The Academy’s decision to use Seth MacFarlane as a host of the 2013 Oscars shows the Academy is reaching out to attract a more youthful audience.
This Sunday marks the 85th Academy Awards, which means that the annual race for best picture will finally come to an end. All things considered, it’s been a pretty good year for film. The artsy Beasts of the Southern Wild holds rank with the conservative Lincoln. The awkwardly funny Silver Linings Playbook is keeping up […]
This past weekend, I finally saw Quentin Tarantino’s latest flick, Django Unchained. And though the other moviegoers probably sat transfixed by the incredible amount of violence or horrified at the frantic use of the N-word doing the three-hour epic, I sat wondering if anyone else noticed that Jamie Foxx’s titular character was donning a pair […]
Dressmaker covers the sorrows and joys of a former-slave-turned prominent dressmaker.
Academy Award-winners will recognize the best film adaptations of 2012.
Film is an art form, but many often perceive it — first and foremost — as a leisure activity. Just look at the disparities between the potential awards contenders. This year, some of the most likely awards contenders span all of genres and audiences: Skyfall (action-adventure), Lincoln (biopic), Beasts of the Southern Wild (fantasy), Flight […]
Lincoln stands as an Oscar contender with an incredible script and a groundbreaking performance from Daniel Day-Lewis.
Hot off of last week’s presidential debate, everyone has the November election on their minds. The Huffington Post cited the debate as the most tweeted event in U.S. political history, clearly showing that it’s easy to get a message — even one about Big Bird — across to viewers. Unfortunately, recent political films haven’t quite […]