Honorary Oscar Recipients named for 85th Academy Awards
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Honorary Oscar Recipients named for 85th Academy Awards

Jeffrey Katzenberg to Receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Hal Needham, D.A. Pennebaker and George Stevens,…

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Costa-Gravas’ new thriller Capital, trailer
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Costa-Gravas’ new thriller Capital, trailer

Premiering at TIFF, Capital is a political suspense thriller set in the realm of high…

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London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
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London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

London, Wednesday 5 September: The programme for the 56th BFI London Film Festival in partnership…

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Bill Maher gives Dinesh D’Souza enough rope
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Bill Maher gives Dinesh D’Souza enough rope

Quite sly how Bill Maher lures Dinesh D’Souza into a false sense of security and…

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DreamWorks Rise of the Guardians honored at Hollywood Film Awards
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DreamWorks Rise of the Guardians honored at Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Film Awards to Honor DreamWorks Animation’s “Rise of the Guardians” with the 2012 “Hollywood…

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Rust & Bone, international trailer
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Michael Clarke Duncan: 1957 – 2012
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Michael Clarke Duncan: 1957 – 2012

(LATimes) Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the shaved head and…

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On the Road, official teaser
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Germany’s Oscar hopeful: Barbara
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Germany’s Oscar hopeful: Barbara

Germany’s official 2013 Foreign Language Film submission, directed by Christian Petzold, summarized by Alt Film…

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Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing
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Telluride 2012 trailer: The Act of Killing

Some trailers don’t need accompanying synopsis or explanation. This isn’t one of those. Joshua Oppenheimer’s…

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Red-Band trailer for Seven Psychopaths
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Red-Band trailer for Seven Psychopaths

I’m not sure if this dirtier edit of the Seven Psychopaths trailer is that much…

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New Poster for Killing Them Softly gets flagged
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New Poster for Killing Them Softly gets flagged

Just try to walk away from political subtext in movies this year. Good luck. From…

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Andrew O’Hehir blasts Dinesh D’Souza
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Andrew O’Hehir blasts Dinesh D’Souza

One more politically oriented post and then we’ll turn away, ok? Hard to argue that…

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2012 Telluride Lineup Announced
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2012 Telluride Lineup Announced

THE ACT OF KILLING (d. Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark, 2012) AMOUR (d. Michael Haneke, Austria, 2012)…

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Telluride 2012: Chris O’Dowd in The Sapphires, trailer
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Telluride 2012: Chris O’Dowd in The Sapphires, trailer

Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal…

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Telluride 2012: Michael Shannon in The Iceman, trailer
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Telluride 2012: Michael Shannon in The Iceman, trailer

As Sasha takes off to Telluride and we wait for official announcement of the festival’s…

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TIFF trailer: Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep
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TIFF trailer: Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep

Robert Redford directs and stars in “a thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist…

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1912 campaign ad highlights same concerns we face today
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1912 campaign ad highlights same concerns we face today

Film School Rejects has dug up one of the first political ads ever filmed when…

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The Avengers, alternate opening scene
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The Avengers, alternate opening scene

To whet our appetites for the DVD/Blu-ray editions of The Avengers coming September 25, Disney…

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Kris Tapley looks at election year politics through Oscar’s lens
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Kris Tapley looks at election year politics through Oscar’s lens

Kris Tapley had a chat with Sasha last week about the impact of presidential politics…

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