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The Theory of Cocktails

12/19/2014 16:00:15 PM

Theory: I enjoy them. Will put it to the test tonight. BEST ACTOR & BEST ACTRESS > read more

Oscar's Foreign Language Finalists. Shocking As Per Usual...

12/19/2014 13:19:30 PM

And now, dear reader, we have our official OSCAR FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM FINALIST LIST direct from the Academy and it's full of tongue-twisting shockers, no matter your mother Mommy tongue. You mean no > read more

Bag O' Links: Pitt, Cruella, Annie, Viola, Lisi, Potter, Etc...

12/19/2014 11:25:32 AM

We haven't done a link roundup in so long this one is super-duper-quadrupled size. Please to enjoy these articles or catch up with this news... FAREWELLNYT, BBC, > read more

Blog it: The Beauty of the Five Armies

12/19/2014 10:18:21 AM

You know you're in trouble when you have to buy three movie tickets to get to anything dubbed "the defining chapter"No, no. Not The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Just Five Armies. Those Middle Earth movies have long since passed their expira > read more

First Look: Chastain & Winslet, Ladies in Dresses

12/19/2014 08:05:44 AM

Manuel here to get your Friday started with some to-die for shots of two of our greatest working actresses. We’ve had behind the scenes looks at Kate Winslet’s The Dressmaker (see more of rugby-playing Liam Hemsworth and Kate in Australia > read more

The Animated Feature contenders: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

12/18/2014 21:00:43 PM

Tim here. This week's look at one of the 2014 Best Animated Feature Oscar contenders takes us someplace entirely new: to a film that might actually be able to swing a nomination. The film is The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, the penultimate film made > read more

Boyhood Trophies. Nightcrawler Sweeps. Plus: A Bunch of Oscar Chart Updates

12/18/2014 19:00:42 PM

As you have undoubtedly heard by now even President Barack Obama has boarded the Boyhood train, declaring it the best of the year that he has seen (it might surprise you to hear that presidents don't have a lot of moviegoing time). FLOTUS Michelle, w > read more

Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo to Star in Romantic Drama 'Americanah'

12/18/2014 17:45:21 PM

Earlier this year Lupita Nyong'o acquired the rights to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's award-winning 2012 novel Americanah, signing on to star as Nigerian > read more

ICYMI: Missi's Memoirs, Bellucci's Bond, Freakshow's Find

12/18/2014 16:02:37 PM

Christian Bale moonlighting as Natalie Portman's hairdresserWhew. I'm frantically updating Oscar charts as we near the end of another crazy-ass fully booked > read more

News of the Century: "Bombshell" From Smash Is Happening. June 15th, 2015

12/18/2014 12:40:11 PM

FAKE AD FROM THE TV SHOW. BUT THERE WILL BE A REAL ONE IN 2015. That's right show queens, "Bombshell" is finally getting a stage production. [src] > read more

National Film Registry Adds 25. How Many Have You Seen?

12/18/2014 11:37:07 AM

Ah the National Film Registry inductees! One of the most important December cinematic traditions that I always forget about. I wish it were in March each year -- since it's not any kind of "year in..." since film works aren't eligible for induction u > read more

The Interview Cancelled. And Other Outrages.

12/18/2014 08:30:50 AM

If you slept through the day yesterday what you missed is that Sony pulled the Christmas day release of the comedy The Interview (starring Seth Rogen & James Franco) after major theatrical chains refused to show it after mass murder threats on movie > read more

Stage Door: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/18/2014 00:25:31 AM

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Quick Impressions: "Younger Ethel Darling" in Freakshow / "Song & Dance Girl" in Magic Mike XXL

12/17/2014 19:28:28 PM

KATHY DEITCHNew Series! In > read more

A Year with Kate: Love Affair (1994)

12/17/2014 12:26:19 PM

Episode 51 of 52: > read more

James Bond's Women, Frozen in Time?

