Slumdog Tops Washington, DC Critics

The WAFCA have spoken, Slumdog sweeps: Best Film: Slumdog Millionaire/Fox Searchlight Best Director: Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) Best Actor: Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler) Best Actress: Meryl Streep (Doubt) Best Ensemble: Doubt/Miramax Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The...

Here Come the Top Tens

Lou Lumenik of the NY Post, out of the gate. And for the record, past two years – Lou’s lists have had four out of five of the Best Pic nominees – and this year it looks like he’s got at least four, maybe: LOU’S 10 BEST LIST 1. Slumdog Millionaire 2....

The Great Malkovich on SNL

“Unless children leave him a stick of butter he’ll steal one of your toes,” this and other hilarious lines delivered by the great and mostly uncelebrated John Malkovich. Both Malkovich and Pitt are so funny in Burn After Reading it’s a toss up as to who...

How Frank Langella Votes

“I’ve been voting for 30 years,” says Frank Langella, himself a possible candidate for his first Oscar thanks to “Frost/Nixon.” “I work very hard at it when I am a voter, I see every nominated film, and I see every performance. And I put an X...

Whatfca?

Here is a rundown for the names of the various critics’ groups that have been shortened without explanation over the years: ACE – Ace Eddie, Editors Guild ADG – Art Design Guild AFI – American Film Institute (also Australian Film Institute)
Posted On 07 Dec 2008