London Film Critics Award Winners

I don’t know how we missed this but here they are from Alt Film Guide: FILM OF THE YEAR Avatar The Hurt Locker A Prophet The White Ribbon Up in the Air DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR Jacques Audiard ‚Äì A Prophet Kathryn Bigelow ‚Äì The Hurt Locker James Cameron ‚Äì Avatar Michael...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Dirty Dealings with the Academy’s Preferential Ballots

There is a rumor going around that some Academy members are voting strategically in hopes of pushing their favorite through. Favorite, in this case, probably doesn’t mean the movie they liked best but rather, the movie that their buddy made, or their boss made, or their...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Oscar Flashback – 1977

2009 produced some of the best Sci Fi films the Oscar race has ever seen. Usually there are one or two that flirt with the edges of Oscar but it’s rare for one, let alone two, to be nominated for Best Picture. For a while there, it looked like there would be three, and that...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Bavatar

Avatar… with Babies from The Midnight Show Thanks to Robert.
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Bigelow and Boal on Rachel Maddow

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Thanks to Alexander
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

WGA Preview

The WGA (Saturday night) is going to differ from the Oscars this year, in all likelihood, because of the simple fact that many of the films up for the screenplay award were not eligible for the WGA. This is probably more applicable to original screenplay than adapted since Up in...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

The Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds

SA Studios Global’s Film Marketing Division has teamed up with Quentin Tarantino, Upper Playground and The Weinstein Company to present, THE LOST ART OF INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS to help raise money for the victims of the Haiti Earthquake. These posters are beautiful. The use of...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Changing the World One Documentary at a Time

There are very few films that really change people’s lives. Many artists set out to change the world but they maybe spend a year being celebrated in the Oscar race, get a lot of standing ovations and tearful receptions but then the Oscar race ends, everyone goes home, and...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010

Just Make Us Look Good

The actors for Oscars 2010 have been gathered to talk about the best performances of the decade. Some are funny, some are profound. Hat tip to Arnian. Sandra Bullock says Kate Winslet in The Reader Julianne Moore says Sean Penn in Mystic River Carey Mulligan says Saoirse Ronan in...
Posted On 18 Feb 2010