Safety Not Guaranteed
There is not much time left in the Oscar race. The most important awards announcement of the week came on Wednesday when the Producers Guild of America (PGA) revealed its nominees for the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Producer of the Year in Theatrical Motion Pictures, which are: Argo, Beasts
Here’s hoping everyone’s had a great holiday season! But for avid Oscar watchers, this time of the year brings more than gay happy meetings and silent nights; it also gives us one of our favorite things: the heart of the Oscar season.
2012 was a great year at the movies, from long-awaited summer sequels to year-end Oscar bait. Established auteurs like Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, and Steven Spielberg padded their impressive résumés, while helmers like Joss Whedon and Rian Johnson realized their next level of potential. James Bond got dark, Emma Watson
Each of the top eight races boasts a front-runner or two, but what about the other three or four nominees in each race? It’s both a frustrating change of pace and a welcome one. It makes predicting the Oscars more difficult, but it also makes pinpointing the season a bit more exciting, doesn’t it?
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon is described on the website for the film as “The story of two grown brothers who secretly compete in a homemade Olympics during a family reunion. When their fierce and disruptive competition is uncovered, the brothers must choose between their passion for beating the hell out of each
Oh New Girl, it’s been a loooong season. For anyone that followed my recaps of this show, you know the shaky relationship I’ve had with it. When I first heard about New Girl I was excited about Zooey Deschanel coming to TV, in her own show no less! I love
The Safety Not Guaranteed red carpet promised a lot of talented actors, as well as a director and writer that I admire for their concept and ability to bring together an amazing cast, so this was a big deal for me. Never having been on a red carpet before, I assumed that
Day two of SXSW 2012 came and went quite fast. My day was fun-filled with four films total. At SXSW they have these things called SXXpress Pass (pronounced South by Express Pass) that you can get on the day of any particular showing. The box office opens at 9am with
I love the inspiration for Safety Not Guaranteed and that it seems the filmmakers have really managed to take such an odd occurence and use it to create a film with substance and heart. This film came out of an ad placed in 1997 in Backwoods Home Magazine in which a