12/17/2014 10:30:17 AM

TFE welcomes back its friend and resident 007 expert Deborah with a statistical investigation brought on that recent "Spectre" press conference. If you love Bond Girls or Bellucci, and who doesn't?, read on - Editor With the announcement earlier thi > read more

Female Screenwriter Tops 2014 Black List

12/17/2014 08:25:58 AM

Manuel here to share some of the best unproduced screenplays written by women (according to industry insiders). The Black List, now in its tenth iteration, compiles an annual list of the most liked unproduced screenplays. Since 2004, some of the scr > read more

Open Thread & Roundtable Madness

12/16/2014 20:37:29 PM

I have been comically beset by obstacles this year so even though I'm roughly three weeks behind, I have to laugh a little at the strange stumbles and ouchy falls and just go... okay, well then. This is an interesting view of the floor! Angelina Jol > read more

Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

12/16/2014 15:00:48 PM

Michael C here > read more

Makeup & Hairstyling: The Elephantine Origin Story (and this year's finalists since we must)

12/16/2014 11:00:33 AM

It's history time, kids! > read more

Kendrick Sings and Sings Some More

12/16/2014 09:18:38 AM

Manuel here to give you two new-ish videos with which to feast on if you’re famished for some Anna Kendrick. It’s probably unnecessary to > read more

Curio: In the Kitchen with Meryl and Barbara

12/16/2014 07:00:05 AM

Alexa here. This week is cookie week in my house: the kitchen gets covered in flour and sugar in my attempt to craft cookies pretty as Martha's. I thought I'd try some new recipes this year, inspired by the world of film instead of M. Diddy. When I h > read more

The "Knight of Cups" Pastiche Tease

12/15/2014 22:49:07 PM

I understand that people are talking about the Malick teaser today? I feel stymied by this one (shockingly I'm a "no" at first glance so I'm skipping the traditional YNMS) but I shall share a few thoughts. Mostly, though, I feel Cate Blanchett sums i > read more

Beauty vs Beast: Miss Scarlett Decides

12/15/2014 19:30:49 PM

Fiddle-dee-dee y'all it's Jason from MNPP here with today's sweeping Southern epic edition of "Beauty vs Beast." Yes indeedy today is the 75th anniversary of the biggest movie that ever was and probably ever will be - David O. Selznick's Gone With th > read more

Last Thingz - Missi's Farewell

12/15/2014 15:39:54 PM

The Missi Pyle Experience is a wrap. - by Missi Pyle Before I go, I want to give y'all a sentence or two about eight photos, a few of which Nathaniel asked me about. > read more

Missi's Oscar Night Memoir

12/15/2014 12:33:46 PM

We return you to our celebrity guest-host Missi Pyle... at The Film Exp The Missi Experience. Just one more post after this gorgeously fun memoir. Enjoy - Editor ME N OSCAR The 84th Academy Awards. An Oscar Night Memoir- by Missi Pyle I just wan > read more

"Critics Choice" Flies With Keaton, Checks Into the Grand Budapest & Stands with Jolie, Unbroken

12/15/2014 09:47:45 AM

(We interrupt your Missi experience this morning to bring you more awards news. Missi returns this afternoon for two final posts.) > read more

Critical Kudos Continue: Kansas, San Francisco, Dallas, OFCS

12/15/2014 08:13:04 AM

(We interrupt your Missi experience this morning to bring you more awards news. Missi returns this afternoon for two final posts.) The Film Critic (a monolith) floats in his room this month contemplatively, aging rapidly before our eyes. A difficu > read more

"As You Wisssssssh" - Missi's Favorites

12/14/2014 20:41:23 PM

Favorite Movie -by Missi Pyle I have seen The Princess Bride about 200 times. I remember I saw it in the theater as a Double Feature with my friend Christy Brown in the 8th grade. It was playing with Dirty Dancing randomly. And when both movies were > read more

Missi - Bzzzzzzzzz!

12/14/2014 19:00:42 PM

-by Missi Pyle PUSHING DAISIES "Bzzzzzzzzz! (2008)" Bryan Fuller > read more

Missi's Obligatory Self-Promotion

12/14/2014 15:56:38 PM

Editor's Note: We're thrilled to have Missi Pyle guest-blogging for a day. I made her do this topic! Kim Dickens & Missi Pyle (GONE GIRL) at the Hollywood Film Awards last month What I am working on now -by Missi Pyle So yes. I sing. 'You sing?' Pe > read more

Missi Arrives - Advice Dispenser

12/14/2014 13:23:05 PM

- by Missi Pyle So Hello and Welcome to The Film E -- The Missi Experience! I'll be guest-blogging for the next 24 hours. First of all. I always feel a bit like a con artist or something when I am interviewed. I read other actors interviews and I alw > read more

Awards Roundup & Predictions: A Circus That Never Shuts Down!

