News Tab



Entertainment Weekly Tempts Fate with Lupita and Cate on its Oscar Cover

Read More

Love this.  Bigger pic after jump.

Leonardo DiCaprio og Matthew McConaughey i The Wolf of Wall Street

A Week Before Ballots are Sent Out, are the Lead Acting Frontrunners Locked?

Read More

I posted about this a few days back but it’s worth diving into again since the debates have begun to bubble up on social media.  Can any of the four acting slots be upset? And if so, which? My first thought is no.  They are locked down as any have been in recent years. True, ballots have yet to go out but the consensus appears to be set. Best Picture…


Academy Luncheon Happening Now

Read More

Close up of the class photo #NomsLunch — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 10, 2014 The 2014 #Oscar class photo: — Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) February 10, 2014 Sorrentino gets support for The Great Beauty. Bono is in the house! Megan Ellison backed Her & American Hustle & Jonze get big round. — Anne Thompson (@akstanwyck) February 10, 2014


BAFTA Member Hits 12 Years, Calls American Hustle his Favorite Film

Read More

It must be Oscar ballot time!  Remember what I told you, Oscar watchers.  The film that usually wins King’s Speech style is the one that people say they love while saying another (bad) movie will win. Happens every year. “Lincoln is so boring it has to win. But I loved that Argo!””The Social Network has won everything, it HAS to win the Oscar but my favorite is The King’s Speech!”…


The State of the Race: Academy’s Choice Embrace the Future or Redefine the Past

Read More

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama There are many ways to interpret the upcoming choice for Best Picture the Academy will be making. On the one hand, the future could be defined as the sound of many doors unlocking…


For Women in Hollywood, Desperate Times call for Desperate Measures

Read More

All I know is that first you’ve got to get mad. You’ve got to say, ‘I’m a human being, God damn it! My life has value!’ So I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window. Open it, and stick your head out, and yell, ‘I’M AS…


Rooney Mara’s Speech for Cate Blanchett, and Blanchett’s Acceptance Speech

Read More

Please forgive the quality of this video but Rooney Mara’s speech from the Santa Barbara Film Festival is so beautiful I had to share it with you all. Blanchett speaks towards the end.

12 years dd

London Film Critics Awards

Read More

(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Film of the Year 12 Years a Slave Director of the Year Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Actor of the Year Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) Actress of the Year Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)


Cate Blanchett’s Outstanding Performance of the Year Tribute

Read More

Last night, the Arlington theater was packed to celebrate Cate Blanchett who was named as Outstanding Actor of the Year from the Santa Barbara Film Festival. It was a cold night in Santa Barbara, but that didn’t stop the many party-goers and restaurant-hoppers crowding up and down State Street. Perhaps the familiar site of homeless men and women camped out in the corners had been mitigated by the weather. The…

Celebrities Respond to Dylan Farrow’s Letter

Celebrities Respond to Dylan Farrow’s Letter

Read More

At the party for Cate Blanchett at the Santa Barbara film festival last night, Jeff Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere seized the opportunity to ask Blanchett about the Woody Allen story. Blanchett responded graciously: Corrected Blanchett after listening to recording: “…and I hope they find some sort of resolution and peace.” — Hollywood Elsewhere (@wellshwood) February 2, 2014 Corrected Blanchett after listening to recording: “Uhm, I mean it’s obviously been a…