Wallach finally gets his

Posted by · 12:21 pm · August 25th, 2010

One of the easiest Honorary Oscars to peg was probably Eli Wallach’s (the recipients were announced this morning).  Many have in fact been waiting and waiting for some kind of AMPAS recognition for the esteemed character actor, and finally, it looks like he’ll get it.  So in honor of that:

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7/7 Web Round-up

Posted by · 9:38 am · July 7th, 2009

• Good piece from David Poland about the age-old disconnect between audiences and critics. [The Hot Blog] • Marshall Fine implores you to see “Humpday” instead of “Bruno.” Why not see both, I say. [Hollywood & Fine] • While we’re on that subject, “Transformers” won the weekend box-office battle after all. Ew. [New York Times] […]

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More Eastwood…

Posted by · 2:00 am · August 14th, 2008

These must be hard times for anyone who doesn’t like Clint Eastwood, and I realise that we at In Contention aren’t doing much to reduce the saturation. But with two pictures coming up in the space of four months, and a massive retrospective at the BFI Southbank (formerly the National Film Theatre, for those of you who […]

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