TIFF Recap: New Reviews And ‘Belfast’ Wins The People’s Choice

TIFF Recap: New Reviews And ‘Belfast’ Wins The People’s Choice

Well, this year’s Toronto International Film Festival has come to an end. It was something of a quiet affair. There were very few new titles, and most of the titles they did have were almost impossible to see – it’s been almost roundly criticized...

The Fall Festivals: Unveiling The Lineups For Venice And Toronto

The Fall Festivals: Unveiling The Lineups For Venice And Toronto

This week, we begin one of the most important periods of the awards race: the Fall Festivals. Over the course of about three weeks, critics and Hollywood bigwigs will descend upon Venice, Toronto, and Telluride in order to get their first looks...

71st Tony Award Final Predictions

71st Tony Award Final Predictions

Tomorrow is the 71st Annual Tony Awards, which, to use a description by Rachel Bloom, is essentially “if the Oscars had talent.” What will be interesting is that, unlike the last six years, there really isn’t a clear frontrunner in any of the big...

‘Natasha, Pierre’ and ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Lead 71st Tony Award

‘Natasha, Pierre’ and ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Lead 71st Tony Award

Boy, does a morning change things. Yesterday, I declared Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 a dark horse for Best Musical, and while it only received one or two nominations more than I predicted, it has officially made itself a...