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Monday, July 1 2013

What Happens When Hollywood’s Critical Acclaim Fails to Match Box Office Receipts?

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, November 27 2012

Oscar Odds for November: Best Picture Power Rankings

The Oscars ceremony on February 24 may seem like a long way off, but the Best Picture race is already beginning to take shape.


Tuesday, February 28 2012

The Top 10 Films That Should Have Won Best Picture

Oscar always gets it 'wrong.' Here are 10 Best Picture reasons (out of many) why.


Tuesday, February 14 2012

Oscars 2012: Nominated Shorts in Select Theaters Beginning 10 February

The nominees for the 2012 Live Action Short Oscar alternate between expected and slightly less, all having something to do with time, its elusiveness and its ineluctable demands.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

For Whom the Buzz Stolls: An Interview with Midnight in Paris’ Corey Stoll

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

‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer (David Cronenberg, 2011)


Thursday, January 20 2011

Saint Fonda in the Backyard: The Iconic Jane Works It Out

Golden Age Hollywood scion, feminist activist, and general all-around bad-ass Jane Fonda is back, and this time out, she is hitting the campaign trail on behalf of the health of boomers and senior citizens. Fonda keeps Mazur on task and on his toes during this exclusive interview, preferring to focus on fitness rather than feminism or cinema.


Thursday, December 23 2010

Straight No Chaser: “Another Year’s” Arch Melancholia

We present an exclusive round table interview with Another Year director Mike Leigh and actors Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville and Ruth Sheen, getting a crash course in the intricacies of the patented Mike Leigh filmmaking process from the maestro and his players.


Thursday, February 25 2010

The Twitter Effect on Oscar


Wednesday, February 10 2010

Hungry Heart: Maggie Gyllenhaal

The most-recently Oscar-nominated Gyllenhaal talks about why Jeff Bridges is sexy at 60, the dangers of falling for the wrong person and why Sissy Spacek rules.


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