Best Actress – Is it Lawrence Vs. Chastain Vs. Wallis? Take Our Poll!

[cardoza_wp_poll id=1] By most estimations, Jennifer Lawrence has the Oscar race for Best Actress sewn up. The one-two punch of her work in Silver Linings Playbook, currently receiving very good reviews, and the $400 million she generated for the Hunger Games franchise, gives her...
Posted On 15 Nov 2012

Oscarwatch – The Race for Best Actress Heats Up

Two pieces of important information have come to light recently that may impact the Best Actress race: Anne Hathaway will be campaigned for lead as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises and Jessica Chastain will also go lead for Zero Dark Thirty. Whether either of them will break...
Posted On 24 Oct 2012

McCarthy and Knightley, 2011's Women and their Willingness to Shock

An interesting essay over at  Fandor.com comparing two stage adaptations being released this year, Carnage and A Dangerous Method (The Ides of March and War Horse are two other prominent stage productions to be brought to film this year).  I agree with the writer who says that...
Posted On 04 Oct 2011

Oscarwatch: Best Actress Heats Up

There probably isn’t a better actress working in Hollywood who hasn’t yet won an Oscar than Glenn Close.  Charlize Theron, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Hudson, Marisa Tomei, Sandra Bullock have all collected their Oscars.  So to say that Close’s Oscar worthy role...
Posted On 15 Sep 2011

Knightley Unleashes Fury: A Dangerous Method

Like many of the great David Cronenberg’s films, A Dangerous Method keeps you at an arm’s length as it dives into the world of the perverse and the key forces that shaped how we think about our own subconscious, our dreams, our sexual desires.  The film is set at a...
Posted On 05 Sep 2011