| Jan 14, 2008
In the wake of the disaster known as the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards comes the last of the key guild indicators today, the list of five nominees for the top award of the Producers Guild Of America.
The biggest omission from what the rest of the major...
| Jan 22, 2008
In The Season of surprise, it turns out Oscar had a few of his own.
As press and publicists gathered for this morning's Oscar nomination announcement by Academy president Sid Ganis and Kathy Bates (a last-minute substitute for a scheduled but unannounced...
| Jun 21, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
In “Midnight in Paris,” Adriana (Marion Cotillard) longs for an earlier era, unfulfilled by 1920s Paris. If she saw the city in 1890 as presented in “Bel Ami,” she might stop dreaming of the past.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Eight years after the camp frippery of “Batman & Robin” (1997), in which Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze and Uma Thurman’s Poison Ivy played dress-up while George Clooney let his nipply bat-suit do most of the acting, director...
| Jul 18, 2012
*** (out of four)
Find a cannon, buy a doughnut and shoot the thing into the sky. (Watch out/you're welcome, birds.) That flying piece of pastry won't climb anywhere near as high as expectations for"The Dark Knight Rises,"whose review embargo lifted days...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Jan 7, 2013
This Thursday brings my annual morning of being excited and nervous and telling myself I won’t yell at the TV. And then doing it anyway.
That’s right, it’s the Oscar nominations, for a change announced before the Golden Globes, not...
| May 26, 2013
| 11:05 AM
CANNES, France — When is a lesbian coming-of-age drama not a lesbian coming-of-age drama?
We’ll let this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury president take that one: When “it’s a great love story” first and foremost, as...
| Jan 8, 2013
No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in.
Yes, there will...
| Dec 20, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Maybe it's just me, but if I lost my legs in an accident at my job as a whale trainer, the B-52s’ “Love Shack” would be the last song to cheer me up. There's plenty of ridiculous music out there that doesn't...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:35 AM
The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms.
Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...