Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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Oscar Breakdown: Surprises and Snubs

The 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and one would think the expansion of the Best Picture category to include ten films instead of five for the first time since 1944 would cut down on the talk of films getting snubbed, but that doesn’t seem to be the case so far. Morgan […]

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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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