***We're looking for contributors***

         

Awards 2008: Articles


'Slumdog Millionaire' Awards: Critics' Best Film Favorite + Heath Ledger Obvious Top Pick

Slumdog Millionaire awards: After winning a number of Best Picture awards from various U.S.-based critics groups while on its way to becoming 2008's most notable sleeper hit, Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired mix of drama, music, and social commentary is the odds-on favorite for the 2009 Best Picture Oscar. Dev Patel (pictured) stars as the former Mumbai slum dweller who may succeed in becoming a millionaire and getting the girl. Moviedom's Cinderella story – both on and off screen – Slumdog Millionaire also features Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, and Irrfan Khan. 'Slumdog Millionaire' awards: U.S. critics' top 2008 Best Picture Last year, the clear Best Picture favorite was Joel and Ethan Coen's violent thriller No Country for Old Men. This awards season, […]


Continue reading:

'Slumdog Millionaire' Awards: Critics' Best Film Favorite + Heath Ledger Obvious Top Pick



Academy Award Predictions: Cinderella Tale + Slain Gay Politician & Veteran Jan Troell Returns

Slumdog Millionaire with Freida Pinto. Academy Award Predictions: The cinematic Cinderella story of 2008, Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired entry is the odds-on favorite for the Best Picture Academy Award. In the cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, and Irrfan Khan. Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture shortlist includes sleeper hits, studio blockbusters & arthouse fare (See previous post: “Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Award?”) Academy Award Predictions 2009: Below is an eclectic array of likely 2009 Best Picture Oscar nominees, ranging from audience-friendly studio blockbusters and sleeper hits to undeniable arthouse fare. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The Dark Knight. Frost/Nixon. Milk. Slumdog Millionaire. Slumdog Millionaire has to be there. Danny Boyle's […]


Continue reading:

Academy Award Predictions: Cinderella Tale + Slain Gay Politician & Veteran Jan Troell Returns



Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination

Meryl Streep in Doubt. Academy Award Predictions: In case she gets another Academy Award nomination in early 2009 – her 15th – Meryl Streep will tie with Katharine Hepburn for the record of most Oscar nominations in the lead actor/actress categories: 12 in all. In second place is Bette Davis with 10 nods, followed by Laurence Olivier and Spencer Tracy with 9 each. Meryl Streep has to date taken home two Oscar statuettes: Best Supporting Actress for Robert Benton's Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979; Best Actress for Alan J. Pakula's Sophie's Choice, 1982. Katharine Hepburn owns the record for most wins in the acting categories, four in all, each as Best Actress: Morning Glory, 1932–1933; Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, 1967; […]


Continue reading:

Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination