14th Annual No Guts, No Glory – Golden Globe Edition

Believe it or not, this is our 14th year (I think) of doing No Guts, No Glory for the Golden Globes! But it has to be a really hard win to call. It can’t be one people expect to see. You have three options. Here are mine. 1. Kate Winslet wins Best Actress for Labor Day 2....
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

Jennifer Lawrence, First Woman to Top Annual Box Office in 40 Years

Mark Harris discovers that Jennifer Lawrence and Hunger Games is the first film to top annual box office in 40 years, since The Exorcist. These numbers have changed. I was watching the box office at the end of the year to see if that would turn out to be true. The last time I...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

Predicting the Golden Globes

Don’t forget to enter our contest to predict the Golden Globes. We’re going to be giving away the two winning films on DVD.   The Golden Globes unfurl Sunday, long after Oscar ballots have been turned in.  They can impact winners but not nominees.  They can help shift...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

Margot Robbie Gives it Right Back to Leo

I am baffled by this awards season’s obsession with finding flaws with what is, perhaps, one of the best films of all time. Or certainly this year. Here, the great Margot Robbie (misread by certain people as just a barbie doll) taunts Leo for his philandering ways.
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

12 Years a Slave wows Iowa Critics

(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Best Picture 1. 12 Years a Slave 2. Nebraska 3. American Hustle Best Director 1. Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) 2. David O. Russell (American Hustle) 3. Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) Best Actor 1. Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) 2. Oscar Isaac...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014