RIP JD Salinger

January 1, 1919 – January 28, 2010 Salinger famously didn’t let Hollywood get its greasy paws on The Catcher in the Rye. His letter, after the cut.
Posted On 28 Jan 2010

Roeper Tosses hat in Ring

It’s going to be an Oscar nominations prediction weekend, I fear. We also have the DGA to keep tabs on (Saturday). We will be writing up our predictions article at some point — but in the meantime, Richard Roeper went ahead and dove right in. My only quibble with his...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010

Food, Inc. Does Oprah

Oprah’s show is an event. She speaks directly to many consumers all over the world. But since she was once sued for going after the beef industry, she had to keep quiet about her own feelings. She did, however, encourage her audience to see the soon-to-be-Oscar-nominated...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010

Film Tracks Won’t Cover “Fraudulent Popularity Contest”

This is the second time a notable site has decided to bow out of covering the awards race. After Brokeback Mountain lost to Crash, my favorite awards database, fennec.org, decided to call it quits.¬† IMDb and Wikipedia have pretty much taken over — but Fennec was the best....
Posted On 28 Jan 2010

Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams Praised at Sundance

Rolling Stone’s Pete Travers gave props to Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams giving for Blue Valentine. Watch an exclusive clip on MTV’s Movies Blog. EW’s Owen Gleiberman: No movie I‚Äôve seen at Sundance this year conjures the possibilities ‚Äî or the current,...
Posted On 28 Jan 2010