Trailer for 86 Oscars – Here we go!

The Academy has unveiled new videos to hype this year’s show. First up: More over at Oscars.org/herewego
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

The State of the Race Part Two: The Vanishing Stories of Women

This has been a banner year for women at the box office – Hunger Games ($361 million, #2 for the whole year so far), Gravity ($253 million), two starring Melissa McCarthy made it into the top twenty (The Heat—$159 million and Identity Thief—$139 million), and Frozen ($170...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Pick 12 Years a Slave for Best Film of 2012

AWFJ EDA ‘BEST OF’ AWARDS  Best Film “12 Years a Slave” Best Director (Female or Male)  “12 Years a Slave” – Steve McQueen Best Screenplay, Original “Her” – Spike Jonze Best Screenplay, Adapted “12 Years a Slave” John Ridley – Best Documentary “Stories We Tell” – Sarah Polley...
Posted On 19 Dec 2013

Captain Phillips Tops Kenneth Turan’s Best of List

From the LA Times (he’s not including foreign language films and lists the other films in his top ten in alphabetical order): “Captain Phillips.” Intricate cat-and-mouse doings on a pirate-captured freighter mixing action, character and social conscience....
Posted On 19 Dec 2013