Quvenzhané, Denzel and ‘Django’: What Are Their Chances on Oscar night?

By Adam Howard, (Article originally published on While movie industry insiders are anxiously awaiting the results of the contentious race for best picture (will the Ben Affleck snub help “Argo” overpower the “Lincoln“ juggernaut?), most African-Americans tuning to the Academy Awards this Sunday will be hoping to see some black history being made. For […]

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Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in 'Liz & Dick' (Photo: Lifetime)

‘Liz & Dick’ Boss: Making a Movie with Lindsay Lohan is ‘Not for the Faint of Heart’

It’s never a good sign when a network declines to make screeners available to the press before interviews with the executive producer. This was the case with Lifetime’s “Liz & Dick,” the much hyped Lindsay Lohan comeback vehicle which airs Sunday, November 25. DVR “Liz & Dick” Two days after Larry Thompson’s press conference, the […]

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On Demand Today: Leap Year, Nine

Comcast On Demand today premieres a pair of big movies that couldn’t be more different. There’s Rob Marshall’s challenging musical Nine, for which Penelope Cruz was nominated for an Oscar, and there’s also a light romantic comedy from Amy Adams entitled Leap Year. Take a closer look at these films below and decide which one […]

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Limited Release: Crazy Heart, Nine, Young Victoria

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God your city has been selected. It’s a slew of Golden Globe nominees, including the hotly-anticipated musical Nine, the regal period piece The Young Victoria, and the hard-life-on-the-road story Crazy Heart. Take a closer look at each […]

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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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