A Post-Festival Best Picture Update

A Post-Festival Best Picture Update

It’s been a while since I last made an Oscar prediction update for the 94th Primetime Emmy Awards. It’s been kind of challenging – not only have I been relatively busy with my day job, but with films and studios shifting everything around due to...

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...

Venice And Telluride Updates: The Best And Worst Of The 2021 Festival Scene

Venice And Telluride Updates: The Best And Worst Of The 2021 Festival Scene

The refrain I’ve been hearing for a few weeks now from festival insiders and fellow critics is that this was going to be the most stacked festival season in recent memory. This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, considering how many big...

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...