• Academy Idol
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 39: The Power of Argo and ACCA 2012 Nominations!

    The Awards Circuit Power Hour is jammed packed this week with announcements and general Oscar talk. After the big weekend for Ben Affleck’s Argo, winning the Directors Guild of America, we’re talking about the possibility of Argo taking it all but many think Lincoln is not far behind and that twelve nominations...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Supporting Actress

    Supporting Actress has proven to be one of the best categories recently for the Academy Awards. For every year there was a clear front runner (Spencer, Monique, Hudson), there was another year when we had no idea who was winning (Leo, Swinton, Weisz, Cruz). Although after a few award shows, it’s clear...

  • Poster
    New Poster for ‘Mud,’ Starring Matthew McConaughey

    Jeff Nichols’ new film, Mud, is off to a pretty hot start. After impressing critics at Cannes in 2012 and Sundance just last month (including our very own Joey Magidson, who gave the film a ***½ rating, the people behind Mud are now hoping for the same reaction when it goes into wide...

  • Article
    Box Office (02.03.13)

    In January, though ‘Mama’ (Uni.) was the highest grossing movie of the month, it sat back to #2 as ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ (Par.) slipped into #1. Holding on tightly, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ (Wein.) remains at #3, followed by Sony’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty’. New release, ‘Parker’ (FD) takes #5, followed by...

  • Festivals
    SUNDANCE: ‘The Way Way Back’, ‘S-VHS’, ‘Sightseers’, and ‘A.C.O.D.’

    As we close the book on our coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, I’m speeding up the pace a bit by grouping together some of my remaining reviews. I’ll be doing short looks at a quartet of movies that I enjoyed when I was in Park City, though none of them...