Oscar Circuit: Best Documentary Feature

In a strong and impressive year for movies, 2012 has not only given us the most compelling Oscar race in years, but in terms of documentary filmmaking, one of the most richly rewarding years the genre has ever seen. As many proclaim this to be a new Golden Age for documentaries, with more and more […]

Circuit 3: Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Wales on January 30th, 1974. As a child, Bale starred in television commercials before making a few made-for-television films, including Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986). His first big screen performance came in Empire of the Sun, for which he won the “Best Performance by a Juvenile Actor” […]

SUNDANCE: Blue Caprice (**)

I went into  Blue Caprice with rather high hopes. This dramatization of the events we know as the Beltway Sniper attacks completely misses the point of that crime spree and wastes a very good performance from Isaiah Washington. Co-writer/director Alexandre Moors has the absolute wrong focus here, choosing to make a statement about violence in […]

Watch The Online Premiere of Disney’s Oscar Nominated Short ‘Paperman’

Those who saw Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph in theaters have already witnessed the legendary company’s latest short film, Paperman. For those who missed it, you are in for a real treat. Disney has released the short film in full (all 6 minutes and 33 seconds of it) online. After winning the PGA, Wreck-It Ralph is looking more and […]

Park City Dispatch – Episode 9: The Best of the Fest!

Sundance Film Festival may be over, but we’ve still got fun stuff to share! In addition to the final reviews and analysis, Joey and I sat down before leaving Park City to record one final video where we share our thoughts about the festival and dole out some awards. So without further ado, here’s the […]

Barbra Streisand to Sing Live at the Oscars

The last time two-time Academy Award winner Barbra Streisand performed at the Oscars was 36 years ago, when she sang the love theme from A Star is Born. In sticking with the theme of honoring movie musicals, the producers have proudly announced the return of Babs to the telecast.  Give the official release a read after […]

Steven Spielberg Honored by American Cinema Editors

The 63rd annual ACE Eddie Awards will be presented Saturday, February 16th, honoring excellence in film editing for 2012. The Board of Directors of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) has selected Steven Spielberg to give their highest honor to, the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award. Have a look at the official release after the jump.

Oscar Circuit: Best Visual Effects

And the Nominees are… The Avengers – Janek Sirrs, Daniel Sudick, Jeff White, and Guy Williams Oscar Scene: Hulk smashing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – David Clayton, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, and R. Christopher White Oscar Scene: The introduction to Gollum Life of Pi – Erik De Boer, Donald Elliott, Guillaume Rocheron, and Bill Westenhofer Oscar Scene: Any […]

Disney’s ‘1952’ Officially Re-titled ‘Tomorrowland’

The Disney produced film formerly known as 1952 has since been given the new title of Tomorrowland. The film stars George Clooney, is directed by Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), and is written by Damon Lindelof (LOST) and Jeff Jensen (Velocity). But you will have to wait a little while to […]

Incredible Looking Posters for the BAFTA Nominated Films

Every year, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) selects one lucky artist to create posters for the films nominated for their awards. This year, Jonathan Franks of handsomefrank.com was chosen, and the work is quite impressive. Have a look at the beautiful images after the jump or click the gallery below.