Alejandro Amenabar’s Agora

Simultaneous tipsters, Nadeem guides us to a video companion to go along with vcb‘s link to a still for Amenabar‚Äôs ‚ÄúAgora,‚Äù with Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella. According to Variety, Agora, Amenabar’s second English-language film after The Others is set in Roman...
Posted On 24 Feb 2009

Freedom of Speeches

Keith Olbermann speculates that speeches at this year’s Oscars addressed political issues with a freedom that was often frowned upon during the Bush era. Of the 40 hours of TV Oscar analysis I’ve seen in the past 48, the depth of this 6-minute segment make the rest...
Posted On 24 Feb 2009

Three Teaser Posters for Inglourious Basterds

(click to enlarge) So, unless I’m mistaken, the Inglourious Basterds are sort of like the Boy Scouts, right? And these posters represent merit badges in Sports, First Aid, and um, Woodcarving? Grim, brutal and dripping with the impact of potent and perverse fetish objects,...
Posted On 24 Feb 2009

Carpetbagger Suggests Younging it Up

Even though the Oscars were more in touch, I’d say, than they’ve been since I started watching them (I will always have a fondness in my heart for the clunky old timey versions too), and even though their choices were still out touch, the Bagger thinks that, with the...
Posted On 24 Feb 2009

Contest Winners

The winner of Awards Daily’s first place prize is Joseph Vosti, with a score of 23. The second place winners are Christopher Dickie and Mike Cersosimo, with a score of 22. Congratulations to you two. Please send an email with your name and mailing address to awardsdaily to...
Posted On 24 Feb 2009