Aren’t we ready for next year – our own year-in-advance picks we know we’ll laugh at in several months’ time, the obvious Oscar bait that fizzles out for one reason or another, the films that catch fire at the last minute, the campaign chicanery? But we still have this Oscar
There’s no shortage of couples in movie history, but few of them are built to last. Here are the fictional couples that could go the distance. 1. Eric & Tami Taylor – Friday Night Lights Other couples simply can’t compare to Coach and Mrs. Coach. Sure, they have their flaws,
The first-ever screening of David O. Russell’s American Hustle took place on Sunday. Word on the film ranges from decent to terrific, but the one aspect on which everyone seemed to agree: Jennifer Lawrence. Last year’s best actress winner apparently steals the movie with her scenes as the wife of
The movie world is all about the actors, though the occasional director, like Peter Jackson, George Lucas, or Steven Spielberg, gets lucky every now and then. Among the cinematic minds who almost always the short end of the stick, however, are the writers, but The Hollywood Reporter gives them the
Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar
This weeks biggest release in my opinion is a film that everyone should definitely see. It’s a movie I feel like many people missed out on. It is quite worthy of buying! Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something that should be a must have or if there’s any
Before heading into this week’s analysis, one should note that six films we assume are Oscar contenders remain unseen: American Hustle, Lone Survivor, Out of the Furnace, Saving Mr. Banks, and The Wolf of Wall Street. (The lattermost might not arrive this year, but distributor Paramount hopes it will be
Cate Blanchett got a tribute on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the New York Film Festival. That and Blue Jasmine director Woody Allen’s personal shout-out surely gave more credence to her already-strong best actress campaign. Of course, Blanchett’s perceived rival for the Oscar, Sandra Bullock, got a boost of her own
Now that the fall movie season is underway, it’s time to look back at the summer season that was… Frankly, this summer was a lot of hype and disappointment. The season started out with such promise but many films fell short of expectations. A few of our talented writers got
The Popcast is back and we are talking robots, aliens, monsters, ghosts, motor racing snails and epic romance.
BEFORE MIDNIGHT, the long-awaited and wholly endearing third installment in Richard Linklater’s epic tale of Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), explores the formerly-star-crossed duo’s life as a couple. Keep reading to check out our review.
Staring tonight and going through Sunday, April 28, NYC once again plays the happy host to the Tribeca Film Festival. Now in its 12th year, TFF will show 89 feature films and 60 shorts, hold 3 Galas, display 5 Transmedia pieces, host 3 Tribeca Drive-In® screenings, and present 23 Tribeca Talks® panel discussions.
Every year film-goers try to find the best of the best and the hidden gyms of each year of the SXSW Film Festival. My SXSW 2013 list is a living thing, changing with each passing day and it will continue to do so throughout the festival itself. As SXSW Film