Females Rule the Jungle in Disneynature's Powerful doc, African Cats

To watch DisneyNature’s African Cats is to celebrate the roar of the female cat who not only is responsible for raising all cats, male and female, but also must protect her young and hunt for food. They rule. This documentary wisely focuses on two mother cats – a...
Posted On 21 Apr 2011

Down the Rabbit Hole with Banksy and Mr. Brainwash

[notice]Banksy’s Livin’ the Dream[/notice] When the dust settles of Oscars 2010, which is mercifully in eleven long days, what will remain the most interesting thing about the season isn’t that Roger Deakins might win his first Oscar, and it isn’t the...
Posted On 16 Feb 2011

FYC for Exit Through the Gift Shop

AJ Schnack over at All These Wonderful Things makes a pretty good case urging the Academy (this never works) towards Exit Through the Gift Shop: But if I had to vote, if I were a member of the Academy, I’d make my mark for Banksy and Jaimie D’Cruz’ landmark work...
Posted On 09 Feb 2011

Oil and Gas Industry Tries to Block Gasland from Oscar

The New York Times is reporting that the big and powerful oil and gas companies have contacted Academy members urging them not to vote for the film: “The filmmaker alternates between misstating and outright ignoring basic and verifiable facts related to the impact of these...
Posted On 01 Feb 2011