The State of the Race: Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying
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The State of the Race: Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying

There is no doubt that the human experience feels more isolated and isolating now than…

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The State of the Race: The Directors, Masters of the Craft
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The State of the Race: The Directors, Masters of the Craft

It’s funny how little our view of the Oscar landscape has changed since Cannes in…

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The State of the Race: “Oscar Potential”
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The State of the Race: “Oscar Potential”

It isn’t just the Oscar race where everyone is an expert. We talk about movies…

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The State of the Race: Best Director – Scorsese Clears the Room
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The State of the Race: Best Director – Scorsese Clears the Room

Watch the spankin’ new trailer here. It’s unlikely that 2013, despite the slate of exceptionally…

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The State of the Race: One Month Away from Knowing
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The State of the Race: One Month Away from Knowing

The State of the Race: How to Fly Under the Radar
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The State of the Race: How to Fly Under the Radar

After witnessing how Argo took last year’s very competitive Best Picture race, the key to…

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The State of the Race: Gravity Changes the Game but will it Change the Academy?
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The State of the Race: Gravity Changes the Game but will it Change the Academy?

What would be the film that would drag the Academy kicking and screaming into the…

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The State of the Race: The New American Hero
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The State of the Race: The New American Hero

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes…

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The State of the Race: Will There be a Hillary Effect on the Oscar Race?
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The State of the Race: Will There be a Hillary Effect on the Oscar Race?

Imagine as we enter Oscar race 2013 three strong films written and directed by women,…

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The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies
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The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies