The Claire Danes Cry Face Project as wonderful as it sounds
iTunes Trailers Django Unchained got himself a new one just as the buzz was dipping to pin drop status
John August reacts to the lower-than-expected box office for Frankenweenie (which he wrote). I love how candid he is about temporary disappointments and what it all does or doesn't mean.
Nicks Flick Picks has been surveying the best of... 2012 in multiple categories (so far)
Movie City News on Seth MacFarlane's first Oscar sketch
Awards Daily Meryl Streep and other Hollywood power women are Drawing the Line about reproductive rights. Good for them!
IMP Awards new character posters for Les Misérables
LA Times RIP to actor /sports star Alex Karras (TV's Webster). I'm disappointed that so few of the obits have featured Victor/Victoria in any memorable way! That's what I remember him best from.
Stale Popcorn on Bret Easton Ellis, Twitter and the Canyons trailer
/Film Shailene Woodley to become Mary Jane Watson in the new Spider-Man series. "Downgrade!" - crazed Kiki fan.
TV|Line Bryan Fuller's forthcoming Munsters remake series starring Portia deRossi may end with the pilot, which is airing as a standalone tv special this month
People did I forget to congratulate Audra McDonald and Will Swenson on their marriage? Two fine musical theater talents now legally fused into one power couple
The Envelope on Lincoln's debut at NYFF. I love the opening 'graph referencing War Horse. Hee.
Steven Spielberg's long-gestating "Lincoln" finally arrived last night at the New York Film Festival, and as with any blessed event, the debut prompted a level of excitement not seen since ... well ... the last time Spielberg made a much-hyped, awards-season movie.
I can't stop watching this clip of Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung courtesy of Criterion
Apparently In the Mood For Love (one of my favorite films evah!) was originally conceived as a much lighter piece. Watching one of the all time great movie couples dance together all flirtatious/cool is multi-orgasmic. Try it! If you've never seen the movie get right on that. A wondrous film experience awaits you.
Oscar Documentary News!
Finally, the eight finalists for Oscars best Documentary Short have been announced. They are...
- The Education of Mohammad Hussein (Loki Films)
- Inocente (Shine Global, Inc)
- Kings Point (Kings Point Documentary, Inc)
- Mondays at Racine (Cynthia Wade Productions)
- Open Heart (Urban Landscapes Ic)
- Paraíso (The Strangebird Company)
- The Perfect Fit (SDI Productions Ltd)
- Redemption (Downton Docs)
You can read about all of those shorts at our newly updated Oscar Documentary Prediction Page. Enjoy