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07/23/2014 18:40:16 PM

... this is the closest you will ever get to Jake Gyllenhaal's lips.

A Year with Kate: The Iron Petticoat (1956)

07/23/2014 15:11:41 PM

Episode 30 of 52:

Best Shot - Final 5 Episodes of 2014

07/23/2014 14:00:26 PM

Hit Me With Your Best Shot always has to step aside for the utter madness of Fall Festivals and Awards Season. It will return for a sixth season next March. So join in now while we're still rolling and see how much fun it is over the course of the ne

Yes No Maybe So: The Imitation Game

07/23/2014 11:44:04 AM

The Imitation Game trailer was released a few days ago, I think, but I'm just now breaking its code. If your patience has expired waiting for me to Yes No Maybe So this, that makes you Charles Dance. Nobody wants to be Charles Dance! He will never un

TIFF Lineup 2014

07/23/2014 09:00:52 AM

There's been a snafu with my TIFF credentials so I'm currently in limbo. Therefore today's listing is not an 'OMG Look What Prezzies I Get in September' humble brag, merely today's listing. Which of these 46 films hitting Toronto (not a complete list

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Under the Skin

07/22/2014 21:00:30 PM

Each week we pick a film and ask brave cinephiles to choose what they think of as its Best Shot. Next Tuesday is Ingmar Bergman's Oscar winner for Best Cinematography Cries & Whispers (1973) but before we get to that dying sister merriment, let's tra

Under the Skin and Into the Fog

07/22/2014 18:40:07 PM

Formless void and darkness. And then light, blinding light. Jonathan Glazer and his gifted cinematographer Daniel Landin present them in that Biblical order. They toy with them for the remainder of

Beauty Break: "I like thinking about the red dress..."

07/22/2014 15:00:21 PM

50 years ago today Marnie (1964) hit movie theaters and, as quite a divisive picture in the Hitchock filmography, ended one of the most beloved perfect runs that any filmmaker has accomplished in the history of ever

1973 Look Back: Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye"

07/22/2014 12:16:26 PM

We're giving 1973 some context as we approach the Smackdown. Here's Matthew Eng on an Altman film. There’s an unmistakable sense of nostalgia that permeates Robert Altman’s seldom-seen 1973 neo-noir

Celebrating Sandra with "Hope Floats"

07/22/2014 10:00:50 AM

With Sandra Bullock's 50th birthday approaching we'll be looking at a few of her films. Here's Andrew Kendall on a little discussed '98 picture. - Ed. Is it strange that when asked to celebrate Sandra Bullock’s birthday with a film from her

Happy 50th to the Inimitable John Leguizamo

07/22/2014 07:34:07 AM

Happy 50th to the enduring character actor and one man show trouper John Leguizamo. He has his first (film) hit in years this summer as part of the ensemble of Chef and he's arguably even its secret weapon; his cheerful sideline energy helps cut the

True Blood: Return to Oz

07/21/2014 23:14:12 PM

Here's Adam, who is still on the death march to True Blood's final episode. This weekend's episode of True Blood took place almost entirely at Sookie's house as assorted Bon Tempser forced a celebration of life on the grieving fairy.

Curio: James Garner, Jim Rockford, and an altered matchbox car

07/21/2014 20:23:19 PM

Alexa here, back from vacation with an atypical Curio. I was very saddened at the news of James Garner's passing. While I am a fan of many of his films (The Americanization of Emily ranks especially high), he is primarily remembered from television,


07/21/2014 15:44:29 PM

Guardian Tim Robey has a lovely tribute to TV & film star James Garner (RIP) who I'll always remember best for Murphy's Romance and Victor/Victoria in the 1980sPajiba I'm more of a cat person but this gallery of big celebrities with tiny dogs is ador

Help Wanted

07/21/2014 14:37:22 PM

Regular ContributorTFE is looking for a new regular with a focus on current cinema / movie news. Must have your own voice but one that still fits with the general tone of the site (i.e. serious about cinema but never at the expense of having fun & vi

Beauty Vs Beast: The Devil & Chris MacNeil

07/21/2014 11:05:48 AM

JA from MNPP here - what with The Film Experience turning its eyes towards the year that was 1973 this month I kind of feel it's my duty as the horror-genre drum-beater in residence to pick up the baton (ahh, delicious scrambled metaphors) and race u

Burning Questions: Are Marvel films Interchangeable?

