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I woke up with a Cannes-do attitude. Sorry about the pun, but I’ve got to bulk these diaries out somehow. This is the second of three days, and the first of two consecutive, during my stay in London where I’ll ...
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Boy, that escalated slowly. If it seems like only yesterday twhen we saw the first teaser for Foxcatcher, you’re almost right: it was over a year ago. Sept 26, 2013. Wise move for Bennett Miller to bide his time so ...

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The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” were Oscar bound the minute they got screened (and were declared as such by Telluride), but this year there is no such movie. ...

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Every year after Telluride there is the sense that bigger, better movies could still come along that might overtake the race. I remember this most profoundly in 2012 when Argo came, was very popular at Telluride but didn’t really pick ...

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They don’t call it the awards gauntlet for nothing. Foxcatcher, Mommy and The Homesman. Word on the street here in Telluride is that this crowd likes these films as much, if not more so, than the Cannes crowd did. That’s ...

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It occurred to me while watching Steve Carell and Jon Stewart at the Patron’s Brunch here in Telluride how far they’ve come since the early days of the Daily Show. Since then, Carell has made feature films and became known ...

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Debuted exclusively on This might be the one that best represents this film. Best Actor is so far looking like a showdown between Steve Carell and Michael Keaton.
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Entertainment Weekly shared a new creepy poster for the upcoming film, Foxcatcher. The film stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffallo. The new poster features Carell, who plays the deranged murderer John Du Pont. He’s tipped to earn a ...

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In just one month Telluride will happen and by then we’ll have a decent enough picture of the Oscar race for Best Picture.  The New York Film festival will deliver three heavy hitters, namely David Fincher’s Gone Girl, but also ...
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The new trailer for Foxcatcher shows a bit more about the tense relationship between Channing Tatum and Steve Carell, and gives you a pretty idea of how dark Carell goes with this magnificent, disturbing performance.

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Disturbing. Feel the tension mount.

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Now that the Cannes awards have been handed out, some might wonder whether any of the films honored will make it all the way to the Oscars. The same films I thought had a chance at the beginning — Foxcatcher ...

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While Oscar season is a long way off, and the long march to the end of the year often discards films whose buzz can’t be sustained, a good movie is a good movie is a good movie. But we don’t ...

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“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” ― George Carlin When John Steinbeck wryly observed that most Americans disdained socialism as if they were “temporarily embarrassed millionaires” whose ship had ...
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Foxcatcher will get a looksee at Cannes in a couple of weeks but then hit Oscar season right in prime time. I’m getting the feeling it will likely make the rounds, perhaps Telluride and Toronto, before being released. It couldn’t ...
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The trailer was fabulous but Foxcatcher is out for Oscars 2013. Sony Pictures Classics announced today that the pic isn’t ready yet for this year and will be bumped to 2014. Why do I get the feeling every movie is ...

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(thanks, Bryce!)

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