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Colin’s Oscar Predictions 2013

Predictions Picture – Argo Director – Ang Lee, Life of Pi Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Actress – Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook* Supporting Actor – Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln* Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables Adapted Screenplay – … Continue reading

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Colin’s Oscar Predictions 2012

PICTURE – The Artist DIRECTOR – Michel Hazanavicius: “The Artist” ACTOR – George Clooney: “The Descendants” ACTRESS – Viola Davis, “The Help” SUPPORTING ACTOR – Christopher Plummer: “Beginners” SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Octavia Spencer: “The Help” ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – “The Descendants” … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY TRACK: Actor Roundtable

Another treat from The Hollywood Reporter! This time it is an actor’s roundtable with six celebrated actor’s from the year’s best pictures. Taking part in this roundtable is George Clooney (The Descendants), Christopher Plummer (Beginners), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY TRACK: Director Roundtable

The Hollywood Reporter was kind enough to share this wonderful, hour-long roundtable discussion between the year’s most celebrated directors. Included in the discussion is Alexander Payne (The Descendants), Mike Mills (Beginners), Steve McQueen (Shame), Jason Reitman (Young Adult), Bennett Miller (Moneyball) and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Updated Muppets a Timeless Classic

The Muppets have been around for so long, I cannot recall when I was first introduced to them. As a child I was taken to see the occasional movie, but by this point (1992-2000) the Muppets franchise had become stale … Continue reading

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SHAME Poster

Above is the absolutely ravishing new poster for Steve McQueen’s Shame. Reviews out of New York, Toronto and Telluride have built upon the momentum gathered way back in Venice. The buzz makes this one of the most anticipated films of the … Continue reading

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TRAILER: My Week With Marilyn

I have been interested in this film for some time now because of all the major acting chops on display. Very glad to finally get a trailer. Some first impressions, it looks gorgeous. The era’s set pieces and fashion will … Continue reading

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VIFF: Program Changes

The festival runners will be announcing additional screenings of popular films and festival favorites as VIFF continues throughout the next two weeks. These updates will be announced in the theater before screenings, posted on bulletins in the cinemas, and updated on the … Continue reading

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VIFF: LIKE CRAZY

Like Crazy made a big impact at Sundance earlier this year, winning the grand jury prize for best picture, so it seemed like a reasonable choice for my first film at VIFF. After picking up my tickets at will-call, I … Continue reading

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VIFF 2011: Opening Day

Opening day for the Vancouver International Film Festival is upon us. I will be NewFoundFilm’s man on the ground for the next two weeks, trying to take in as many of the festival showings as humanely possible. The calendar for … Continue reading

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