07/21/2014 08:00:22 AM

Amir here and I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore. There is no Marvel movie in theatres at the moment but the world is anticipating Guardians of the Galaxy

What did you see this weekend?

07/20/2014 22:09:54 PM

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

"Otherwise it goes in the pile"

07/20/2014 09:00:28 AM

Mary Steenburgen is always the boss of you. (Great Moments in Screen Bitchery #1051: Mary Steenburgen in The Help)

ICYMI (12 Days 'til Smackdown)

07/19/2014 19:00:44 PM

July's heat has slowed us down a bit here at TFE (I'm actually at the beach as you read this) but if you haven't been popping in each day you might've missed some goodies. Herewith a baker's dozen of the most popular and/or best posts from the past c

Team Top Ten: Best TV to Film Adaptations of All Time

07/19/2014 07:42:17 AM

Amir here, to welcome you to another edition of Team Top Ten, a poll of all of the website’s contributors. The topic du jour given that it's Emmy season is Best Films

Review: Double Linklater with 'Boyhood' and 'Double Play'

07/18/2014 16:45:00 PM

Glenn here. Richard Linklater’s Boyhood has been receiving a lot of attention lately. For good reason too, I should say, even if I don’t quite agree that it is the transcendental experience that many others think. (Nor do I think those op


07/18/2014 14:33:58 PM

Acronym Attack! Yes No Maybe So is not a comprehensive series and we cherry pick the trailers we want to discuss and watch. But sometimes we aren't trying to throw shade by ignoring them. They just get released on the wrong days. For instance, what w

"Under the Skin" is Coming

07/18/2014 10:02:00 AM

Are you picking a "Best Shot" for next Tuesday? The more eyeballs the better.

Oscar Updates: Acting Pairs and Young Bucks

07/18/2014 10:00:13 AM

The chart updates continue. I've been thinking a lot about Foxcatcher and Love is Strange and whether or not Sony Pictures Classics will have the guts to campaign all four of those male leads as leads. Essentially they'd be asking for 80% of the cate

Pitch Perfect 2 is Almost Done Shooting!

07/18/2014 08:23:31 AM

Anna Kendrick posted this last night, with this note: All these bitches wrap tomorrow and leave me behind...... I totally H

Tim's Toons: Why the animated Batman is the best Batman

07/17/2014 23:40:08 PM

Tim here. During this week’s edition of Hit Me with Your Best Shot, it came as, I assume, no real surprise that my pick came from the animated Batman feature, Mask of the Phantasm. But it’s not just a fixed obsession with animation that l


07/17/2014 19:50:15 PM

Complex imagining TV prequels to movies. Hilarious. The description of "Kramer Loves Kramer" is priceless.New Republic "I don't f***ing care if you like it." an excellent piece on gender politics in the now with framing guest appearance by Amy Poehle

Elaine Stritch (1925-2014)

07/17/2014 15:15:34 PM

When Colleen Donaghy died on 30 Rock

Open Thread & Movie Naps

07/17/2014 12:36:38 PM

What's on your cinematic mind? Discuss as I finish a few more Oscar charts. Anyone know which Manhattan movie theater this is? I thought Film Forum at first but the building next to it looks wrong. I woke up thinking about Ingmar Bergman movies becau

Introducing Pt 1... Supporting Actresses of 1973

07/17/2014 07:06:33 AM


"Under the Skin" is Coming

07/17/2014 01:02:55 AM

Are you picking a "Best Shot" for next Tuesday? The more eyeballs the better.

Lukewarm Off Presses: Colin, Emma, Birdman and Thor

07/16/2014 19:00:48 PM

You might have thought you were done discussing these but I'm just getting around to posting about them, so don't shut your trap just yet. Here's five stories that we didn't get to in anything like a timely fashion but so what? Time is a flat circle.

