Of the Day – 12.29.10

Read of the Day: Craig Kennedy interviews the Coen brothers. [Awards Daily] News of the Day: 25 new films have been added to the National Film Registry including All the President's Men, The Empire Strikes…

REVIEW: Another Year

Mike Leigh is totally hit and miss with me. Probably more miss than hit. I liked Secrets and Lies, loathed Happy Go Lucky and particularly Sally Hawkins annoying character and performance. And I couldn't bring…

Of the Day – 09.28.10

Read of the Day: Check out the abridged script for The Expendables. It would have been so much better if this was the screenplay that go t produced. [The Editing Room] News of the Day:…

Updated! 2011 Oscar Predictions

View the Complete 2011 Oscar Predictions! Last week's announcement of the entries for the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival was the first thing to put the upcoming Oscar season in some perspective. Typically it is…

Five Movies That Could Go from Toronto to…

Although film festivals like Sundance, Venice, and Cannes have gradually been showing that they are strong indicators of the Awards season, there is still one definitive film festival when it comes to gauging the Oscar…

Oscar Hopefuls Get Fall 2010 Release Dates

Several high profile films that will be hoping for some Oscar attention have had official release date announcements made today. Sony Pictures Classics, the independent arm of Sony Pictures, have announced their fall 2010 schedule…

10 Movies that Cannes Has Excited Me For

There is always a painful period between when the films at Cannes get their hyped up premieres and the films finally get released in the United States. Lately the trend has been that the films…

Cannes Film Festival Wrap-Up – Day #2 and…

REVIEWS Chongqing Blues (In Competition) Sasha Stone says that Wang Xiaoshuai's Chongqing Blues is the first real contender for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Like most great films, she doesn't predict…

10 Movies That Make Me Wish I Was…

Once again this year Film Misery will be covering the Cannes Film Festival from thousands of miles away from the Croisette. It is with great jealousy that I watch critics, journalists, and bloggers from all…

Cannes 2010 Lineup Previewed

The full Cannes line-up is not set to be revealed until tomorrow morning, but some of the in-competition films have already been revealed. The long awaited 5th narrative film from Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu,…