Awards Daily Readers’ Poll Best Films of 2011
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Awards Daily Readers’ Poll Best Films of 2011

Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo: What it Feels Like for a Girl
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Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo: What it Feels Like for a Girl

Men Who Hate Women. That’s what Stieg Larsson called his book, which then became The…

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Oscar Confusion: Some Academy Members Befuddled by New Ballots
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Oscar Confusion: Some Academy Members Befuddled by New Ballots

Nothing like kicking off the new year with Oscar befuddlement. (THR) Most Academy members have…

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“Unwitting Feminist: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher”
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“Unwitting Feminist: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher”

Sasha referenced this ripples of this great piece by Thelma Adams earlier today.  Well worth…

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Trouble in Mind – Diving Down Deep with Best Actress
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Trouble in Mind – Diving Down Deep with Best Actress

  Three of the year’s strongest female performances threaten convention, the one that says females…

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Jean DuJardin Speaks
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Jean DuJardin Speaks

Bernice Bejo and Jean DuJardin speak here about their characters in the Artist. This clip…

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Tate Taylor – The Invisible Director
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Tate Taylor – The Invisible Director

The Help is enjoying the success most dramas this year haven’t quite reached: 100-million dollar…

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Ferocious Rooney Mara heats up the Best Actress race
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Ferocious Rooney Mara heats up the Best Actress race

Rooney Mara has got me by the balls. She’s tasered me, straddled my face, and…

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Producers Guild Preview and Predictions Contest
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Producers Guild Preview and Predictions Contest

Fixed: The contest form now allows you to choose more than one option on the…

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Austin Film Critics Awards
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Austin Film Critics Awards

(thanks Craig Z!) Top 10 Films 1. Hugo 2. Drive 3. Take Shelter 4. Midnight…

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Meryl Streep – Kennedy Center Honors
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Meryl Streep – Kennedy Center Honors

Thanks to Movieline for the heads up. Meryl’s friends give her a loving tribute.

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Best Director 2011: When I Paint My Masterpiece
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Best Director 2011: When I Paint My Masterpiece

“I’d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra…

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Predict the Golden Globes! (sticky)
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Predict the Golden Globes! (sticky)

It’s that time of year again. Our 13 annual Golden Globes prediction contest is open…

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American Society of Cinematographers’ Television  Nominees
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American Society of Cinematographers’ Television Nominees

HBO Leads Nominations with Programs in All Three Categories Nominees in the one-hour Episodic Television…

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84th Annual Oscar Poster
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84th Annual Oscar Poster

David Lynch – A Great Filmmaker
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David Lynch – A Great Filmmaker

Being a great filmmaker doesn’t land you in the Oscar race necessarily.  But it’s important…

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Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2011
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Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

(Via Alex Carlson at Film Misery) Best Picture “Drive” Best Director Nicolas Winding Refn, “Drive”…

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Oscar Ballots Mailed to Voters Today as War Horse Reclaims the Lead in the Best Picture Race
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Oscar Ballots Mailed to Voters Today as War Horse Reclaims the Lead in the Best Picture Race

War Horse started out as the sight unseen frontrunner this year.  That meant it had…

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Phoenix Film Critics Applaud The Artist
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Phoenix Film Critics Applaud The Artist

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2011 (in alphabetical order) “The Artist” “The Descendants” “Drive” “The Help”…

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Oscar Flashback: The 100m $ Baby and The Dismal Tide
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Oscar Flashback: The 100m $ Baby and The Dismal Tide

  “You gotta trust me on this one thing.  You need a lot of drinks.”…

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