For one thing, that Liza Minelli bit was amazing.
The strange scholarship on genetics and incest
And '12 Years a Slave' will win it, for all the wrong reasons
12 Years a Slave is a great film, but that's not why it'll win Best Picture. It'll win so that the Academy can forgive itself for making no other good films about slavery for the last hundred years.
An Oscars interview
The Oscars are less than two weeks away, and Hollywood has been in the news even more than usual. If this is partly because of the controversy surrounding Woody Allen, it is also the result of the terrific year of cinema that just ended. In short, it seemed like a good time to talk all things film with one of subject’s experts.
The Golden Globes kick off the Awards Season frenzy.
Seth MacFarlane is exactly what's wrong with American men
Seth MacFarlane is exactly what's wrong with American men.
'Amour' owes its existence to an industry under siege
Michael Haneke is a paragon of the benefits of a generous state-funded film industry.
How the Animation Giant Stole Pixar's Mojo
How the animation giant stole Pixar's mojo.
How the Internet changed cartoons
Today's animated television caters to the Internet-addicted.
Is Hushpuppy just another iteration in a long line of pickaninnies?