• Academy Idol 6: Top 11 Results

    The Top 11 films competed for your votes.  It was Precursors Week.  One film is eliminated from the competition with the next week’s theme and...

  • On the Possible Snub of Joaquin Phoenix

    When the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Actor are announced next month, it will mark the end to a hard fought battle, and...

  • Around the Circuit: December 15th – December 21st

    Link(s) of the week: At The Wrap, Steve Pond ran a simulation for Oscar that resulted in an outcome with eight Best Picture nominees. He has...

  • Nine Foreign Language Films Contend for Oscar

    The short list for the Foreign Language Oscar race has been announced. There are no incredibly shocking omissions, at least not at first glance. Austria’s...

  • Not Fade Away (***1/2)

    No matter what David Chase chose to do with his feature debut, it was always going to be judged against the work he did on...

  • Jack Reacher (***)

    Much like the title character, the film ‘Jack Reacher’ gets in, does its job, and gets out. Tom Cruise’s potential new franchise is a decidedly...