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Black Swan in Telluride

| September 6, 2010 | 54 Comments

Five days ago in Venice Black Swan roused audiences to their feet for a 5-minute standing ovation. A surprise screening in Telluride last night has inspired the same excitement stateside. Eric D. Snider, Cinematical Black Swan is a wholly engrossing, almost unbearably tense drama about a fairly mundane thing:... (Read More)


Inception Blu-ray detailed

| September 6, 2010 | 21 Comments

No solid release date yet, but hard to imagine Warner Bros won’t want to have the Inception DVD and blu-ray available in time for Christmas — and in time for Academy members who want to upgrade from their bare-bones screeners. (The Dark Knight theatrical release, July 18, ’08; DVD... (Read More)


The State of the Race: Dream Big

| September 6, 2010 | 86 Comments

Being on the Oscar beat for ten years and you learn a thing or two. The one thing that keeps coming back to me as the season begins is how quickly bloggers and critics are eager to give a success or failure judgment to potential “Oscar movies.” It slowly... (Read More)