2009 Golden Globe Movie Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Academy Awards bellwether ceremony, aka the Golden Globe Awards, have announced their nominations. You can check out the TV nominees here, but the movie nominees are an interesting selection. See if you agree with what the Hollywood Foreign Press had to say about 2009’s cinematic offerings. They really […]

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“Inglourious” Oscar Buzz for Christoph Waltz

The approach of autumn means that it’s time to start talking about the Oscar race, and as it stands now, Christoph Waltz would be a shoo-in for a Best Supporting Actor nod for his charismatically terrifying performance as Colonel Hans Landa, the brilliant Nazi detective from Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds. At once calculating, intimidating, devious […]

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Mélanie Laurent: Tarantino’s Latest Femme Fatale

From all outward appearances, Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds look like a guy movie, for manly men. It’s a scrappy group of Jewish guys led by a Tennessee-born lieutenant (Brad Pitt) out to cruelly and unusually kill as many Nazi soldiers as they can. Gruesome and violent with lots of knife action, that sort of thing. […]

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