‘Fast & Furious’ producer Neil H. Moritz is mounting a remake of Jacques Audiard’s French crime epic ‘A Prophet’ at Sony.
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This year top prizes go to ‘True Grit,’ ‘The Social Network’, and ‘The Kids Are All Right’…
Some are obvious, some might be surprises, and others you might flat out disagree with. These are my top ten favorite films of 2010.
Each of the past several years have seen cries of outrage from the Oscar blog-o-sphere as the Academy snubs some of the most-loved films of the year. Last year there was outrage when the much-lauded film Gomorrah neglected to make even the Academy’s shortlist. In 2008, the Cannes Palme d’Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks, […]
Read of the Day: Kris Tapley always does a great end of the year piece. This year he gives top ranks to A Serious Man. [In Contention] News of the Day: Our tax dollars are hard at work combating movie piracy as Congress sets aside $30 million for the tracking down and prosecution of movie […]
It seems like a pattern that every year there are two or three foreign films that are adored by critics and fight it out for the top awards at the end of the year. In 2008 it was Gomorrah, The Class, and Waltz With Bashir. In 2007 it was 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 […]
Read of the Day: There an infinite number of “Decade in Review” pieces floating around the internet and I’m intrigued by almost every one. Here is a good one by Paul Sileo. [Film School Rejects] News of the Day: Kristin Chenoweth will be hosting the Critics Choice Awards on Friday, January 15, 2010. She better […]
The early October deadline for the Foreign Film category entries is fast approaching and each subsequent day brings more submissions from around the globe. In my last batch of Oscar predictions, I included an update on the Foreign Film race even though I knew almost nothing about what was coming. By now many of those […]
The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up today with the announcement of the winners earlier today. If you’re like me you spent the past two weeks closely following the festival and trying to decipher which films will see success if they reach the United States. While a lot of the films that screened at Cannes will […]
With the first week of Cannes over, the festival has seen its share of cheers and boos as is to be expected with a lot of critics divided. As we head into the last week of competition, there are more films to look forward to including Pedro Almodovarâ€™s Broken Embraces and Quentin Tarantinoâ€™s Inglourious Basterds. […]