12/14/2014 12:45:26 PM

I swear to you that I've been working my ass off of late but somehow TFE has fallen further and further behind. Let's blame the traffic nightmares in NYC of late (I normally subway it but with that fractured toe there were many cabs), that long Thank > read more

SAG & Globe Reader Questions. Podcast Answers!

12/14/2014 09:17:56 AM

Last week's tidal wave of precursor buzz - most notably the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominations have everyone talking possible Oscar nominations. Those nominations are still one month away if you can believe it which gives us plenty of t > read more

Oscars Songs & Scores. Plus: Chart Updates

12/13/2014 22:59:24 PM

Each year the list of eligible ORIGINAL SONGS that will vy for Oscar nominations holds numerous surprises. These surprises almost invariably fall under the question heading: That movie had a song in it?" Apart from song showcases that are an > read more

Team FYC: A Most Wanted Man for Best Adapted Screenplay

12/13/2014 15:30:59 PM

Editor's Note: We're nearing the end of our individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. Here's Amir on "A Most Wanted Man". Anton Corbijn’s latest film, A Most Wanted Man, is one of the year’s best American films. > read more

Missi Meets Nancy - A "Gone Girl" Mirror

12/13/2014 11:52:19 AM

Editor's Note: As previously noted, The Film Experience is proud to hand over the blogging reigns to the actress MISSI PYLE from Sunday afternoon to Monday afternoon. But here's an early bit from the woman herself before she seizes full control! > read more

Meet the Contenders: Katherine Waterston "Inherent Vice"

12/13/2014 09:03:22 AM

Each weekend abstew > read more

Best Picture Predictions: Selma & Budapest on the Rise...

12/12/2014 19:02:00 PM

At this juncture in each film year, each week (hell, each day) brings another level of absurdity to the notion that anything is sure when it comes to Oscar. The awards table is constantly being shaken up and as soon as the pieces settle they're jostl > read more

Celebrity Guest Blog: Missi Pyle Attacks !!!

12/12/2014 19:00:00 PM

The one & only Missi Pyle does The Film Experience. > read more

Open Thread. Questions for the Podcast?

12/12/2014 16:21:13 PM

We're recording again soon. As I update the Oscar charts tonight, what questions would you like to ask Nathaniel, Nick, Joe and Katey about the race as it stands post critics and televised award show nominations? > read more

Inherent Vice Red Carpet Snap

12/12/2014 11:28:16 AM

It's almost the weekend and if you're reeling from nominations from > read more

Team FYC: The Grand Budapest Hotel for Sound Editing and Mixing

12/11/2014 21:00:53 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. Here's Teo on the sound work in Golden Globe nominee, The Grand Budapest Hotel. > read more

The Animated Feature contenders: Cheatin'

12/11/2014 18:00:50 PM

Tim here, with another look at one of the lower-profile submissions to the Academy in the Best Animated Feature category. This time around, we’ve got Cheatin’, the sixth feature-length animated movie from Bill Plympton (seven if we count > read more

Interview: Joan Chen and Zhu Zhu of "Marco Polo"

12/11/2014 14:47:35 PM

Reader for more binge-watching? The new Netflix event Marco Polo debuts tomorrow! Here's Jose > read more

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

12/11/2014 07:40:00 AM

No, Paula Patton did not become a Hollywood Foreign Press Associate. But she was helping with the nominations in the wee hours. The complete list of nominations with some commentary (more to come in additional posts) is after the jump... > read more

ICYMI. Play Catch-Up!

