On February 23rd, which will be Oscar Eve unless some kind of strike-related silliness postpones the show, the AMC 30 at The Block in Orange will be one of approximately 80 theaters nationwide to screen a quintuple-feature of all the nominees for Best Picture. Thirty bucks gets you a pass to all fiv ... More >>
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 >>
Our sister publications LA Weekly and Village Voice just published their annual, massive film critics' poll for 2007, which includes 102 of the nation's critics, some of whom you know and some you don't, though all of the critics you regularly read in our paper are included. (My own page in the poll ... More >>
Ooooh yeah, dig it...THE SAVAGES.
The name of the movie is one of those insufferable cutesy puns ‚Äď these characters have the surname of ‚ÄúSavage‚ÄĚ and they behave poorly! Why, that's ironic! -- but don't let that deter you from the rest of the movie, a film that achieves the rare balance of bei ... More >>
Though I'm mightily anxious to see Richard Kelly's DONNIE DARKO follow-up SOUTHLAND TALES, the weekend's top film pick is a no-brainer.
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. People are calling it the best film of the year, and if it isn't, it's darn close.
The Coen brothers have been spinning their wheels for a ... More >>