All posts by "Sasha Stone"

Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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Last May, Marion Cotillard and the Dardennes brothers brought the exquisite Two Days, One Night to the Cannes Film Festival. The film received rave reviews from those who published them. ...
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So excited to see that Gillian Flynn finally won something. The only female writer in the Oscar race has been shunned by the critics (natch) except this group. Good on ...
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The internet hath spoken. Best Picture Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel Ida The Lego Movie Mommy Nightcrawler Selma Two Days, One Night Whiplash Under the Skin Best Animated Feature Big ...
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We only have one day to do this so let’s do it fast. The AFI will announce their top ten of the year tomorrow.  So far, we’re mostly seeing just ...
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Best Picture – Boyhood Best Director – Richard Linklater, Boyhood Best Actress – Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything Best Supporting ...
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Awards won so far: Foreign Language Film: Two Days, One Night Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood Best Picture: Boyhood Best Ensemble: Boyhood Best Actor: Michael Keaton, Birdman Best Actress: Marion ...
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It’s  hard to get the kind of publicity big time movie stars get if you’re headed into the Oscar race. What Ava DuVernay has instead is a great movie. The ...
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Best Picture: Boyhood Best Actor: Tom Hardy, Locke Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood Foreign Film: Ida Best Screenplay: The Grand Budapest Hotel Best Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood Documentary: Citizenfour Cinematography: ...
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Vulture got the scoop on the upcoming (True Detective’s) Gary Fukunaga adaptation of King’s insanely brilliant book, It: “The idea is to start official prep in March for a summer ...
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Film criticism has changed greatly since the 1970s when there were just a few groups that voted on awards and just a handful of people calling themselves critics. A few ...
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CitizenFour has just won Best Documentary at the International Documentary Awards. Last Days in Vietnam takes editing. Here is the full list: 2014 IDA Documentary Awards Honorees and Winners CAREER ...
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You would not believe the sheer volume of critics awards that are about to come at you. For our purposes, the most important critics are: the New York Film Critics, ...
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It is still too small a category to contain what is happening to American film. But either way, herewith, the ten: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” “Dawn of the Planet ...
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If you go by who’s been nominated for and who has won what – here is how it’s looking so far. The Gurus of Gold have also put out their ...
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We’re working on getting our FYC gallery updated but until then, here is a peek at what’s coming. When you look at these ads you can really see how the ...
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Thanks to Jordan for supplying Peter Travers’ Top Ten List. Travers has an uncanny knack for picking films that end up in the Oscar race for Best Picture.  With the ...
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In a series of Best Of posts, we’ll be taking a look at a few categories worth singling out as we move towards our ten best films of the year. ...
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There are always complaints about the Oscar race – the choices are too narrow, the pundits don’t do a good enough job of keeping the options as open as possible, ...
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“Everybody talking to their pockets Everybody wants a box of chocolates And a long stem rose Everybody knows ” – Leonard Cohen The National Board of Review just aimed the ...
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“Art and Craft,” Purple Parrot Films “The Case against 8,” Day in Court “Citizen Koch,” Elsewhere Films “CitizenFour,” Praxis Films “Finding Vivian Maier,” Ravine Pictures “The Internet’s Own Boy,” Luminant ...

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