Manic Linky Blog Boy

07/16/2014 16:35:17 PM

Salon Nathan Rabin apologies for coining the term "Manix Pixie Dream Girl" (Must Read!)Dazed Director David Gordon Green cites 10 new directors we should all familiarize ourselves with including the directors of Land Ho! and Blue Ruin two acclaimed i

A Year with Kate: Summertime (1955)

07/16/2014 11:20:54 AM

Episode 29 of 52:

These Actresses Are Just One of the Guys

07/16/2014 08:40:01 AM

abstew here. This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the my favorite movies growing up,

Best Shot: Any Batman Film (1966-2012)

07/15/2014 21:00:23 PM

Hit Me With Your Best Shot returns from its June hiatus for a 75th celebration of the masked vigilante with a thing for winged rodents (here's the future schedule - next week is Under the Skin). We asked anyone who wanted to play to pick a theatrical

Tues Top Twenty: Halfway Hotties (Best of 2014)

07/15/2014 16:25:42 PM

The power of list compels me! Yes, yes, I need to move on from halfway mark madness (we've previously covered best visuals, best acting, best sounds, and best movies) since they're already out of date and it's been so busy what with chart updates (in

Queen of the Desert Pic and Nicole in the Oscar Race?

07/15/2014 12:43:46 PM

Queen of the Desert, Werner Herzog's biopic on Gertrud Bell starring Nicole Kidman wrapped filming in March. Though it's still looking for a distributor it looks like post-production is all done since producers are tweeting about the final cut and ca

True Blood 7.4: "Death is Not the End"

07/15/2014 09:10:59 AM

Adam is back to talk True Blood as it continues on its death march to the finale. Ladies and gents, True Blood. Is. Back. Watching this week’s episode filled me with the same amount of giddy joy I felt when I had a bad day at work and came h

Best Shot: Batman Returns & The Dark Knight

07/14/2014 18:00:24 PM

...Or, as I call them: Catwoman (1992) --what? the names not taken since there is no other movie none nuh-uh called this -- and The Joker (2008). Yes, it's true I intended to watch all 8 Bat Movies before the big event tomorrow night (pick a Bat-Film

Aarrrr, matey. It's Captain Link!

07/14/2014 15:33:51 PM

John August Gregory Maguire (author of the novel "Wicked") looks at the original screenplay of The Wizard of Oz (1939)Tom Huller look at this amazing commissioned poster for Dawn of the Planet of the ApesErik Lundegaard the first "Best Shot" entry el

Beauty Vs Beast: A Table For Two At Dorsia

07/14/2014 12:00:47 PM

JA from MNPP here with this week's new drug (sorry I've been listening to a lot of Huey Lewis and the News these days - I consider their album Sports to be their finest acheivement, don't you?) aka another round of "Beauty Vs Beast." Here's the deal

Podcast: Katharine with a side of Bette!

07/14/2014 09:25:01 AM

In this special edition of the podcast, Nathaniel welcomes two Katharine Hepburn buffs Nick Davis and Anne Marie Kelly to talk about their (shared) first Actress Obsession. Naturally Kate the Great isn't the only diva that finds her way into the conv

Meet July's "Smackdown" Panelists

07/13/2014 23:04:27 PM

The Supporting Actress Smackdown of '73

What did you see this weekend? (Besides gun-toting apes)

07/13/2014 15:00:19 PM

Given that Handsome Joe Canada (aka Amir) is too busy with World Cup mania to grace us with his presence today, I Nathaniel am here for your weekly look at the profit margin side of things. But mostly to ask you the sturdy comment question: What did

Tweet of the Capsule of the Dawn of The Planet of the Apes

07/13/2014 12:25:43 PM

Of the. of the. of the. Help, stuck in a prepositional loop! I regret to inform that there is no full review of

Lee Pace Plays Hard To Get For a Day

07/12/2014 23:23:33 PM

Remember when Lee Pace and Amy Adams played the romantic leads in Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)


07/12/2014 13:27:35 PM

Luise Rainer is now on Spotify with numbers from The Great Ziegfeld. And she's still alive to see it!Vox this is why (well, one of the reasons) Emmy nominations are always so disappointing/strange: behold the labyrinthine nomination processOverland G

Emmy Nom Hangover: Snubs & Peculiarities

07/12/2014 08:58:01 AM

Apologies for my radio silence yesterday. Off my game I was for the entire day plus which means I'm know 36 hours behind on writing projects. Hooray. Nevertheless, because Emmy nominations are still very much on my mind after the initial response and

1973 in animation: Disney's Robin Hood

07/10/2014 20:00:03 PM

Tim here. We’re celebrating 1973 at the Film Experience all throughout July, and in terms of animation, that can mean one of only two things: the Czech-French allegorical science fiction film Fantastic Planet, a peculiar head trip of a movie ma

