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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 the sixth nominee of any given category in any given year.  Feel free to catch up on the heated discussion in […] More

  • Emma Watson To Reunite With Stephen Chbosky For ‘While We’re Young‘

    After the success of their hit film ‘The Perks Of Being A Wallflower’, director Stephen Chbosky and actress Emma Watson are teaming up again. Chbosky will direct Watson in ‘While We’re Young’, a film being set up at 20th Century Fox that is based on the novel 29 by Adena Halpern. Not only did Chbosky […] More

  • Editor Top Films of 2012 – The Year of the Film

    2012 went in the blink of an eye.  By July of last year, I was fearful of how the year would turn out for film.  At that point my top two films, Beasts of the Southern Wild and Moonrise Kingdom were very good but nothing that I wanted to be in the top-tier of my […] More

  • Writers Guild Award Nominations Include ‘Perks’ and ‘Looper’

    They are who we thought they were. Coach Green’s famous rant about the Chicago Bears football team can be applied to the Writers Guild Award nominees, as there were just about zero surprises. With scripts from films like Django Unchained, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Les Mis, and Amour being ruled ineligible, it cut the […] More

  • Previewing the New York Film Critics Circle

    The precursor award season is about to kick off on Monday with the New York Film Critics naming their best of the year.  This is when all the speculation, hope, and despair is laid to rest for many contenders and films but as performances like Tommy Lee Jones in In the Valley of Elah or […] More

  • Roundtable with ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ director Stephen Chbosky

    It’s always great to get to interact with filmmakers and pick their minds about their craft. But rare is it that you have the chance to talk to someone who wrote and directed the screenplay from their own best-selling novel. A day after being blown away by The Perks of Being a Wallflower (my favorite […] More

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (***)

    A story of the pain and pleasure of the high school experience, there are a lot of things to like about the teen drama ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’. There are also a few issues as well, namely a tonal inconsistency and some odd choices on the part of writer/director (and author of the […] More

  • New stills from The Perks of Being A Wallflower and Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

    As we barrel towards the fall movie season, more information is coming out regarding highly anticipated titles. Knowing that Summit Entertainment has released tons of new stills for two of its biggest films, The Perks of Being A Wallflower and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2. Whether by shear coincidence or manufactured circumstances, these photos […] More

  • Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

    The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our John Foote will be in attendance at the Toronto International Film Festival and many films will be unveiling themselves to critics alike.  There is a very unclear yet still feasible […] More