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This year’s Oscar broadcast has an important innovation.  Nominees have been asked for their list of people to thank, and those names will run at the bottom of the screen so they can — we hope — say something more […]

Many thanks to the Kansas City Star for inviting me to participate in their Oscar special supplement, with an essay on Best Picture nominee “Bridge of Spies.”

You won’t see a better tribute to this year’s eight Best Picture nominees than this one, from Fandango. It made me want to watch all of them all over again.

My friend and fellow critic John Hanlon has a great piece on Where To Watch about the nominees for Best Costume Design Oscars this year, including Sandy Powell, who is competing with herself with nominations for both “Carol” and “Cinderella.”

Jezebel reports a long-overdue innovation in this year’s Oscar ceremony: nominees will have the opportunity to submit their list of people to thank before the show, so that they can run across the bottom of the screen. This will give […]

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Alicia Vikander, and Idris Elba won the Screen Actors Guild awards last night. Elba, who also won for his television series “Luther,” was not nominated for an Oscar (he should have been), but the other three […]

Thanks, as always, to Betty Jo Tucker for inviting me on her podcast, Movie Addict Headquarters. This time, we were joined by Mack Bates and Geoff Roberts to talk about the 2016 Oscars — the surprises and snubs, how we’d […]

AMC’s Best Picture nominee showcase is your chance to see all eight nominees for the Best Picture Oscar. They are splitting the movies into two consecutive Saturdays, so you can choose to attend one day or both days — or, […]

Spike Lee, who accepted a special Oscar award just two months ago, has said he will boycott the award show this year in protest of yet another all-white list of nominees. He is right to be outraged. How could Sylvester […]

TJ Miller hosted the first-ever combined Critics Choice film and television awards. I am not in any way objective because I’m a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, but I think it is a great show and I’m very […]