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AMC Theaters’ Annual Best Picture Nominee Marathon Comes to Orlando

February 12, 2013
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AMC Theaters’ Annual Best Picture Nominee Marathon Comes to Orlando

For the 8th year in a row AMC Theaters is bringing their Best Picture Nominee Showcase marathon to Orlando, spread over the two weekends before the Oscars air on Feb 24th. It’s a bit of an extended affair these days since the Academy went back to the long list nomination style, which allows for...
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Disney’s Paperman Now Online

January 30, 2013
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Disney’s Paperman Now Online

This is by far one of the best short films I’ve seen this year, and I’ve seen an awful lot of them. It’s one of the best things Disney has done since the Pixar takeover, in fact. As was its destinty from the moment information about it began to leak out, it was nominated...
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Sunday Film News Roundup — November 4th, 2012

November 4, 2012
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Sunday Film News Roundup — November 4th, 2012

Heard any good Star Wars jokes this week? No, seriously, have you? The ones I heard were all terrible. But the Disney/Lucasfilm merger was quite a bombshell, and one that came from out of nowhere. The basic conversation about the Disney/Lucasfilm this week was about whether or not Princess Leia counts as a Disney...
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“Hugo”, Marty, Papa Georges and 3D

December 1, 2011
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“Hugo”, Marty, Papa Georges and 3D

Mild spoilers ahead. Being so busy last week, I didn’t get to see Martin Scorsese’s Hugo until Monday afternoon, and I didn’t finish getting my thoughts in order until today. Initially, I was cold on the whole idea of Scorsese making a kid’s film, and in 3D. 3D?! Marty? Et tu Brute? However, I...
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OW Oscarama: Best Adapted Screenplay

February 24, 2011
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OW Oscarama: Best Adapted Screenplay

Let’s get one of the big boys out of the way, shall we? Over the last decade or so, the Best Writing categories have both become something of the de facto “Best Indie Movie” category. It’s traditionally populated with titles like Sideways or Lost in Translation that just didn’t have the mainstream pop to...
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OW Oscar Battle: Best Cinematography

February 22, 2011
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OW Oscar Battle: Best Cinematography

The next category in our bloody battle to the filmic death is Best Cinematography It’s the most exciting of all of the technical categories because...
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REMINDER: TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar Starts Today!

February 1, 2011
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REMINDER: TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar Starts Today!

Just a quick reminder that TCM begins its annual 31 Days of Oscar programming schedule today, hosted by the great Robert Osbourne. The highlights of the day are Charlie Chaplin’s brilliant but flawed The Great Dictator at 3pm, Laurence Olivier as the enigmatic Richard III at 5:15 and Paul Scofield as Thomas More and...
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