New Teaser & Poster: JC Chandor’s A Most Violent Year to Get Oscar Qualifying Run before Opening in 2015
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Oscar Predictions Before New York
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Oscar Predictions Before New York

Update: added to the documentary category. This is where I see the Oscar race right…

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First photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in By The Sea
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First photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in By The Sea

The first photos of By The Sea starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been…

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Imitation Game wins People’s Choice at the Toronto Film Film Festival
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Imitation Game wins People’s Choice at the Toronto Film Film Festival

So far: Your Grolsch People’s Choice Award for 2014 goes to THE IMITATION GAME #TIFF14…

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The State of the Race: In the Heat of the Season
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The State of the Race: In the Heat of the Season

The Best Picture lineup of 2014 has one more pit stop before it reveals itself.…

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Tiff: It’s the Performances
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Tiff: It’s the Performances

The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave”…

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TIFF: Julianne Moore Back in the Oscar Race with Still Alice
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TIFF: Julianne Moore Back in the Oscar Race with Still Alice

Toronto Report as it Stands
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Toronto Report as it Stands

So far the Toronto International Film Festival has been more about the performances than the…

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Eddie Redmayne, Bill Murray and Jake Gyllenhaal Join the much too crowded Best Actor Race
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The State of the Race: Best Picture Watch – Will the Winner Emerge at Toronto?
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The State of the Race: Best Picture Watch – Will the Winner Emerge at Toronto?

The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg just put it this way, “The eventual best picture Oscar…

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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies
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Tiff 2014 – Come from the Hype, Stay for the Movies

The Toronto Film Festival always brings the big names. Maybe that’s the problem and the…

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The Best Actress Race Without Julianne Moore
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The Best Actress Race Without Julianne Moore

What do you when your presumed frontrunner is no longer in the Oscar race? It’s…

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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour
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Telluride Diary: Glory in the Hour

One of the best things about going to Telluride is meeting up with people I…

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The State of the Race: How Telluride Shapes the Oscars
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The State of the Race: How Telluride Shapes the Oscars

Every year after Telluride there is the sense that bigger, better movies could still come…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Birdman
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Birdman

“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the…

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Jon Stewart and Steve Carell – Taking Risks, Changing the Channel
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Jon Stewart and Steve Carell – Taking Risks, Changing the Channel

It occurred to me while watching Steve Carell and Jon Stewart at the Patron’s Brunch…

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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog
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Telluride Diary Day One – Two Days, Four Corners, One Abandoned Dog

We had no way of knowing that our two day drive to Telluride would eventually…

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Creepy New Foxcatcher Teaser
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Creepy New Foxcatcher Teaser

Debuted exclusively on IMDB.com. This might be the one that best represents this film. Best…

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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup
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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup

41st edition plays host to 25 new feature films in its main program Tribute programs…

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Birdman is “most sustained example of visually fluid tour de force cinema anyone’s ever seen”
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Birdman is “most sustained example of visually fluid tour de force cinema anyone’s ever seen”

Todd McCarthy has posted his review of Birdman from Venice and it looks to be…

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