Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics
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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics

I feel like I’m probably trying to make fetch happen with Gone Girl and Best…

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Oscars 2015 – Hollywood’s Woman Problem
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Oscars 2015 – Hollywood’s Woman Problem

Despite my reputation online, in the Oscar race and on message boards around the internet,…

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The State of the Race: In a Wide Open Race, Advocacy Rules the Day
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The State of the Race: In a Wide Open Race, Advocacy Rules the Day

Two films were shown at AFI Fest. One, Selma which had mostly dropped off the…

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Oscars 2015: This Movie is Like That Movie is Like This Movie
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Oscars 2015: This Movie is Like That Movie is Like This Movie

Perhaps it’s that films are sold to us now in packages of “pre-awareness” that we’ve…

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The State of the Race: Of Gone Girls, Lost Boys, and Galaxies Far, Far Away
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The State of the Race: Of Gone Girls, Lost Boys, and Galaxies Far, Far Away

The lost boys that crowd Oscars 2015 have no real qualities to be leaders or…

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Big Hero 6, Interstellar Open Strong – Gone Girl Bounces to 3
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Big Hero 6, Interstellar Open Strong – Gone Girl Bounces to 3

  Gone Girl’s box office has officially entered phenom status with its take domestically, $145…

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The State of the Race:  Will Late Breakers Change the Game?
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The State of the Race: Will Late Breakers Change the Game?

The air in Los Angeles turned cold just as November arrived and with it the…

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Oscars 2015: A Weak Year in Film or Too Many People Talking about the Oscars?
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Oscars 2015: A Weak Year in Film or Too Many People Talking about the Oscars?

This is your mission should you choose to accept it. Spend an entire year talking…

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Best Actress 2014 – The Woman and the Woman Behind the Man
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Best Actress 2014 – The Woman and the Woman Behind the Man

There has never been a more scarce lineup for Best Actress than there is right…

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First Oscar Surprise: Whiplash Giveaway – Signed Poster and Soundtrack!
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First Oscar Surprise: Whiplash Giveaway – Signed Poster and Soundtrack!

We’re giving away a signed poster by Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons & Damien Chazelle, along…

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The State of the Race: Hello Darkness My Old Friend
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The State of the Race: Hello Darkness My Old Friend

Of Black Holes and Wormholes: Inside the Visual Effects of Interstellar
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Of Black Holes and Wormholes: Inside the Visual Effects of Interstellar

One of the things about Interstellar that has to be seen to be believed are…

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Gone Girl to become Fincher’s Highest Grossing Film, Women in Hollywood Get a Major Boost
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Gone Girl to become Fincher’s Highest Grossing Film, Women in Hollywood Get a Major Boost

David Fincher’s Gone Girl is about to make in 4 weeks what Benjamin Button made…

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Best Director 2015: Living the Dream (poll)
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Best Director 2015: Living the Dream (poll)

“I feel like people are always talking about the business and how hard it is.…

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Gotham Independent Film Nominees
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Gotham Independent Film Nominees

“Each year the Gotham Awards honor the best work from our independent storytellers and help…

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The State of the Race: The “Oscar Movie”
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The State of the Race: The “Oscar Movie”

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.” ―…

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London Film Festival, Day Eight: Foxcatchers and Sea Monsters
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London Film Festival, Day Eight: Foxcatchers and Sea Monsters

I woke up with a Cannes-do attitude. Sorry about the pun, but I’ve got to…

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The Tale of Princess Kaguya Wows Critics, Sets the Stage for Competitive Animated Feature Race (POLL)
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The Tale of Princess Kaguya Wows Critics, Sets the Stage for Competitive Animated Feature Race (POLL)

The critics are praising The Tale of Princess Kaguya, which should be enough to make…

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The State of the Race: Because Sometimes We’re Wrong
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The State of the Race: Because Sometimes We’re Wrong

Last year, David Poland did an experiment. He asked the Gurus to rank the top…

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New Trailer for Unbroken
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New Trailer for Unbroken