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‘The Homesman’ Starring Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank Arrives on Blu-Ray/DVD/On-Demand Platforms

SANTA MONICA, CA (December 15, 2014) – Academy Award® winner Tommy Lee Jones (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Fugitive, 1993) co-wrote, directed and stars in...

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Film Review: The Homesman (★½)

E tu, Tommy Lee Jones? The well respected veteran actor/filmmaker is very talented on both sides of the camera, as we all know, though in this particular instance I...

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Stat Awards Monday #1 – Making sense of the fresh faces in Best Actor

Welcome to Stat Awards Monday (or, SAM, for short—see what I did there?—I know, but just go with me here). In this new awards season weekly column for Awards...

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Watch the Trailer for ‘The Homesman’ with Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank

THE HOMESMAN will open in theaters November 14, 2014. Presented by Roadside Attractions Directed by Tommy Lee Jones Screenplay written by Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran...

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OSCARS or NOT: Top 50 Films You Need to See for the Fall

This week we have the official kick off to awards season with the Telluride Film Festival starting for critics everywhere.  Films will be “secretly”...

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Cannes: ‘The Homesman’ Delivers Good Performances with a Few Mixed Feelings

It’s been a few years since Tommy Lee Jones directed the HBO movie Sunset Limited and over 8 years since his last film hit movie theaters, but it seems that he...

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Check Out the International Trailer for Tommy Lee Jones’ ‘The Homesman’

One of the wildcards for this coming year could be Tommy Lee Jones‘ sophomore feature The Homesman, in which he stars alongside Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Meryl...

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Six Spot #3: Best Supporting Actor 2012

Welcome back to the Six Spot!  In case you’re new to the Six Spot, this is a column where I look at the cold hard facts to determine who or what would have been...

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Awards Profile: The Homesman

Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones Written by: Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Hailee Steinfeld, William Fichtner,...

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Ten Years Later – Johnny Depp’s Oscar Introduction

Since it’s the week of Christmas, there will likely not be any noteworthy stories to break outside the occasional Martin Scorsese-“Shame on You” from...

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The Family (★★)

Back when this film was known as “Malavita” (the only remaining hint of that is the family dog has that name), it had been bandied about as potentially an...

New Poster Emerges for Luc Besson’s ‘The Family’

As the trailer dropped yesterday along with the announcement that Luc Besson’s new film, formerly known as “Malavita,” would now be called The Family,...

Luc Besson’s Upcoming ‘Malavita’ is Now Titled, ‘The Family’ With A New Trailer

Keeping a close eye on the Oscar race already, the new film from Luc Besson formerly called Malavita is now called The Family.  It stars Academy Award Winners...

Relativity Media Announces 2013 Releases!

While Oscar always has their eyes on anything produced by the Weinstein Company, other studios are showing up with an impressive slate of films for the 2013 awards...

Awards Profile: Malavita

Directed By: Luc Besson Written By: Luc Besson. Based on the Novel by: Tonino Benacquista Starring: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, Jon...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 46: Awards Profiles, Tom Hanks, and the Year of Hailee Steinfeld?

Awards Circuit Power Hour is back this week with a great in-depth talk about some of the highlights of the past week. We kick off the podcast talking about the new...

Emperor (**)

Director Peter Webber’s royal stinker, Emperor, is at the bottom dregs of its kind: a passionate tale of taboo romance set against the backdrop of a ravaging war....

Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actor

And the Nominees are… Alan Arkin – Argo Oscar Scene: “Argo fuck yourself” Robert De Niro – Silver Linings Playbook Oscar Scene: “When life...

Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known...

Oscar-Winning Director Martin Scorsese is Executive Producer on Luc Besson’s ‘Malavita’

Luc Besson’s (The Professional) newest gangster drama, Malavita (which we spoke about briefly on this week’s Power Hour), will be produced by someone who...

First Trailer for Peter Webber’s ‘Emperor’

The first trailer for director Peter Webber’s Emperor has been released. The film is based on the true story of the investigation into whether or not the Emperor of...

‘Argo’ Wins with Houston Film Critics Society

The Houston Film Critics Society has named Argo the best film of the year, and likewise bestowed its Best Director honors on the film’s helmer, Ben Affleck....

San Francisco Film Critics Circle cites ‘The Master’ as 2012’s Best Film

San Francisco Film Critics Circle has named The Master the best film of 2012, along with bestowing Joaquin Phoenix their Best Actor prize. Zero Dark Thirty also did...

Analysis of the Golden Globe Nominations

The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time,...