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Fun Home 3 H 2015

2015 Tony Award Predictions

Broadway’s biggest night is coming up as the Tony awards air on Sunday. This is honestly one of the more exciting Tony races in a long time and Sam and I have...

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Watch the First Trailer for ‘Suffragette’ with Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep from Focus Features

Watch the first trailer for the Oscar hopeful “Suffragette” from Focus Features that stars a slew of Oscar talent and hopefuls. Director Sarah Gavron’s...

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Awards Profile: Suffragette

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as...

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Oscars 2016: Is Best Actress Going Back to the Younglings or Are Veterans Taking Over Again?

Julianne Moore has an Oscar.  Just wanted to remind you all of that wonderful fact. This year, the ladies are looking as full as ever, at least at this early stage....

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Nicolas Winding Refn next film will be ‘I Walk With The Dead’

I know that filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is becoming a bit of a love him or hate him type of figure, but I seem to have gone the opposite route as most. While I was...

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Nicolas Winding Refn is making a horror movie?

Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn is one of the more unique voices in the business, so anything he’s involved with has my interest. Apparently, he’s potentially...

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Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ Will Open May 1, 2015

Add this to your 2015 calendars.  Another push back for Fox Searchlight Pictures.  It was officially announced that Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming remake of Far...

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Awards Profile: Far From the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg Written by: David Nicholls Cast: Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen Synopsis: Far From the Madding Crowd, based on the 1874 book...

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Best of 2013: Davis Awards Choose Breakthrough and Body of Work Mentions

The next phase of the Best of the Year citations continue with some highlights of many actors and actresses that will likely not get too many mentions at the end of the...

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Inside Llewyn Davis (Multiple Reviews)

By: Joey Magidson (★★★★) Going into my initial screening of Inside Llewyn Davis back at the New York Film Festival a few months ago, I had no reason to expect...

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Warner Bros. Launches Awards Site – ‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ Set for Oscar Play

Warner Bros. sent out e-mails to all major awards guilds, including the Broadcast Film Critics Association, today announcing the launch of their awards site with...

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Inside Llewyn Davis (★★★★)

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: I am completely smitten.  I have long admired Joel Coen and Ethan Coen and what they have offered the realm of cinema.  I am in love with...

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2013 New York Film Festival Preview – Finding the Awards Season Heat Part 1

The 51st New York Film Festival kicks off on Monday for Press and Industry analysts around the NYC metro area.  Many of the films that will be screened for the East...

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TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: The Coen Brothers’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Receives Praise

There are few films I am anticipating seeing as much as The Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, a tale about a folk musician struggling to succeed in the music...

Women in Film: Hilary Rodham Clinton and Hollywood’s Beauty Pageant

With an Oscar race that’s filling up with actresses portraying pop culture icons (Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, Naomi Watts as Princess Diana), it was only a matter of...

Playing the Veteran Card – Cannes Favorites That Could Translate to Oscar!

Just prior to the festival, in the latest round of Oscar Predictions, Bruce Dern emerged in the #1 spot on the Best Actor list.  Thinking he could build some goodwill...

The Great Gatsby (**½)

Baz Luhrmann sure knows how to bring the bombast to his take on The Great Gatsby, but in the end he’s just the latest filmmaker to fail in his attempt to bring the...

New Images from the Coen Brothers’ New Film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

CBS Films recently announced that the newest Coen Brothers film, Inside Llewyn Davis, would have a December 6 release date, right in the heart of awards season (after...

Awards Profile: Inside Llewyn Davis

Directed By: Joel and Ethan Coen Written By: Joel and Ethan Coen Cast: Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, and F. Murray...

Trailer for Coen Brothers’ ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Leaks Online

Get it while it’s hot! I don’t expect this to be online long before it is removed, but check out the trailer for the latest Coen Brothers film, Inside...

New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

After debuting a set of new posters, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.  Opening in May 2013, Luhrmann’s film...

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Preview

Tomorrow morning, the Critics Choice Awards will bestow their nominees for the world to see.  While it might sound biased, I very much respect the organization’s...

Ten Films by Ten Women Directors

With the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray release of Sarah Polley’s second directorial feature, Take This Waltz, the Canadian-born writer/director builds upon the promising...

“Best” Actress Award or “Whatever We Have Left Over”

Trying to sand down the rough slate that is the Actress categories is an intimidating task.  The past few years, the category has produced the likes of Natalie Portman...

Warner Brothers pushes ‘The Great Gatsby’ to 2013!

Big news has dropped today folks. Early on in the year ‘The Great Gatsby’ was thought by just about everyone to be gunning for a whole lot of Oscar love, and...