Meaning the Big One. Argo has been picking up so much steam lately--it copped the PGA, the Golden Globe, and the SAG--that it's looking like a much healthier Best Picture Oscar candidate than it did when they snubbed Ben Affleck for a Best Director nomination. As has been pointed out, Hollywood li ... More >>
Today the Post reported that disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner was considering a run for the city comptroller's office. According to several anonymous-yet-well-connected Manhattanites, pollsters are calling around to suss out the levels of support Weiner might receive if he decided to run. ... More >>
Ben Affleck was surprisingly shut out of an Oscar nomination for Best Director last week, but he's not down yet. He stunned all the experts by copping Best Picture and Best Director at last night's Golden Globes as Lincoln looked distinctly un-Presidential. (As I just noted on CNN, the only award t ... More >>
The following folk were excluded by the Oscar nominators and will have to either jump off a cliff or just learn to deal with it.
Not so tight that the wife, Jennifer Garner needs to worry, mind you. But Ben Affleck--who has an important new movie called Argo coming out--tells The Hollywood Reporter about his former flame, Jennifer Lopez: "We don't have the kind of relationship where she relies on me for advice, but we do ha ... More >>
From Toronto, a glimpse of this year's most bracing films
Since Miss Cleo was driven out of business years ago, the Gold Derby site had to fall back on asking various pundits like myself to start predicting what will win the Oscar for Best Picture next year. Alas, I'm still working on last year's predictions. (The Artist doesn't have a chance. Trust me! I ... More >>