Month: February 2008

Ever wonder how someone gets a 20 out of 24 score on Oscar predictions? We here at Awards Daily do. This year’s winner, Brandon Jones, tells us the secrets of his success: AwardsDaily: What made you choose both Cotillard and ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-1ebhoYozY[/youtube] A fan’s tribute to Terrence Malick I’ve been following the slow-building saga of Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life for a while now and there has been some definite movement in recent days. For one thing, Brad Pitt, who has ...

Thanks to Ed for forwarding the last column by our pal Jack Matthews, who signs off his decades-long column to “write books and enjoy the view”: When I began reviewing and seeing everything, I was warned by a veteran critic ...

The forums ARE back online.

I don’t know if many caught the awkward moment where Diablo Cody snatched the winner’s envelope out of poor, stoned Harrison’s Ford’s hands as the actor was trying to console her or congratulate her or something – but Ms. Cody, ...

As Dave Lettermen observed, “I think it takes a lot of nerve for a show that is 4 1/2 hours long to give out an award for editing.” The most popular annual complaint about the Oscars is that the show ...

Here with your Daily Dose of Diablo, is The Huffington Post, apparently just catching up to the “price of fame” angle that we’ve been talking about for the past 4 months. Seems like there’s a “backlash to the backlash” now, ...

In a couple of hours, I’ll post results of yesterday’s poll in some kind of semi-organized manner, complete with the pretty pie charts. It’s already easy to see which write-ins were most predominant. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-aTmzuw7FI[/youtube] Seriously, watching Daniel Day Lewis in this video makes it painfully obvious that not only are Brits and Irish smarter than we Americans but we think they’re smarter and we treat them like royalty. Check out this interview with ...

(thanks, of course, to ONTD)

You know, I’ve never been one to defend the sometimes silly decisions AMPAS makes, but reading all of the post-game stuff is a bit tiresome. Yes, the show got the worst ratings ever. No, it wasn’t a great show. Yes, ...

From The Film Experience: Maybe I love the split screen for the same reasons that everybody else loves sports and reality TV. The thrill of victory (solitary) and the agony of defeat (multiplied) I find the actors generally boring when ...

Riffing off Kris Tapley’s early-bird predictions in the post below, how about we throw open a poll. Choose the Top 5 films you feel are most likely to make it through the process this year and be among the final ...

Kris Tapley thinks it’s never too early for Oscar predictions. Herewith, what he’s got for 2008: [Motion Picture] ‚ÄúThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button‚Äù ‚ÄúDoubt‚Äù ‚ÄúFrost/Nixon‚Äù ‚ÄúRevolutionary Road‚Äù ‚ÄúThe Soloist‚Äù [Directing] David Fincher ‚ÄúThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button‚Äù Ron ...

Reelzchannels is still doing their sweepstakes, featuring the world’s easiest questions, for a chance to win a trip to Hollywood (grand prize), a Blu-Ray disc player (first place), and twenty five more people get a gift bag of movie swag. ...

Snatched this fab foto from Nick Plowman’s smart blog, Fataculture. (I think he snapped it himself.)

Paul Dano’s career took a great leap forward this year, especially on the heels of last year. That’s two Best Pic nominees in a row for the actor. He’s profiled in DazedDigtal, courtesy of ONTD: “I definitely want to get ...

The watch is on. Over the coming days, we will gather the new info for this upcoming year in films as we barrel towards yet another race. We will bear in mind not hyping any movie too much thus killing ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzx1X9Y6sPk[/youtube] I know there are those on this site who think that Javier belongs to them. But can I just say that watching him accept his award makes my female parts go primitive. That’s all I’m saying.

Yeah, it’s gonna get taken down soon but while it lasts… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLJobVC7uR4[/youtube]

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