Nathaniel's Thanks, Given.
11/26/2014 19:15:36 PM
The world is a tough place and the movies are our collective great escape. For your host here at TFE there's an awful lot to be thankful for. So as I prepare to stuff my face tomorrow with my best friends I will be especially thankful...
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'And for all these reasons, I have decided to scalp you...
11/26/2014 16:00:15 PM
...and burn your village to the ground.'
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A Year with Kate: Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988)
11/26/2014 14:00:11 PM
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Podcast: An Interstellar Imitation Game
11/26/2014 10:01:00 AM
Travel with us into the black hole that is odd hit-and-miss reactions to the ambitious emotional Interstellar. We also discuss The Imitation Game and the controversy over its presentation of its gay protagonist. Starring: Nick Davis, Joe Reid, Katey > read more
And in Other Actressexual News...
11/26/2014 08:28:16 AM
Manuel here to share some news about TFE’s favorite ladies.
Did you catch Nicole Kidman at the premiere of Paddington this past week? She looks so excited! Maybe it’s because she knew they’d be releasing news about her upcoming Davi > read more
Cast This! Steve McQueen's Actressful Gangster Movie 'Widows'
11/25/2014 22:30:44 PM
The story: three armed robbers are killed during a planned heist, leaving behind three widows. Under pressure from the police and rivals to their late husbands' crime business, they team up to carry out the robbery themselves, enlisting another widow > read more
Quick Impressions: "Madame Frou-Frou (Singing Voice)" in The Boxtrolls
11/25/2014 16:41:54 PM
New Series! In Quick Impressions we'll be looking at the working actor in key movie scenes. Consider it a celebration of SAG card-holders everywhere and free advice for casting directors for people who aren't famous ...in some cases "yet". So many sh > read more
Stage Door: Emma Stone in "Cabaret"
11/25/2014 14:30:41 PM
Jose here. Earlier this year I reported back from the Kit Kat Club to share my impressions about Michelle Williams’ performance as Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theatre production of Cabaret. Last night I went back to see what Emma Stone (Spir > read more
Birdman Leads Spirit Nominations 2014. Discuss!
11/25/2014 12:15:25 PM
Sony Pictures Classics leads the nominations for the Spirit Awards this year with an incredible 15 nominations though Fox Searchlight's Birdman leads all films with 6 nominations. And rather ridiculously even at the Spirits we have to play category f > read more
Thanksgiving Break. Screener Madness. What's Left?
11/25/2014 08:04:50 AM
1/2 my screener stack. The ones that are coming with me for the holiday. Just in case. What do you still have to cram in before your film year is done? I imagine a lot given the Christmas release dates, damn these last-minute movies, amirite? This Th > read more
Curio: Black Friday at Gallery 1988
11/24/2014 19:00:31 PM
Alexa here with your weekly art appreciation. In addition to pie and turkey gorging, many this week will be loading up their carts at Black Friday sales. I prefer to load up my virtual cart, so the only Black Friday sales I'll be checking out are the > read more
Lukewarm Off The Presses: Hugh & Amy's Musicals, Diana's Director, Lee's Horror, & Eddie's Operation
11/24/2014 16:07:34 PM
Five stories we didn't share in all the hulaballoo of our trip to Los Angeles, the recovery week's madness and now our Thanksgiving prep. Can't let these stories go unremarked upon since many of them are related to this year's Oscar race as well as 2 > read more
Beauty vs Beast: Guests Gotten, Hosts Humped
11/24/2014 12:14:30 PM
Howdy folks, it's Jason from MNPP here with a brand new round of "Beauty Vs Beast" and a brand new chance to pit the sorta-good against the sorta-bad, or the sorta in-between, and for us to choose our side with due diligence (at least with enough eno > read more
LOL. Yes, Today Show, it's True. Julianne Moore *is* Still Among the Living
11/24/2014 11:00:13 AM
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I didn't link it, but if i'd linked it, how could you tell me that i was wrong?
11/24/2014 09:00:53 AM
The New Yorker Anthony Lane on Mike NicholsPlaybill congratulations to Chicago which became the 2nd longest running Broadway show of all time tonight surpassing CatsScreen Crush bitches about the long uneventful Part 1s of modern franchise culture as > read more
Disney Pixar News Roundup
11/24/2014 06:24:59 AM
Good morning everyone, Manuel here bringing some news on the animation front.Hot off the heels of the announcement that Disney Animation and Pixar Studios were getting their own presidents (Andrew Millstein and Jim Morris, respectively), it seemed ap > read more
Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
11/23/2014 19:12:58 PM
Michael C here with what I suppose is part one of my review of Mockingjay.
