Epics and Historical Films

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Oscar Nominations are announced

    And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight. Via CNN, because it announced even befor ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Moolah Formullahs

    All aboard the '80s wayback machine for Mike Nichols' good-time Charlie

  • Film

    October 11, 2007

    Golden Age, Porcelain Throne

    Cate camps it up for Queen Hard with a Vengeance

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    Huh-huh. It says "Head."

    Here's a pretty stylish free shoulder bag, advertising "the first live-action series from Cartoon Network" about a boy who sees cartoon characters everywhere he looks. I think they already did a movie about this mental condition, called "Miss Potter," with Renee Zellweger. All about how that chick ... More >>

  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    Romp and Circumstance

    Ms. Austen has a fling in Becoming Jane

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Behind the Music

    Not even Michael Gambons 18th century hat head can save a wretch like Amazing Grace

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    The Ultimate Band Name...

    ... comes not from one of our esteemed musicians or music critics, but Jim Ridley, the film critic at our Southern sistah paper the Nashville Scene. Jim was actually using this to describe next year's sure Oscar contender Epic Movie, but I'm calling dibs to use this as a band name (once I meet a mus ... More >>

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Attack of the Big Head Floating in the Sky

    As movies grow lamer, so do their posters