Ben Zuk’s Tribute to 2014’s Year in Film – Not to be Missed
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Ben Zuk’s Tribute to 2014’s Year in Film – Not to be Missed

Dear Oscar Hear my Plea!  Oscar Voting Starts Today
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Dear Oscar Hear my Plea! Oscar Voting Starts Today

It’s all come down to this. The race is anything but settled. Pundits have scattered…

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Best Actress: The Performances of the Year
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Best Actress: The Performances of the Year

This year was a wakeup call, or should have been, for anyone paying attention to…

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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race
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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race

Women directors have much to live down before they can be taken seriously. Most of…

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Picture of the Day: The Imitation Game
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The CriticsTopTen.com Top 50 of 2014
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The CriticsTopTen.com Top 50 of 2014

This site collects top ten lists and compiles them year by year. This is how…

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The Top Tens of the Top Tens Begins
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The Top Tens of the Top Tens Begins

Neil Patrick Harris Promos the Oscars
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Neil Patrick Harris Promos the Oscars

They’re coming, whether we want them to or not. I’m looking forward to the host,…

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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews
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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews

Both Unbroken and Selma were headed for the box office on Christmas day, along with…

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Christmas Chat with Tom O’Neil on Predicting the Oscars
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Christmas Chat with Tom O’Neil on Predicting the Oscars

As a treat for you readers, I interviewed the king of Oscar predicting, the one…

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A Gone Girl Christmas
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A Gone Girl Christmas

Supporting Unsung Supporting Actresses
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Supporting Unsung Supporting Actresses

When Naomi Watts was nominated by the Screen Actors Guild the pundits kind of giggled…

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The State of the Race: Turn on Your Heart Light
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The State of the Race: Turn on Your Heart Light

The Oscar race for Best Picture looks a little like the shelves at Kmart after…

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The Southeastern Film Critics Nominations
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The Southeastern Film Critics Nominations

Last year, all nine Best Picture nominees were on SEFCA’s list. Thanks Paddy: Best Film…

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The Sublime, the Grotesque and the Absurd: How the Best Films of 2014 Found Their Way In
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The Sublime, the Grotesque and the Absurd: How the Best Films of 2014 Found Their Way In

1. Gone Girl, Selma, Boyhood Three films stand out as the year’s best to me…

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Watch the Great David Fincher talk about Film: A Life in Pictures
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Watch the Great David Fincher talk about Film: A Life in Pictures

Will there be 9 or 8 or 7 or…? Fumbling Towards Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year
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Will there be 9 or 8 or 7 or…? Fumbling Towards Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year

In case you haven’t been studying at the Oscar race for Best Picture for the…

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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”
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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”

Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay…

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(Big) Picture of the Day – The MPAA Responds to Sony Hack
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(Big) Picture of the Day – The MPAA Responds to Sony Hack

The feds have just announced that they believe North Korea is indeed responsible for the…

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Nine Films Advance in the Foreign Language Race
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Nine Films Advance in the Foreign Language Race

You know Mommy was way “too much” for the conservative voters.  Ida will win this…

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