“I wish she were dead,” says Finnick Odair at the start of the third entry in the Hunger Games series. “I wish they were all dead and we were too,” he > read more
Top Box Office Hits of 2014 - Outside the Franchises!
11/23/2014 14:00:43 PM
Amir here, reporting to box office duty. For those of us not living under a rock for the past four years, the success of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 this weekend comes as no surprise. Let’s skip right over it then, although it’s > read more
Golden Horse Gets a "Blind Massage"
11/23/2014 12:13:54 PM
It's your annual report of the Oscars of the Chinese world, the 51st annual Golden Horse Awards. Unfortunately this year had little crossover in terms of what made it into US theaters. There's generally at least a few winners/nominees that opened in > read more
Big Eyes, Big Questions, Big Night... Big Open Thread
11/22/2014 16:15:30 PM
He sells paintings. Then he sells pictures of the paintings. Then he sells postcards of the pictures of the paintings.
I've been thinking a lot about art vs. commerce tonight, having just seen Big Eyes > read more
Tweets o' the Week
11/22/2014 14:18:32 PM
Clash of the twitter threads. I recently started muting words on twitter on subjects I just had no interest in hearing about anymore and in some cases never did despite the rest of the world's inexplicably insatiable interest (my timeline is blessedl > read more
Yes No Maybe So: Pitch Perfect 2
11/22/2014 10:30:40 AM
Long have we waited. Our lands have been barren, our sleep fitful, our souls thirsting for what we have been promised. But hope may yet again have a life in our hearts, because the trailer for the > read more
Candid Kidman (and Naomi) in 'The Last Impresario'
11/22/2014 09:00:07 AM
Glenn here with a bit of a photography break. I had anticipated catching far more films at DOC NYC, the documentary festival that is wrapping up its season here in New York. One film that I was able to catch, a nominee for Best Documentary at the "Au > read more
Ten Great Performances from Mike Nichols' Films
11/21/2014 21:00:11 PM
Amir here. Mike Nichols was a true giant of show business, with a career that lasted more than six decades and sprawled across many different media and genres. Nathaniel's heartfelt eulogy already highlighted the dreamy number of classics he directed > read more
Interview: Jason Clarke on Acting with Apes & Terminators
11/21/2014 16:09:16 PM
I wonder aloud if Jason Clarke, the still rising breakout star of Zero Dark Thirty, is feeling a little overscheduled these days. Is he scheduled in 20 minute increments at this point? He claims he's taking a little time off to enjoy himself in the d > read more
All The Short Film Oscar Finalists. Plus Sally Hawkins!
11/21/2014 12:35:19 PM
With yesterday's announcement of the live action short film finalists we have our finalists in all three of those miniature categories. You can read more about all of them on their Oscar chart. It's exciting to see how many debut filmmakers or people > read more
AHS: Freakshow "Test of Strength"
11/21/2014 11:00:40 AM
I ran into Celia Weston today (I feel like her stalker. Always running into her in the city, I am) and told her that she sure has been causing a lot of trouble on Freakshow. She told me a vague but juicy anecdote about a scene she was prepping for th > read more
Interview: Director Stefan Haupt of "The Circle"
11/21/2014 08:56:19 AM
Jose here. This year's Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film includes many films featuring gay characters or dealing with LGBT issues, one of them being Swiss entry The Circle, a documentary/drama hybrid that tells the story of the groundbreaking > read more
11/21/2014 07:00:10 AM
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Thoughts I Had... While staring at THR's Actress Issue Cover
11/20/2014 21:33:41 PM
Yesterday morning, while running out to a screening and party for Al Pacino's awards run with The Humbling (more on that soon), what did I find on my doorstep but the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, just casually dropped there. "Close call," I t > read more
Tim's Toons: Surprisingly, the new Peanuts teaser isn't a toxic affront to humanity
11/20/2014 19:41:49 PM
Tim here. Before I start, I want to briefly point you all in the direction of Cartoon Brew’s gallery of animated TV commercials featuring the comedy duo of Nicols & May, assembled in honor of Mike Nichols’ unexpected passing yesterday.
W > read more
Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Mira Nair's 'Queen of Katwe'
11/20/2014 17:42:45 PM
Great news, Lupita fans! The selective Oscar-winning actress has signed on to a new project, the next film from acclaimed director Mira Nair (Mississippi Masala, Monsoon Wedding). > read more
Interview: Patti Smith Doesn't Want Her Own Biopic!
