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CANNES, France — Whatever its commercial fortunes when it opens in the U.S. this December, "Inside Llewyn Davis" already has won the acclaim sought so ardently by the fictional folk singer of its title, the latest charismatic loser in a long,...
Brutal and often very funny, "Seven Psychopaths" is writer-director Martin McDonagh's answer to "Barton Fink," a crimson yarn that, like that Coen brothers film, imagines what happens in a worst-case-scenario when a Hollywood scribe comes down with...
A terrific deadpan chronicle of father and son Talmudic scholars beset by an escalating bureaucratic screw-up, Joseph Cedar's" Footnote" sets the tone for the battles to come in its opening sequence. The son, a well-liked backslapper by the name of Uriel...
Sure, you could go out and see each and every one of the 10 Oscar nominees for best picture (up from five last year). But seriously, isn't that a tad extreme? There's a faster, easier, less expensive way to protect yourself against tiresome outbursts ("...
Gold DerbyBeing first out of the gate often matters a lot in the Oscar derby. "Frozen River" and "Little Miss Sunshine" reaped top nominations in 2008 and 2006, respectively, after being the first DVDs shipped to academy members. This year, that distinction goes to...
Never mind its handicapping by many gurus of gold as an odds-on Oscar front-runner heading into Sunday evening. The downsizing drama "Up in the Air" was completely excluded in all six categories for which it was nominated, including nods for George...
Those seeking a quick primer on Film Independent's Spirit Awards need only YouTube Mickey Rourke's acceptance speech at last year's ceremony. The "Wrestler" star began his address -- which clocked in at an Oscar-unfriendly six minutes -- by imploring the...
The Big PictureIn the back pages of the press notes for the Coen brothers' "A Serious Man," where filmmakers always tell you how environmentally sensitive they've been in the course of making the movie, we learn that "No Jews were harmed in......
Gold Derby"A Serious Man" marks a return to the awards derby for the Coen brothers two years after "No Country for Old Men" won them three Oscars, for best picture, direction and adapted screenplay. Joel and Ethan Coen revisit their suburban Minneapolis childhood...
Gold DerbyJoel and Ethan Coen's "A Serious Man" is getting ace reviews, scoring 74 at Metacritic and 86 at RottenTomatoes. Says Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times, "Writer-directors Joel and Ethan have seized the opportunity afforded by the Oscar-winning success of...
Oscars update: "A Serious Man" may be nominated for best picture, director, actor, screenplay and . . . ?Gold DerbyBased on strong audience reactions this past weekend and rave critics' reviews, "A Serious Man" looks like an Oscar underdog to watch. Shrewdly, Focus Features unleashed it s-l-o-w-l-y in limited release at only six theaters nationally last weekend...
Gold DerbyAdding to the Oscar best-picture predictions we received this week from 14 leading pundits, Gold Derby just got two more batches — one from New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick, the other from Robert Osborne, star of Turner Classic Movies, host of the...
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