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December 12, 2012

Golden Globes, No Guts, No Glory!

Golden Globes, No Guts, No Glory!

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Predicting the surprises at the Globes is an attainable dream because surprises there actually do happen. Pick up to three. 1. Christopher Nolan nominated in Director for The Dark Knight Rises 2. Anne Hathaway shows up in lead for the Dark Knight Rises 3. The Dark Knight Rises shows up in screenplay That’s why they call them no guts, no glory. Your turn.

Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood

Female Trouble: Why Powerful Women Threaten Hollywood

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As soon as it became clear that Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was a genuine threat in the Best Picture race you could smell the fear.  The powers that be could see the film was far more than just okay; Bigelow was about to blow the boys club out of the water, once again. Her movie had to be taken down a notch or two, but how? Since they could…

Las Vegas Film Critics Award Life of Pi Best Picture

Las Vegas Film Critics Award Life of Pi Best Picture

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Las Vegas Film Critics Society 2012 Sierra Awards Best Picture “Life of Pi” Best Actor Daniel Day Lewis, “Lincoln” Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook” Best Supporting Actor Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln” Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables” Best Director Ang Lee, “Life of Pi” Best Screenplay Rian Johnson, “Looper”

Golden Globes Preview

Golden Globes Preview

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The HFPA are announcing their nominees tomorrow.   With all of the dates being pushed back this year, the Globes aren’t as early as they usually are so they might actually be more useful than they’ve been in the recent past. Although the HFPA takes a lot of crap for being bought and paid for by studios, and/or foreign journalists nobody can identify, the truth is that it doesn’t really…

SAG Nominees Reactions Statements

SAG Nominees Reactions Statements

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Bradley Cooper, “Being recognized by your peers is something I could only dream of happening and to be included in this group of actors is not only humbling but quite frankly, surreal. But the greatest gift, was to be a part of an ensemble that was nominated and the cast, which spans more people than are noted–Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Shea Whigham, Julia Stiles, Paulie Herman, Dash Mihok, Anupam Kher, Brea…

SAG Nominations FULL LIST

SAG Nominations FULL LIST

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19th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONs THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role BRADLEY COOPER / Pat – “SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK” (The Weinstein Company) DANIEL DAY-LEWIS / Abraham Lincoln – “LINCOLN” (Touchstone Pictures) JOHN HAWKES / Mark – “THE SESSIONS” (Fox Searchlight) HUGH JACKMAN / Jean Valjean – “LES MISÉRABLES” (Universal Pictures) DENZEL WASHINGTON / Whip Whitaker – “FLIGHT” (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Performance…