11/20/2014 15:15:16 PM
What becomes a legend most? Not the biopics we see each year at the movies, Patti Smith suggests to me. We were meeting to talk about her first > read more
94 Days Til Oscar. Reese Strayed.
11/20/2014 10:00:47 AM
94! That's how many days it took Cheryl Strayed to hike the P.C.T. as dramatized beautifully in Wild (opening December 5th). So if you'd like to pretend that Reese is going to win her second Best Actress prize you can view the next 94 days as her red > read more
Mike Nichols (1931-2014)
11/20/2014 08:04:34 AM
Elaine May & Mike Nichols in the 50s"The Great Work begins..." that's a line from Angels in America but someone should've said it in the 1950s when one of the greatest figures in modern showbusiness began his career on Chicago stages as a university > read more
A Year with Kate: Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986)
11/19/2014 16:00:46 PM
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FYC for SAG: "Outstanding Ensemble"
11/19/2014 12:23:01 PM
SAG ballots go out today (and Globe and BFCA ballots in a week or two) so it's FYC season again. SAG's most unique categories are "Stunt Ensemble" -- may we adamantly remind them that the fight scenes in Captain America: Winter Soldier are better tha > read more
Steve McQueen to Helm a Paul Robeson Biopic (& other news)
11/19/2014 11:01:38 AM
Manuel here bringing you news about Steve McQueen's next film project.
Surely one of the joys of this past Oscar season was McQueen's ebullience, no?
While we know McQueen has been busy casting his lead for his HBO pilot, Codes of Conduct, it was les > read more
Yes No Maybe So: Cinderella (2015)
11/19/2014 09:40:59 AM
Disney has been on such a billion dollar roll lately by returning to their roots and trusting in princesses and classic children's literature that we're now getting a live action Cinderella. The trailer dropped today. Are we a Yes, No or Maybe You?
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Honey, time marches on and eventually you realize it is marchin' across your blog.
11/19/2014 07:00:04 AM
Stereogum interviews musician Tunde Adebimpe, the groom from Rachel Getting Married. He says Paul Thomas Anderson (!!!) was originally going to play his part.Dissolve the Russo brothers who did such a great job with Captain America Winter Soldier may > read more
ICYMI November's First Half
11/18/2014 21:30:19 PM
Paul, Nathaniel & Anne MarieAs you know I just spent a week in Los Angeles for the 2014 AFI festival which kicked off with A Most Violent Year soiree > read more
Quick Impressions: "Nervous Intern" in Gone Girl
11/18/2014 17:29:13 PM
New Series! In "Quick Impressions" we will be looking at the working actor in key movie scenes. Consider it a celebration of SAG card-holders everywhere and free advice for casting directors. Have you ever noticed how many people it takes to populate > read more
Podcast: A Most Violent Citizen Four Theory in Selma, Alabama
11/18/2014 15:05:48 PM
It's a new festive and festivalish episode of the podcast. Since Oscar fever has begun to spread we refer to it even more than usual as we discuss the AFI premieres, Ava DuVernay's Selma with this podcast's boyfriend cinematographer Bradford > read more
Interview: John Carney "Begin Again"
11/18/2014 12:00:38 PM
Jose here. When I learned I would be talking to Begin Again director John Carney, I had to promise myself that my interview wouldn't just consist of me begging him to reshoot that scene where Greta (Keira Knightley) and Dan (Mark Ruffalo) put on thei > read more
11/18/2014 10:00:26 AM
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Foreign Oscar Watch: Iran's "Today"
11/18/2014 08:37:52 AM
[This post is part of our continuing series on this year’s contenders for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. We're aiming to review (gasp) half of them. Here’s Amir with the Iranian entry, Today. He has also interviewed the director an > read more
Curio: Coin Characters
11/18/2014 00:00:13 AM
Alexa here with your weekly art break. Brazilian-born, Frankfurt-based graphic designer Andre Levy uses his free time from his job in advertising to create more personal work. > read more
The legacy of The Little Mermaid, 25 years later
11/17/2014 20:30:39 PM
Tim here, to celebrate the silver anniversary of one of the most important films in the annals of American animation. 25 years ago today – some of you are going to have to brace yourselves, because you’re about to feel very old – Wa > read more
New Trailer: 50 Shades of... Prada?
