Of the Day – 11.16.10

Read of the Day: Scott Feinberg writes a long piece arguing for Rooney Mara to get an Oscar nomination for her role in The Social Network. He also highlights the Oscar nominees with the shortest…

A Star is Born in Emma Stone

Warning: This post contains minor spoilers. Proceed carefully if you haven’t seen Easy A. I chose to see Easy A last weekend instead of The Town. The prospect of a comedy in the vein of…

The Oscar Moment for Ingrid Bergman

I'm simultaneously working on several different pieces about the brilliant Ingrid Bergman, but have lacked the focus to sit down and concentrate on finishing them. To temporarily give myself and you readers some Bergman inspiration…

REVIEW: ‘Whatever Works’

Grade: B+ If there were any filmmaker who I would predict to work well into his 90s it would have to be Woody Allen. The tireless auteur has released a new film almost every year…