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

It must be Oscar ballot time!  Remember what I told you, Oscar watchers.  The film…

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The State of the Race: The Eddie Keeps the Race Wide Open – Enter Captain Phillips
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The State of the Race: The Eddie Keeps the Race Wide Open – Enter Captain Phillips

Last night in the Arlington theater I sat next to the Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg.…

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Captain Philips, American Hustle win ACE Eddie Awards
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Captain Philips, American Hustle win ACE Eddie Awards

Best Edited Feature Drama Captain Philips, Christopher Rouse Best Edited Feature Comedy/Musical American Hustle Jay…

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More Pundits Predict Gravity for the Win
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More Pundits Predict Gravity for the Win

Gold Derby and Movie City News have released their current standings. As you can see,…

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Fever Dream: the Collaboration of DiCaprio and Scorsese
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Fever Dream: the Collaboration of DiCaprio and Scorsese

The Oscar race might be straining the Santa Barbara film festival past its breaking point.…

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Ace Eddie Awards Preview and Predictions
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Ace Eddie Awards Preview and Predictions

Tonight’s Ace Eddie awards (Editors Guild) will test the power of Gravity – does it…

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

For Women in Hollywood, Desperate Times call for Desperate Measures
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For Women in Hollywood, Desperate Times call for Desperate Measures

Emmanuel Lubezki wins ASC Award for Gravity
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Emmanuel Lubezki wins ASC Award for Gravity

ASC AWARDS Feature Film Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity One-Hour Series Jonathan Freeman, Game of Thrones –…

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Her, Captain Phillips, Stories We Tell win WGA Awards
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Her, Captain Phillips, Stories We Tell win WGA Awards

WRITERS GUILD AWARDS Best Original Screenplay Her, Written by Spike Jonze Best Adapted Screenplay Captain…

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The State of the Race: The Stuff that Dreams are Made On
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The State of the Race: The Stuff that Dreams are Made On

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded…

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Spike Jonze and the Making of Her
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WGA Preview, Predictions and Contest
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WGA Preview, Predictions and Contest

WGA PREDICTION CONTEST It is sometimes the case that scripts that are ineligible for the…

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Can the BAFTA’s Change the Course of this Race?
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Can the BAFTA’s Change the Course of this Race?

It’s kind of interesting that it took a British film director to make the most…

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Parodying the Oscar Contenders
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Parodying the Oscar Contenders

Few funny YouTube videos worth your time. First up, Peter Handelman (who is a documentary…

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Why I’m Still Predicting Steve McQueen and 12 Years a Slave to win Big at the Oscars
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Why I’m Still Predicting Steve McQueen and 12 Years a Slave to win Big at the Oscars

I think there has been some confusion in my State of the Race pieces.  As…

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The State of the Race: Guilds Split Three Ways, Gravity has Edge
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The State of the Race: Guilds Split Three Ways, Gravity has Edge

For the first time since the Academy expanded the Best Picture race to more than…

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Alfonso Cuarón wins Directors Guild Award
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Alfonso Cuarón wins Directors Guild Award

FILM Feature Film: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity Documentary: Jehane Noujaim, The Square TELEVISION Movie/Miniseries: Steven Soderbergh,…

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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll  + No Guts, No Glory
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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll + No Guts, No Glory

The DGA breakfast today where Alfonso Cuaron, the expected winner tonight, was a no show…

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The Frontrunners and their Challengers
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The Frontrunners and their Challengers