Interview: Ben Burtt and Lincoln’s sound design
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Interview: Ben Burtt and Lincoln’s sound design

Sound designer Ben Burtt began his career in 1975, and his innovations were quickly recognized…

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Daniel Day-Lewis in the Lincoln Bedroom
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Daniel Day-Lewis in the Lincoln Bedroom

Nov. 15, 2012 “We had just watched the movie ‘Lincoln’ in the White House theatre…

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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln
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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln

In 1993, Steven Spielberg directed Schindler’s List, marking the first collaboration between Spielberg and Director…

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What President Obama Learned from Lincoln
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What President Obama Learned from Lincoln

As person of the year, President Obama was asked about the film, Lincoln: I wanted…

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State of the Race:  “In weakness and fear, and with much trembling.”
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State of the Race: “In weakness and fear, and with much trembling.”

2012’s lineup for Best Picture brings to mind sober reflection.  As we redefine who we…

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SBIFF to Honor Daniel Day-Lewis with Montecito Award
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SBIFF to Honor Daniel Day-Lewis with Montecito Award

Lincoln is now officially the highest grossing film of Daniel Day-Lewis’ career. If you adjust…

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Debating Lincoln, Defining History
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Debating Lincoln, Defining History

From history professors to civil rights leaders, Spielberg’s Lincoln has become a bit of a…

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The State of the Race: By Three
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The State of the Race: By Three

  Oscar ballots are going out to 5,856 in the Academy.  Those ballots are then…

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The Globes, SAGs – Who’s Up, Who’s Down – Oscar Ballots Go Out in 4 Days
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The Globes, SAGs – Who’s Up, Who’s Down – Oscar Ballots Go Out in 4 Days

Sounds like we’re talking about bras, doesn’t it? What has come out of the awards…

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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!
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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress: Rachel…

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