Oscar Prediction Contest – $10,000 Prize!

This is amazing. The Auteurs have put up a contest to predict the Oscars. The winners will all split $10,000! Go for it.
Posted On 05 Feb 2010

If Filmmakers Directed the Superbowl

The best one is the last one. Werner Herzog ftw.
Posted On 05 Feb 2010

Bill Paxton, Bigelow in REACH!

Even my undying love for Bill Paxton made sitting through this video slightly painful. In 1988, Jim Cameron was still dating Kathryn Bigelow and he directed this video of Bill Paxton’s band Martini Ranch. Back in the ’80s, I know because I lived and loved them, music...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010

The Pesky Preferential Balloting

This USA Today interactive graphic (based on Steve Pond’s explanation) shows how the preferential system goes about choosing a winner. Take a look. So, going by this chart – the ballots that kind of count more are the ones that have obscure votes as their number ones....
Posted On 05 Feb 2010

Doc Watch: Desert of Forbidden Art Debuts at SBIFF

The Desert of Forbidden Art will have its debut in Santa Barbara.¬† It’s about art surviving oppression and artists who stay true to their vision are imprisoned or executed. Their plight inspires Igor Savitsky who daringly rescues 40,000 fellow artists’ works and...
Posted On 05 Feb 2010