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Awards Season Heats Up

posted by Nell Minow

This is the week when we start seeing things come together as we get ready for the biggest awards night in the world of movies, the Oscars, coming up on February 22, 2015. Tonight is the Golden Globes. Amy Poehler […]

2014 Award Nominations: SAG and Golden Globes

posted by Nell Minow

Awards season is heating up. Yesterday, the Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees and this morning we heard from the Golden Globes. Both are considered early indicators of the Oscars, but for different reasons. SAG is the actors voting for […]

Movie Addict Headquarters: Our Thoughts on the Golden Globes

posted by Nell Minow

Many thanks, as always, to Betty Jo Tucker for having me on her wonderful Movie Addict Headquarters show to talk about the Golden Globes with our pals A.J. Hakeri and Mack Bates.

Critics Choice and Golden Globes

posted by Nell Minow

I’m back from Los Angeles and an amazing night of glamour and excitement at the Critics Choice Awards.  All the star were there — from the youngest-ever Best Actress Oscar Nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis to Daniel Day-Lewis, Stephen Spielberg, and Sally […]

Awards: Golden Globes

posted by Nell Minow

And now, the Golden Globes.  “The Artist,” “The Help,” Christopher Plummer. and Octavia Spencer are moving ahead in the race to the Oscars.  The Globes give out twice as many awards by including television and having separate categories for comedy/musical […]

Golden Globe Nominations: Movies

posted by Nell Minow

Motion Picture, Drama “Descendants” “Help” “Hugo” “The Ides Of March” “Moneyball” “War Horse” Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama Glenn Close “Albert Nobbs” Viola Davis “The Help” Rooney Mara “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” Meryl […]

Winners: Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards

posted by Nell Minow

It’s looking good for “The Social Network,” Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and Trent Reznor as the leading predictors of the Oscar race gave out their awards this weekend. Golden Globe winners: MOTION PICTURES: — Picture, Drama: […]

Golden Globe Nominees! (And a few comments)

posted by Nell Minow

BEST PICTURE: DRAMA Black Swan The Fighter Inception The King’s Speech The Social Network Comment: Where is “True Grit?” And “Toy Story 3″ should be in this category. BEST PICTURE: COMEDY OR MUSICAL Alice in Wonderland Burlesque The Kids Are […]

Golden Globe Nominations: Television

posted by Nell Minow

TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA * Dexter * House * In Treatment * Mad Men * True Blood ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES, DRAMA * Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters * Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit * January Jones, […]

Golden Globe Nominations: Film

posted by Nell Minow

FILM BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA * The Curious Case of Benjamin Button * Frost/Nixon * The Reader * Revolutionary Road * Slumdog Millionaire BEST MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY * Burn After Reading * Happy-Go-Lucky * In Bruges * Mamma Mia! * […]

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Trailer: "Hail, Caesar!" from the Coen Brothers
[youtube][/youtube] I don't just want to see this movie. I want to see all the movies that they are making in it. With Channing Tatum as a Gene Kelly-style dancer in a sailor's uniform, George ...

posted 8:00:59am Oct. 13, 2015 | read full post »

A Look at Remakes (And Not All of Them Are Terrible)
The blogger behind Phyllis Loves Classic Movies held an invitational blogathon on a subject many people have strong feelings about: remakes. Phyllis herself took on one, or I should say, two of my favorites: "My Favorite Wife" with Irene Dunne ...

posted 2:19:00pm Oct. 12, 2015 | read full post »

Celebrate Columbus Day!
Christopher Columbus has not yet had the movie he deserves, but I prefer the Fredric March version to the later movies.  And I recommend a brilliant and completely engrossing biography from biographer Laurence Bergreen called Columbus: The Four ...

posted 8:00:30am Oct. 12, 2015 | read full post »

Interview: Writer-Director John Swetnam of the Dance film "Breaking Through"
John Swetnam is the director of "Breaking Through," the story of a young dancer who achieves viral fame and then sees it strain her relationships with her friends. I talked to him about the best way to film dancers "There was a Fred Astaire ...

posted 3:49:09pm Oct. 11, 2015 | read full post »

The Art of More -- Coming to Crackle November 19, 2015
[iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0"] An intense, one-hour drama set in the high-stakes world of New York auction houses, “The Art of More” ...

posted 8:00:00am Oct. 10, 2015 | read full post »


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