The night almost upon us. I’m simply trying to make sense of this topsy-turvy award season. Here are our final oscar predictions.
As you surely know by now, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards with nine bids each. But right now, we’re all about that snub, and of course, there wasn’t just one “snub.” This column could dedicate
We’re at that point, folks. Oscar nominations drop tomorrow, and for the first time ever, every category will have an official announcement. (In years past, many “smaller” categories were announced by way of press release.) Of course, this means that we have to predict who will get in – and
We’ll have lots to talk about on Monday – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Writers Guild of America (WGA) nominations and the nominees for the USC Scripter Award. But for now, let’s take a stab at what will happen at the Golden Globes on Sunday
This week, we look at how the Broadcast Film Critics Association‘s (BFCA) Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations – announced on Monday – might affect the Oscar race. Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s Birdman leads the pack there with 13 nominations; Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel and Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood follow with
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game, and James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything have all made strong cases for Oscar this week – all landed Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nods for ensemble cast and Golden Globe nods in
Chris Rock’s Top Five seemed to be more of a commercial prospect when distributors were fighting for get U.S. rights at the Toronto International Film Festival. However, winning bidder Paramount might also have Oscar on the mind: Five hits select locations on Dec. 5 and theaters nationwide the following weekend.
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells the story of a hotel worker M. Gustave and a lobby boy Zero. The adventures they’re about to dive in, are caused by the Gustave’s passion for old ladies.
The Grand Budapest Hotel hits cinemas this weekend marking another triumph for writer and director Wes Anderson. But what are the indie darling’s best and worst movies to date? We rank every feature length film in his canon in ascending order to find out… 8. Bottle Rocket It’s not that
Saturday Night Live brought Edward Norton to host this week and while he put out a solid performance, I’m still left wondering why. Picking him just seemed random since he doesn’t have a big project that he’s promoting and while that’s not required, that’s just standard practice. But this season they seem to
Interview: Roman Coppola on Working with Charlie Sheen, the Family Legacy, and A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWANN III
It has been 12 years since Roman Coppola last made a film — the thoroughly underrated CQ — but in that time he has kept busy, co-writing Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom (for which he received an Oscar nomination last month), and working with his father (Francis Ford Coppola) and his sister
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.
We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered