Can the BAFTA’s Change the Course of this Race?

It’s kind of interesting that it took a British film director to make the most essential film about American slavery, it might take the British Academy to reward 12 Years a Slave where our DGA couldn’t.  Kris Tapley takes a good long look at this over at In Contention...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014

WGA’s Mighty Pen Competition

Los Angeles – As the Writers Guild of America, West ramps up toward its annual celebration of outstanding writing this weekend, the Guild is inviting the general public – fans and followers alike – to participate in the WGAW’s first-ever “Mighty Pen” competition, starting today...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014

Parodying the Oscar Contenders

Few funny YouTube videos worth your time. First up, Peter Handelman (who is a documentary filmmaker and comedian) doing a Dallas Buyers Club parody:
Posted On 27 Jan 2014

Why I’m Still Predicting Steve McQueen and 12 Years a Slave to win Big at the Oscars

I think there has been some confusion in my State of the Race pieces.  As the race has changed over the past few weeks different films seem to take their turn on top.  On my Gurus of Gold and at Gold Derby I have not yet wavered from 12 Years a Slave. But my role as someone who...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014