All posts tagged "war horse"

  • 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...

  • Awards Profile: Trash

    Directed By: Stephen Daldry Written By: Richard Curtis Cast: Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen, Wagner Moura, Selton Mello Synopsis: Set in an unnamed Third World country,...

  • Circuit 3: Steven Spielberg

    Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Cinematography

    And the Nominees Are: Guillaume Schiffman “The Artist” Oscar Scene: Waking up from the sound dream sequence Jeff Cronenweth “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”...

  • 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...

  • Oscar Circuit: Art Direction

    And the Nominees Are: The Artist – Laurence Bennett and Robert Gould Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – Stuart Craig and Stephanie...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Editing

    And the Nominees Are: Drive The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo Transformers: Dark of the Moon War Horse Just as my colleague and friend...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Mixing

    The 2011 Nominees For Best Sound Mixing Are… • THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO • HUGO • MONEYBALL • TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON...

  • Oscar Web Series Launches on Oscar.com

    Oscar.com has launched its brand new web series, “Nominated with Dave Karger”, that provides moviegoers with an in-depth look at each of the 2012 Oscar...

  • Hindsight’s a Bitch

    If you want a good laugh, take a look at early Oscar predictions of any given year.  It doesn’t matter who you look at, they’ll...

  • Oscar Circuit: Best Original Score

    And the Nominees Are: Ludovic Bource – “The Artist” Oscar Scene: “Bang!” (in the home theater) John Williams – “The Adventures of Tintin” Oscar Scene:...

  • MPSE Sound Editors Nominees

    Thanks to Sasha Stone @ Awards Daily FEATURE FILMS CATEGORY BEST SOUND EDITING: SOUND EFFECTS AND FOLEY IN A FEATURE FILM Drive Fast Five The...

  • 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...

  • A Word About Spielberg’s DGA Snub

    The exclusion of Steven Spielberg and War Horse from the DGA race is a big deal indeed. Big enough to impact the entire Oscar race....

  • Directors Guild of America Preview & Predictions

    Probably the most important precursor of them all, the Directors Guild of America announces their nominees tomorrow.  With the field of Best Picture anywhere between...

  • Sizing Up the Costume Design Field

    So what could one possibly say about Best Costume Design that one couldn’t possibly infer from all of my previous installments? Even non-Oscar watchers could...

  • Awards Circuit Staff Top Ten of 2011

    As the year stands behind us and we gear up for the upcoming award shows including the Critics Choice Awards which will be broadcast on...

  • War Horse for Picture, Scorsese for Director?

    Scott Feinberg has astutely pointed out that Steven Spielberg’s War Horse has galloped into the lead for the Oscar as Best Picture, easing past The Artist...

  • Year-In-Review (Editor’s Honorable Mentions)

    2011 presented a nice eclectic view of cinema we haven’t seen throughout the years.  If we summed it up to a ‘theme’ for the year,...

  • Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 01/01)

    Happy New Year, everyone!  We concluded 2011 with reviews of Sleeping Beauty, Declaration of War, Project Nim, 13 Assassins and A Separation. Anna Belickis concluded...

  • War Horse (**½)

    At its core, War Horse is a heartfelt story about a young man and the bond he creates with a horse who reciprocates that bond. ...

  • Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 12/25)

    Happy holidays, everyone!  Last week saw reviews of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Adventures of Tintin. On top of revisiting The Help and...

  • Weekend Openings (December 23-25)

    Per usual, the year’s end is very crowded with ambitious Oscar contenders and highly-anticipated prestige projects.  The surprisingly (or perhaps it isn’t; Brad Bird is...

  • War Horse (Multiple Reviews)

    FOOTE (****) On stage the horses are created with puppets, which I understand is rather effective. The same sort of thing was accomplished with Equus...

  • Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

    TOP TEN FILMS The Descendants The Artist Hugo Moneyball The Tree of Life Drive Midnight in Paris Win Win War Horse The Help BEST ACTOR...