James Cameron’s new film Titanic is quite a spectacle! It stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as star-crossed lovers named Jack and Rose. He’s a poor guy, she’s a rich girl, but they buck class conventions clearly delineated by the ship (and the world at large) and decide to hook it up in an old-timey […]Read More Ballad Of Jack & Rose: Are We Ready To Go Back To ‘Titanic’?
As a film school graduate, I’m afraid I have an obligation to take entertainment way too seriously. That’s why, when awards season rolls around, I can’t help but partake in the senseless, arbitrary, and totally nerdy critic’s pastime of ranking all the films I saw and compiling a Top Ten List. And since 2011’s award […]Read More The Tens: Best Of Film 2010
The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced this morning — in which the actors applaud their peers for the finest performances of the year. Last year’s winners were Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and The King’s Speech. Sound familiar? The winner of the Best Ensemble award is virtually guaranteed a Best […]Read More Gold Rush: Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees 2011
Another day, another smattering of kudos from an organization most filmgoers don’t even know exists. This list keeps Hugo and The Artist on top of things, as will as giving The Help a little more awards-wind beneath its wings. See the full list below.Read More Gold Rush: BFCA Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees & Winners
Want an Academy Award? It’s no secret — playing a real person is the surest way to find Oscar gold. Just ask Colin Firth, Sandra Bullock, Sean Penn, Helen Mirren, Reese Witherspoon, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, Nicole Kidman, Jamie Foxx, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Marion Cotillard. (And that’s only from Best Actor/Actress categories in the […]Read More Hoover Damned: ‘J. Edgar’ Sheds Light On A Closetful Of Skeletons
Where were you when it happened? Not when the Titanic sank, of course. That was almost 100 years ago! But where were you when you first saw the James Cameron movie? Okay. Now hold that thought and skip ahead fifteen years, because Titanic is being re-released on the 100th anniversary of the ship setting sail […]Read More I’ll Never Let Go, Jack: Not Even Fifteen Years Later