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

Feature

  • The Playlist
    80 comments
    tweet
    0

    Premature Oscar Predictions: The 2015 Best Actress Contenders

    You know the deal by this point, so we'll get to it as quickly as we can. Every year, to draw a line under the awards season, we take a moment to look ahead at some of the possibilities for the films and performances that we could be talking about in the context of the Oscar race in the eleven month...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    61 comments
    tweet
    0

    5 Directors We Want To See Tackle 'True Detective' Season 2

    Well, the most-talked about TV drama since "Breaking Bad" is done for the moment, with the eighth episode of "True Detective" airing on HBO Sunday night, providing closure on the Yellow King and the spread of the conspiracy (catch up with our recap of the final part here). For the last couple of mon...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    10 comments
    tweet
    0

    Exploring The Season Finale Of 'True Detective' & What We’d Like To See Carry Over To Season 2

    This morning, a dull, gray dawn broke on a dull, gray “True Detective”-less world. The show that has had us gripped for the last eight weeks (or the last weekend for compulsive binge watchers—hi there!) came to an end in either a blaze of HBOGO-crashing glory, or a fizzle of HBOGO-crashing disappoin...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    95 comments
    tweet
    0

    Premature Oscar Predictions: The 2015 Best Actor Contenders

    In an effort to cut off the head and put a stake in the heart of the awards season for a few months, last week saw us running down a few of the Best Picture possibilities for the 2014/2015 Oscars. Namely, the movies that are likely to dominate discussions in the back six of the next twelve months.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    20 comments
    tweet
    0

    Essential: The 6 Best Performances In The Films Of Wes Anderson

    “Max Fischer’s not fighting change, he’s determinedly fighting against being pigeonholed. He’s fighting for the renaissance view of the world, and for a sense of himself as an adult. I think that he and Steve Zissou and Gustave are all, in some way, at war with the philistines. They are all kind of ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Interview: Wes Anderson On 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' Elliott Smith, The Beatles, Owen Wilson, Westerns & More

    “His world had vanished long before he entered it. But he sustained the illusion with a marvelous grace." For all its idiosyncrasies, screwball-like speed, exquisite attention to detail, style and craft and some hilariously vulgar humor, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s eighth feature-leng...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    56 comments
    tweet
    0

    Premature Oscar Predictions: The 2015 Best Picture Contenders

    The star of "Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past" and the singer from 30 Seconds Of Mars are Oscar winners, "12 Years A Slave" beat "Gravity," Adele Tazeem became the most famous non-existent person on the planet, and no one's stopped talking about selfies for about 72 hours. The streets of LA are now full o...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Essentials: 5 Alain Resnais Films You Should Know

    Alain Resnais passed away this weekend at the age of 91. This pillar of “art films” worked continuously since the late 1940s, delighting cineastes, baffling the squares and continually pushing himself with different genres. He made musicals, he made documentaries, he made science-fiction. Indeed, hi...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    21 comments
    tweet
    0

    5 Ways To Make Next Year's Oscar Show Better

    So the numbers are in, and last night’s Oscar telecast raked as the ceremony’s highest viewership stats for a decade, reaching an audience of 43 million. Of course its being hailed as a triumph for host Ellen DeGeneres, but we’re going to suggest that part of that was due to a more open, or rather l...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    13 Films To See In March

    The dolorous effects of winter are slowly, ever so slowly, making way for the bright world of spring. Until then, and especially if you’re in one of the regions still covered in snow, you’re probably spending quite a bit of time at the local multiplex. Since February was so short we’re adding an add...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • R For RouletteExclusive: Take A Spin With Clip From ...The Playlist
  • Guest Post: Advice for Execs, Agency ...Women and Hollywood
  • Issa RaeIssa Rae Goes "Off Color" With The New ...Shadow and Act