BAFTA Nominations! Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle lead tally totals

2013 NOMINATIONS (presented in 2014) BEST FILM 12 YEARS A SLAVE Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen AMERICAN HUSTLE Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca...
Posted On 07 Jan 2014

Steve Coogan and Philomena

Steve Coogan is a comedic megastar in the U.K., best known for his signature character Alan Partridge. The character has appeared in numerous television shows over the past twenty years, including “Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge” and “Mid Morning Matters with Alan...

Alexandre Desplat and Philomena

Since beginning his career in France in 1985, Alexandre Desplat has scored 150 films including two Best Picture winners. His first Golden Globe nomination came in 2004 for Girl with a Pearl Earring, and he won that same accolade in 2007 for The Painted Veil. That same year,...

OscarWatch: Best Actress, Veterans Dominate for a Change

The most intriguing performances this year by women were delivered by powerhouse actresses at a time when those kinds of films and those kinds of performances have been selected out in favor of younger and younger women to appeal to the majority of ticket buyers. That majority,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2013

Picture of the Day: The Actresses Roundtable

The Hollywood Reporter’s Actresses Roundtable:
Posted On 25 Nov 2013

Emma Thompson to Receive Modern Master Award from SBIFF

The Santa Barbara Film Fest will honor Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award, their highest honor: Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, screenwriter and producer Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of...
Posted On 19 Nov 2013

Don’t Mess with Judi Dench – More MPAA Silliness

M.essage to the M.PAA with Judi Dench and Steve Coogan from Steve Coogan
Posted On 12 Nov 2013

The Shifting Best Actress Race but Blanchett Still one to Beat

The Best Actress race might come down to five veterans. With no Jennifer Lawrence in the mix this year (girl of the moment) the actresses vying for the top spot have been around. Not only have they been acting for decades already but this year they have whole films built around...
Posted On 10 Nov 2013

Cate Blanchett – Outstanding Performer of the Year at SBIFF

Cate Blanchett will be the first of the big Oscar contenders honored during the Santra Barbara Film Fest, it was just announced. Blanchett will be celebrated for her work in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, one of the year’s best performances by man or woman....
Posted On 05 Nov 2013