The Bizarre Loss of Reitman’s Screenplay Oscar
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The Bizarre Loss of Reitman’s Screenplay Oscar

One of the strangest developments of last year’s Oscar, probably the thing that was most…

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

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Writers Guild Winners
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Writers Guild Winners

Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner for Up in the Air Long…

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Reitman and Son – Filmmaking is a Family Business
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Reitman and Son – Filmmaking is a Family Business

Up in the Air Wins the Scripter Award
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Up in the Air Wins the Scripter Award

Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner, and Walter Kirn have won the USC Scripter award. The USC…

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Best Picture – of Frontrunners and Potential Upsets
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Best Picture – of Frontrunners and Potential Upsets

Two big differences this year will ultimately affect the outcome of the race. The first…

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Five Reasons Why Up in the Air is for Grown-Ups
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Five Reasons Why Up in the Air is for Grown-Ups

The Huffington Post’s Delia Lloyd on why maturity enhances one’s appreciation the Jason Reitman film…

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DGA: The Real People of Up in the Air
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DGA: The Real People of Up in the Air

Jason Reitman took to the Oprah Winfrey show on Friday and brought with him some…

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Up in the Air Screenwriting Flap
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Up in the Air Screenwriting Flap

You know, I wasn’t going to bother with this story because it didn’t seem important…

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Only One Film
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Only One Film

It’s worth noting, at this stage of the game, that only one film has hit…

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Critics Choice Movie Awards, Live
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Critics Choice Movie Awards, Live

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow Best Original Screenplay: Inglourious Basterds Best…

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The State of the Race: 82nd Oscars May Be Ratings Bonanza
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The State of the Race: 82nd Oscars May Be Ratings Bonanza

The 82nd Oscars telecast is brewing as the perfect storm to attract its biggest audience…

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Up in the Air’s Real Firings
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Up in the Air’s Real Firings

Up in the Air’s main thrust is twofold – it’s part the George Clooney empty-life…

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NY Times’ Oscar Spread
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NY Times’ Oscar Spread

The State of the Race – Taking the Temperature
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The State of the Race – Taking the Temperature

The rule with your best picture winner is that you can basically sit anyone in…

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Updated Gurus Chart
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Updated Gurus Chart

The State of the Race: Stumble and Stride
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The State of the Race: Stumble and Stride

Oscar season starts with the movies. Ideally, those movies are released throughout the year and…

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The USC Scripter Nominations!
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The USC Scripter Nominations!

District 9!!! (I apologize to the person whom I said this didn’t qualify – you…

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Avatar vs. Up in the Air
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Avatar vs. Up in the Air

EW’s Owen Gleiberman makes an interesting argument on the race being down to Avatar vs.…

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Scripter Preview
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Scripter Preview

Tuesday, along with the Producers Guild, the USC Scripter will announce its nominees. The Scripter,…

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