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

Awards

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Producers Go Sci-Fi: Avatar, District 9 and Star Trek Make Top Ten

    District 9 and Star Trek join awards front-runner Avatar in the Producers Guild of America's top ten for the Darryl F. Zanuck award in theatrical motion pictures.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    8 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Awards Votes Ahead

    Several key awards group votes are coming up in the next week. Monday Sunday brings The National Society of Film Critics, which is less influential than LA or NY, but could boost a few causes. (Awards Daily lists past winners.) The ten Producer's Guild nominees will be announced on Tuesday, January ...

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

    Oscar Talk Episode Sixteen: Top Ten, Nine, Avatar, Up, Picks for 2010

    At the new year, Kris Tapley and I ponder the fate of the Oscar Top Ten. We agree that Avatar is now the best picture front-runner, over EW's Oscar Issue Pick, Up in the Air, and that Crazy Heart star Jeff Bridges is overtaking critics-group fave George Clooney.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Holiday Biopics: Young Victoria, Creation, Me and Orson Welles

    Three period biopics with awards hopes face some tough going over the holidays.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Watch: Voting for Ten Instead of Five

    I'm having a devil of a time figuring out what this year's Oscar nominations for best picture are going to be. As the ballots are going out, I usually have a fair idea of the final five. But this year there are ten best picture slots instead of five. If voters had trouble coming up with their top fi...

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

    AFI Moments of Significance for 2009

    I've served on several past American Film Institute film juries. We meet one day in December and not only pick the year's ten best American films but also engage in a spirited discussion about the most significant industry trends-- in TV, film and the web-- of that year. The 13-member TV and film ju...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Academy Mails 5777 Oscar Ballots, Due January 23

    On Monday December 28, the Academy mailed out Oscar nomination ballots to 5,777 voting members. They ask that completed ballots be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2010. According to the Academy, PricewaterhouseCoopers makes sure "that all aspects of the ballotin...

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

    If Critics Ruled the Oscars (They Don't): Avatar Heads for Nine Noms

    Time's Richard Corliss has figured out a clever way to write about year-end critics awards and tee up a clickable gallery of Oscar hopefuls, short and sweet. Trouble is, he gives way too much credit to the critics. They do help to clue the Academy voters into what films they should watch on their s...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Holiday Movie Wrap: Avatar Beats Sherlock Holmes, Nine Flops

    Over the holiday weekend, the two most popular topics on my Twitter feed were Avatar and Sherlock Holmes. While there was debate on Sherlock Holmes's merits, most of my tweeters approved of Cameron's blockbuster (as did critics--it scored 83 on both Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic). Avatar looks to c...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Force MajeureReview: Smart And Bracing Cannes Winner ...The Playlist
  • Academy Documentary Branch Reveals Short ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Trash"Stephen Daldry’s Brazilian Answer To ...The Playlist