The State of the Race: Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying

There is no doubt that the human experience feels more isolated and isolating now than it ever has. We’re more connected yet less connected than we ever have been. Our avatars seem to thrive while our human bodies continue to live out our mortal lives. While we are more connected...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

What the Spirit Awards Mean to Oscar

The Spirit Awards are a vital part of the awards race now, much more so than they were a decade ago. But because independent film is one of the only avenues for interesting, non-generic Hollywood films, the Spirit Awards are becoming a big event unto themselves. As Oscar...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

Producers Guild Documentary Nominations

And the nominees are: Ø A PLACE AT THE TABLE Ø FAR OUT ISN’T FAR ENOUGH: THE TOMI UNGERER STORY Ø LIFE ACCORDING TO SAM Ø WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS Ø WHICH WAY IS THE FRONT LINE FROM HERE? THE LIFE AND TIME OF TIM HETHERINGTON The PGA traditionally does not line up...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

How Have Women Fared in Film? An Infographic

Fairly enlightening, this. And depressing. Don’t make me start talking about the three holes again. Full infographic after the cut.
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations – 12 years a Slave Leads

2014 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD NOMINATIONS BEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer, Executive Producers are not awarded) 12 Years a Slave - PRODUCERS: Dede Gardner, Anthony Katagas, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Brad Pitt, Bill Pohlad All Is Los...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013