Cannes Check 2013: Fran├žois Ozon's 'Young and Beautiful'

Posted by · 10:00 am · May 12th, 2013

Continuing our cheat sheet for the Cannes Competition.

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My dream Oscar ballot: part two

Posted by · 12:55 pm · January 22nd, 2012

Guy Lodge’s wishlist for Tuesday’s Oscar nominations continues with a look at the major categories. Films mentioned range from “Weekend” to “Drive” to “Bridesmaids.”

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My dream Oscar ballot: part one

Posted by · 1:00 pm · January 21st, 2012

With the Oscar nominations looming, I take a look at the films I’d most like to see recognized in crafts categories, ranging from “The Tree of Life” to “13 Assassins” to “Immortals.”

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First-Half FYC: Best Original and Adapted Screenplay

Posted by · 3:15 pm · January 3rd, 2012

From ‘Rango’ to ‘Jane Eyre,’ several films from the first six months of the 2011 release calendar deserve more buzz in the screenplay categories than they’re getting. We pick out 10 for your consideration.

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First-Half FYC: Best Supporting Actor and Actress

Posted by · 3:32 pm · December 27th, 2011

With the Oscar race so skewed towards late-year releases, worthy contenders from films released between January and June often slip through the cracks. We highlight some standout supporting performances from 2011’s first half, including Christopher Plummer and two stars of “Bridesmaids.”

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