New Rabbit Hole poster

Effective concept. Prismatic strips break up the emotional peaks and valleys in a dramatic spectrograph. See it full size after the cut.
Posted On 30 Nov 2010

Oscar Roundtable Take One

It’s time to begin again our occasional series of chats with smart people about the Oscar race. Some of the names might change from take to take, but the idea will remain the same: a few questions, some thoughtful answers. Participants are not given any other requirements...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010

Shortlist for Best Animated Shorts

From 33 titles, AMPAS has narrowed the list down to 10 films that will advance in the voting process for Best Animated Short. (thanks Kevin K.) “The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger,” Bill Plympton, director (Bill Plympton Studio) “Coyote Falls,” Matthew O’Callaghan,...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010

2011 Independent Spirit Awards nominations

7 nominations for Winter’s Bone, 5 nominations for The Kids Are All Right, 4 nominations for Greenberg, Rabbit Hole & Black Swan BEST FEATURE 127 HOURS BLACK SWAN GREENBERG THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT WINTER‚ÄôS BONE BEST DIRECTOR DARREN ARONOFSKY – Black Swan DANNY...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010

All About Eve gets Blu-ray makeover

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that it will bring the 1950 classic All About Eve to Blu-ray on February 1, 2011. Nominated for 14 Oscars and winner of 6, including Best Picture and Best Director for Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Next year is big on Blu for the...
Posted On 30 Nov 2010

20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Award winners

Best Feature: Winter’s Bone Breakthrough Director: Kevin Asch for Holy Rollers Breakthrough Actor: Ronald Bronstein in Daddy Longlegs Best Ensemble Performance: Winter‚Äôs Bone Best Documentary: The Oath Best Film Not Showing at a Theater Near You: Littlerock Festival...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010

Stephen King’s Top 10 films of 2010

Which films did he choose for his best of 2010 list? King picked Matt Reeves‘ Let Me In as his #1 film of 2010 declaring it “the best horror film of the decade.” Hit the jump to see the full list in brief.
Posted On 29 Nov 2010

Awards Daily Exclusive: Natalie Portman profile

Thanks to Fox Searchlight for access to this exclusive first look at their official Black Swan profile for Natalie Portman.
Posted On 29 Nov 2010

More on the Odd Choice of Hathaway and Franco

So, over at The Wrap Steve Pond gets down to it, with a lot of good stats for us: No Oscar nominee has served as host since screenplay nominee Paul Hogan was one of three hosts at the 59th Academy Awards. Other host/nominees include Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges in 1985, Walter...
Posted On 29 Nov 2010

Gotham Independent: Live Stream tonight

Got the shakes needing to see somebody win something? Get well tonight when BigLive.com streams the IFP Gotham Independent Awards. Nominees after the cut for anyone who wants to share predictions.
Posted On 29 Nov 2010