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

Feature

  • The Playlist
    22 comments
    tweet
    0

    Predicting The 2014 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: What Films Will Walk The Red Carpet With 'Grace Of Monaco'?

    In a month or so the official selection for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival will be announced. Which means we’ve got about thirty days left of rampant speculation, debating and hypothesizing about which titles are going to make it into the Big Show this year. To get us all started, we’ve compiled a li...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    14 comments
    tweet
    0

    20 Films About Doubles And Doppelgangers

    In a culture of cellphone-snapped selfies it’s hard to imagine a time when people might have been afraid of their own image. But Facebook walls and Instagram feeds to the contrary, for the vastly longer portion of human history, to see a perfect replica of yourself was an uncanny event, impossible e...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    110 comments
    tweet
    0

    Premature Oscar Predictions: The 2015 Supporting Actor & Actress Contenders

    Ok, just one more and then we promise we won't mention the Oscars until at least after Cannes. Still feeling the hangover from the 86th Academy Awards ten days ago, we've been looking ahead to the potential Best Picture, Actor and Actress nominees in 2015. And to wrap up, we're looking at the Suppor...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    13 comments
    tweet
    0

    6 TV Shows We'd Like To See Get The Big-Screen, 'Veronica Mars' Treatment

    Even for the non-marshmallows among us, the “Veronica Mars” movie, which hits theaters this week (our SXSW review here), being brought back from the dead by a combination of fan activism, creator and cast agitation and Kickstarter-related chutzpah, is at the very least an interesting phenomenon. The...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    0

    Steven Soderbergh Throws Himself Under The Bus For ‘The Underneath’; Talks Criterion ‘King of The Hill’

    Steven Soderbergh is nothing if not candid. And self-critical. But unless you're a longtime fan you may not have heard the always-frank filmmaker essentially throw himself underneath the bus for Universal/Gramercy Picture’s 1995 crime film, "The Underneath” starring Peter Gallagher, William Fichtner...

    Read More »
  • 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
    96 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 »

Recent Posts


  • How This Year's Pack of Holiday Openers ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Friday Box Office: 'Hobbit' Finale Bests ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch Nicki Minaj's Highly-Stylized ...Shadow and Act