The Spirit Awards to Announce Noms Live Tomorrow AM
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The Spirit Awards to Announce Noms Live Tomorrow AM

There is nothing sweeter than the idea of The Hurt Locker winning Best Picture, or…

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Streep presents Career Achievement Award to Tucci at Gothams
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Gotham Award Winners
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Gotham Award Winners

via IndieWire: Best Feature The Hurt Locker — Kathryn Bigelow, director; Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal,…

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Nine, trailer 3
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Nine, trailer 3

Press Conference Reporter, Nine: “Have you run out of things to say?” Press Conference Groupie,…

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Guide to the Precursers
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Guide to the Precursers

Indiewire’s Peter Knegt does a good job laying out the award precursors coming soon to…

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The No-Good,   the Bad, the Ugly, and the Truly Putrid
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The No-Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Truly Putrid

by John Villeneuve Every year some painfully half-baked, ill-conceived or inept films get submitted by…

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Corliss singles out A Single Man
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Corliss singles out A Single Man

In the same TIME feature Sasha quotes below (and I now see was the platform…

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Contender 2010: Greenberg
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Contender 2010: Greenberg

Like Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach has mastered the near-impossible knack of writing smart, memorable, quotable…

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Martin Sheen on Hal Holbrook
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Martin Sheen on Hal Holbrook

I’ll bounce off Sasha’s angle once more to feature a second Variety tribute from one…

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Invictus and Bones’ Reviews Coming Through
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Invictus and Bones’ Reviews Coming Through

Richard Corliss, in a Fall Movie Preview, writes up Invictus admiringly: If there’s a whiff…

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Podcastin’ It
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Podcastin’ It

For Your Speculation makes a nice listen for the their 50 Things We’re Thankful For.…

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Ben Affleck on Jeremy Renner
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Ben Affleck on Jeremy Renner

Jeremy Renner is not a big Hollywood name, or at least, he wasn’t until this…

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Oscar Flashback – 1991
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Oscar Flashback – 1991

The debate raging in the comments section of another post declares that this year mirrors…

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Debating the Blind Side
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Debating the Blind Side

Golden Sats Nominees
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Golden Sats Nominees

The Golden Satellite Nominees come out earlier than any other awards group. This makes their…

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Embargoes?  We Don’t Need No Stinking Embargoes.
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Embargoes? We Don’t Need No Stinking Embargoes.

Anne Thompson’s plug for Oscar Talk: In Contention‚Äòs Kris Tapley and I have actually seen…

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Avatar Ten Minute Featurette
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Avatar Ten Minute Featurette

Thanks to BSC Review for pointing out this ten minute Avatar featurette. Here is why…

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Giveaway Winners!
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Giveaway Winners!

Bill S. and N8 are the winners of our Thanksgiving giveaway! Please send me an…

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Madness and Craziness
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Madness and Craziness

Back in the early days of Oscar watching, the trades and the long lead film…

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Natalie Portman on The Late Show; Dave raves Brothers
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Natalie Portman on The Late Show; Dave raves Brothers

I can’t recall the last time David Letterman was so enthusiastic about a movie as…

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