Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to Receive Cinema Vanguard Award at SBIFF
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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to Receive Cinema Vanguard Award at SBIFF

The two strong lead acting contenders will be feted in Santa Barbara in late January.…

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With Most Acting Categories Seemingly Locked, All Eyes on the Wide Open Best Actor Race
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With Most Acting Categories Seemingly Locked, All Eyes on the Wide Open Best Actor Race

The Best Actress race has come down to six names. Julianne Moore in the lead…

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Counting Down the Best of 2014: Best Ensemble Cast
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Counting Down the Best of 2014: Best Ensemble Cast

POLL! The Shifting Best Actor Race: It’s Anyone’s Game
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POLL! The Shifting Best Actor Race: It’s Anyone’s Game

  The Best Actor race started early this year, in Cannes, when Timothy Spall won…

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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year
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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year

Thanks to Ryan at Indiewire for the link. “What happens when a man stands up…

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Picture of the Day: Benedict Cumberbatch Takes the Cover of TIME
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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit
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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit

Here is one of the first looks at Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, the film about WWII survivor…

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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones talk about meeting and doing justice to Stephen Hawking
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Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones talk about meeting and doing justice to Stephen Hawking

A daunting task to bring Stephen and Jane Hawking to life. Jones and Redmayne talk…

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The most talked about actor in Hollywood this week is David Oyelowo
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The most talked about actor in Hollywood this week is David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo’s name is the talk of the town after Selma premièred at AFI Fest…

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American Sniper – Hero Cut Down
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American Sniper – Hero Cut Down

Clint Eastwood’s best war film is Letters from Iwo Jima. Its partner film, Flags of…

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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream
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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose…

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Best Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar Isaac on the Fringes (Poll)
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Best Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar Isaac on the Fringes (Poll)

One of the surprises of this year has to be Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler and the…

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A Most Violent Year – Old School Elegant Storytelling
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A Most Violent Year – Old School Elegant Storytelling

One thing that threads throughout JC Chandor’s work, with three films under his belt now,…

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At last! inspiring trailer for Ava DuVernay’s Selma
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At last! inspiring trailer for Ava DuVernay’s Selma

“Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in…

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Oscar Flashback: Silence of the Lambs and the Imitation Game – Gay Characters Stir Debate
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Oscar Flashback: Silence of the Lambs and the Imitation Game – Gay Characters Stir Debate

A reader sent in the following email after a twitter exchange between Ryan and me:…

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AFI Festival will present first look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma
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AFI Festival will present first look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma

(Press Release) LOS ANGELES, CA, October 31, 2014 – AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi,…

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Eddie Redmayne May be Tough to Beat for Best Actor
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Eddie Redmayne May be Tough to Beat for Best Actor

At last night’s packed Academy premiere for The Theory of Everything it became clear that…

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Michael Keaton to Receive the Modern Master Award from the Santa Barbara Film Festival
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Michael Keaton to Receive the Modern Master Award from the Santa Barbara Film Festival

The event will pay tribute to Keaton, a Santa Barbara resident, and frontrunner for Best…

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Birdman Opens to Raves, Keaton Rises
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Birdman Opens to Raves, Keaton Rises

It’s gives too much away to note the irony in reporting the success of Birdman,…

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Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Foxcatcher, trailer 4
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Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Foxcatcher, trailer 4

Boy, that escalated slowly. If it seems like only yesterday twhen we saw the first…

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