Today in 1853 Solomon Northup Gained Freedom

Fox Searchlight has put together a nifty featurette in celebration.
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

DGA Preview and Predictions

The DGA five will represent the strongest Best Picture contenders of the year. Even more than Oscar’s own branch, the DGA is the best at predicting Best Picture. As you will see by the charts below, what happened last year was extremely rare.  For only two names to make...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

Predict the DGA Nominations!

Before we write our DGA preview (some time this evening) – here is a quickie contest to see how well you can predict the Directors Guild nominations.  They will likely be different from the Oscar nominations, since the DGA announce on January 6 and Oscar ballots have to be...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

August: Osage County wins 4 Awards at Capri Fest

The Hollywood Reporter announced that John Wells’ August: Osage County won big at the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival, winning the fest’s biggest prize.  Last year’s big winner was Silver Linings Playbook.   Meryl Streep was the big winner as well as the whole...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014

Writers Guild Nominations

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features Her, Written by Spike Jonze;...
Posted On 03 Jan 2014