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 >>
Michael Roemer's 1964 drama Nothing But a Man--a classic about a black worker in the South who won't play by the white man's condescending rules--is back at at Film Forum and looking really sturdy.
I saw it there on Friday night, where I was impressed all over again by the excellent, unmannered act ... More >>
Is there any living being alive -- even a slug -- who doesn't know by now that the same four people who've won every acting award in tarnation are going to win the Oscars too?
Yes, as sure as silk, Colin Firth will be stoic, Natalie Portman will cry, Christian Bale will have bulging eyes, an ... More >>
Happy Labor Day! You're probably thinking about picnics or sales, rather than about Joe Hill, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, strikes, solidarity, and such like.
That's okay. Enjoy your day off -- which, like any other days off you may have, was won for you long ago by union people getting ... More >>
Hot on the heels of the big critics' awards and the Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild has unveiled its annual award nominations for films and television. SAG has been handing these out for 16 years, but only in the past few years has awards fever caused non-professionals to pa ... More >>
Photo by Kwaku Alston.
Like the vast, vast majority of Hollywood, Seth Green is excited to see former President George W. Bush exit the national stage.
"I think we've all been encouraged over the last eight years to not participate," said Green just prior to his appearance at last week's New Yor ... More >>