TIFF Reactions: What People Are Saying About ‘Just Mercy,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Knives Out,’ And More

TIFF Reactions: What People Are Saying About ‘Just Mercy,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Knives Out,’ And More

Well, folks, it’s time. We’re finally in the thick of it. With Venice and Telluride now firmly behind us, it’s time to turn our gaze North, as the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival begins to wind down, and we have a moment to slow down...

The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

It’s that time of year, folks! When critics much higher than me get invites to Venice and Colorado to see some of the year’s hottest commodities before anyone else, as well as spark Oscar buzz not only for us pundits, but for Academy members...

2019 Telluride Film Festival Lineup

2019 Telluride Film Festival Lineup

Last year, we witnessed one of modern award predicting’s longest stats fall flat on its face. After ten years, a non-Telluride premiere won Best Picture. And while there’s all sorts of reasons Green Book managed to undo history and math to claim...

92nd Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

92nd Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

Far and away, my favorite categories every year happen to be the Screenplay awards. Maybe it’s the writer in me, maybe it’s because these are the spots where creativity truly shines, but I love seeing credit being given to the brains behind our...

92nd Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

92nd Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

Who’s your favorite working actor? Have they won an Oscar yet? Have they been nominated? If the answer is yes to either of those two questions, it’s probably because of the Best Supporting Actor category. Best Supporting Actor has transformed...

92nd Academy Award Update: Where We Stand Heading Into The Festivals

92nd Academy Award Update: Where We Stand Heading Into The Festivals

In less than two weeks, Venice, Toronto, and Telluride will officially kick off this year’s Oscar race. I’m hoping to get my major predictions done before events kick off (they’re pretty solid for now, just not released to the public), but in the...

What’s The Buzz? Early Word On ‘Little Women,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ And More

What’s The Buzz? Early Word On ‘Little Women,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ And More

Mid-summer, just as festivals begin to announce their lineups and studios begin finalizing their winter Oscar contenders, there’s a period of time where whispers begin floating around. They are faint, as if wisps of wind passing through L.A. and...

2019 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup

2019 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup

While the first half of the year may have been dominated by a different kind of Endgame, we Oscar voters and film snobs have entered our own sort of Endgame as the 2019 Toronto Film Festival lineup has been announced, giving us an early look at...

CinemaCon 2019: A Breakdown Of What’s To Come

CinemaCon 2019: A Breakdown Of What’s To Come

Last month, six studios convened in Las Vegas for CinemaCon. Halfway between a major festival and a gross, crass example of commercialization, CinemaCon is an opportunity for studios to show new trailers and clips for their upcoming slate to...