Halfway Pt. 5 Best Performances

07/10/2014 16:00:57 PM

Are you getting restless about all these halfway posts? We're almost done. The Power of List compels me. There's one more halfway post to go that's basically 'The Oscar Charts are Updated!' as the coding problem I mentioned is fixed and the updates a

"Outstanding Main Title Design," An Undersung Emmy Category

07/10/2014 13:36:27 PM

If you're a carbon based life form, chances are you feel a certain amount of affection for the opening notes and images of the main title designs of certain TV series. These things have a way of seeping into our DNA. I cannot watch True Blood's ti

Emmy Nods 2014: Full List, First Impressions

07/10/2014 08:55:45 AM

The Emmy nominations have been announced for your viewing pleasure... unless your favorites were snubbed in which case here's the list to enrage you. Cable continues to ruthlessly dominate making things very hard for network shows - even hits like

Best Shot: Batman (1966)

07/09/2014 19:08:14 PM

Happy 75th Anniversary to the world's favorite f***ed-up orphan billionaire! Hit Me With Your Best Shot returns on the evening of July 15th with a special free-for-all episode in which you choose whichever Batman feature film you want to look at and

A Year With Kate: Pat and Mike (1952)

07/09/2014 13:24:13 PM

Episode 28 of 52:

you wouldn't be able to do these awful things to me if i weren't still in this Blog | But cha'aar, Link, ya'aar!

07/09/2014 10:49:00 AM

Boy Culture counts down 100 best Golden Girls guest spots - movie stars of yore!The Daily Beast has an excellent piece on Tammy and Melissa McCarthy's career and body (also body of work) by Teo BugbeeNew Yorker

Magnificent Moorehead, son

07/09/2014 09:08:14 AM

My Favorite Moment in the "Exodus" Teaser

07/08/2014 20:39:16 PM

New Policy. Though The Film Experience invariably prefers teasers to full trailers on account of our spoiler aversion our

Halfway Pt. 4: Top Ten Movies of 2014 (Thus Far)

07/08/2014 13:22:38 PM

For today's Tuesday Top Ten

All That Link

07/08/2014 11:08:08 AM

It's been so long since we had a link roundup! You were all partying over the long weekend anyway. But we're back to normal. Please to enjoy these fine, discussable or just fun posts around the web... Antagony & Ecstasy looks back at Thelma & Louise

True to the End? A Final Season in Bon Temps

07/08/2014 07:55:24 AM

Here's Adam on a show that probably should have ended a couple of years ago but finally has its eviction notice -Editor It’s been seven years and we’re finally (almost) to the end. I don’t know how many people of you have stuck wit

Halfway Pt. 3: Sound, Songs, Score. What Did You Enjoy Listening To?

07/07/2014 18:07:31 PM

Having covered the most astounding visuals from the first half of 2014 let's move on to Sound. This is when I suddenly become shy, mutable, and tongue-tied as a critic. You may read this post at any decibel level but please know that I'm whispering i

Halfway Pt. 2: Visual Cinematic Achievements of 2014

07/07/2014 13:51:52 PM

Before the holiday weekend we wondered what AMPAS voters might latch on to had they had to vote right then on the Oscars. It was a hypothetical exercize since we all know the studios backload the year and 85% of the intended contenders for "best" hon

Beauty Vs Beast: The Two Jakes

07/07/2014 10:49:19 AM

JA from MNPP here - The year 2014 is halfway over and since Nathaniel seems to be having fun listing his picks for "the best of so-far" I felt like joining in - my favorite movie of the year here at the half-point is Denis Villeneuve's doppleganger c

Box Office: The Studios Fail America on the 4th of July

07/06/2014 18:29:02 PM

Amir here with the weekend’s box office report. ‘twas quite a sad one at the multiplex; Positive adjectives were hard to come by. Tran4mers topped the charts again, but even that franchise has tired its audience so much that it now lags s

Baby You're a Firework

07/04/2014 15:00:02 PM

Review: Melissa McCarthy > Tammy

07/04/2014 11:00:31 AM

An slightly abridged version of this review was originally published in Nathaniel's column at Towleroad One of the best developments of movie advertising this past decade is the use of single scenes as teasers. Remember when The Devil Wears Prada

Beauty Break: Headdresses

07/04/2014 09:00:24 AM

I've been holding on to this picture of Sigourney Weaver as "Tuya" from Exodus for a couple of days without any idea what to say about it other than 'thank god Sigourney's signature directors still love her'. Between Ridley Scott (Alien) and James Ca

Halfway Pt. 1: What if They Voted on the Oscars Right Now?

