Do the Right Thing Gets a Doc for 25th Anniversary
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Do the Right Thing Gets a Doc for 25th Anniversary

Apple Beats has made and released a documentary Do the Right Thing 25 Anniversary: A…

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Best Films with Zero Oscar Nominations
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Best Films with Zero Oscar Nominations

My Facebook friend (#humblebrag) and one of my favorite film directors Rod Lurie recently posted…

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Oscar Flashback: 1939, Gone with the Wind
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Oscar Flashback: 1939, Gone with the Wind

There are just a few years that will always be remembered in Oscar history, either…

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Oscar Flashback: Could The Pianist vs Chicago Repeat?
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Oscar Flashback: Could The Pianist vs Chicago Repeat?

Whenever a film comes along that seems “difficult” for Academy voters, but also one as…

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Oscar Flashback: Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine and A Streetcar Named Desire
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Oscar Flashback: Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine and A Streetcar Named Desire

Now that Blue Jasmine has opened with the best premiere numbers of Woody Allen’s career,…

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Dustin Hoffman on Brainwashing and Invisible Women
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Dustin Hoffman on Brainwashing and Invisible Women

“Good day, Dr. Brewster. I said good day sir.” Dustin Hoffman as Tootsie is easily…

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Jaws on the 4th and Other Beautiful Things
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Jaws on the 4th and Other Beautiful Things

Over at the Film Experience, Nat has written up an appreciation of George Lucas’ American…

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Oscar Flashback: Why is Leonardo DiCaprio’s Work Ignored by the Academy?
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Oscar Flashback: Why is Leonardo DiCaprio’s Work Ignored by the Academy?

Leonardo DiCaprio is heading into his fifth collaboration with Martin Scorsese with The Wolf of…

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Oscar Flashback: When the Gatekeepers are Wrong
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Oscar Flashback: When the Gatekeepers are Wrong

We Oscarwatchers put a lot of faith in the gatekeepers — those bloggers and critics…

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All Hell Broke Loose on Steel Magnolia’s Set
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All Hell Broke Loose on Steel Magnolia’s Set

File this one under “truth is stranger than fiction.” ¬†You hear rumors throughout the years…

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