James Caan: Will miss you old friend.                Johnny Depp Congratulations!                Ray Liotta: Rest in Peace good friend.                Peace and Love!                The 2022 Oscar Winners and Nominees                2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards: And the Winners are...                2022 Annual Oscar Nominees                Sidney Poitier: “One of Hollywood’s Greatest Legends.”                The Power of HOPE: One person can change the world by giving people HOPE! Washington, Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. , Mandela, Mother Teresa, Malala                2021 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS                78th Venice International Film Festival                "Parallel Mothers" by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring Penelope Cruz                Cannes: 2021 Film Winners                "PIG" Starring Nicolas Cage                Casanova, Last Love        

Articles By: Joey Magidson

A graduate of Stony Brook University (where he studied Cinema and Cultural Studies), resides in Brooklyn, New York. He contributes to several other film-related websites and is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Oscar Shortlists Revealed!

There’s still a ton of mystery about what will receive Oscar nominations this year, but today a tiny bit of that disappeared. Yes, the Academy announced nine category shortlists, helping to let us know who and what are still in contention below the line. The categories are as follows: Documentary[...]

Critics Choice Nominations Announced!

Moments ago, the 26th annual Critics Choice Association revealed who and what their nominees are. For this very unique year, there’s of course a very unique slate of nominated films and talent. Scoring the most nominations this time around was David Fincher’s Mank, with Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari not far[...]

“Nomadland” Wins The Top Prize From The London Critics Circle

Earlier today, the London Critics Circle Film Awards were handed out, with Chloé Zhao’s movie Nomadland again doing quite well with a precursor. It took Film of the Year, Screenwriter of the Year for Zhao, as well as Actress of the Year for Frances McDormand. Also scoring were the likes[...]

“Passing” Goes From Sundance To Netflix

One of the Sundance Film Festival titles this year expected to spark a bidding war was Passing, the directorial debut from Rebecca Hall. The movie, an ambitious period piece, had plenty of buzz going into the festival, and that continued with largely positive reviews. As expected, the flick generated some[...]

Christopher Plummer (1929-2021)

The cinematic world lost another legend today, as it was announced that Christopher Plummer has passed away. He dead peacefully at his home, at the age of 91. The oldest person to win an Academy Award, Plummer was a highly respected actor, someone who worked up until the end. Winning[...]

27th Annual SAG Nominations Announced!

The Screen Actors Guild nominees for 2021 are now known! Yes, this morning saw SAG make their 27th annual announcement, with all of the requisite stunners that come along with that territory. This year has been unpredictable in so many ways, it’s hardly surprising to see the Guild follow suite.[...]

Golden Globe Nominations Led By David Fincher’s “Mank”

This morning, the Golden Globe nominations for 2021 were announced, with Netflix having quite the strong showing. Mank had the best day, overall, with six nominations, followed closely behind by The Trial of the Chicago 7 with five. The love was spread around, elsewhere, though The Father, Nomadland, and Promising[...]

“Those Who Wish Me Dead” Is The Latest WB Release To Set An HBO Max Date

One of the films that had initially been pegged as a potential 2020 awards player was Taylor Sheridan’s Those Who Wish Me Dead. Starring Angelina Jolie, the movie is another western type work from Sheridan, representing his second directorial effort. Of course, the year came and went, but with the[...]

Nominations Announced For The Satellite Awards!

Today, the International Press Academy released their 25th annual Satellite Award nominations. While not seen as a precursor that immediately translates to Oscar, they’re certainly one of a handful that influences how the Academy Awards eventually go. So, in that realm, they’re obviously not to be ignored. We saw the[...]

“Jockey” Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics At Sundance

Another film acquisition has come down the pike out of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. This time, the title being picked up is the drama Jockey, pegged as one of the flicks most likely to be bought at the fest. The movie now has a home with Sony Pictures Classics,[...]