True Grit, the Coen Brothers’ latest feature, opened the 61st Berlin Film Festival this evening. Based on a novel of the same name by Charles Portis, the Coen Brothers’ film is the second film adaptation of this Wild West tale: the first was in 1969 by Henry Hathaway, starring John Wayne. The Coen Brothers’ adaptation […]
Tom Hooper’s period drama about King George VI and his debilitating speech impediment reigned supreme with 12 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Best Director, Best Cinematography (Danny Cohen) and Best Original Screenplay (David Seidler). “True Grit” came in second place […]
I Am Love Luca Guadagnino’s astonishingly beautiful portrait of a woman torn between love and loyalty. A deep, layered, stylish work of cinema with all the passion and freedom of Italy’s greatest contributions to the medium. If I had numbered this list, “I Am Love” would probably be number one. Carlos The epic tale of […]
As a member of the Online Film Critics Society it is my duty and pleasure to vote in the OFCS Awards to honor the greatest achievements in the movies. This year’s winners probably won’t surprise anyone, and all are deserving of such high recognition. However, I think the only winner I voted for was Hailee Steinfeld for […]
December 27, 2010 – The Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), the international professional association of Internet-based film reviewers, has announced the nominations for its 2010 OFCS Awards. The award winners will be announced on January 3, 2011. The OFCS is online at www.ofcs.org. The nominees for the 2010 OFCS Awards are: BEST PICTURE Black Swan […]
The Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, are at it again. This time, with a remake of the classic John Wayne western, “True Grit,” starring Jeff Bridges in the Wayne role, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and introducing Hailee Steinfeld. Expect to see this in theaters Christmas 2010.