Labor Day has passed, and with it so has another Telluride Film Festival. ¬†While it may not have had a huge splash like Juno or Slumdog Millionaire, and the stars that attended were minimal, it was still a good time. ¬†In the seven years I have attended, I have... (Read More)
Hello again Awards Daily readers. I will once again attempt to navigate The Toronto Film Festival for another season and share with you some my thoughts and experiences as make my way thru the dizzying array of films ahead.¬† Like most yearly festival goers, I went thru the Advance... (Read More)
They are both so pretty – it’s hard to even look at them. So glad to see this is getting the high profile treatment. Blue Valentine is easily one of the standouts of 2010 so far (but that comes with a warning that it’s a painful, heartwrenching film). Click... (Read More)
The Huffington Post has a piece by Scott Mendelson wondering about Tyler Perry’s upcoming For Colored Girls and its Oscar potential. The film is based on the 1975 play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. Anyone who ever went to acting school is... (Read More)
Thanks Kevin K. Have there been about 100 actors and actresses nominated and often winning Oscars for singing country-western songs? Even worked for Meryl Streep.
Newsweek says, “The Town may feel breezy and escapist, but it displays Affleck‚Äôs signature style: deep, unobtrusive realism.” Affleck‚Äôs heist movie The Town is part of a career turnaround so amazing that he looks like the new Clint Eastwood. Seriously. Affleck directed, stars in, and co-wrote The Town, a... (Read More)
Oscars 2010 just got a lot more interesting. Oh, and apparently it will release in 2011. Deadline reported the news that Fox Searchlight will now be distributing nothing less than the most anticipated film of the year (along with The Social Network and Black Swan, I’d say … True... (Read More)
sonny points us to a positive reaction from Empire critic Damon Wise in Venice, where Ben Affleck’s The Town is screening out of competition: The Town is beautifully drawn; it has characters to care about and a situation that, though a little implausible, carries its own internal logic. And... (Read More)