11/17/2014 16:21:57 PM
Manuel here offering an off-beat theory on that new 50 Shades of Gray trailer.
The worldwide phenomena got a Beyonc > read more
Beauty vs Beast: I'm Not That Innocence
11/17/2014 12:00:00 PM
Howdy folks, Jason from MNPP here with Monday's weekly dose of "Beauty vs Beast" -- you might be forgiven for having mistaken this series for an episode of G.L.O.W. as of late (please tell me that some of y'all are my age and know and love that refer > read more
Oscar Prediction Updates. 10 Questions
11/17/2014 10:04:53 AM
It's a participatory round! The Oscar Charts are updated in every category but here are ten questions that are on my mind. Try to answer them (or at least some of them) in the comments. > read more
11/17/2014 08:45:16 AM
Michael C. with your weekly new release review...
A key part of Jon Stewart’s appeal is that no matter how maddening the news is he doesn’t lapse into ironic detachment. His isn’t someone throwing up his hands in surrender, but the > read more
AFI Fest's Gala Premieres: 'The Gambler' and 'The Homesman'
11/16/2014 22:54:58 PM
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Stockholm: Wrapping Up with Uma, Ingmar Bergman and ABBA!
11/16/2014 19:40:44 PM
Glenn's last report from the Stockholm Film Festival...
The Stockholm International Film Festival is now over and as I try and drain the last remaining symptoms of jetlag out of my body (not to mention any recurring dependence on restaurant food, g > read more
Box Office: America Loves... Dumb Things?
11/16/2014 16:23:26 PM
Amir here, reporting to box office duty. > read more
A Multitude of Links
11/16/2014 12:00:01 PM
Some of these links (which I collect until I have a moment to share) are a few days old and some are brand new. But it's time to clear out the cache!
We Are Movie Geeks recounts highlights of AFI and the fest winners including Ukraine's The Tribe and > read more
Interview: Daniel Ribeiro on his Brazilian Oscar Submission
11/16/2014 09:33:31 AM
Over at Towleroad I interviewed Daniel Ribeiro on his international LGBT hit The Way He Looks. You can read that interview over there but I thought I'd share a few extra and Oscar-related bits here most of which I didn't include there for space reaso > read more
Meet the Contenders: Channing Tatum "Foxcatcher"
11/15/2014 17:15:05 PM
Each weekend a profile on a just-opened Oscar contender. Here's > read more
That Movie You Thought Wasn't Coming Out, Is!
11/15/2014 14:32:22 PM
December cometh. Cue ominous music.
That special month when US distributors panic and attempts to fulfill all star contract Oscar-eligibility demands by releasing EVERYTHING, often sloppily, for at least a week when another more traditional rollout w > read more
Important Dates. Beautiful Shoes.
11/15/2014 09:59:37 AM
There's nothing duller than a post consisting of dates culled from press releases so, as you read, please to enjoy this brand new photo of Michelle Pfeiffer.
Her fingernails won't match anything once she takes the shoes off!
She's one of many celebri > read more
AFI: 5 Reasons to see 'Song of the Sea' and 'Clouds of Sils Maria'
11/14/2014 22:00:28 PM
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Oscar's Acting Categories Take Shape. Or Do They?
11/14/2014 14:45:06 PM
If you're an Oscar chart junkie, you'll see some key shifts on all four acting charts which are now updated. The biggest switcheroo is Jessica Chastain moving to Supporting Actress (the original prediction back in April) which shakes that field up mo > read more
HTGAWM: He Has A Wife
11/14/2014 13:00:16 PM
Manuel here catching you up on the latest #HTGAWM episode so Nathaniel doesn’t have to. > read more
AFI Fest Honors Sophia Loren, Actress, Fashion Icon, Mistress of Throwing Shade
11/14/2014 11:32:44 AM
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Stockholm Film Festival: 'Imitation Game', 'Mommy' and 'Human Capital' Shoot for Oscar Glory
11/14/2014 09:40:38 AM
Glenn has been attending the 25th Stockholm Film Festival as a member of the FIPRESCI jury where he saw a selection of Oscar hopefuls including ‘The Imitation Game’ and foreign language competitors ‘Human Capital’ and ‘M > read more
100 Days 'Til Oscar. A Short Clean Sweep
11/14/2014 07:00:45 AM
We're all used to the Oscar ceremony drawing monotonous "it's too long!" complaints. Yours truly doesn't share that view. Hell, if they wanted to do 9-hour broadcasts and include all the honoraries again and give more attention to the craft categorie > read more
Foreign Submission Review: Panama's "Invasion"
11/13/2014 23:31:19 PM
Here's Jose to look at the first Oscar submission ever from Panama. They sent a documentary.
