Oren Moverman's "The Messenger" expresses a metaphor for the pain of war in the very description of its subject.
I was moved to see the arrival of such a film. The story has a specificity to a certain group of people, and there's an interesting exploration of nonconventional editing, storytelling, etc.
The Coen brothers' "A Serious Man" is a brilliant illustration of the midcentury collision of Jewish ethnicity and the American dream.
"District 9" is a sci-fi documentary, set in a fictional South Africa, where poverty-stricken aliens are held in segregated camps. I was a childhood sci-fi geek.
One of the reasons I'm not afraid to make my very elaborate coffee order at Starbucks is because of Nora Ephron's "When Harry Met Sally."
Clint Eastwood is a master at taking a story and making it personal.
Throughout "Up in the Air," the shiny American airport provides the ideal reflective surface for director Jason Reitman to examine his (and George Clooney's) latest indelible character.
When I saw "The Hurt Locker" this fall, I instantly wrote to director, Kathryn Bigelow.
Rob Marshall is a filmmaker plus. The plus is the gargantuan talent and technique he possesses for creating, not just films, but film musicals.
Just a couple of award seasons ago, networks struggled with lackluster ratings for kudocasts and viewers balked at the repetitive nature of what was commonly thought to be a trophy glut.
As the Screen Actors Guild Awards approach, org members have strong opinions on who should win.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch