The Bizarre Loss of Reitman’s Screenplay Oscar

One of the strangest developments of last year’s Oscar, probably the thing that was most difficult to predict, was Jason Reitman’s loss for Adapted Screenplay. I have to say that this kind of thing rarely happens. I haven’t actually looked at the history closely...
Posted On 29 Mar 2010

Anna Kendrick’s Twilight co-stars react to her Oscar nom

To be fair, we should try to find videos teasing all the supporting actress nominees. But screw ‘fair’.
Posted On 01 Mar 2010

Writers Guild Winners

Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner for Up in the Air Long form original – Georgia O’Keefe Long form adapted – Taking Chance Documentary – The Cove Comedy Series – 30 Rock Episodic Comedy – 30 Rock and Modern Family Comedy...
Posted On 20 Feb 2010

Reitman and Son – Filmmaking is a Family Business

Up in the Air is the stealth snake in the grass for this year’s Oscars. In Contention‘s Kris Tapley keeps saying that two films could really upset the apple cart and they are Up in the Air and Up. Up in the Air is exactly the kind of film that could benefit from a...
Posted On 19 Feb 2010

Up in the Air Wins the Scripter Award

Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner, and Walter Kirn have won the USC Scripter award. The USC Scripter Awards will be held tonight in Los Angeles. They will be live on their website
Posted On 06 Feb 2010