Patricia Arquette for Lead or Supporting in Boyhood?
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Patricia Arquette for Lead or Supporting in Boyhood?

It’s a frustrating conundrum, this Patricia Arquette thing in Boyhood. There seems to be some…

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A Look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma, In Honor of the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
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A Look at Ava DuVernay’s Selma, In Honor of the 49th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Writer/Director Ava DuVernay posted this photo from the set of her upcoming film Selma with…

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Best Actor Watch: Eddie Redmayne in Theory of Everything
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Best Actor Watch: Eddie Redmayne in Theory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in the tearjerking story of Stephen Hawking – the…

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The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?
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The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?

**Slight Spoiler Warning*** Women don’t get to be anti-heroes much, at least where Oscar wins…

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Boyhood Offers Some Hope in Box Office News
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Boyhood Offers Some Hope in Box Office News

With Respect, a Counter to Kenneth Turan’s Boyhood Dissent
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With Respect, a Counter to Kenneth Turan’s Boyhood Dissent

Kenneth Turan writes what I think is a fair dissent of the uniform critical opinion…

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Atonement for Americans in WWII, Best Pull Quotes from NYTimes on David Ayer’s Fury
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Atonement for Americans in WWII, Best Pull Quotes from NYTimes on David Ayer’s Fury

The trailer for David Ayer’s Fury leaves a lot to the imagination. One has no…

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Ten Questions for Musician/Filmmaker Rain Perry
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Ten Questions for Musician/Filmmaker Rain Perry

Rain Perry is making the leap from music to film with The Shopkeeper: A Documentary…

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Chadwick Boseman Joins Early Contenders as the Pre-Telluride Season Closes
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Chadwick Boseman Joins Early Contenders as the Pre-Telluride Season Closes

In just one month Telluride will happen and by then we’ll have a decent enough…

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And Then There Were Ten–Oscar Podcast Preview for 2009
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And Then There Were Ten–Oscar Podcast Preview for 2009

2009 was probably the most interesting Oscar year I’ve ever blogged about. It was David…

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