Oscars flashback 15 years to 2006: ‘Crash’ stuns ‘Brokeback Mountain’

Oscars flashback 15 years to 2006: ‘Crash’ stuns ‘Brokeback Mountain’ There have been a few instances in Oscar’s illustrious history that have left film fans scratching their heads. One such occurrence happened on March 5, 2006, at the end of the 78th ceremony when the ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Scholarship Set at NYU’s Tisch School (Exclusive)

Philip Seymour Hoffman Scholarship Set at NYU’s Tisch School (Exclusive) NYU Tisch School of the Arts has established a scholarship in honor of alumnus Philip Seymour Hoffman. The $50,000 grant will support Tisch drama students who demonstrate financial need, academic ...

Golden Globes 2021 Final Predictions: Which Films and Performances Will Score Nominations?

Golden Globes 2021 Final Predictions: Which Films and Performances Will Score Nominations? As the film awards season continues to take shape in this unconventional year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 72nd annual Golden Globes will be one of the first big needle movers for ...

‘Jockey’ Could Finally Give Clifton Collins Jr. His Shot at Stardom

‘Jockey’ Could Finally Give Clifton Collins Jr. His Shot at Stardom Clifton Collins Jr. doesn’t believe in half measures. For “Jockey,” an intimate drama about an aging rider, the actor shut himself off from friends and family to get in the mindset of his loner ...

“Jockey” Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics At Sundance

“Jockey” Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics At Sundance Another film acquisition has come down the pike out of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. This time, the title being picked up is the drama Jockey, pegged as one of the flicks most likely to be bought ...

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Clint Bentley’s ‘Jockey’ At Sundance 2021

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Clint Bentley’s ‘Jockey’ At Sundance 2021 Sony Pictures Classics has picked up Clint Bentley’s Jockey on the second night of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, acquiring all worldwide rights to the film. Set to premiere on Sunday, Jan. 31 ...

The Capote Tapes review – inside the iconic writer's ice-cold mind

The Capote Tapes review – inside the iconic writer's ice-cold mind Ebs Burnough’s doc centres on Truman Capote’s unfinished novel but its real intrigue is its subject’s unknowable psyche There’s a necrophiliac fascination to this documentary about the life and times ...

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Has Best Oscar Qualities but Could Still Come up Short

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Has Best Oscar Qualities but Could Still Come up Short With “Judas and the Black Messiah,” Warner Bros. (and now HBO Max) has the makings of a dynamic and refreshing awards contender on their hands. Knowing the tastes of Oscar voters, including the newer ...

Everything Steven Soderbergh Watched and Read in 2020

Everything Steven Soderbergh Watched and Read in 2020 It’s that time of year again. While some directors annually share their favorite films of the year, Steven Soderbergh lists everything he consumed, media-wise. For 2020––a year in which he not only ...

‘With Drawn Arms’: Film Review

‘With Drawn Arms’: Film Review Recalling the occasions when Hollywood brought moviegoers dueling movies about volcanoes, killer asteroids or Truman Capote, the end of 2020 sees the unlikely arrival of two documentaries about the ...

How a Registered Sex Offender Thrived in Hollywood

How a Registered Sex Offender Thrived in Hollywood Adam Kimmel is the cinematographer of such acclaimed films as “Beautiful Girls,” “Capote” and “Never Let Me Go.” He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American ...

"The New Classics" - in case you missed any

We're already in withdrawal. Tuesday are when we normally get a new episode of Michael Cusamano's insightful and engaging series "The New Classics," which focuses on top-notch 21st century films by ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Shared a Career-Defining Tip from ‘The Master’ with Jeremy Strong

Philip Seymour Hoffman Shared a Career-Defining Tip from ‘The Master’ with Jeremy Strong Fresh off his Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series thanks to HBO’s “Succession,” Jeremy Strong is now officially part of the Oscar race with the release of Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix ...

2006 Best Picture: 2 Films That Didn't Deserve The Nomination (& 8 Replacements)

2006 Best Picture: 2 Films That Didn't Deserve The Nomination (& 8 Replacements) The 78th annual Academy Awards were hosted in 2006 and honored the best films from the previous year in 2005. Some of the films released that year that could have been nominated, but weren't, ...

Todd McCarthy: The Screens Are Empty In Telluride

Todd McCarthy: The Screens Are Empty In Telluride It’s time to start packing, to call around to find out what might be playing, to pull out the sweaters and a warm jacket for the first time in months and, above all, to look forward to a guaranteed ...

17 Similar Movies That Premiered Just Months Apart (Photos)

17 Similar Movies That Premiered Just Months Apart (Photos) Guillermo del Toro recently unveiled new details for his passion project based on the “Pinocchio” fable, a dark take on the boy puppet for Netflix. At the same time however, Disney is still plotting ...

Smackdown '05: Amy, Catherine, Frances, Michelle, and Rachel Weisz

Smackdown '05: Amy, Catherine, Frances, Michelle, and Rachel Weisz The Supporting Actress Smackdown series picks an Oscar vintage -- 2005 this time -- and explores.  The Nominees  A pregnant meercat obsessive, a gaslit housewife, a reckless activist, a tough union ...

Rewatch and Vote on 2005

Rewatch and Vote on 2005 Please tell us you're enjoying the Supporting Actress Smackdown season?  We're needy, yeah, but it's so much work. We've already discussed 1947, 1957, 1981, 1991, and 2002 this spring and summer with ...

July. It's a Wrap

July. It's a Wrap Will this hellscape of a year ever be over? Apparently it will because each month of the year has arrived and then departed even if they've been thrice as long as usual. Here are a dozen or so ...

Chris Cooper movies: 17 greatest films ranked worst to best

Chris Cooper movies: 17 greatest films ranked worst to best Chris Cooper celebrates his 69th birthday on July 9, 2020. The Oscar-winning actor has leant his laconic, folksy presence to dozens of movies, many of which have become modern classics. In honor of ...

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