On the early morning of December 20, 1989, the United States invaded Panama. Under code-name Operation Just Cause, the US deposed de-facto leader Manuel N > read more
AFI: Selma Premiere or, We Ate Cookies With Lorraine Toussaint!
11/13/2014 17:17:56 PM
Safely happily physically ensconced back in New York City, my head is still ping-ponging around that exciting week in Los Angeles. My thoughts take scary stumbles back in time to 1960s Alabama when white politicians and racists were trying to stop bl > read more
AFI Fest: 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' and the Politics of Telling Other People's Stories
11/13/2014 14:00:32 PM
Margaret reporting from the AFI Fest...
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Stockholm Film Festival: The Franco and the Faulkner
11/13/2014 12:00:30 PM
Glenn has been attending the 25th Stockholm Film Festival as a member of the FIPRESCI jury. Today he looks at James Franco's latest creative endeavour, 'The Sound and the Fury'.
James Franco’s latest isn’t a part of the films I was sent t > read more
101 Days 'Til Oscar
11/13/2014 11:00:27 AM
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AHS: Freakshow "Bullseye"
11/13/2014 09:51:02 AM
While Nathaniel catches up with his DVR post-AFI, here's Adam - Editor.
American Horror Story, and in particular this season's "Freak Show," has about as much forward progression as a treadmill. This week's episode trudged ahead with its story by the > read more
AFI Fest: Weta Digital Celebrates 20 Years with New Technology
11/13/2014 06:30:20 AM
Anne Marie here at the AFI Fest with another special event. Weta Digital, the pioneering VFX company behind some of the biggest blockbusters, including the Marvel franchise, Avatar, and The Hobbit, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In > read more
Meet the Hateful Eight
11/12/2014 21:00:00 PM
Tim here. For a director who doesn’t even have a movie in this year’s Oscar crop, this has been quite a full few days for Quentin Tarantino. First, the full cast of his upcoming Western (which hasn’t even started shooting yet), The > read more
Threads: Summer garb from "Atonement"
11/12/2014 20:02:56 PM
Andrew here, taking up the mantle for newish series “Threads” while Nathaniel's in LA. Each Wednesday we’ll be fixated on a specific costume from a film.
This week, to distract from the flurry of snow that some parts of the U.S. m > read more
A Year with Kate: Grace Quigley (1984)
11/12/2014 13:01:27 PM
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2014 European Film Awards Nominations
11/12/2014 09:13:31 AM
Manuel here bringing you some more awards talk from across the Atlantic. > read more
Interview: Director Hong Khaou on "Lilting"
11/12/2014 07:00:00 AM
Director Hong Khaou on the set of "Lilting"
Jose here. Director Hong Khaou’s touching drama Lilting centers on the ways in which we deal with grief, filtered through two characters who are in pain over the loss of the same person but who can&r > read more
Stockholm Film Festival: French Films Lack Luster with Big Stars
11/11/2014 20:30:00 PM
Glenn has been attending the 25th Stockholm Film Festival as a member of the FIPRESCI jury. Here he shares thoughts on three French films starring big names Catherine Deneuve, Jean Dujardin, and Gemma Alterton.
In the Name of My Daughter
As is co > read more
Top Ten: Worthy Performances That Will Win No Awards
11/11/2014 18:00:00 PM
Jose here. Every year as the awards race picks up, it seems as if we’re all collectively Lacuna-ed into forgetting all the great performances that came before Oscar narrows them down to twenty that by then, have won or been nominated for dozens > read more
Curio: Paris Texas, 30 Years Later
11/11/2014 15:00:28 PM
Alexa here with your curio of the week. Wim Wenders' seminal film Paris, Texas was released 30 years ago, and over time it has become one of my all-time favorite films. So this week I thought I'd dig into my old magazine stash and share this 1984 iss > read more
Tuesday Top Ten: Fictional Pop Culture of 2014
11/11/2014 11:57:50 AM
Manuel here bringing a fun list to enjoy the fictional pop culture 2014 has brought us.