12/11/2014 06:33:44 AM

December and January are always the busiest months in these parts so even if you're clicking over regularly your bound to miss something. Tragedy! > read more

Interview: Introducing Carrie Coon, 2014's Most Exciting New Actress

12/10/2014 17:00:11 PM

Carrie Coon at the premiere of Gone Girl in NYCActors who can register potently in all three acting mediums are less common than you'd think. Some movie stars are duds on stage (and vice versa) and, though it's becoming less of an issue as mediums sh > read more

A Year with Kate: This Can't Be Love (1994)

12/10/2014 13:21:27 PM

Episode 50 of 52: > read more

How to be SAG Snubbed Even When You're Nominated

12/10/2014 09:06:33 AM

As is our annual tradition we like to peruse the credits of the SAG Ensemble nods to see who got left out despite their film's nomination. The Film Experience started this kind of analysis ten years ago when The Aviator had some really dumb exclusion > read more

SAG Noms: Surprises, Snubs, Sexism, Stunts

12/10/2014 07:40:50 AM

The nominations were announced live here > read more

‘Selma’ Wins Big at the AAFCA Awards & NAACP Image Award Nominations

12/10/2014 07:00:08 AM

Margaret here with a look at the nominees for the 2014 NAACP Image Awards, as well as the winners of the African American Film Critics Association year-end prizes. It continues to be a good season for Selma, which racked up eight Image Award no > read more

Bates, Sarandon & Curtis: Actressexual News Galore!

12/10/2014 05:35:31 AM

Manuel here bringing you some delicious actressexual news that'll make all of you 80s/90s film lovers really happy. > read more

SAG Predictions & Other Giggles

12/09/2014 22:30:11 PM

Before I begin my sure to be pointless and extremely late SAG predictions, I must share this good LOL. For the past 48 hours IMDb had had a hilariously odd Golden Globes 2015 page up that Nick pointed out on twitter. They FINALLY fixed it this evenin > read more

Tweets o' the Week: Theory of Wild Things in the Woods

12/09/2014 21:40:20 PM

No, I'm not desperate for material. I'm really not. In fact I have more material than I know what to do with but I have to share everything before SAG & Globe predictions hit because afterwards it's all fish-wrap you know? Yes Herewith tweets that a > read more

Interview: James Chinlund's Evolutionary "Apes" Vision. (Plus a Look Back at "The Fountain")

12/09/2014 18:00:37 PM

Production Design James ChinlundThough today's film culture is as as overun with franchises as the decaying cities of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes are with unchecked vegetation, franchise movies do have a few beautiful unique pleasures all their ow > read more

Team FYC: Obvious Child for Best Picture

12/09/2014 14:00:31 PM

Editor's Note: We're nearing the end of our individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar / Globe / SAG race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be a voter, > read more

Nicole Kidman ____s on the "Paddington" Red Carpet

12/09/2014 10:59:21 AM

The most important vote you will ever cast this week! (well, except maybe these or this) > read more

Team FYC: Gugu Mbatha-Raw in "Belle" for Best Actress

12/09/2014 08:50:57 AM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics Group vot > read more

Curio: Holiday Wish List

12/09/2014 05:00:41 AM

Alexa > read more

Online Film Critics Society Have Got 'Mommy' Issues

12/08/2014 23:00:00 PM

Well this is a pleasant surprise! Glenn here with a look at the slate of nominees that the Online Film Critics Society sent our way today. You can thank me for a smidgen of the rather wonderful list since I am a member. The cynical person that I am > read more

Best American Films & Television This Year?

12/08/2014 20:33:30 PM

Does production money really equal nationality? The American Film Institute does many wonderful things in the world including the highly enjoyable AFI film festival in Los Angeles each year (free for movie-lovers! and not many things are) but each ye > read more

Open Thread. Wanna Help with my Critics Choice Ballot?

12/08/2014 18:56:50 PM

Nobody was more badass than Emily Blunt as the Full Metal Bitch ... no matter what you're calling the movie nowYesterday I shared the eligibility list (not-official, but Nathaniel-created) for an underdiscussed Critics Choice category "Young Actor/Ac > read more

Beauty vs Beast: All The Cool Girls

12/08/2014 11:12:20 AM

Jason from MNPP here, saying tis the time for a round of "Beauty vs Beast" once more. This week we're finally tackling one of this year's biggest movies, David Fincher's Gone Girl - financially it's the biggest hit of its director's career, and criti > read more

It's a Linky Monday

12/08/2014 09:45:21 AM

Manuel here to offer you a news link roundup to kick off this week. News Items ComingSoon Is it really possible all press materials (save this offical photo) for Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of > read more

Team FYC: "The Boxtrolls" for Costume Design

12/08/2014 09:00:24 AM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or C > read more

