The New York Times Celebrates the Wondrous Work of Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Once you remember one great Phillip Seymour Hoffman performance, your mind uncovers another one. Has there ever been a more versatile actor?
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

AwardsDaily’s 15th Annual Predict the 86th Academy Awards

It has all come down to this, Oscar watchers. Another year almost in the can. Outcome mostly uncertain. All eyes turn to he BAFTAS before the final predictions are made. But if you’re ready to go – the contest is ready for you. Winners will receive the customary set...
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

John Ridley on Bill Maher

I somehow missed this while driving around Santa Barbara but John Ridley hit the Bill Maher show to talk about 12 Years a Slave.
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Predict the BAFTAs

Our contest is up and running. Preview coming later in the week.
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Rooney Mara’s Speech for Cate Blanchett, and Blanchett’s Acceptance Speech

Please forgive the quality of this video but Rooney Mara’s speech from the Santa Barbara Film Festival is so beautiful I had to share it with you all. Blanchett speaks towards the end.
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Woody Allen Responds

Reported in Mother Jones: Update: Allen’s attorney Elkan Abramowitz sent Mother Jones the following statement on Sunday afternoon: It is tragic that after 20 years a story engineered by a vengeful lover resurfaces after it was fully vetted and rejected by independent...
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

London Film Critics Awards

(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Film of the Year 12 Years a Slave Director of the Year Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Actor of the Year Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) Actress of the Year Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Cate Blanchett’s Outstanding Performance of the Year Tribute

Last night, the Arlington theater was packed to celebrate Cate Blanchett who was named as Outstanding Actor of the Year from the Santa Barbara Film Festival. It was a cold night in Santa Barbara, but that didn’t stop the many party-goers and restaurant-hoppers crowding up...
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Favorite Phillips Seymour Hoffman Performance

For me, it’s a toss-up. I love him in Capote, a film I’ve seen over twenty times. But this might be my favorite of all time: More, after the cut.
Posted On 02 Feb 2014
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