07/03/2014 21:27:01 PM

Oscar Chart Note: I'm experiencing some coding problems with the charts so I apologize for the update delays. Until it's fixed, please to enjoy this hypothetical discussion as we begin our Halfway Mark Review... Happy July! We're now officially do

Tim's Toons: Celebrating Independence Day with Disney

07/03/2014 18:38:11 PM

Tim here. It’s Independence Day weekend here in the States, which means that most of you undoubtedly have something better to do than read about old cartoons. But if I promise to keep things short, hopefully you’ll indulge me in chatting

Joe Manganiello and "La Bare"

07/03/2014 14:00:26 PM

It's not every calendar year that an actor gets two titles as diverse as "First Time Filmmaker" and "Hollywood's Hottest Bachelor" but that's just what Joe Manganiello has accomplished in 2014. His male stripper documentary La Bare premiered at Slamd

Batman & Superman: The Complete Series & Body-ody-ody

07/03/2014 11:15:31 AM

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Yes No Maybe So?: Before The Skeleton Tribe Goes To Sleep at St. Vincent's

07/03/2014 07:45:48 AM

Hooray. It's time for our weekly dose of hypocrisy. Less than 24 hours ago I suggested you abstain from trailers, and here's a post with not one... not two... not three... but four trailers for you to binge on. It's all for our communal 'Yes No Maybe

Best Shot Schedule - Final Episodes

07/02/2014 20:00:24 PM

The first half of the 5th season of "Best Shot" began with the most robust participation ever. I hope we can kick it back up to that notch for these final 5-7 episodes. Here's what's on tap so adjust your queues and join the fun...

A Year with Kate: The African Queen (1951)

07/02/2014 14:31:45 PM

Episode 27 of 52:

Running From Spoilers. A Snowpiercer Story

07/02/2014 11:32:25 AM

Snowpiercer is confrontational and alien even though the faces are welcome and familiar: Chris Evans, John Hurt, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, etcetera.... On my first viewing (there will be another) I tumbled through a cascade of dischordant feelings

Bob & Carol & Depp & Tilda

07/02/2014 09:37:10 AM

The New Yorker on Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by Paul Mazursky. I love that movie so muchNYT RIP the influential filmmaker Paul Mazursky (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, An Unmarried Woman, Enemies: A Love Story)

Podcast Part 2: A Smackdown Conversation w/ Melanie Lynskey

07/02/2014 06:00:23 AM


Podcast Pt 1: A Smackdown Conversation w/ Melanie Lynskey

07/01/2014 22:00:56 PM

Presenting... for the first time ever a Smackdown Companion Podcast A couple of months ago Joe suggested that we add a podcast segment or more conversation somehow to the Smackdown which by necessity has brief capsules from each panelist. And why no

Tuesday Top Ten: Unconventional Fourth of July Movie Selections

07/01/2014 19:00:55 PM

Glenn here with this week's Tuesday Top Ten. Wikipedia tells this Australian that the Fourth of July, Independence Day, is a day usually celebrated with “fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family

Say What? Mad Charlize

07/01/2014 15:14:00 PM

We asked you to add a caption or dialogue to these new stills from Mad Max: Fury Road (more here if you're interested) starring Tom Hardy , Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. It's time to announce the winners who may choose the next banner theme up

Happy Olivia de Havilland Day!

07/01/2014 09:30:53 AM

A very happy 98th birthday to the woman who collected Oscars and cats as if she were personally flirting with me before I was born. Thank you for Maid Marian, cousin Melanie Hamilton, heiress Catherine Sloper, identical twins Terry & Ruth, Miriam wh

Second Helpings. How Often Do You Have Them?

06/30/2014 21:02:51 PM

Ten years ago today Spider-Man 2 (2004) was released. I loved it so much that I went back the next day for seconds. This is not in my nature. This is so infrequent for me, in fact, that I can remember every single time it's happened. The othertimes b

Smackdown 1964: Agnes, Lila, Gladys, Grayson and Dame Edith

06/30/2014 13:00:18 PM

Behold the Oscar-nominated Supporting Actresses of 1964: two wealthy matriarchs with strained relations to their children, one desperate widow who would very much like relations of any kind, an irritable church group leader watching your every move a

Thoughts I Had... While Looking at the Foxcatcher Tease Poster

06/30/2014 12:00:09 PM

Presented without censorship in the order they came... Mmm-mmm-mmm. Channning Tatum Sorry, top billed Steve Carell but you just aren't as bankable. Did you throw a grenade while plunging toward the ocean shouting "something cool" this summer? Nope!

