The Politics of Oscar: David Mamet Turns to the Dark Side
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The Politics of Oscar: David Mamet Turns to the Dark Side

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, red band trailer
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, red band trailer

It’s ‘leaked.’ Not sure how long this camcorder edition of the Red Band trailer for…

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del Toro presents Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, trailer
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del Toro presents Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, trailer

Presented by Guillermo del Toro, directed by Trey Nixey. (Creepy teaser after the cut.) Sally…

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Joseph Gordon Levitt in 50/50, trailer
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Extended clip from The Prodigies
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Extended clip from The Prodigies

NYC, Central Park, 2010. Five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average…

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George Clooney in The Descendants, trailer
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Four new clips from The Tree of Life
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Four new clips from The Tree of Life

Watch Cannes Critics Week films for free on MUBI
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Watch Cannes Critics Week films for free on MUBI

MUBI is showcasing dozens of features and short films through June 30. The selected movies…

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Terrence Malick pops in at The Tree of Life premiere
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Terrence Malick pops in at The Tree of Life premiere

(View full-size on the Flickr stream of the photographer, colonelchi. Enlargement after the cut) Photographic…

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Oscar Check – Cannes, 2011
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Oscar Check – Cannes, 2011

The Descendants, poster
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The Descendants, poster

(Thanks to phantom, who proposes what looks to be an airtight formula: “Clooney + Payne…

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Take Shelter, trailer
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Take Shelter, trailer

Last week we posted two clips from Take Shelter, winner of the Grand Prize of…

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Electronic Voting for Oscar
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Electronic Voting for Oscar

The Academy members will now have the opportunity to vote electronically, Nikki Finke just confirmed. …

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Oscilloscope picks up We Need to Talk About Kevin
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Oscilloscope picks up We Need to Talk About Kevin

Oscilloscope Laboratories has picked up distribution rights to Lynn Ramsey’s We Need to Talk About…

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The Tree Of Life set for wide release July 8th
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The Tree Of Life set for wide release July 8th

Lucky residents of New York and Los Angeles will be able to see Terrence Malick’s…

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Site Issues and Woebegone Days
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Site Issues and Woebegone Days

[notice]Over the past few days, since I went to Cannes, a virus attacked the site.…

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Kirsten Dunst successfully runs another gauntlet
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Kirsten Dunst successfully runs another gauntlet

Réaction de Jean Dujardin suite Prix… euh, après la coupe… (thanks phantom)

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Malick's The Tree of Life wins Palme d'Or in Cannes
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Malick's The Tree of Life wins Palme d'Or in Cannes

Palme d’Or: The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick) Grand Prix (a tie): Le Gaumin au…

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Terrence Malick favored to win the Palme d’Or?
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Terrence Malick favored to win the Palme d’Or?

The Guardian‘s Vanessa Thorpe says some believe Cannes has been desperate to give Terrence Malick…

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Shot quote quiz. Name that homage.
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Shot quote quiz. Name that homage.

Opening shot of two well-known thrillers. In two high-angle aerial views, we watch convoys of…

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