I have to admit it; I like my pop culture like I like my ouroboros - constantly eating itself. That is to say, I’m a sucker for meta-fictional drama and pa > read more
Monologue: Cheng Pei-pei in "Lilting"
11/10/2014 21:11:35 PM
Last week’s BIFA nominations saw a mix of expected names and surprises, but the inclusion I was most excited for was the citation of the quiet, lovely performance of Cheng Pei Pei in Lilting. Lilting premiered in January at the S > read more
Beauty vs Beast: Two Total Bettys
11/10/2014 12:00:00 PM
JA from MNPP here, surfing the crimson wave to today's round of "Beauty vs Beast" - today would've been the 37th birthday of Brittany Murphy, you guys. And since we can hardly let that terrible Lifetime movie be the absolute and final word on her leg > read more
LGBT News Roundup
11/10/2014 10:13:06 AM
Hello all, Manuel here with a number of LGBT-related news to kick off your Monday.
- Let’s start with the pretty. Love these images of the Looking boys for their OUT100 spread. The magazine named the HBO series > read more
Stockholm Film Festival: Turkey's Oscar Entry Soars
11/10/2014 02:00:00 AM
Glenn has been attending the 25th Stockholm Film Festival as a member of the FIPRESCI jury. Here he is to discuss Turkey’s 2014 Oscar submission, Winter Sleep.
There’s a moment over an hour into Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter Sleep w > read more
Box Office: Sci-fi Rules the Day
11/09/2014 20:15:36 PM
Amir here, reporting to box office duty. Finally, the day cinephiles have been waiting for all year has arrived. America gets the chance to see one of our greatest working directors bring his epic vision to the screen. I speak, of course, of Frederic > read more
Red Carpet: Governors Award Fashions... Let the Campaigns Begin
11/09/2014 16:30:52 PM
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Second Opinion - Gett & Israel's Oscar Chances
11/09/2014 12:20:42 PM
Anne Marie here with a followup to > read more
Say What? Tilda to Miyazaki-san
11/09/2014 09:16:35 AM
What did Tilda Swinton say to Hayao Miyazaki? > read more
The Governors Awards 2014: Honoring Cinematic Giants
11/09/2014 00:40:58 AM
The Governors Awards are in swing in Los Angeles and though I am in sweatpants typing from my rented apartment and not in a tux (maybe next year if the cinematic gods shine down on The Film Experience?) just being in the same zip code is somehow comf > read more
Meet the Contenders: Felicity Jones "The Theory of Everything"
11/08/2014 17:20:38 PM
Each weekend a profile on a just-opened Oscar contender. Here's > read more
AFI Fest's Young Hollywood Panel on Superheroes, Punching, and Queen Latifah
11/08/2014 13:43:27 PM
Margaret and Anne Marie here, reporting from AFI Fest ("presented by [corporation]!"). > read more
The Honoraries: Maureen O'Hara in "The Quiet Man" (1952)
11/08/2014 13:00:00 PM
In "The Honoraries" we're looking at the careers of this year's Honorary Oscar recipients (O'Hara, Miyazaki, Carri > read more
Review: Big Hero 6
11/07/2014 20:00:01 PM
Tim here. Something feels unmissably “off” about Big Hero 6, the 54th film in the Walt Disney Animation feature canon. It’s a film that wants to offer a little something for everybody, and succeeds, but this comes at the cost of fee > read more
AFI Opening Night: A Most Violent Year Spawns A Most Excellent Party
11/07/2014 17:04:01 PM
Dear readers, though I have crashed a bit mood-wise (blame my Gemini nature) on this Friday the first 24 hours in Los Angeles for "The AFI Fest Presented by Audi - they expect everyone to say that since it rolls right off the tongue! - > read more
The Honoraries: Harry Belafonte and the Music of 'Beat Street'
11/07/2014 14:00:55 PM
In "The Honoraries" we're looking at the careers of this year's Honorary Oscar recipients (O'Hara, Miyazaki, Carriere) and the Jean Hersholt winner (Belafonte). Here's Glenn on a Belafonte hip-hop musical gem…
Harry Belafonte brought hip-hop > read more
HTGAWM: He Deserved to Die
11/07/2014 11:51:02 AM
Here's Manuel taking over How To Get Away With Murder Recap duties for the next two weeks.
Is it is me or was this the first wholly uninteresting HTGAWM episode yet? And might that have to do with the fact that we were focused on arguably the leas > read more
Review: The Overnighters
11/07/2014 11:00:49 AM
[The Overnighters was recently longlisted as one of the 134 films in contention for this year's Best Documentary Feature Oscar. Here's Amir with his thoughts on the film.]
Jesse Moss spent more than a year in the North Dakotan town of Williston foll > read more