December 20th, 201006
In Episode 11 of our Three-Way Moviegasm podcast, Sasha, Craig and I talk about how the major critics awards are shaking out, and couldn't stop oozing and enthusing with unanimous affection for True Grit....
3 top prizes again to The Social Network and a remarkable strong showing for Inception with 4 other honors. Complete list of winners:
Best Picture: The Social Network
Best Actor: Firth, The...Top Ten Lists
Motion Picture, Drama
*THE SOCIAL NETWORK
Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
*SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD
*DAVID FINCHER THE SOCIAL NETWORK
(thanks to Vance Jerico) Includes a feature-length documentary called "How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook?" -- a nice riff on the classic Lolita tag-line. Details of the 2-disc set after...Top Ten Lists
More year-end favorites from The New York Times. A.O. Scott already announced his Top 10. Now critic Stephen Holden checks in:
1. THE SOCIAL NETWORK
2. INSIDE JOB
1. Carlos Director: Olivier Assayas
2. The Social Network Director: David Fincher
3. White Material Director: Claire Denis
4. The Ghost Writer Director: Roman Polanski
The headline here is meant to nudge us toward noticing other significant titles that are percolating to the top of Awards awareness. Thanks to N8 for spotting the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics...AWARDS CHATTER
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced nominees in the two television categories. The awards ceremony will be held on February 13.
Nominees in the Television Episodic...Critics Awards
The Las Vegas Film Critics Society has announced its 2010 Sierra Award nominees.
LVFCS FINAL NOMINATIONS BALLOT ‚Äì 2010 Sierra Awards. Winners are listed in bold.
LVFCS Top Ten Films of...AWARDS CHATTER
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole: "I've been acting since I was fourteen and have grown up with actors. So to be acknowledged by my colleagues for this means an ENORMOUS amount to me. I am so grateful and...
December 15th, 201001
"Yes. In the garden, growth has it seasons. First comes spring and summer, but then we have fall and winter. And then we get spring and summer again." -- Chance the Gardener
Yesterday's arrival of the achingly radiant new trailer for The Tree of Life has me thinking ahead already to first promising buds of the 2011 movie season we'll...