Godard may yet accept honorary Oscar in person

Jean-Luc Godard & wife Anne-Marie Mieville Statement Regarding Jean-Luc Godard’s Reply to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences In response to Academy President Tom Sherak’s letter informing him that the Board of Governors had voted him an Honorary Oscar,...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Foreign Language Film Submission: Hungary’s Bibliotheque Pascal

(Official trailer in Hungarian but for those of us who don’t speak Hungarian there are subtitles in Czech.) In order to regain custody of her daughter, whom she left in the care of her fortune-telling aunt, Mona must tell a social worker her story. The tale she...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Jack Goes Boating, clips & stills

Jack Goes Boating is a tale of love, betrayal, friendship and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples. The film stars John Ortiz (American Gangster), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Broadway’s “Rent”), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote),...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Love & Other Drugs, poster

thanks to Monica for spotting the arousing poster for Love & Other Drugs on Canada’s globaltv. Is it a poster or a teaser? Check out the full-length view after the cut and decide for yourself.
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Black Swan – Saving the best for last in Telluride

"I just want to be perfect," is a line said by Natalie Portman early on in Black Swan. Her strive for perfection will lead to madness in what ends up being my favorite movie out of Telluride, and possibly my new favorite of the year.
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

The Gurus of Gold Prelim Guesses, Inception Out Front

You know how it goes: sight unseen best picture predictions seem unavoidable, although I have been detecting an ever-so-subtle shift in attitudes. For instance, Anne Thompson and Erik Childress will only predict films that have been seen on their respective sites. I have always...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Natalie Portman courted by Cuaron and Malick

In the wake of raves in Venice and Telluride for her performance in Black Swan, Natalie Portman finds her supernova star in rapid ascension as she fields offers from upper echelon directors. Last week when Angelina Jolie dropped out of Gravity, it was widely rumored that Rachel...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010