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Over/Under Podcast Is Still Not Done Stanning For Animated Gem ‘The...

Welcome to another edition of Over/Under Movies, the podcast in which we choose one overrated film and one underrated film — similar in tone, genre, style, or however we may see fit — and we discuss them. READ MORE: Best Animated Movies & TV Shows Of 2017 With the recent Oscar results in the rear-view mirror, […]

New Oscar Rules For 2019: Lessons From ‘Shape Of Water’s’ Triumph...

This year.  Just when you thought Hollywood and award season will take a breather after two years of dramatic twists and turns an earthquake hits the industry that has caused global aftershocks that aren’t going to subside anytime soon.  The #MeToo movement saw prominent Oscar figures such as Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner […]

Why Frances McDormand & The Inclusion Rider Was The Biggest Moment...

Click here for more from our Oscars 2018 coverage, including the Best & Worst of the ceremony, all the speeches, and the Snubs & Surprises. It was inevitable that this year’s Oscar ceremony would be one driven by The Issues. After all, it came after of a tumultuous few years, begun by the #OscarsSoWhite controversy […]

The 2018 Oscars By The Numbers

Now that the quartz miners of the planet Christophsis have been sent in to dismantle the blingiest Oscar stage ever, now that they’re rolling up the Red Carpet where Taraji P Henson MAYBE shaded Ryan Seacrest (she’s subsequently denied it but tea sure looked piping hot to me), now that the glamor has dissipated, Spanx […]

Frances McDormand’s Academy Award Was Stolen And Fox Searchlight Celebrates It’s...

This isn’t a joke.  Frances McDormand had her Best Actress Oscar for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” stolen from her while attending the Academy Awards’ Governors Ball.  Details are still sketchy, but eventually a photographer and security apprehended the person who took it and it was returned to Ms. McDormand.  Moreover, it’s not clear how […]

Frances McDormand Wins Best Actress For ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

All hail Frances McDormand! The formidable actress has capped off her awards season by winning for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” with the Academy Award for Best Actress. In the film, McDormand plays Mildred, a grieving and steely mother who rents three billboards to incite the local police chief into restarting the investigation into her […]

Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,...

Sam Rockwell is now an Academy Award winner. The 49-year-old character actor won his first Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Martin McDonagh‘s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” It was also his first Oscar nomination. Rockwell dedicated his win to the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman. READ MORE: 2018 Oscar Predictions Are Framed By An […]

‘Get Out’ Wins Best Picture: Full List Of 2018 Independent Spirit...

Awards season is almost (finally) at an end. The Independent Spirit Awards are indie film’s biggest night and hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney made the show a ton of fun. There was a plea to indie film stars to stay indie, Frances McDormand cussing a bunch, an opening monologue that celebrated indie film, and […]

Breaking Down Oscar’s Tight Three-Way Race For Best Picture

It’s hard for anyone to complain that we’re in for another boring Oscar telecast when faced with the fact this year’s Best Picture race is literally going down to the wire.  Voting is over.  The ballots are in, but unlike last year where everyone expected an easy “La La Land” win only to be happily […]

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Takes Best Film And Four Other...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” dominated the 2018 BAFTA Awards taking home five honors including Best Film, Best British Film, Best Original Screenplay (Martin McDonagh), Best Actress (Frances McDormand) and Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell).   In many respects, you would suspect this makes “Three Billboards” the frontrunner to win Best Picture at the Oscars next […]

Music From ‘Dunkirk’ And ‘Halloween’ Among Selections For 2018 Oscars Concert

Four years ago the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the “first” Oscars Concert at UCLA. It was wonderfully staged and featured live performances of all of the nominated scores and original songs (Jill Scott singing “Happy” was a highlight). Perhaps because of costs or the fact it didn’t sell out the Academy […]

2018 Oscar Nomination Predictions: ‘The Shape Of Water,’ ‘Three Billboards,’ ‘Dunkirk’

We’re here! It’s hard to believe, but an awards season that was smack dab in the middle of the birth of the #MeToo movement and experienced the rise and fall of a number of prominent careers is about to head into the home stretch. The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on […]

11 Big Questions To Ponder As Oscar Nomination Voting Is Now...

That’s it.  A hurricane of an Oscar season takes a significant pause as nomination voting has officially ended for the 90th Academy Awards.  And after the past four and a half months there are a ton of Oscar contenders , consultants, publicists, studio heads and, frankly, members of the press who need a breather.  Thank […]

‘Phantom Thread,’ ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Costumes Make 2018 CDG...

The nominations for the 20th Costume Designer Guild Awards were revealed today and thanks to three thematic categories for both Movies and TV there were few omissions to complain about.  Expected Oscar nominees “Phantom Thread,” “The Shape of Water” and “The Greatest Showman” all made the cut in the very competitive Period Film field with […]

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