First Gone Pic Surfaces
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First Gone Pic Surfaces

Fox released this photo of Ben Affleck speaking to the public in hopes of finding…

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The Rotten Tomatoes Test
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The Rotten Tomatoes Test

In 2009, the Academy decided to change their voting rules for Best Picture. They did…

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Wolf Too Much for Academy? Pundits Ring In
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Wolf Too Much for Academy? Pundits Ring In

In a recent Twitter debate — an never-ending Twitter debate it seems —  Gregory Ellwood is nearly…

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The State of the Race: The Shifting Best Picture
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The State of the Race: The Shifting Best Picture

When looking for Best Picture, you’re usually looking for a five key factors: 1) it’s…

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Gravity Featurette
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Gravity Featurette

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and a glimpse inside the making of the one of…

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This is why we can’t have nice things: Academy Members Offended by Wolf of Wall Street
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This is why we can’t have nice things: Academy Members Offended by Wolf of Wall Street

Steve Pond reports that a few Academy members were shocked and horrified by Wolf of…

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Gurus Check-in, Confidently Predict Split – a look at history
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Gurus Check-in, Confidently Predict Split – a look at history

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Pick 12 Years a Slave for Best Film of 2012
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists Pick 12 Years a Slave for Best Film of 2012

AWFJ EDA ‘BEST OF’ AWARDS  Best Film “12 Years a Slave” Best Director (Female or…

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Captain Phillips Tops Kenneth Turan’s Best of List
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Captain Phillips Tops Kenneth Turan’s Best of List

From the LA Times (he’s not including foreign language films and lists the other films…

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The State of the Race Part One: Stories of Great and Flawed Men Endure
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The State of the Race Part One: Stories of Great and Flawed Men Endure

“Produce great men, the rest follows.” Walt Whitman The year’s most powerful film tells the…

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