Blackfish has Seaworld in Aggressive Counter-Attack Mode

Naturally the multi-billion dollar corporation will use their deep pockets to once again wrestle the truth from the American people about the treatment of whales at Sea World.  They’ve spent twenty years on a carefully executed PR campaign to make people think what was...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013

Foreign Language Short List

Belgium, “The Broken Circle Breakdown,” Felix van Groeningen, director; Bosnia and Herzegovina, “An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker,” Danis Tanovic, director; Cambodia, “The Missing Picture,” Rithy Panh, director; Denmark, “The...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013

Gurus Check-in, Confidently Predict Split – a look at history

I think it’s kind of funny that every year we go through the whole Best Picture, Best Director is going to split thing. Remember when it was going to be Kathryn Bigelow for Director and Avatar for Best Picture? The thing about splits to know is that they happen so rarely...
Posted On 20 Dec 2013

Utah Film Critics Association

Best Picture 1. Gravity 2. 12 Years a Slave Best Director 1. Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) 2. Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) Best Actor 1. Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) 2. Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) Best Actress 1. Adèle Exarchopoulos (Blue Is the Warmest Colour) 2....
Posted On 20 Dec 2013

Meet the cast of The Grand Budapest Hotel

If you missed the first trailer 2 months ago, it’s posted again after the cut.
Posted On 20 Dec 2013

Nevada Film Critics Association Awards

(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Best Film 12 Years a Slave Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Best Actor Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) Best Actress Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)
Posted On 20 Dec 2013