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  • Article
    Are There Legitimate Musical/Comedy Contenders for the Golden Globes?

    The 2014 Musical/Comedy races at the Golden Globes look bleak. After one of the best Musical/Comedy fields...

  • Article
    Six Spot #9: Best Actress 2012

    Welcome back to The Six Spot! In case you missed last week’s 2013 Best Actor Six Spot,...

  • Women in Cinema
    86 Years A Snub – The Struggle for Black Actors in Hollywood

    Lupita Nyong’o joined the coveted Oscar ranks earlier this month, becoming the seventh black actress (who is of...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Watch the First Trailer for the Remake of ‘Annie’ Starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Cameron Diaz

    As the Oscars move firmly behind all of us, we venture off ahead to the 2014 film...

  • Film Reviews
    NYFF: 12 Years a Slave (★★★½)

    As tough as you might imagine a Steve McQueen directed film about slavery to be, quite frankly...

  • News
    Cameron Diaz Will Play Miss Hannigan in ‘Annie’

    Cameron Diaz has completed a contract to play Miss Hannigan in the remake of  Annie, opposite Academy Award...

  • Images
    ’12 Years a Slave’ Images Show Intensity from Fassbender and Ejifor!

    Likely in my top two most anticipated films of the year is Steve McQueen’s upcoming 12 Years...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: 12 Years A Slave

    Directed By: Steve McQueen Written By: Steve McQueen and John Ridley Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, Quvenzhané Wallis, Scoot McNairy, Garrett Dillahunt, Sarah Paulson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Taran Killiam, Dwight Henry, Adepero Oduye, Bryan Batt, Alfre Woodard Synopsis: 12 Years a Slave is based...

  • Oscar Circuit
    Oscar Circuit: Best Actress

    This year we don’t have the fortune of knowing exactly who will win Best Actress. We have five nominees that include two frontrunners, one possible upset and two actresses who should be honored to receive recognition for their work. And the nominees are: Jessica Chastain- Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence- Silver Linings Playbook...

  • Oscar Predictions
    Women in Cinema- The “Oscarettes”: Who will be nominated for Best Actress?

    With the Oscar nominations being announced tomorrow morning and all other nominations revealed, it’s that time folks where we all wonder and debate who will be honored with a nomination Oscar morning. This year I find myself struggling to decide which actresses will be nominated for Best Actress in a leading role....

  • Article
    The 10 Biggest Breakthrough Performances Of 2012

    As we discussed on one of our previous Power Hour podcasts, it can be hard to define what a “breakthrough” performance/year really is. It could be someone coming out of seemingly nowhere to land several big roles (ala Jessica Chastain in 2011), or it could be someone who has made a few...

  • Film Reviews
    BFI London Film Festival – DAY 3

    Laurence Anyways (****) I can count on one hand the amount of times in my life when I’ve left a cinema buzzing from what I’d just watched; exhilarated by the cinematic journey that had unfolded before me and once more head-over-heels in love with those too often insignificant things we call movies....

  • News
    Quvenzhane Wallis joins Steve McQueen’s ‘Twelve Years A Slave’!

    Despite the issues that I had with ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’, easily the best part of that flick was the lead performance of young actress Quvenzhane Wallis. She’s certainly someone to watch, and it looks like she’ll soon be appearing in a very high profile Oscar contender next year, the film...

  • Editor
    Beasts of the Southern Wild (***½)

    In the grand scheme of film criticism and the notion that groundbreaking directors can be born right out of their first feature, Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild is a perfect blend of emotional rapture and glorious narrative.  The film tells the story of young Hushpuppy (Quvenzhane Wallis), a girl living...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings (June 29-July 1)

    Looks like this weekend will go down in the books as one of pleasant surprises, both financially and quality-wise.  Whether that will translate into Oscar nominations may happen for at least one of them… Steven Soderbergh and Channing Tatum take us into the world of male strippers in Magic Mike, about a...

  • Film Reviews
    Beasts of the Southern Wild (***)

    Another year, another widely loved indie Oscar contender that I just can’t get as excited about as the masses do. Last year, it was ‘The Tree of Life’ that left me cold and wanting more (and ‘The Artist’ to a much lesser extent), and now I find myself not as crazy about...

  • Film Reviews
    Beasts of the Southern Wild (****)

    The first major Academy Award™ contender is officially upon us with Benh Zeitlin’s hypnotically spellbinding Beasts of the Southern Wild. The hype for this film has been building following the huge responses it received from the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals, so anything less than what we’ve heard to be true would...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Directed By: Benh Zeitlin Written By: Lucy Alibar, Behn Zeitlin Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry Synopsis (from IMDB): Faced with her father’s fading health and environmental changes that release an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy leaves her Delta-community home in search of her mother.