Chicago Film Critics Go for ‘The Hurt Locker’

The showdown continues with The Hurt Locker getting right back in the spotlight with a win from the Chicago critics. Check out the results below. Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2009 BEST PICTURE The Hurt…

Satellite Awards 2009

Finally an awards body went for something a little different than the rest of the crowd. And finally, Michael Stuhlbarg got some props. It's looking less and less likely that his fantastic performance in A…

Houston Film Critics Awards 2009

Earlier we heard from Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth, now it's time for the other batch of Texan film critics. Just like practically everybody else, they've got love for The Hurt Locker. Houston Film Critics Awards…

Screen Actors Guild Award Nominees 2009

Once again, the predictions weren't too much of a shocker. Inglourious Basterds, Precious, and Up in the Air lead the pack with three nominations a piece. Check out the nominations and how I did below:…

SAG Nomination Predictions 2009

The Screen Actors Guild Nominations will be announced in a few hours, so it's time to make some predictions. The SAGs are known to throw some kinks in the acting races and their Best Ensemble…

Golden Globe Nominations and Analysis 2009

I meant to have this up a lot earlier, but alas...technology. Anyway, the Globes did not shake too much up with their announcement. If anything it tightened the race between Up in the Air and…

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards 2009

It's nothing new, but I enjoy their women's appreciation awards and their "special mentions." Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards 2009 EDA ANNUAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Best Film: The Hurt Locker Best Animated Film: Up Best…

L.A. Film Critics Give More Love to ‘Hurt…

With the second major precursor of the day reporting, Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker just got an even bigger boost. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association have announced their winners and Locker won Best Picture…

Gotham Award Winners 2009 – ‘The Hurt Locker’…

I have been tweeting the Gotham Award announcements throughout the night and the ceremony has just wrapped up. The ceremony featured some excellent presenters including Sam Rockwell, Patricia Clarkson, Meryl Streep, Oliver Platt, Ellen Burstyn,…

Of the Day – Episode 14 – 11.12.09

Read of the Day: indieWIRE has compiled a list of the biggest Oscar snubs of the aughts. Definitely agree with Uma Thurman's Kill Bill performance, United 93 for Best Picture and Paul Giamatti for American…

Are American Audiences Really Stupid?

Over the weekend, two articles from well-respected film critics have come out that point out the dumbing down of the American movie audience. In the first, Roger Ebert points out the fact that the intelligent…

Bruno Beats Off All Competition

Apologies for the incredibly inappropriate headline, but I couldn't resist. Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno opens with a narrow victory over Ice Age 3 this week with an impressive $30.4 million. Perhaps this means Cohen will…