The Gotham Awards represent two sides of a widening schism between the haves and have-nots of the independent film world.
Four special kudos will be handed out for career achievement:
Release date: Dec. 25 Distrib: Universal The mere presence of Meryl Streep makes a film an Oscar contender, and it doesn’t seem too far-fetched to imagine that the theme of this Nancy Meyers comedy…
Release date: Aug. 7 Distrib: Columbia If the picture category hadn’t been expanded, Nora Ephron’s half-baked comedy might have slid past the oven door. While the Amy Adams-as-Julie Powell portion of…
Release date: Nov. 6 Distrib: Lionsgate Oscar voters love star power, movies that take chances, performers who step out of their safety zones and newcomers with Cinderella stories. Improbably…
Premise of mockumentary seems like a stretch and a half in the direction of manufactured weirdness.
Like a bunch of eager sixth-grade civics students, filmmakers lately have been mirroring current events as if the multiplex were show-and-tell: War. Immigration. Economics.
A little "Airplane!," a little "Scream," a little "Scary Movie" and less than a good time.
The label "family film" doesn't quite stick to "The Stepfather."
This dire warning about the state of corporatized agriculture will have to overcome an unfortunate title.