| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:37 PM
"Hugo" is emerging as an Oscar contender. Today’s announcement that Martin Scorsese’s crowd-pleasing 3D masterwork has taken the National Board of Review's top prize nicely dovetails with academy members’ passionate response to the...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
"The Hobbit," the first of three movies to be yanked out of J.R.R. Tolkien's single novel, comes from Mister Middle-earth: Peter Jackson, who thrilled Tolkien fans worldwide with his lavish screen version of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy....
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Believe it or not, the 84th Annual Academy Awards wasn't all about whether J. Lo had a nip slip and just how much leg Angelina Jolie was going to show. They actually did hand out some Oscars. The Artist took home the big prize, winning Best Picture,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 11:50 PM
Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay.
This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced.
The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:47 AM
All my friends think I wake up early for the Oscar nominations. It’s baffling how little they know me. I love nothing more in life than sleeping in. And why wake up early to pull an Elvis and shoot the TV screen at the idiotic nominations that...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:43 PM
A few thousand people were lucky enough to be at the Rose Garden Tuesday for a thrilling live musical performance set in J.R.R. Tolkien's wonderscape of Middle Earth. Those two elements (live music + Middle Earth) may have never existed together for the...