It Really is the Official Poster

Gosh, I didn’t think it could really be true – usually the posters are so pretty and artful. But I guess this year we’ll have to settle for…
Posted On 08 Feb 2010

If You Read No Other Oscar Article This Year…

…Make sure you read this one. New York Magazine’s Mark Harris offers up the kind of writing rarely exhibited on the web, where the constant need for content often results in sloppy work (raises hand). But when you read this kind of story, and Damien Bona and Mason...
Posted On 08 Feb 2010

Women and Bigelow

Melissa Silverstein has remarked, both on Twitter, and now in this article, that much is made of Kathryn Bigelow’s looks, as if much of the driving force behind her success is that she is gorgeous. And we all know she is gorgeous. We just don’t expect, I guess, a...
Posted On 08 Feb 2010

Critics and the Blind Side

Apparently, there were two main thrusts that drove both the real life story and the success of the film: football and Jesus. Guy Lodge at In Contention looks at how the marketing team went straight for the god-fearin’ Heartland when looking for movie dollars. Thing is, the...
Posted On 08 Feb 2010

Scorsese Blows Them All Away

Jeff Wells’ freshly posted video of Quentin Tarantino on the directors panel at the Santa Barbara International Film Fest:
Posted On 07 Feb 2010