Maureen Dowd throws down for ‘Fair Game’
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Maureen Dowd throws down for ‘Fair Game’

Choice NYTimes pull-quotes by lefty liberal-leaning Maureen Down at her progressive propaganda pulpit from your…

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The State of the Race: Opening Closed Doors
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The State of the Race: Opening Closed Doors

Wrestling the Oscar beast is no easy task. Everyone does their best in the first…

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Blue Valentine Trailer
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Blue Valentine Trailer

Thanks to OtherAmanda: Honestly? You won’t find two better performances this year. It’s a tough…

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Poll Positions: Best Actor & Best Actress Contenders
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Poll Positions: Best Actor & Best Actress Contenders

With so many performances as yet unseen, betting on ponies at this point is not…

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New York and LA Ring in on Secretariat
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New York and LA Ring in on Secretariat

Kenneth Turan likes the film okay, but he reserves most of his praise for Diane…

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Julianne Moore Honored at Rome Fest
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Julianne Moore Honored at Rome Fest

The Rome International Film Festival, October 28th – November 5, will honor Julianne Moore with…

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Diane Lane Joins the Best Actress Race
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Diane Lane Joins the Best Actress Race

It’s official, Diane Lane is now a strong contender for one of the nominated five…

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Sandra Bullock anchors Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity
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Sandra Bullock anchors Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity

Anyone who had trouble imagining Angelina Jolie, Marion Cotillard, Scarlett Johansson, or Natalie Portman as…

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SPC first with Academy screeners
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SPC first with Academy screeners

It comes as no surprise that Sony Pictures Classics is first out of the gate…

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Mattie and Ree: Girl Teens Taking Charge
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Mattie and Ree: Girl Teens Taking Charge

It’s a good thing that 2010 is bringing to the big screen positive role models…

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Casting Aspersions
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Casting Aspersions

I’ve let random casting reports slide while we dealt with more immediate concerns, but here’s…

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Top Ten Breakout Names of Oscars 2010
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Top Ten Breakout Names of Oscars 2010

Every year the Oscars have the ability to wave the magic wand over a fresh…

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Harvey Weinstein Brings Together Meryl and Julia
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Harvey Weinstein Brings Together Meryl and Julia

Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards
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Aronofsky, Swank, Duvall and James Schamus to Honored at Gotham Awards

It was just announced that Darren Aronofsky, Hilary Swank, Robert Duvall and Focus Features’ James…

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The Social Lubricant: intoxicating Black Swan sex scene
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The Social Lubricant: intoxicating Black Swan sex scene

For their graphic sex scene in “Black Swan,” Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, who are…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Oscar Race, and Glee
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Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Oscar Race, and Glee

At first it looked like Country Strong would be bumped to 2011, but apparently it…

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Natalie vs. Annette?
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Natalie vs. Annette?

Writing for the Daily Beast, Nicole LaPorte quotes others saying that the Best Actress race…

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Toronto Festival Diary: Days 8 and 9
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Toronto Festival Diary: Days 8 and 9

Nicole Kidman to Star in Sweet Bird of Youth
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Nicole Kidman to Star in Sweet Bird of Youth

The New York Times reports that Nicole Kidman will star in the Tennessee Williams play…

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Lionsgate picks up Rabbit Hole
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Lionsgate picks up Rabbit Hole

Following its acquisition of The Conspirator yesterday, Deadline says Lionsgate is finalizing a deal to…

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