Some Nice Words for Gonzo
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Some Nice Words for Gonzo

Doc it Out’s Agnes Varnum on Alex Gibney’s Gonzo: The Life & Times of Dr.…

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Loot Wins Big at LAFF
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Loot Wins Big at LAFF

AJ Schnack reports on how the LAFF went down: Darius Marder’s LOOT, a study at…

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The Message IS the Movie
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The Message IS the Movie

There is no denying Wall-E is an event. This, for so many reasons both large…

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All About Eve
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All About Eve

(Slight spoiler warning) With no limits to their creative freedom, the animators of WALL‚Ä¢E let…

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Wall-E’s Other Hero
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Wall-E’s Other Hero

One thing I absolutely loved about Wall-E was how capable and tough Eve was. This…

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Ledger for Lead?
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Ledger for Lead?

Kris Tapley over at Incontention makes the bold prediction that Heath Ledger may be in…

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Forgive Us, James, We Know Not What We Do
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Forgive Us, James, We Know Not What We Do

Poor Ann Curry is the latest victim to James McAvoy’s charms. She reveals her true…

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Friday Night Oscar Talk
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Friday Night Oscar Talk

Question: have the Oscars lost their relevance? Does it even mean anything to win an…

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WALL‚Ä¢E’s daddy?
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WALL‚Ä¢E’s daddy?

WALL‚Ä¢E comes from a distinguished acting family. The similarity was noted by many others, months…

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Heath Oscar-Bound in Dark Knight
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Heath Oscar-Bound in Dark Knight

Someone gave me the tip-off to this a while back but I kind of disregarded…

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Pixar’s Ten Best?
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Pixar’s Ten Best?

Kottke.org points us to the Vulture’s top eight best Pixar movies and I have to…

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Viggo is ‘Good’
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Viggo is ‘Good’

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtIN1tycGgY[/youtube] If this isn’t Viggo Mortensen’s year then I don’t know whose year it is,…

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Letterman fires up the Bat-Signal
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Letterman fires up the Bat-Signal

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-sXBkQ13EQ[/youtube] Kris Tapley at In Contention posts this impromptu promo Letterman gave The Dark Knight…

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Squandering the Oscar
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Squandering the Oscar

Filmmakers hanging their highest hopes on winning an Academy Award know it’s the dream scenario…

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Emmy Watch – Main Category Finalists
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Emmy Watch – Main Category Finalists

Apparently, the Emmy committee folks have released the finalists for the main categories (thanks to…

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StoneWALL•E
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StoneWALL•E

June 27, 1969 — The Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village mark the beginning of the…

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Tale of Despereaux Trailer
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Tale of Despereaux Trailer

Speaking of Tale of Despereaux, here is a new trailer (at least I think it’s…

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State of the Race: Wall-E Flies
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State of the Race: Wall-E Flies

Welcome to the first State of the Race column of the 2008 season. What does…

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What’s Better? Winning an Oscar or…
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What’s Better? Winning an Oscar or…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFX-1aXj_aU[/youtube] If you had a choice in life, would you rather win an Oscar or…

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“Oliver Stone vs. George W. Bush”
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“Oliver Stone vs. George W. Bush”

A preview of an upcoming piece in the LA Times appeared last night, with excerpts…

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