Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Awards

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards Favor Kids Are All Right, Social Network

    The Kids Are All Right landed seven awards from The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, including best original screenplay, best ensemble and best actress (Annette Bening), while The Social Network scored four, including best film, director, adapted screenplay and score. Winter's Bone collected two ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Ten Semi-Finalists for mtvU Oscar Correspondence Contest

    The Academy/mtvU OSCARSĀ® Correspondent Contest has named ten semi-finalist college journalism teams, based on creativity, originality and compelling their submitted video material. They are competing for a spot on the red carpet at the 83rd Academy Awards this January.

    Read More »
    MORE: Awards, Oscars
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Directors Guild Reveals Five Male Front-Runners, Skips Women

    If there was any doubt as to which films were the front-runners in the Oscar race, they were quelled by the Directors Guild announcement of their nominees. The DGA tends to match Oscar nominations four for five. A movie almost never wins best picture without a DGA nomination, and the DGA winner has...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    The Social Network Scores Top Awards at National Society of Film Critics (UPDATED)

    The Social Network is still the consensus choice as top film of 2010 among film critics, as the National Society of Film Critics voted the film best picture, director (David Fincher), writer (Aaron Sorkin) and star (Jesse Eisenberg). The 61 critics voted at their annual meeting in New York at Sardi'...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Dancers on Black Swan's Lesbian Action/Horror, Critiquing The Fighter, Exit Through The Gift Shop

    - It was inevitable that Black Swan would be divisive inside the ballet community. The Guardian pre-screened Black Swan for some of Britain's finest dancers. Here's a taste of their reactions:Tamara Rojo, The Royal Ballet: "I really have a problem with this film using an actress, not a dancer, to pl...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Talk: True Grit vs. Social Network, Party Circuit, Vulnerable Contenders, Spoilers, 2011 Picks

    During this week's Oscar Talk (on the jump), Kris Tapley and I debate the Hailee Steinfeld category issue for True Grit. He thinks she's best actress material, while I argue that she's a rookie who belongs in supporting. At Thursday night's The Social Network DVD party at Spago, producer Scott Rudin was all smiles (True Grit is also vying for best picture). He opted to compete in the supporting category, he said, because it would seem "brazen" to put a newcomer up for best actress. Besides, he argued, Mattie Ross is the instigator of the plot, not the protagonist. The movie is about Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges); he is the character that cha...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Foreign Films Screen in Los Angeles and Palm Springs

    Los Angeles foreign film fans have a chance to see the five Golden Globe foreign nominees at the American Cinematheque: including Biutiful (Mexico, Spain), The Concert (France), The Edge (Russia), I Am Love (Italy) and In A Better World (Denmark).

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    9 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Race Questions: Nomination Ballots Due January 14

    There are several unknowns as we hurtle toward the end of balloting for Oscar nominations January 14. (Here's the schedule.) What we do know: the race for best picture is still between The King's Speech and The Social Network, the popular heart-tugger vs. the more cerebral critics' fave (see the vot...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Watch: VFX Short List of Seven Includes Alice in Wonderland, Inception, Scott Pilgrim

    Seven films will vie in the Visual Effects bakeoff on January 20 for an Oscar nomination, when members of the VFX branch will see 15-minute reels of each film and then vote for the final five to be announced January 25. The list is what was expected.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Netflix Survey Says Fewer People Mind ...Criticwire
  • Kevin Spacey Se7enDavid Fincher Originally Wanted Ned ...The Playlist
  • Al Pacino, Jessica Chastain & Stephen ...Thompson on Hollywood