Best Picture Quick Take

Jeff Wells went down the Best Picture rabbit hole, riffing on Guy Lodge’s piece at In Contention. The movies Guy has chosen as the best bets — he stipulates that this is mostly just for fun — are: The Artist The Descendants The Ides of March Tinker, Tailor,...
Posted On 30 Jul 2011

Bigelow's Killing Bin Laden set for October 12, 2012

Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden assassination film has been strategically positioned for next year’s Oscars — a slot, incidentally, that could help tilt some influence in the 2012 presidential elections. When bin Laden was killed, Boal and Bigelow were well along on...
Posted On 29 Jul 2011

Vivien Leigh, Sam Goldwyn, Kenneth Tynan, Edward R Murrow

fascinating, scatterbrained, erudite, sophisticated Parts II & III after the cut. (via @filmdrblog’s FilmDrBlog)
Posted On 29 Jul 2011