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Oscar Poker, Episode 8

Later today or tonight, our Moveiegasm podcast will go up. But here is the 8th episode of Oscar Poker. Jeff Wells, Phil Contrino, Scott Feinberg and I discuss many things. Our podcasts, both of them, keep going up in length of time.¬† But…

Clever Marketing Online

There are two sites I know of that are doing some interesting things with their film's themes. The first is a clever toss of the hat to Sean Parker and The Social Network - Youknowwhatscool.com. The second takes you into the mind of…

Black Swan swoops down on TIFF

Why I am pulling quotes from Salon's Andrew O'Hehir two days in a row? Firstly, he's one of few name-brand critics in Toronto filing his instantaneous reaction; and secondly, he's writing things I like to hear. O'Hehir says Black…

Black Swan in Telluride

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…

The State of the Race: Dream Big

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…

Black Swan, UK critics weigh in

David Gritten at the Daily Telegraph concurs with yesterday's first wave of praise Every film festival benefits hugely from a strong opening film, and they don‚Äôt come a lot stronger than Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky‚Äôs psychological…

Off To Telluride

Eric Bialas is covering the Telluride Film Festival for AwardsDaily! Venice. Toronto. Telluride. All three cities have their film festivals within two weeks of each other, and the result leads to an unofficial start to Oscar season.…

Natalie Portman Comes on Strong

The reviews for Black Swan have me wondering whether or not Natalie Portman can become the leading Best Actress contender. Aronofsky's leads dip to the dark side, as in the case with Ellen Burstyn in Requiem for a Dream - but Portman…