Midnight in Paris

2012 Oscar Nominations Roundup

The Oscars air this Sunday night on ABC. Thanks to all who contributed reviews of this year’s Academy Award nominees! Best Picture: The Artist The Descendants reviewed by Stephanie Brown Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close reviewed by Jennifer Kiefer The Help reviewed by elle Hugo reviewed by Scott Mendelson Midnight in Paris reviewed by Megan Kearns […]

Oscar Best Picture Nominee: ‘Midnight in Paris’ and Its Woman Problem

Marion Cotillard and Owen Wilson in ‘Midnight in Paris’ I’ve never understood why people adore Woody Allen and lavish him with accolades. I’ve never liked his films. Nope, not even the adored Annie Hall, aside from the FABulous fashions donned by Diane Keaton. I know, I know…I’ve braced myself for the verbal lashings that will […]

2012 Oscar Nominations

  I just watched the live announcement of the Oscar nominations. My only thoughts right now are 1) Where the hell is Tilda Swinton’s nomination for We Need to Talk About Kevin? 2) Did Woody Allen’s piece of shit film Midnight in Paris seriously get a best picture nomination? 3) Yay Melissa McCarthy! 4) The […]

2012 Golden Globe Analysis

Since yesterday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday, I thought it was more important to post something specific about race in the United States than an analysis of the Golden Globes. However, it turns out there’s still a lot to say about race with regards to the awards. More about that–and my […]

2012 Golden Globe Nominations

Here they are! I don’t have much to say about these (yet), but if we’ve reviewed them or commented on them, I’ll link you up. Best Motion Picture — Drama “The Descendants”“The Help”“Hugo”“The Ides of March”“Moneyball”“War Horse” Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”Viola Davis, “The Help”Rooney […]