Christine Baranski, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Cleese, Jeffrey Tambor Russell Brand and ...
44838300.cached

The underrated thriller Panic Room is one of the few that focuses on a mother saving her daughter from intruders. This is a real fear for every single mother out there, ...
Steven_Spielberg

I don’t quite know what to make of this poll of the 16,000 or so DGA members in celebration of their 80th year. They pick some good movies, but is ...
702

Nathaniel Rogers has sketched an outline for what the Best Actress race might look like. He has smartly divided up the field between veterans and the hottest of the moment. ...
gettyimages-520806884

The news about Passengers coming out of CinemaCon made it sound like a comedy, maybe not aimed squarely at the Oscars. But some further digging indicates that it’s not a ...
CTFoxCannes

There has to be a reason why Telluride often calls the Best Picture winner. This trend, like all trends, is destined to be broken at some point. Every year we ...
Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 10.58.13 AM

The new trailer for Girl on a Train is great, meeting all expectations for fans of the novel, at least so far. If you’ve not yet read it, I strongly ...
epa05107913 US actress Melissa McCarthy arrives for the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, USA, 17 January 2016.  EPA/NINA PROMMER

Every so often a writer shines in our huddled little world of film coverage. That writer this week is Mark Harris, on the Oscar beat at Vulture this year. Harris ...

Sign In

Register

Reset Your Password