The State of the Race: Best Director – Scorsese Clears the Room

Watch the spankin’ new trailer here. It’s unlikely that 2013, despite the slate of exceptionally good films, will equal last year’s collective box office take. Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty, Life of Pi, Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, Django Unchained and Les Miserables were all...
Posted On 29 Oct 2013

The Big Bad Wolf to Crash Oscars 2013 Christmas Day

Martin Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street will have a running time of 165 minutes and will deliver on Christmas Day, says the Hollywood Reporter. The film has been cut from 180 down to 165. Really, America? You need those minutes cut to appreciate the film better? Either way,...
Posted On 29 Oct 2013

Monsters University: Dan Scanlon and Kori Rae

Since the release of Toy Story in 1995, Pixar Animation Studios has been one of America’s most consistent producers of outstanding films, boasting a list of Oscar-winners that includes Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL-E, and Up. These films, along with the two Toy...

Supporting Actress: In Praise of Cameron Diaz

Ridley Scott’s The Counselor is going to go down as the most divisive film of the year. On the one hand, it’s Cormac McCarthy’s first original screenplay. On the other hand, it’s Ridley Scott’s homage to (I think) and tribute to his brother Tony. The...
Posted On 29 Oct 2013

IDA Documentary Awards Nominations – Blackfish, Stories, Act of Killing Among Them

2013 International Documentary Awards Nominations BEST FEATURE AWARD THE ACT OF KILLING Director: Joshua Oppenheimer Producers: Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen Executive Producers: Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, Torstein Grude, André Singer, Joram ten Brink, Bjarte Mørner...
Posted On 29 Oct 2013