The Oscar Eye’s Awards Tally Up

Erik Childress is keeping a nice Eye on things, and currently has the tally this way: Slumdog Millionaire in the lead, the Gurus of Gold also has the film in the number one spot. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is in second place, followed by Milk, Doubt, Wall-E, Vicky...

How Do You Know it’s Still November?

During the first two weeks of December everything starts to fall into place. But that doesn’t stop the majority of us from playing this weird game of ranking films and actors onto lists suggesting we know something about the race. Trust me on this one, we don’t. It is...

From One Gal to Another

I have been slow picking up on Cinematical’s former MVP, Kim Voynar and her recent inclusion in Movie City News’ ever-growing cast of characters. She writes The Oscar Outsider, and the latest column is a lament about the lack of female filmmakers in the race, or Best...

The State of the Race: Darkness and Play

Looming Large 2008 is shaping up to be another year of an Oscar season that echoes the 1970s. At this stage of the game, when so many of the big guns have held their movies back in an unusual, somewhat daring move, two films still seem to define both the era in which we are...

AD Readers vs. Gurus of Gold

Just a reminder that the Gurus’ Top 10 is not that different from the AD readers Top 10, based on our poll — more than a month ago. The significant difference being the sudden emergence of Slumdog Millionaire at TIFF (Slumdog wasn’t on our August Poll at all.)...
Posted On 25 Sep 2008