Tag Archives: Tony Kushner

The 85th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

Today I’ll be going back once again and looking at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories. I mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week with previous Academy Award ceremonies, and while I’m going to[...]

Oscar nominations have many of us scratching our heads this morning…

What a crazy morning. As Oscar tends to do, they delivered their annual “WTF?” but instead of them inserting their nominees, they took out the nominees. Insane. Simply insane. My reactions to the nominees are below: Best Picture • Amour • Argo • Beasts of the Southern Wild • Django Unchained • Les Miserables • Life of[...]

Full Lincoln Review from NYFF! Near masterpiece!

HollywoodNews.com: Steven Spielberg delivers his finest work sinceMinority Report (2002) with his politically charged and emotionally timely film, Lincoln.  Starring Daniel Day-Lewis in the pivotal role of Abraham Lincoln, the film tells the story of the last months of Lincoln’s presidency and his mission to abolish slavery during the time of the[...]

Daniel Day-Lewis meets with Lincoln biographer for Spielberg’s drama

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like Daniel Day-Lewis actually may be playing Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s planned biopic. Oh, I know that deal was reported days ago on this site. But we have run so many Spielberg-Lincoln stories over the years that I take each one of them with a[...]