Maureen O’Hara and Hilary Swank: Revisiting the Woman in the Western Then and Now
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Maureen O’Hara and Hilary Swank: Revisiting the Woman in the Western Then and Now

Revisionist westerns in the modern age take a much darker view of the “white man’s”…

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Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil
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Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil

“So if you meet me Have some courtesy Have some sympathy, and some taste Use…

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Rosamund Pike Talks Weight Gain and Loss for Gone Girl
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Rosamund Pike Talks Weight Gain and Loss for Gone Girl

Pike calls this the role of a lifetime — and also about the weight fluctuations…

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Second Gurus of the Season – Boyhood on Top
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Second Gurus of the Season – Boyhood on Top

First Announcement from the Santa Barbara Film Festival, US Premiere of Desert Dancer
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First Announcement from the Santa Barbara Film Festival, US Premiere of Desert Dancer

The Santa Barbara Film Festival is sending out announcements. That must mean it’s Oscar season…

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JC Chandor’s Eagerly Anticipated A Most Violent Year to Open AFI Fest
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JC Chandor’s Eagerly Anticipated A Most Violent Year to Open AFI Fest

We will finally get a look at JC Chandor’s cloaked in mystery crime thriller, A…

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Rosamund Pike Crashes the Best Actress Race with one of the Best Performances of the Year
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Rosamund Pike Crashes the Best Actress Race with one of the Best Performances of the Year

NOTE: Gone Girl, novel and a movie, is thick with surprising twists. If you don’t…

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The State of the Race: Oscar Season Primer, Hold onto Your Butts
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The State of the Race: Oscar Season Primer, Hold onto Your Butts

Or How to Maintain One’s Self Respect When Things Start to Get Ugly… The New…

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Trent Reznor Releases Four Lovely Tracks from Gone Girl
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Trent Reznor Releases Four Lovely Tracks from Gone Girl

The Reznor/Ross score from Gone Girl is haunting, playful, and kind of creepy. Have a…

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Steven Soderbergh Uploads Raiders in Black and White, with Reznor/Ross Social Network Score
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Steven Soderbergh Uploads Raiders in Black and White, with Reznor/Ross Social Network Score

Steven Soderbergh wants to teach us something about film – what a marvelous thing this…

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New TV Spot for David Ayer’s Fury, “One Last Mission”
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New TV Spot for David Ayer’s Fury, “One Last Mission”

David Ayer’s World War II epic looks to be a stirring, emotional war movie released…

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More Praise for Fincher’s Gone Girl
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More Praise for Fincher’s Gone Girl

Scott Foundas calls Gone Girl the movie of the year: In full accord w/ @justincchang:…

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Ava DuVernay Previews Selma
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Ava DuVernay Previews Selma

A small gathering of folks were invited to see five minutes of Selma, the Martin…

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New Track from the Gone Girl Score – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
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New Track from the Gone Girl Score – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

(holy shit) Trent Reznor has released a preview of the score to Gone Girl over…

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Xavier Dolan’s Magnificent Mommy Enters the Oscar Race
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Xavier Dolan’s Magnificent Mommy Enters the Oscar Race

Canada has chosen Xavier Dolan’s Mommy as their official submission to the foreign language Oscar…

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New Teaser & Poster: JC Chandor’s A Most Violent Year to Get Oscar Qualifying Run before Opening in 2015
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Oscar Predictions Before New York
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Oscar Predictions Before New York

Update: added to the documentary category. This is where I see the Oscar race right…

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Came Back Haunted: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Collaborating with David Fincher for a Third Time with Gone Girl
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Came Back Haunted: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Collaborating with David Fincher for a Third Time with Gone Girl

There isn’t a lot of noise out there on the upcoming third collaboration with David…

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George Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes
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George Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

On January 11, 2015 George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the…

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A Quick Look at Toronto’s People’s Choice Award and How it Impacts Best Picture
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A Quick Look at Toronto’s People’s Choice Award and How it Impacts Best Picture

Although the films that have won Best Picture out of Toronto after winning the People’s…

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