Oscar Question of the Day – The Missing Director

Two (or perhaps three) of our presumed locks missed out on Director citations this year at the Academy Awards.  It happened and now we have to try to sift out the “real” contender that will stand on stage at the end of the evening to be crowned Best Picture of the Year.  Many, including myself, […]

Costume Designers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild (CDG) Awards have been announced. The awards honor excellence in costume design throughout movies, television, and commercials, with the winners to be unveiled on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. Being that the CDG divides their film awards into three categories (fantasy, contemporary, and period), it should be no surprise to […]

‘Django Unchained’ Becomes Tarantino’s Highest Grossing Film Ever

The Weinstein Company is pretty proud of Quentin Tarantino’s latest effort, Django Unchained. Aside from the two Golden Globe wins for Best Supporting Actor (Christoph Waltz) and Best Screenplay (Quentin Tarantino), and along with the five Oscar nominations the film received (including Best Picture), Django Unchained has officially become Tarantino’s highest grossing film to date (domestically). […]

Kidman Listed Among New SAG Awards Presenters

SAG loves to trickle its announcements in slowly, and who can blame them? It keeps them in the discussion after all. So after announcing the first wave of presenters yesterday, they have announced a few more names today. Nicole Kidman, Jeff Daniels, Neil Patrick Harris, Julianna Margulies, and Busy Phillips, along with SAG-AFTRA Co-Presidents Ken Howard […]

‘Lincoln: An American Journey’ – A Behind-the-Scenes Special Debuts on iTunes

On Wednesday, January 16th, Lincoln: An American Journey – a behind-the-scenes special on the making of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln – premiered on iTunes. Lincoln has crossed the $150 million mark at the box office, and pulled in a field-leading 12 Oscar nominations. The special dives into the 12 year adventure the filmmakers went on to bring this film […]

The Alternate Oscar Nominations!

For those who don’t follow or don’t remember, in Best Picture I’ll be looking at essentially what the next 10 films could have been for the Academy. It’s partially just for fun (and keep in mind…this isn’t how I would have preferred things to have gone, or else the lists below would be quite different), […]

Circuit 3: Cary Grant

Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904. But before becoming the charming actor with the delightful accent, this legend of classic Hollywood had to climb the ladder all the way up from his early days as a vaudeville entertainer. In his youth, Grant worked any job he could get in the […]

Three Oscar Nominated Docs Returning to The Lincoln Center

How to Survive a Plague, The Invisible War, and 5 Broken Cameras have all been nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar, and are now getting a second run courtesy of the Lincoln Center in New York City. The films will run for one additional week starting Friday, January 18th, so this provides a good chance for those near the theater to […]