Podcast: Special Behind-the-Scenes LAFCA Episode

12/07/2014 22:30:25 PM

For this unedited edition of the podcast, Nathaniel, Joe and Nick speak with Justin Chang from Variety about the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's annual voting, their commitment to voting their hearts free of the golden "O" word, their runaway > read more

A Second Look At "Still Alice"

12/07/2014 19:00:56 PM

Michael C. here to sort out a few mixed feelings at the prospect of the impending Julianne Moore juggernaut. Let me cut to right to the matter on everyone’s mind and say that any Academy voter who checks a box for Julianne Moore for Best Actres > read more

Team FYC: Enemy for Production Design

12/07/2014 15:30:25 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Criti > read more

BSFC, LAFCA, and NYFCO: Their 2014 Winners

12/07/2014 12:11:05 PM

My apologies to Boston, Los Angeles and the online contingency of New York City for their shared billing but what can you do? When they all announce on the same weekend they share column space. The DC Film Critics also announced nominations today but > read more

Who Would You Vote For as "Best Young Actor/Actress"?

12/07/2014 09:25:18 AM

Each year when my BFCA ballot arrives I stop in my tracks, stumped, when I get to "Young Performer". Categories that aren't Oscar correlative are often trickier. Oh dear. How uneasy I feel..." That's not because you're free of predicting (anyone t > read more

The Not Grammys Experience

12/07/2014 07:44:32 AM

John Waters, Grammy Nominee !This isn't The Music Experience but we should glance toward the Grammy nominees. Among the "record" and "song" of the year categories, which are kind of like the actress and actor to "album of the year"'s best picture --i > read more

Screener Adventures From Big Hero to Budapest (Pt. 1)

12/06/2014 20:00:47 PM

Herewith a collection of fractured thoughts to along with my fractured toe (a piece of advice: never stub your toe so violently that your toe is swollen and purple by the end of the night and you have trouble walking for a week afterwards). I'd never > read more

Team FYC: Citizenfour for Editing

12/06/2014 16:30:18 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics Group > read more

Meet the Contenders: Kristen Stewart "Still Alice"

12/06/2014 13:31:18 PM

Each weekend a profile on a just-opened Oscar contender. Here's > read more

Team FYC: "Only Lovers Left Alive" for Hair & Makeup

12/06/2014 11:08:53 AM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics G > read more

Boston Critics Regain Their Mojo: Pierce 'Snow' and 'Skin'

12/06/2014 09:09:51 AM

CORRECTION & APOLOGY: > read more

Monty the Cat Pundit Smells a Jennifer Aniston Surprise!

12/05/2014 21:00:44 PM

Monty is getting on in years and has all but retired from Oscar punditry. When I show him my swag in the hopes that he'll reveal some innate feline wisdom about awards season these days he looks away with disdain, grumpier than ever. He's even ignore > read more

Oscar's FX Finalists: From Bucky to Bilbo

12/05/2014 19:17:01 PM

MURPH !!!!!!! The Visual effects Oscar finalists have been announced after that branches bake-off ritual wherein they screen visual effects reels from various films. Ten films remains standing but only five can become Oscar nominees so it's superhe > read more

Team FYC: Tom Hardy in Locke for Best Actor

12/05/2014 15:20:00 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics Group vot > read more

Interview: Liv Ullmann on 'Miss Julie', Jessica Chastain ...and Carrie Bradshaw?

12/05/2014 11:00:33 AM

Jose here. The first thing I tell Liv Ullmann is that I remember being ten years old and having my father introduce me to the work of Ingmar Bergman. > read more

Team FYC: The Babadook for Original Screenplay

12/05/2014 09:00:15 AM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics Group vot > read more

PETER PAN LIVE! Live Blog with Margaret & Anne Marie

12/04/2014 21:57:28 PM

ANNE MARIE: Good evening, Lost Boys & Girls. Anne Marie here with the ever-youthful Margaret to live-blog NBC's Peter Pan Live! Or it would be live, but Los Angeles does everything on a delay, so instead it's a late-blog three hours after the origina > read more

50th Anniversary: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

12/04/2014 21:30:39 PM

Tim here. December means two things: one of these is frantically trying to keep up with year-end awardage and last-minute qualifying releases, and we have that well-covered this month at the Film Experience. But it also means forcible nostalgia and h > read more

