• Podcasts
    Awards Circuit goes LIVE! Join us on Sunday at 6pm with NBR Best Supporting Actress Ann Dowd!

    Have you ever wanted to interview an Oscar contender? Are you particularly passionate about a film this year and want to make your case known? Well you’ll have a great opportunity to do both of those things as the Awards Circuit will be hosting our first ever LIVE Power Hour episode this Sunday...

  • Editor
    Weinstein Company Confirms Christoph Waltz back in SUPPORTING for ‘Django Unchained’

    A representative for the Weinstein Company has just confirmed that Christoph Waltz’s role in Django Unchained will be campaigned as a Supporting role for the rest of the awards season.  Waltz, who plays Dr. King Schultz ,will now compete against co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, who just won the National Board of Review’s award...

  • Around the Circuit
    Around the Circuit: December 1st – December 7th

    It’s time to visit the week that was via our Around the Circuit piece, where we look back at articles that we feel are worth your time covering the Oscar race, new releases, or really just anything film related. Link(s) of the week: Following the announcements of the New York Film Critics’...

  • General
    The Underestimation of the Lead Actor Brad Pitt in ‘Killing Them Softly’

    In 2007 no one saw the Best Actor nomination for Tommy Lee Jones in In the Valley of Elah (2007), it was one of those happy surprises that reminded us the acting branch really does watch the films and pay some attention. Way back in 1975 there was another such shock when...

  • Film Reviews
    Hyde Park on Hudson (***)

    Perhaps no film this year has been easier to make fun of in advance of its release than ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’. I know I had a few silly names for it earlier in 2012 when comparing it to something like ‘My Week with Marilyn’, but go figure…I prefer this film to...

  • Article
    Chat with Edward Burns

    Last week I was invited to interview the actor/writer/director Edward Burns, a man who’s career I’ve followed with a great deal of interest for quite some time now. I’m a big fan of his new film ‘The Fitzgerald Family Christmas’, which is now out in limited release (my review can be found...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings (12/7/2012)

    Being that this weekend kicks off with “a date which will live in infamy,” it’s fitting that FDR makes a big-screen appearance in Hyde Park on the Hudson.  Toss in some romantic comedies, some foreign features, and some drama and you’ve got some options to hold you till “the big one” next...