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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

Good Morning

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? > read more

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

Hooray! 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

P.T. Pinups

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

Review: Rosewater

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... The new documentary > read more

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

Andrew here. 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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Review: Interstellar

11/09/2014 13:41:02 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

Inside the Dolby. AFI Fest Begins!

11/07/2014 02:23:09 AM

Anne Marie and I had a stupendous time tonight at the premiere of A Most Violent Year which we were > read more

Tim's Toons: A history of animated Marvels

11/06/2014 19:30:41 PM

Tim here. Tomorrow sees the release of Big Hero 6, the 54th feature made by the Walt Disney Animation Studio canon, and the first time that studio has collaborated with its corporate cousins at Marvel Entertainment. The result is certainly the most p > read more

Yes No Maybe So: Into the Woods

11/06/2014 16:25:24 PM

After a number of official still images, a lovely teaser, rumblings of behind-the-scenes drama, an extended featurette, a bunch of EW covers, and plenty of anticip... ation, the trailer for Rob Marshall's take on Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's c > read more

The Honoraries: Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

11/06/2014 14:09:03 PM

In "The Honoraries" we're looking at the careers of this year's Honorary Oscar recipients including Hayao Miyazaki. Here's Manuel > read more

Freakshow: Pink Cupcakes

11/06/2014 12:24:18 PM

Nathaniel's in LA for the week so welcome Adam, who previously covered True Blood, for the latest AHS: Freakshow epsiode. Here's the rundown and commentary. How'd you like the episode? > read more

Your 2014 animated Oscar contenders

11/06/2014 10:25:15 AM

Readers, an apology. Here I am, the Film Experience's resident animation expert, and I'm late with news twice over. First, on Tuesday, the Academy annouced the full list of 20 contenders for Best Animated Feature. Nathaniel prepared a post discussing > read more

Threads: "I love her to death"

11/05/2014 20:00:00 PM

Jose here, each Wednesday in "Threads" we'll be obsessing over a single costume we're fixated on that week. This week, because we're coming down from a Halloween candy sugar rush, we discuss the exuberant elegance of La Muerte in The Book of Life (wh > read more

A Year with Kate: On Golden Pond (1981)

11/05/2014 17:00:00 PM

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The Honoraries: Jean-Claude Carrière, Part 2

11/05/2014 15:00:51 PM

Our 2014 Honorary Oscar tribute series continues with a two-part look at the long fascinating career of Jean-Claude Carri > read more

Yes No Maybe So: Chappie

11/05/2014 08:39:06 AM

Manuel here to play our favorite trailer watching game. Is it safe to say that of the 47 films to have been nominated for Best Picture ever since the category's expansion, District 9 remains the oddest, with its sci-fi concept, low-tech execution an > read more

The Way Big Hero Looks in the Moonlight

11/05/2014 04:00:40 AM

As you read this I am en route to L.A. to join Anne Marie & Margaret at the AFI this week so expect coverage of > read more

The Honoraries: Jean-Claude Carrière, Part 1

11/04/2014 17:32:14 PM

Our 2014 Honorary Oscar tribute series continues with a two-part look at the long fascinating career of Jean-Claude Carri > read more

First Image from "Freeheld" - It's Really Happening!

11/04/2014 13:00:40 PM

This image fills The Film Experience's heart with actressexual joy... God and Ellen Page in "Freeheld" Freeheld, a drama based on adocumentary short, has had a difficult journey to the big screen. There have been cancellations, delays, cast-changes, > read more

The Honoraries: Maureen O'Hara in Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

11/04/2014 11:00:57 AM

In "The Honoraries" we're looking at the careers of this year's Honorary Oscar recipients including Maureen O'Hara. Here's Andrew on a holiday favorite... > read more

Will the Hollywood Music in Media Awards Tell Us Anything about Oscar?

11/04/2014 09:30:19 AM

Tonight in Los Angeles they're holding the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. I'm not familiar with this organization but this is apparently their fifth year. Two Oscar nominees, actor Eric Roberts (who has a small but key role in the upcoming Inherent > read more

Curio: 10 Years of The Incredibles

11/04/2014 07:29:14 AM

Alexa here with your weekly art appreciation. > read more

Review: Nightcrawler

11/03/2014 21:00:48 PM

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The Academy Honors 'Spider Baby' (or The Maddest Story Ever Told)

11/03/2014 18:00:40 PM

Do you think we can win an Academy Award for this? -Carol Ohmart. Glenn here trusting you had an enjoyably spooky Halloween weekend? On Saturday I went to a 12-hour horror marathon here in New York City, but on the night of All Hallows' Eve I attend > read more

Blog Wars: The Link Strikes Back

11/03/2014 16:02:35 PM

Must Read ICYMIThe Hoopla Frances McDormand suggests that looking your age is a subversive act. Great stuff. It's been great to see her face all over signage for Olive Kitteridge More LinkageComing Soon strange news: Christian Bale drops out of Steve > read more

Beauty vs Beast: Chris Nolan's Anti Heroics

11/03/2014 14:48:00 PM

JA from MNPP here with this week's latest "Beauty Vs Beast" tourno, wherein we ask you to choose between a good guy and a bay guy (half of those words should have meaningful quotation marks around them -- good, bad, what does it all mean???) from the > read more

134 Semi-Finalists for Best Documentary Feature

11/03/2014 14:22:54 PM

Whoopsy. I forgot to share this list... Herewith the films that could be up for Best Documentary Feature this year. We'll get a finalist of 15 at some point next month followed by 5 nominees in January "until we crown A WINNAH!" If we've reviewed the > read more

British Independent Film Award Nominations

11/03/2014 09:45:31 AM

Manuel here bringing you fresh awards news from across the pond. O'Connell in the Belfast riots film '71 The > read more

The Honoraries: Maureen O'Hara in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

11/03/2014 07:47:00 AM

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 Nathaniel... Sanctuary ! Sanctuary ! You often feel like you've seen the c > read more

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