As cracked as all the pic's Franken-foodstuffs may be, it took guts to fix such an unconventional follow-up, which caters to the very young and very stoned alike.
An adaptation of the 2008 Matthew Quick novel, David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" has already picked up numerous accolades, including the rare achievement of being nominated in all four…
Why she will win: With four noms in eight years, Adams has become something of an Oscar perennial, but she's still awaiting her first win.
Just a few years ago, as film critic for a monthly magazine that had to go to press well in advance of its publication date, Vogue film critic John Powers was restricted to writing about movies that…
Many critics have mixed feelings about the way the Oscar telecast is undergoing more nip-tuck procedures than an ageing actress.
For a generation of film lovers weaned on Pauline Kael and Roger Ebert, imagining a world where moviegoers make their pic choices without the help of film critics is nearly unthinkable. Fact is, that…
Seventies American cinema has been invoked in more than a few instances lately by critics who see flashes of that era's maverick spirit in many of the current crop of Oscar hopefuls.