366 Feature Films Are Eligible for the Oscars, the Most Since 1970

366 Feature Films Are Eligible for the Oscars, the Most Since 1970 The Academy has released a list of 366 feature films in contention for the upcoming 93rd Oscars. The number of eligible movies is up from the 344 submitted in 2019, although it’s not an AMPAS record. ...

So Evil My Love

So Evil My Love So Evil My Love Blu ray Kino Lorber 1948 / 1.33:1 / 112 min. Starring Ray Milland, Ann Todd, Geraldine Fitzgerald Cinematography by Mutz Greenbaum Directed by Lewis Allen In 1944 Ray Milland ...

‘Another Round’ Offers Sophisticated Take on a Favorite Oscar Subject

‘Another Round’ Offers Sophisticated Take on a Favorite Oscar Subject In Los Angeles Times film critic Justin Chang’s appreciative and insightful review of Thomas Vinterberg’s “Another Round,” Chang notes “ ‘Another Round,’ while very much about addiction, isn’t really ...

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend Billy Wilder’s first big Oscar winner holds up as fine work in every respect, and serves as evidence of the writer-director’s moviemaking instincts at a time when he could do no wrong. Starring Ray ...

Int’l Critics Line: Todd McCarthy On Denmark’s ‘Another Round’

Int’l Critics Line: Todd McCarthy On Denmark’s ‘Another Round’ At the center of Thomas Vinterberg’s new film Another Round lies one of the eternal questions—does alcohol help open up the mind to stimulate or even liberate the imagination in helpful ways that ...

Review: Billy Wilder's "The Lost Weekend" (1945) Starring Ray Milland; Blu-ray Special Edition

Review: Billy Wilder's Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none “The DTs In High Definition” By Raymond Benson In 1945, Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend was a big deal. If it wasn’t the first Hollywood movie to ...

Showbiz History: Casper, Martha Plimpton, Pete Davison, and Silver Linings Playbook

Showbiz History: Casper, Martha Plimpton, Pete Davison, and Silver Linings Playbook 11 random things that happened on this day, November 16th, in showbiz history... 1934 The White Parade about a nursing school starring Loretta Young opens in theaters. Later it's nominated for Best ...

‘Another Round’ Film Review: Mads Mikkelsen Ties One On for Thomas Vinterberg

‘Another Round’ Film Review: Mads Mikkelsen Ties One On for Thomas Vinterberg That esteemed contemporary sage Homer Simpson once observed that alcohol was “the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” The idea behind that joke permeates “Another Round” (“Druk”), the ...

Five Graves to Cairo

Five Graves to Cairo It’s smart, it’s funny, it has a touch of romance… it’s Billy Wilder & Charles Brackett’s entertaining espionage thriller set between the battle lines of the North Africa campaign. Franchot Tone must ...

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend Release was delayed for a year while Paramount mulled an offer by the liquor industry to shelve the picture. Well-deserved Oscars went to Ray Milland, Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder for a movie ...

Wild About Wilder

Wild About Wilder Pairing wine with movies! See the trailers and hear the fascinating commentary for these movies and many more at Trailers From Hell. This week, Billy Wilder movies, one… two… three of them, with ...

Giveaway – Win Billy Wilder’s A Foreign Affair on Blu-ray

Giveaway – Win Billy Wilder’s A Foreign Affair on Blu-ray One of Billy Wilder’s most beloved comedies, A Foreign Affair is out now on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK thanks to Eureka Entertainment’s Masters of Cinema, and we have three copies to give ...

Billy Wilder movies: 25 greatest films ranked worst to best

Billy Wilder movies: 25 greatest films ranked worst to best Billy Wilder would’ve celebrated his 114th birthday on June 22, 2020. The six-time Oscar winner left behind a series of classically quotable features from Hollywood’s Golden Age, crafting sharp witted ...

Castle in the Ground | Review

Castle in the Ground | Review Opiate of the Masses: Klein Mines Comfort in Crises with Somber Addiction Odyssey The trauma of substance abuse and addiction has carved out a whole subgenre of cinema, once the bastion of studio ...

The Way Back | Review

The Way Back | Review Whisky Galore: Affleck Shines in Character Study on Regret & Retribution Reception theory often dictates a morbid confluence when consuming entertainment which reflects a kernel of perceived reality, ...

Cynthia Erivo’s Potential EGOT and 28 Other Oscar Records and Milestones to Watch for This Sunday

Cynthia Erivo’s Potential EGOT and 28 Other Oscar Records and Milestones to Watch for This Sunday Regardless of what happens on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre, it’s likely that we’ll see a few landmark wins and some new Oscar records. Here are some of the notable ones that could happen: • If ...

20-year itch: Sam Mendes could set record for the longest gap between directing Oscar wins with ‘1917’

20-year itch: Sam Mendes could set record for the longest gap between directing Oscar wins with ‘1917’ Sam Mendes really knows how to end a decade on a high note. Twenty years ago, he made his feature film directorial debut with “American Beauty” (1999), which went on to win the Best Picture Oscar, ...

Billy Wilder, John Ford, and Douglas Sirk: Three Underappreciated Works Get New Life on Blu-ray

While it sometimes comes across platitudinous and trite, one cannot stay in any conversation about arthouse film more than five minutes without hearing the phrase “auteur” tossed out. It has become a ...

A Foreign Affair

If you like Billy Wilder but haven’t seen everything he’s done, this is the film for you, a sparkling but typically sharp-tongued comedy-drama set in the last place expected in 1948 — bombed-out ...

The Lost Weekend

Release was delayed for a year while Paramount mulled an offer by the liquor industry to shelve the picture. Well-deserved Oscars went to Ray Milland, Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder for a movie ...

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