The Numbers – Oscars Best Picture Rule Changes
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The Numbers – Oscars Best Picture Rule Changes

Thanks to Craig over at LiC for the tip-off that first, Steve Pond (Oscar guy…

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Roeper’s Top Five
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Roeper’s Top Five

Richard Roeper has named (500) Days of Summer his number film of the summer. As…

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Best Cinematography Early Buzz Poll
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Best Cinematography Early Buzz Poll

Click here for the full poll. Please choose five favorites based on your impeccable judgment,…

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Magic Kingdom to absorb Marvel Universe
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Magic Kingdom to absorb Marvel Universe

In a deal worth $4 Billion, thousands of Marvel superheros, sidekicks and villains are being…

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The State of Race: It’s the Movies
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The State of Race: It’s the Movies

Why Film Awards Are Still Important As Oscar season wakes up from its long nap,…

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Matt Damon’s Year
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Matt Damon’s Year

It seems strange that the American Cinematheque would be honoring Matt Damon with a Lifetime…

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BFCA Top ‘Critics Choice’ Films of 2009 (thus far)
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BFCA Top ‘Critics Choice’ Films of 2009 (thus far)

The Broadcast Film Critics Association may provide one of the more reliable pools from which…

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The Cove Possibly Rejected by Tokyo Fest
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The Cove Possibly Rejected by Tokyo Fest

AJ Schnack is talking up The Cove not being included (so far) in the Tokyo…

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Feinberg Back in Action
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Feinberg Back in Action

Scott Feinberg isn’t working at the LA Times anymore but he’s gotten back on the…

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An Education, full trailer
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An Education, full trailer

As much as we’ve talked about An Education here over the past few weeks, is…

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Agora, character banners
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Agora, character banners

Nice stormy Agora character banners. I like that this is getting the full-court marketing treatment…

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Sorkin on accepting Fincher’s Facebook friend request
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Sorkin on accepting Fincher’s Facebook friend request

Widely reported a couple of days ago, David Fincher’s movie about the creation Facebook has…

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The Men Who Stare At Goats
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The Men Who Stare At Goats

Directed by Grant Heslov, starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Rebecca Mader.…

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The White Ribbon wins FIPRESCI “Best Film of the Year”
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The White Ribbon wins FIPRESCI “Best Film of the Year”

(enlarge) More good news for The White Ribbon, as a day after it’s submitted as…

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2009 Best Director Hopefuls
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2009 Best Director Hopefuls

“We respect directors in our country.” – M√©lanie Laurent as Shosanna Dreyfus (Inglourious Basterds) We…

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Spielberg seized by scurvy scallywag scuttlebutt
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Spielberg seized by scurvy scallywag scuttlebutt

(click to see a book cover as unimaginative as the title) USA Today reports that…

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Sundance Interview: Precious
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Sundance Interview: Precious

Scavenging around the web this morning, trying to dig up something relevant to the slowly…

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The White Ribbon, Germany’s official Oscar submission
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The White Ribbon, Germany’s official Oscar submission

As a few readers have noted, Cannes Palme d’Or winner, The White Ribbon, has been…

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Agora Trailer
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Agora Trailer

Thanks to Javier for tipping us off to the Spanish language version: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-igxDkesko[/youtube]

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Sigourney Weaver’s Avatar
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Sigourney Weaver’s Avatar

MarketSaw has a set of nice scans from Empire‘s Avatar feature, and it’s the first…

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