The State of the Race: A Wolf Crashes the Party

The early morning streets of Los Angeles were virtually empty as I drove down Wilshire towards the Academy theater. Nothing the Academy does is ever, to borrow a term my mother often uses, “half-assed.” Parking was easy. Getting into the theater, easy. A lavish breakfast spread...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

SAG Nominations Preview, and Contest

The SAG nominations are coming early Wednesday morning. The Screen Actors Guild have become a fairly decent harbinger of the Oscars simply because once a consensus builds it is very difficult to shake it up. But the SAG nominations, like the New York Film Critics, the National...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR

12 YEARS A SLAVE AMERICAN HUSTLE CAPTAIN PHILLIPS FRUITVALE STATION GRAVITY HER INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS NEBRASKA SAVING MR. BANKS THE WOLF OF WALL STREET AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR THE AMERICANS BREAKING BAD GAME OF THRONES THE GOOD WIFE HOUSE OF CARDS MAD MEN MASTERS OF SEX ORANGE...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

The St. Louis Film Critics Nominations

The 2013 St. Louis Film Critics’ Award nominees are: Best Film 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Gravity Her Nebraska Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Spike Jonze (Her) Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) David O. Russell (American Hustle)
Posted On 09 Dec 2013

Key Upcoming Awards Dates

We’ll be putting these into our calendar, but FYI: Dec 11- SAG Nominations Dec 11- Black Reel Award Nominations Dec 12- Golden Globe Nominations Dec 12- Satellite Awards Dec 13 -Chicago Film Critics Nominations Dec 16- Southeastern Film Critics Dec 16 -Chicago Film Critics...
Posted On 09 Dec 2013