All posts tagged "The Descendants"

  • Six Spot #5: Best Director 2011

    Welcome back to The Six Spot!  In case you missed last week’s 2003 Best Actress Six Spot, you can catch it here. This week, we...

  • Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 03/18)

    Last week saw reviews of Detachment, Being Flynn and 21 Jump Street. Joey Magidson praised Julianne Moore’s performance in his review of Game Change. Anna...

  • Editor’s Final Oscar Predictions

    It’s Friday.  Oscars are on Sunday.  I’ve rattled my brain for hours, days, weeks.  It hurts.  I can’t.  I am fully ready to be wrong...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Actor

    And the Nominees Are: Demian Bichir for “A Better Life” Oscar scene: Telling his son that he does everything for him George Clooney for “The...

  • Making the final case for each Best Picture nominee…

    As you’re reading this, the Oscar voters have already made their final selections for each category of the Academy Awards, and there’s nothing left to...

  • ‘The Descendants’ and ‘Midnight in Paris’ take the WGA Awards!

    Yes, things aren’t too clear considering ‘The Artist’ wasn’t eligible (among other films that perhaps could have posed a threat) for the Writers Guild, but...

  • ‘The Descendants’ takes USC Scripter Award!

    It was really a 2 horse race for the Scripter this year, and it seems that ‘The Descendants’ has hurdled past ‘Moneyball’ and taken the...

  • ‘Artist’ and ‘Descendants’ split the 62nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards!

    At this year’s ACE Eddie Awards, a few interesting things of note went down. First off, ‘The Descendants’ perhaps surprisingly won for Drama editing over...

  • Which Scenes from 2011 will you remember?

    Much like Kris Tapley over at In Contention does his list of the 10 best shots of each year, I like to do something similar...

  • 2011 ACCA Winners Announced!

    The 2011 Awards Circuit Community Awards was one of the most diverse and hottest choices this side of the internet.  This is the only site...

  • Oscar Circuit: Adapted Screenplay

    The screenplay categories have a strong correlation with past Best Picture winners.  In the past few years, “Slumdog Millionaire,” “No Country for Old Men,” and...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Film Editing

    And the Nominees Are: The Artist The Descendants The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Moneyball Tied into the Best Picture race more than any...

  • Screen Actors Guild Predictions

    Tonight, the Screen Actors Guild will present their winners for the very best in film and television.  The SAG awards have presented themselves as the...

  • Michel Hazanavicius wins DGA Award!

    If you still weren’t willing to call the Oscar for “The Artist,” you should now.  Not sure if this will necessarily translate to an automatic...

  • Directors Guild of America Predictions

    The Nominees Are: Michel Hazanavicius – “The Artist” Alexander Payne – “The Descendants” David Fincher – “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Martin Scorsese –...

  • Iowa Film Critics Go for ‘Descendants’

    Best Picture: The Descendants Best Director: Alexander Payne (The Descendants) Best Actor: Brad Pitt (Moneyball) Best Actress: Viola Davis (The Help) Best Supporting Actor: Christopher...

  • Costume Design Guild Nominations

    Excellence in Period Film: “The Artist” (Mark Bridges) “Jane Eyre” (Michael O’Connor) “The Help” (Sharen Davis) “Hugo” (Sandy Powell) “W.E.” (Arianne Phillips) Excellence in Fantasy...

  • Sizing Up the Best Film Editing Field

    Often called “the invisible art” of the movies, editing is a crucial and frequently undervalued (and misunderstood) element of filmmaking. Even more debatable is how...