Beauty vs Beast: Masters & Johnsons Of Sex

06/30/2014 10:24:22 AM

JA from MNPP here - I know I'm among my people here at The Film Experience when I stand up in front of you all, tap the mic, clear my throat, and admit that I, Jason Adams, being somewhat sound of mind and body (okay that part's questionable), am str

ICYMI & Coming Soon at the Halfway Mark

06/30/2014 08:09:56 AM

Today marks the final day of the first half of 2014. That flashed by, didn't it? Here are five highlights from this past week while you wait for this afternoon's Smackdown (squeeeeeeeee!) • Ten Best Dragons - from Toothless to Vermithrax•

Box Office: Trans4mers Yell and Crash Their Way to the Top

06/29/2014 18:05:14 PM

Amir here with the weekend’s box office report and a painful personal story. Win win. The national anthem of China is playing loudly at the Bay residence, the Chinese flag is at full mast, everyone’s pockets are full of Yuans. Trans4mers

Happy Pride! Complete the Sentence...

06/29/2014 13:33:36 PM

Today is the big day here in NYC!

Our Link Summer

06/29/2014 07:58:45 AM

Must ReadsThe Atlantic 'How Brando Broke the Movies' -excellent piece from Tom Shone on perceptions of movie stardom, acting and chameleon tricksL'etoile on summer's anniversary nostalgia and childhood idlesPajiba shares fun excerpts from Neil Patric

Obvious Child, Juno, and Choices

06/28/2014 19:39:03 PM

Here's Adam on a film that's been on everyone's lips lately and an earlier hit you all know (and love?) - Editor Juno & Donna. A girl in trouble is a temporary thing. Leaving the subway platform on my way back to my apartment in Brooklyn from seein

Pass The Rubber

06/28/2014 15:00:23 PM

If this is an actual costume* in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and not just an advertisement can we just give Kurt & Bart** the Oscar now?***

Introducing... The Supporting Actress Nominees of 1964

06/27/2014 15:00:37 PM

You've met the panelists and this next Monday (June 30th) the Smackdown arrives. You have until tomorrow morning to get your own heart ratings on the nominees (only the ones you've seen please) in. So, let's meet the characters we'll be discussing ve

Review: Me and You

06/27/2014 13:12:36 PM

Bertolucci at Cannes, two years agoThere was a time when the release of every new film from Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci would cause some level of controversy. Consider that in a career that spans more than five decades, he has directed films

Pride on Pride: LGBT Documentaries Shine Light on the Courts and Theater

06/27/2014 11:00:10 AM

The month of June is a good time to be gay. With an entire month devoted to LGBT pride, the community is at its most visible in media and whether it’s Laverne Cox appearing on the cover of Time Magazine and inciting a much-needed conversation a

Yes No Maybe So: Fury

06/27/2014 08:55:48 AM

Behold, a glorious poster for Fury, the forthcoming war drama (opening in November) starring Brad Pitt and assorted thespians of the male gender. If the movie is great (a big if) this is the kind of poster that would become iconic. It's almost mythic

Tim's Toons: Remembering the Best of All Transformers Movies

06/26/2014 20:00:03 PM

Tim here. We are come to the release weekend of a new Transformers movie - this one has Mark Wahlberg replacing Shia LaBeouf and robot dinosaurs replacing the idiotically absurd lack of robot dinosaurs. And with solemn redundancy almost as predictabl

Welcome to the Academy. 10 Interesting Invitations

06/26/2014 15:10:08 PM

The Academy welcomes its new members at an invite only event in September, just as we begin to feel the rumblings of Oscar buzz everywhere. While not every person nominated for the first time for an Oscar in any given year is invited to join the n

Throwback Thursday FYC: Do The Right Thing (1989)

06/26/2014 12:40:33 PM

Could you imagine if this had actually happened in multiple categories including Best Picture, instead of Oscar embracing Driving Miss Daisy's retrograde race relations? Imagine the 1989 Oscars with 'Spike Lee Joint' fever instead of a just two nomi

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