AHS: Freakshow "Blood Bath"

12/04/2014 17:07:12 PM

There be spoilers ahead. On the latest episode of American Horror Story: The Dandy Show television's most beautiful, most Emmy-worthy, and most bratty psycho-killer > read more

Fairie Dust Placeholder

12/04/2014 17:00:00 PM

I'm very sorry to inform you that I, Nathaniel, will have to watch "Peter Pan Live!" less than "live". If you're watching > read more

Team FYC: "The Immigrant" for Original Score

12/04/2014 14:01:00 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, or Critics Group vot > read more

Thoughts I Had... While Looking at Cate Blanchett's 'Cinderella' Poster

12/04/2014 11:18:36 AM

Take it away Margaret... > read more

Linkless

12/04/2014 09:33:37 AM

Whoa we're getting behind on the linkages... here ya go The Babadook > read more

Breaking: Oh Jimmy! Daniel Craig Returns as 007 in "Spectre"

12/04/2014 08:29:31 AM

It wouldn't be accurate to call James Bond the mother the father of all franchises since serialized storytelling was with us since the very beginning of the recorded image. Nevertheless it does sometimes feel like James Bond pioneered the art of stay > read more

Interview: Toa Fraser and the 'Cool Runnings' of the foreign language race.

12/03/2014 21:17:41 PM

Glenn here. If you had ever wondered what a pre-colonial New Zealand western may look like, Toa Fraser's The Dead Lands just may be it. The film's story of revenge taken by a Maori chieftain's son after the slaughter of his tribe and family is very t > read more

The Babadook, Russell Crowe and Mia Wasikowska Score at "Aussie Oscars"

12/03/2014 16:00:17 PM

Glenn here again to look at the AACTA Awards - aka the "Australian Oscars" - which announced their annual nominations last night. Lots of big names spread across the field and some welcome nods to smaller films. It was an expectedly big day for Russ > read more

A Year with Kate: The Man Upstairs (1992)

12/03/2014 14:33:50 PM

Episode 49 of 52: In which Katharine Hepburn, octogenarian and Academy Award-winning legend, wrestles a convict and wins. “You’re too old not to be interesting,” Ryan O’Neal tells Katharine Hepburn midway through The Man Upst > read more

Team FYC: Carrie Coon for Best Supporting Actress

12/03/2014 12:00:08 PM

Editor's Note: We're featuring individually chosen FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA, SAG, Critics Group v > read more

Red Carpet Lineup: Gotham's Revenge of the Nineties

12/03/2014 09:42:22 AM

NATHANIEL: Hello dear readers. I'm pleased to announce the return of the Red Carpet Lineup series for awards season kicking off with The Gotham Awards. It's the fashion series for people who don't care who people are wearing so much as who be doing t > read more

Finding a Waitress in Paris: Hollywood Takes Over Broadway

12/03/2014 06:00:13 AM

Manuel here to bring some Hollywood-tinged stage-bound news to give us a brief respite from the fun that is Hollywood awards season. Cindy Lauper and Kinky Boots, Elton John and Billy Elliot, Alan Menken and Sister Act, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bring i > read more

Team FYC: Under the Skin for Visual Effects

12/02/2014 19:00:23 PM

Editor's Note: For the next ten days, we'll be featuring individual Team Experience FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or category so we hope you enjoy the variety. And if you're lucky enough to be an AMPAS, HFPA > read more

National Board of Review's Most Violent Awards

12/02/2014 14:00:00 PM

Glenn here with the NBR results as they come to hand. They used to be the first awards of the season to announce their winners, but now the National Board of Review are trumped annually by the Gotham Awards and the NYFCC in the merry-go-round that is > read more

Ebert, Snowden and Wim Wenders on High-Profile Documentary Shortlist

12/02/2014 12:26:08 PM

The Academy has announced the 15-wide documentary shortlist and apart from one title, it's is a very high-profile group of names. At least they are if you follow the world of documentary. I had discussed with a friend recently that last year's field > read more

Team FYC: The Homesman for Cinematography

12/02/2014 11:01:23 AM

Editor's Note: For the next ten days or so as awards season heats up, we'll be featuring individual Team Experience FYC's for various longshots in the Oscar race. We'll never repeat a film or a category so we hope you enjoy the variety of picks. And > read more



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