OscarWatch: An Early Look at the Best Actress Race
Permalink

OscarWatch: An Early Look at the Best Actress Race

As we head into another Oscar season you’ll see an array of representations of male…

Continue Reading →

Kristen Stewart Talks ‘Sils Maria’ Amid Great Reviews
Permalink

Kristen Stewart Talks ‘Sils Maria’ Amid Great Reviews

Kristen Stewart told the Wall Street Journal, “The reason this movie was made was not…

Continue Reading →

Scarlett Johansson Unleashes Lucy July 25
Permalink
Praise for Melanie Laurent’s Film Respire
Permalink

Praise for Melanie Laurent’s Film Respire

Melanie Laurent has brought her film Respire here to Cannes. The Playlist’s Jessica Kiang calls…

Continue Reading →

Angelina Jolie Talks Filmmaking and Future Project with Brad Pitt
Permalink

Angelina Jolie Talks Filmmaking and Future Project with Brad Pitt

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Angelina wrote the script she and Brad will be starring…

Continue Reading →

At Cannes Stories About Women Dominate, even if Female Filmmakers are Rare
Permalink

At Cannes Stories About Women Dominate, even if Female Filmmakers are Rare

In case you’ve been wondering why it’s so difficult to get movies about women made…

Continue Reading →

Finding Oscar Contenders in Cannes
Permalink

Finding Oscar Contenders in Cannes

Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller’s Third Great Film about the American Dream
Permalink

Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller’s Third Great Film about the American Dream

“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to…

Continue Reading →

Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner Emerges as First Oscar Contender of 2014
Permalink

Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner Emerges as First Oscar Contender of 2014

While it’s true that Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is also an early contender…

Continue Reading →

Mark Harris and Tom O’Neil on the Oscar Race
Permalink

Mark Harris and Tom O’Neil on the Oscar Race

Two of my favorite people in the whole world shoot the shit about Oscar season.…

Continue Reading →

Oscarwatch 2013 – Why the Strong Male Lead Drives Best Picture Now
Permalink

Oscarwatch 2013 – Why the Strong Male Lead Drives Best Picture Now

This year’s Oscar race is not different from most in the last twenty years. Best…

Continue Reading →

Oscarwatch: The Directors
Permalink

Oscarwatch: The Directors

Argo — Telluride, early September, 2012 The Artist — Cannes, May, 2011 The King’s Speech…

Continue Reading →

Oscarwatch: Benedict Cumberbatch – Star on the Rise
Permalink

Oscarwatch: Benedict Cumberbatch – Star on the Rise

Benedict Cumberbatch seems to be enjoying the perfect storm of projects right now.  His work…

Continue Reading →

Meryl Streep, a Date with Oscar and a Test Screening
Permalink

Meryl Streep, a Date with Oscar and a Test Screening

Twitter was a-flutter with reactions from a test screening of the Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts film…

Continue Reading →

Jane Got A Gun has lost director Lynne Ramsay
Permalink

Jane Got A Gun has lost director Lynne Ramsay

Steven Spielberg exits Gods and Kings; Ang Lee may take over
Permalink

Steven Spielberg exits Gods and Kings; Ang Lee may take over

  (AceShowbiz) Warner Bros. Pictures is reported reaching out to recent Oscars’ Best Director winner…

Continue Reading →

Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep
Permalink

Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep

Working from a script by Lem Dobbs, Robert Redford directs and stars in The Company…

Continue Reading →

Great Gatsby to open Cannes Film Festival
Permalink

Great Gatsby to open Cannes Film Festival

Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby has been announced as this year’s opening night gala in Cannes,…

Continue Reading →

Guest Essay: Thomas Newman, Another Bridesmaid
Permalink

Guest Essay: Thomas Newman, Another Bridesmaid

By Ryan Fogarty @fogartyjones Much like his cousin Randy before him, Thomas Newman has amounted…

Continue Reading →

Edward Norton signs on for Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu’s Birdman
Permalink

Edward Norton signs on for Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu’s Birdman

Over the past couple of days, the cast roster for Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu’s comedy Birdman…

Continue Reading →