Oscar Voters Spilling the Beans

It’s never a pretty picture to look inside the mind of your average Oscar voter, especially those who have nothing better to do than blab about their choices.  Back when I first started covering the Oscar race it was considered a rookie move to post or advertise what one...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

The Lady in Number 6 Dies, RIP

The wonderfully alive subject of the Lady in Number 6 just passed, says the Hollywood Reporter. She was 110 and the oldest survivor of the Holocaust. Incredible story, incredible woman. Sad news but on the other hand, when you lived that kind of a life? When you’ve left...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

The State of the Race: Down to the Wire, Best Picture Still Set on Telluride Time

  The Gurus of Gold have been asked for the top three in all of the major categories.  How much has changed since September? Not a lot. If either 12 Years a Slave or Gravity win Best Picture, that continues the streak of the winning films getting their launch at the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

Television – the Way of the Future, House of Cards and True Detective Raise the Bar

It’s the heat of Oscar season and all anyone can talk about is House of Cards and True Detective. When did it become all about TV? It’s hard to say when but television has provided a global community in ways that film can’t quite match.  David Fincher’s...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

CDG Awards for 12 Years a Slave, Blue Jasmine, The Hunger Games

Costume Designers Guild Awards (thanks murtaza!) EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM Blue Jasmine – Suzy Benzinger EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM 12 Years a Slave – Patricia Norris EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville
Posted On 23 Feb 2014
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