Telluride Diary: We All Shine On
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Telluride Diary: We All Shine On

Cuaron’s Masterpiece: The Welcome Pull of Gravity
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Cuaron’s Masterpiece: The Welcome Pull of Gravity

“The body, she says, is subject to the force of gravity. But the soul is…

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12 years a Slave: Ain’t got time to die
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12 years a Slave: Ain’t got time to die

Steve McQueen’s unflinching, almost surreal look at the evils of slavery inevitably pulls us flush…

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Telluride Diary Day One – Alive at Night
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Telluride Diary Day One – Alive at Night

Because my travel arrangements last year had me driving ten hours from Denver to Telluride…

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Off to Telluride: And So it Begins
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Off to Telluride: And So it Begins

This afternoon I will drive from Los Angeles to Telluride making a few stops along…

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Why The Butler, Why Now
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Why The Butler, Why Now

The magnificent Brie Larson shakes up the Best Actress race in Short Term 12
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The magnificent Brie Larson shakes up the Best Actress race in Short Term 12

One of the biggest surprises of 2013 so far is Destin Cretton’s Short Term 12.…

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The State of the Race: Managing Expectations
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The State of the Race: Managing Expectations

Everybody wants to rule the world. Maybe the worst thing about the Oscar race is…

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Waiting for an Echo
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Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Waiting for an Echo

Why Ellen Hosting the Oscars is a Great Idea
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Why Ellen Hosting the Oscars is a Great Idea

When Twitter isn’t busy being funny ha-ha, it kills time being funny strange. Soon after…

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