Oscars 2015: What a “Frontrunner” Means
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Oscars 2015: What a “Frontrunner” Means

There are a variety of approaches for watching the Oscar race. Quick history: back in…

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New Clip from Birdman
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New Clip from Birdman

It’s a film that grabs you by the collar and doesn’t release you until the…

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Anatomy of a Scene – Damien Chazelle Directs Whiplash
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Anatomy of a Scene – Damien Chazelle Directs Whiplash

One thing you might not know about Chazelle, which I didn’t know, is that he’s…

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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus
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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus

As we head into awards season, it’s a good time to start talking about the…

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Whiplash and Other Dark Horse Best Picture Contenders
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Whiplash and Other Dark Horse Best Picture Contenders

One of the films that is spreading via word of mouth, and flying under the…

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Academy Members “React” to Gone Girl
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Academy Members “React” to Gone Girl

In case you were wondering why Oscar pundits like Scott Feinberg and now, the LA…

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Listen to the Inherent Vice soundtrack
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Listen to the Inherent Vice soundtrack

Inherent Vice premiered at the New York Film Festival this weekend to mixed reviews from…

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Gone Girl’s $38 million opener Sets Record for Director David Fincher
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Gone Girl’s $38 million opener Sets Record for Director David Fincher

Gone Girl far surpassed expectations to earn $38 million this past weekend, (early tracking had…

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First Tweets of Inherent Vice, “Stoner Noir”
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First Tweets of Inherent Vice, “Stoner Noir”

David Fincher and Paul Thomas Anderson are both knee deep in noir, or neo-noir with…

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Gone Girl Sparks Debate about What Defines Strong Women or Cool Girls
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Gone Girl Sparks Debate about What Defines Strong Women or Cool Girls

(SPOILERS) “Kubrick is after a cool, sunlit vision of hell, born in the bosom of…

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Share your Gone Girl reactions, open thread
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Share your Gone Girl reactions, open thread

Already saw Gone Girl and want to talk about it with sharp people who’ve seen…

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Eagerly Anticipated Trailer for American Sniper is Here
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Eagerly Anticipated Trailer for American Sniper is Here

From director Clint Eastwood comes “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most…

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New Interstellar Trailer
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New Interstellar Trailer

The Gone Girl Soundtrack: The Landscape of Longing
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The Gone Girl Soundtrack: The Landscape of Longing

The Gone Girl soundtrack is another brilliant masterwork by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, opening…

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Shifting Perspectives – How Anne Thompson and Kenneth Turan are Changing the Game
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Shifting Perspectives – How Anne Thompson and Kenneth Turan are Changing the Game

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a…

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“Whitest Oscars” – So What Else is New
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“Whitest Oscars” – So What Else is New

Now that Gold Derby and Vulture have both written pieces about this possibly being the…

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The State of the Race: “But is it an Oscar Movie?”
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The State of the Race: “But is it an Oscar Movie?”

It’s 1941. A movie comes out that blasts a character who has an uncanny resemblance…

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Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil
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Gone Girl Review: Sympathy for the Devil

“So if you meet me Have some courtesy Have some sympathy, and some taste Use…

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New Gone Girl clip
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New Gone Girl clip

A new clip from David Fincher’s Gone Girl has been released. The new clip shows…

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JC Chandor’s Eagerly Anticipated A Most Violent Year to Open AFI Fest
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JC Chandor’s Eagerly Anticipated A Most Violent Year to Open AFI Fest

We will finally get a look at JC Chandor’s cloaked in mystery crime thriller, A…

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