Anne Thompson Covers Hateful Eight Live Read

Read the whole thing over at Thompson on Hollywood but this, I think, is the money shot: “Cut to black!” Tarantino said at the end of four chapters, which are packed with references from “Gone with the Wind” to “Rio Bravo.” “No more...
Posted On 20 Apr 2014

Oscarwatch: Rumblings for Love is Strange out of Tribeca

Vanity Fair’s Richard Lawson on Love is Strange – but the picture above alone makes me think it could potentially be a player in some fashion, the who/what/where of it: Last year, the first film I saw at the Tribeca Film Festival was the graceful, rueful, altogether...
Posted On 19 Apr 2014

Rosamund Pike on Getting the Part in Gone Girl

  W Mag has a profile of Gone Girl Rosamund Pike, detailing how she got the part, and how surprised she was when she got it: Fincher suggested that they get to know each other via Skype, and Pike had to join a gym near Glasgow just to secure an Internet connection. She had...
Posted On 16 Apr 2014

Summer Movie Preview

by Jordan Ruimy This is the third year I’ve been doing the Sumer Movie Preview for Awardsdaily and it seems like every year the quality only diminishes. Think about it, most of the big name blockbusters that will rake up all the money in the world this summer are either based on...

New Poster for Cronenberg’s Map to the Stars

Sourced from here. Full pic after the jump.
Posted On 11 Apr 2014

Todd Haynes adds Carrie Brownstein to Carol

The HR exclusive tells us that the brilliant Carrie Brownstein from Portlandia (tell me you’ve seen it) has just been added to the cast of Todd Haynes’ drama Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. You may remember Ms. Mara gave Ms. Blanchett her award in...
Posted On 10 Apr 2014

How Many Best Pictures Have you Seen?

  Buzzfeed puts us to the test to see how many Best Picture winners we’ve actually seen. I missed six, though I suspect I will have to watch all of them so I can say I’ve seen them all. I get bogged down most in the very early Best Picture winners.  Take the quiz...
Posted On 09 Apr 2014

Live Reading of Tarantino’s Hateful Eight at LACMA April 24

Quentin Tarantino will introduce Los Angeles to his new screenplay, Hateful Eight, which was leaked online and a lawsuit with Gawker ensued. Now, he’s turning proceeds for the reading to Film Independent and LACMA. Press release: Film Independent, the nonprofit arts...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes TV Spot

Of all of the terrible movies coming at you this summer this is the one I am personally most excited about. Where Planet of the Apes are concerned, the more the better. I can’t wait.
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

The Two Things Noah Does Right

Ryan promises to write a longer piece about his own reaction to Darren Aronofsky’s Noah but I thought I’d put it out there what I did like about the movie. For the most part, I sit on way on the opposite side of any kind of religious thought being taken literally...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014