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Review: The Shape of Water

— by RON WILKINSON — The month of December brings out the big guns. The biggest stars and the biggest screenplays. Unfortunately, most do not make use of the stars and the screenplay. “The Shape of Water” not only makes use of a perfect cast, it leverages that with a charming story o[...]

Review: Hidden Figures

— by RON WILKINSON — Emerging director Theodore Melfi’s “Hidden Figures” tells a wonderful story about three unknown women who supplied powerful parts of the NASA space race puzzle. In a screenplay co-written with Allison Schroeder and based on the New York Times bestse[...]

2012 BAFTA Winners Announced

“The Artist” was named Best Film at tonight’s Orange British Academy Film Awards hosted by Stephen Fry at London’s Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards: Director, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Costume Design as well as[...]

2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards Presenters Added

Actor recipients Ed Helms, Julianna Margulies and Natalie Portman will join SAG Awards social network ambassador Regina King, SAG President Ken Howard and actor nominees Armie Hammer, Kyle Chandler, Judy Greer, Maya Rudolph and Octavia Spencer as presenters[...]

Under Review: ‘The Help’

— by ADAM POYNTER — There are probably few books that hold more significance not only in the hearts of its fans but also in subject matter than “The Help.” Written by Kathryn Stockett in 2009, the book has spent more than 100 weeks on best-seller lists and has fans the world [...]