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Review: Detroit

— by RON WILKINSON — Kathryn Bigelow’s shaky cam takes you right into the streets of Detroit during the 1967 12th Street Riots. Actually, her shaky cam takes you right into a scripted narrative fiction version of the riots, specifically the horrific Algiers Motel murders. The staged ca[...]

The Oscar Snubs for 2013

— by ADAM POYNTER — The past year has been filled with many memorable performances and movies that just amazed. Awards season is upon us and the announcements for nominees to the 85th Annual Academy Awards were announced by Oscar host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone. There are so [...]

Review: Zero Dark Thirty

— by BEV QUESTAD — You’re right there. The camera has night goggles. You arrive at 12:30 a.m. and it is quiet. The Pakistani community, with its own rendition of West Point within a mile, must hear you. But the two experimental Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopters’ low hum is deceptive[...]

Who Might Assemble ‘The Avengers’?

— by BEN FOWLER — When it comes to the dream directing gig of the decade, it doesn’t come much better than helming the planned Avengers film. But who of the top Hollywood filmmakers should be getting a call from Marvel sometime soon? I’ll start off by saying who I feel is the[...]

Here’s What the Best Director Nominees Should Film Next

— by H.G. WATSON — Despite what many would claim was a weak field of films nominated for this year’s Academy for Best Picture, it was unarguably a fantastic year for the Best Director category. We all know Kathryn Bigelow was one of a handful of women ever nominated (and the only one w[...]

2010 Academy Awards Ceremony Relatively Free of Surprises

— by ALEXA MILAN — Every Oscar ceremony usually has its share of snubs and surprises. “Crash” wins best picture in a huge upset. Alan Arkin unexpectedly beats Eddie Murphy after Murphy took home virtually every other supporting actor award. Bjork shows up wearing a dress that[...]

BAFTA Winners Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual BAFTAs last night. The awards are considered one of the final indicators of which way the Academy Awards may go.[...]