Watch the Live Q&A with Meryl Streep and Cast for Into the Woods
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Watch the Live Q&A with Meryl Streep and Cast for Into the Woods

Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics
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Predicting New York Film Critics, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics

What really matters, as far as critics are concerned, these four groups, New York, LA, and…

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Creepy Racist Commenters Crawl out from Under Rocks at Breitbart on Selma Story
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Creepy Racist Commenters Crawl out from Under Rocks at Breitbart on Selma Story

Ah, what’s that sound? Racism and misogyny filling the air. Sounds like … mewling and whining…

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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year
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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year

Thanks to Ryan at Indiewire for the link. “What happens when a man stands up…

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Picture of the Day: Benedict Cumberbatch Takes the Cover of TIME
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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit
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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit

Here is one of the first looks at Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, the film about WWII survivor…

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Oscars 2015: How the Race can Sometimes Kill the Best Movies
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Oscars 2015: How the Race can Sometimes Kill the Best Movies

I happened to hear in passing someone who’d seen Unbroken in Australia. Or, rather, someone…

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Picture of the Day: The Actresses
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Picture of the Day: The Actresses

Reese Witherspoon continues her reign as Most Valuable Player in the Oscar race this year,…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones talk about meeting and doing justice to Stephen Hawking
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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones talk about meeting and doing justice to Stephen Hawking

A daunting task to bring Stephen and Jane Hawking to life. Jones and Redmayne talk…

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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race
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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race

A funny thing is happening in the Oscar race. A film that most people haven’t…

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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet
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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet

The old days of Oscar watching made it much easier for a contender to sneak…

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Picture of the Day
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Picture of the Day

A Most Violent Year’s Jessica Chastain with co-star Oscar Isaac and writer/director JC Chandor –…

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Unbroken Screens but Embargoed until December 2, 2014
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Unbroken Screens but Embargoed until December 2, 2014

Unbroken will be seen in various places before getting to critics and bloggers over here,…

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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already
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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already

The Hollywood Film Awards launched the awards race for the muggles – that is, it…

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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics
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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics

I feel like I’m probably trying to make fetch happen with Gone Girl and Best…

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Oscar Podcast Preview: 1927 – 1928, Louis B. Mayer’s Kingdom of Heaven
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Oscar Podcast Preview: 1927 – 1928, Louis B. Mayer’s Kingdom of Heaven

“In the beginning, there was Louis B. Mayer. And he looked over the kingdom of…

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Ben Affleck’s Funny Speech at the HFAs
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Ben Affleck’s Funny Speech at the HFAs

“First, I want to take this opportunity to thank David, for the way he treated me,” Ben said.…

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Hollywood Film Awards Honorees
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Hollywood Film Awards Honorees

The Hollywood Film Awards have Twitter all a-twitter. They aren’t real awards, the complaining goes,…

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Roundtable Talk on Indie Filmmaking with Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marion Cotillard and More
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Roundtable Talk on Indie Filmmaking with Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marion Cotillard and More

Scott Feinberg hosted a roundtable with actors and filmmakers for Oscars 2014 – but honestly?…

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