The Women: Unhinged

While the men characters are doing things like cutting off their arms to survive, creating a social networking revolution, learning to give speeches and becoming king of England while doing so, winning boxing matches, robbing banks and getting the girl – the women are...
Posted On 15 Dec 2010

Jacki Weaver’s AFI acceptance speech

Winner of the LAFC’s Best Supporting Actress award yesterday and a new BFCA nominee overnight, here’s Jacki Weaver in one the highlights from this year’s Australian Film Awards. (thanks Mark)
Posted On 13 Dec 2010

Animal Kingdom leads Australian AFI nominations

Animal Kingdom has been nominated for 18 Australian Film Institute Awards, including no less than 8 nominations in the acting categories alone — virtually the entire cast has been nominated. Animal Kingdom — 18 nominations Beneath Hill 60 — 12 nominations Bright...
Posted On 26 Oct 2010

And Now, a Look at the Supporting Actress Category

There was a subtle but pronounced shift in the rules that govern the Best Supporting Actress race last year. Mo’Nique won playing a loathsome creature. She had the one strong scene where audiences sympathized with her but, let’s face it, she wasn’t a traditional...
Posted On 17 Oct 2010