All posts by "Susan Thea Posnock"

Thanks to Kris over at In Contention for these: Best Film “Milk” “Slumdog Millionaire” “WALL-E”

The danger of the information age! The DGA nominations have not been completed yet which means that, in all likelihood, these predictions by pundits (I don’t know what else to ...

I don’t think we posted these already but I’m just a confused old lady. Who are the Online Film Critics Society, or OFCS? Their member list can be found here. ...

Last year, they were announced around 10:30am 11am Pacific time (It’s 8am now). So you can all chillax for the time being. They can sometimes be unpredictable, like two years ...

Thanks to Keith: BEST FILM-Slumdog Millionaire BEST DIRECTOR-Darren Aronofsky, The Wrestler BEST ACTOR-Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler BEST ACTRESS-Meryl Streep, Doubt BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR-Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS-Penelope ...

This is the most exciting news to happen all year. Reader Michelle directed us to AMPAS’ new site, which has been very quietly overhauled, top to bottom. More user-friendly, pretty ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY8uUrl42Jo[/youtube] The Carpetbagger ain’t buying the Wall-E hype for Best Picture. I agree that it’s a crazy long shot but I can also imagine voters putting it down as one ...

They say they don’t care about the Oscars but that didn’t stop the NY Times critics, Manohla Dargis, AO Scott and Stephen Holden from presenting their “For Your Consideration” picks. ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjC3R6jOtUo[/youtube] MCN linked to this story that describes after an injured Mumbai terror victim missed Eddie Izzard’s performance. The victim requested a note from Izzard: Izzard refused. Instead, the star ...

Thanks to Ross for reminding us that the National Society of Film Critics announces today (I don’t think they’ve announced yet). Last year, they sort of backed up what the ...

We’re running another contest here at Awards Daily. Predict the Producers Guild Award nominations. Feel free to place your No Guts, No Glory nominations here. Keep them short, weird and ...

The Producers Guild matched the Oscars last year, when No Country for Old Men was sweeping nearly every award for which it was nominated. But before that, the last time ...

Movie City News’ Top Ten chart has been updated, with a few switches here or there. The top ten now stands at: 1. Wall-E 2. The Dark Knight 3. Slumdog ...

Mark my words, this Sam Mendes film will be one that is “discovered” by critics many years too late.¬†¬† SFGate’s Mick LaSalle called it the Best Film of 2008 and ...

Okay so the ridiculously talented Matt Shapiro, who created the 2007 video we all love and adore, kindly sent me the link to his compilation for this year. It begs ...

NSFW: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2AnwC9dL6Q[/youtube] (I love the Coens)

David Poland’s latest column looks at Slumdog, which is the favorite to win Best Picture right now, and how it’s faring at the box office: Slumdog Millionaire got to $20 ...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5ACYu_ZNNA[/youtube] Genre films have long gotten the shaft from the Academy, partly because there is something inherently disrepectful, perhaps, about them. If “the people” like them they must not be ...

Thanks to reader Zizo who passed this along, a compilation done by TCM to honor those who left us in 2008. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcTFsZwUAQ8[/youtube]

By Daniel Kenealy As we see out 2008 and welcome 2009 I thought I’d pen a few thoughts on this year technical races. Yes, they will crystallize significantly over the ...

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