The State of the Race – There Still Is No There There
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The State of the Race – There Still Is No There There

Gurus link In our ongoing search for Oscar’s best picture winner, which doesn’t necessarily define…

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The State of the Race: The Calm Before the Storm
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The State of the Race: The Calm Before the Storm

As we contemplate where we’re going and where we’ve been it’s important to take note…

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The State of the Race: The NYFCC Shakes Things Up
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The State of the Race: The NYFCC Shakes Things Up

This morning, the New York Film Critics announced that they’re moving up their voting date…

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The State of the Race: Climbing the tree and finding Best Picture, branch by branch
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The State of the Race: Climbing the tree and finding Best Picture, branch by branch

In the circle of gal pals we’re playfully calling Oscar’s Angels, I discuss with Anne,…

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The State of the Race: The Oscars, In Sickness and in Health
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The State of the Race: The Oscars, In Sickness and in Health

Charlie Kaufman’s takes quite a hefty slug to Oscar’s pudgy middle in his script, Frank…

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The State of the Race: Big Oscar Movies Lying in Wait
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The State of the Race: Big Oscar Movies Lying in Wait

The ongoing and ever-increasing fascination with the Oscar race has shifted the way movies are…

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The State of the Race – And Then Toronto Happened
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The State of the Race – And Then Toronto Happened

Usually the Oscar race feels a bend in the road right about now, with Toronto…

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The State of the Race: Oscar Season Starts, Beware the Insta-Pundit
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The State of the Race: Oscar Season Starts, Beware the Insta-Pundit

September is here at last.  Two festivals are about to decide the fates of several…

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The State of the Race: Can't Stop What's Coming
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The State of the Race: Can't Stop What's Coming

Summer is almost over.  Once August ticks over into September it’s all hands on deck.…

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The State of the Race: Harry Potter, Woody Allen and Other Oscar Potentials
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The State of the Race: Harry Potter, Woody Allen and Other Oscar Potentials

It is easy, as was recently done on Twitter, to dismiss Harry Potter’s Best Picture…

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