Denby on the State of Film and What it Means to be a Critic
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Denby on the State of Film and What it Means to be a Critic

David Denby talks about the dying breed of originality in art — I assume he’s…

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New Silver Linings Playbook Trailer
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The State of the Race: The Ten Commandments of Oscar Watching
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The State of the Race: The Ten Commandments of Oscar Watching

Life of Pi: Into the Mystic
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Life of Pi: Into the Mystic

“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked…

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Ang Lee & Yann Martel talk about Life of Pi at the NYFF
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Ang Lee & Yann Martel talk about Life of Pi at the NYFF

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee and author Yann Martel will sit down with Film Society…

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Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska in Stoker
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Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska in Stoker

Nicole and Mia are the in the headline for eye-grabs. I was going to begin…

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Hitchcock to Preem at AFI Fest
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Hitchcock to Preem at AFI Fest

AFI Fest got two major gets this year – Lincoln and now, just announced – Sacha…

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Detropia: Magnificent American Ruins, Struggling to Survive
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Detropia: Magnificent American Ruins, Struggling to Survive

From the Academy Award-nominated directors of Jesus Camp, Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady, Detropia premiered…

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Another look at Life of Pi
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Another look at Life of Pi

Oscarwatch: 15 of 2012’s Rising Stars
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Oscarwatch: 15 of 2012’s Rising Stars

Each year, a handful of new faces, and occasionally old ones, revel in the celebratory…

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Barbra Streisand in The Guilt Trip
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Barbra Streisand in The Guilt Trip

Several readers have written in wondering why I have been ignoring the potential for Barbra…

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Wired Mag Dives into Steven Spielberg and the Subtext of Sci Fi
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The Queen prequel and The King’s Speech sequel?
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The Queen prequel and The King’s Speech sequel?

Long may they reign, thanks to the powers behind the throne. (MovieLine) Colin Firth won…

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Iran to boycott 2013 Oscars over anti-Islamic film
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Iran to boycott 2013 Oscars over anti-Islamic film

Ugh. In case you need a reminder what a government tangled up with religious fundamentalists…

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Animated trailer for Rian Johnson’s Looper
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The Weinstein Co to Distrib The Butler
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The Weinstein Co to Distrib The Butler

Oscar Watch: Today, the Weinstein Co. announced that they will distribute the Lee Daniels film,…

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Win a Chance to Sit on the Bleachers at the Oscars
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Win a Chance to Sit on the Bleachers at the Oscars

The AMPAS is offering fans the chance to sit in the bleachers and watch the…

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Les Miserables One Sheet
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Homeland, Game Change, and Louis C.K. win big at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards
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Homeland, Game Change, and Louis C.K. win big at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards

Outstanding Drama Series: Homeland Outstanding Director for a Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire…

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Life of Pi, international trailer
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