One of the best things about winning an Oscar is the new-found strategic power a filmmaker has at his disposal when he's shooting from the hilltop. From that high ground stronghold, Danny Boyle...Oscar Watch
Update: turns out that Mr. Wells did not base his prediction on the trailer, as described below (and than god for that, right?) but a reaction from a "trusted research screening informant."
We did the ladies, now it's time to focus on the men. With Get Low opening today with decent enough reviews -- we have to look at the Best Actor race, and whether a vet like Robert Duvall, who...Oscar Watch
Russell Brand is currently filming the remake of Arthur with Jennifer Garner. ¬†Dudley Moore was nominated, deservedly so, for his performance as the drunken millionaire back in 1981, starring...Oscar Watch
Vulture points us to this brand new trailer of the John Madden film, "In 1965, three young Israeli Mossad agents on a secret mission capture and kill a notorious Nazi war criminal. Now, thirty years...Oscar Watch
Two things. ¬†The first, I shamelessly stole this off of Scott Feinberg's latest projections on his newly launched scottfeinberg.com for Oscar (which I find silly since most of these movies...Oscar Watch
Welcome to the Rileys features three really great performances, so says the buzz coming out of Sundance. Kristen Stewart is supposed to be particularly good as the 16 year-old stripper.
This MTV...Oscar Watch
All These Wonderful Things' AJ Schnack makes a pretty good case that it is very likely that the five Oscar docs are already "out there." ¬†Says Schnack:
In the past five years, only one film...Oscar Watch
NY Post's Lou Lumenik writes the following, vis-a-vis Seabiscuit and Secretariat:
In my¬†morning-line piece on next year's Oscars published in March, I named "Secretariat'' as a long-shot...Oscar Watch
Three of last year's nominees for Best Cinematography came from movies released during the summer months. The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Four, if...Oscar Watch
As I was glancing over the films that are slated for this year, it occurs to me that, despite our complaining about it, the ten nominees thing DOES make room to honor films that don't fit the "Oscar...