Performers announced for Best Song nominees

“Academy Governors Honor Francis Ford Coppola, Jean-Luc Godard, Eli Wallach, and Kevin Brownlow” Hang on… wrong headline. Look who we get instead! Press Release (or, on my remote control: Press Mute) Zachary Levi, Alan Menken, Mandy Moore, Randy Newman, Gwyneth...
Posted On 04 Feb 2011

The King’s Speech & The Fighter top SAG Awards

Female Actor in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman, Black Swan Male Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Melissa Leo, The Fighter Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale, The Fighter Ensemble Cast in a Motion...
Posted On 30 Jan 2011

SAG Award Polls

SAG Lead ActressMarket Research I think by now we can all recite each other’s favorites, we’ve been so thoroughly drilled on a daily basis. So this poll is meant to select who you think the SAG will choose. Remind us of your own personal favorites in the comments (for...
Posted On 29 Jan 2011

Comprehensive Critics and Precursor Charts

AD reader Andrew has devised another great system of charts to help us navigate the swampy morass we’ve all sailed into together. Contenders in each category are ranked according to points earned from over 50 critics groups, with handy bar charts to illustrate whose dick is...
Posted On 24 Jan 2011

Sound Editors nominations

MPSE nominations in 7 categories. (Thanks Loyal) Best Sound Editing: Feature Film Music Alice in Wonderland Black Swan Get Low Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 Inception Let Me In The Losers The Social Network Best Sound Editing: Feature Film DX & ADR Black Swan...
Posted On 20 Jan 2011

The Social Network dominates Golden Globe Awards

Best Motion Picture – Drama * The Social Network Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy * The Kids Are All Right Best Director – Motion Picture * David Fincher for The Social Network Best Screenplay – Motion Picture * The Social Network: Aaron Sorkin Best...
Posted On 16 Jan 2011

Best Picture Box-Office Update

Adding up the weekend box-office estimates for the top Best Picture contenders, we find True Grit vaulting into 3rd place with a long trail ahead yet to ride. (Run, Little Blackie, run!) Wasn’t expecting too many surprises when I drew up a chart for the most successful BP...
Posted On 16 Jan 2011

Denver Film Critics Society nominees

Best Film: Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky Blue Valentine, directed by Derek Cianfrance The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper The Social Network, directed by David Fincher Best Director: Danny Boyle, 127 Hours Joel & Ethan Coen, True Grit David Fincher, The...
Posted On 14 Jan 2011

ACE Eddie nominees!

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Black Swan, Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. The Fighter, Pamela Martin Inception, Lee Smith, A.C.E. The King’s Speech, Tariq Anwar The Social Network, Angus Wall, A.C.E. & Kirk Baxter BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL): Alice in...
Posted On 14 Jan 2011