Monday, March 2 2015
Jeff Chang's cultural history tackles how race has played out across the last 50 years, and counting, of American culture.
Thursday, February 26 2015
Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.
Monday, July 1 2013
Oscar's favorite studios and films often face bankruptcy and financial ruin, while Worst Picture Razzie winners have (more than once) earned billions of dollars at the box office. Why this disparity between financial rewards and Academy Awards?
Tuesday, March 12 2013
When PC people manufacture controversies such as the uproar over Seth MacFarlane's Oscar humor, they reveal that they are oblivious to how they consistently confirm every unflattering stereotype depicting them as humorless bores.
Tuesday, November 27 2012
The Oscars ceremony on February 24 may seem like a long way off, but the Best Picture race is already beginning to take shape.
Wednesday, October 19 2011
Actor Corey Stoll breezed in to steal Midnight in Paris out from under his co-stars and now, headed into awards season, his memorable characterization of legend Ernest Hemingway in Woody Allen's most successful film to date feels decidedly poised to enter the Supporting Actor race.
Monday, October 10 2011
Thursday, October 6 2011
In her newest film 50/50, the actress brings everything full circle, combining comedy and high drama with another far less-discussed area of her expertise: the ability to work a good old-fashioned bad wig and turn it into a powerful acting tool.
Wednesday, May 4 2011
Fiddler on the Roof represents the Hollywood musical at its most astute. A terrific, light-hearted, but deep thinking dramedy filled with dazzling performances, and ponderous, insightful, even timeless themes.
Monday, March 28 2011
Treated almost like a crime story, Inside Job unveils a sordid world of the prosperous elite who take an almost unseemly pleasure in living lives of unscrupulous lavishness, with no regard to whom they harm.