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IDA Awards Cite “Crip Camp”

Another precursor has chimed in, this one focused on the documentary genre. Last night, the International Documentary Association held their 36th Annual awards ceremony. There, the IDA Awards tapped Crip Camp as its Best Feature winner, beating fellow nominees Collective, Gunda, MLK/FBI, The Reason I Jump, Reunited, Time, The Truffle[...]

“Godzilla vs. Kong” Moves Up Its Release Date

Anyone who has been eager to finally see the modern incarnations of Godzilla and King Kong do battle, well…have we got some good news for you. Yesterday, the report came down that not only has Legendary and Warner Bros. settled their potential legal issues over Godzilla vs. Kong, they’ve moved[...]

“The Last Of Us” Show Recruits An Intriguing Director

The more that comes out about the HBO series adaptation of the video game The Last of Us, the more exciting this project sounds. The game, as well as its sequel, are landmarks for video games, telling moving and serious stories in a way any film would be jealous of.[...]

“The World To Come” Trailer Highlights Some Strong Acting

A good period drama, with terrific acting, is a longtime staple of cinema. Last year, on the festival circuit, one such movie made the rounds in The World to Come. Featuring top notch work from Christopher Abbott, Casey Affleck, and especially Vanessa Kirby and Katherine Waterston, this romantic drama has[...]

SAG Awards To Be Rescheduled

When the Grammy Awards decided last week to change their show’s date, picking March 14th, it was only a matter of time until the other shoe dropped. Of course, that date was also held by the Screen Actors Guild Awards, so a corresponding move was inevitable. Well, that happened today,[...]

Gotham Awards Go To “Nomadland” And More

Yesterday, the 30th Annual Gotham Awards were held, marking yet another notable moment in the awards and precursor season. Unsurprisingly, Best Feature went to Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, while Breakthrough Series (Long Form) went to Watchmen. Aside from that, there were some low level surprises throughout. Riz Ahmed took Best Actor[...]

Critics Choice Super Awards Led By “Palm Springs” And “Soul”

Sunday evening, the Critics Choice Association held the first ever Critics Choice Super Awards. As a member of CCA, I voted for the Super Awards, helping to craft the inaugural slate of winners. Clearly designed to highlight genre contenders, it was an awards show hosted by Kevin Smith and Dani[...]

National Society Of Film Critics Give Their Top Prize To “Nomadland”

Another precursor chimed in yesterday, with the National Society of Film Critics awarding their annual citations. This time around, they went for Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland in Best Picture, also giving Zhao the Best Director prize, while star Frances McDormand took home the Best Actress award. Nomadland did well, while the[...]

Tom Holland Goes To Some Dark Places In The First Look At “Cherry”

Last night, Apple TV+ debuted their awards player Cherry, as well as released a Teaser Trailer. The former represented its attempt to capture some Oscar buzz, while the latter is their move to alert audiences to the film’s existence. After all, the movie features Tom Holland reuniting with his Avengers:[...]

“Malcolm & Marie” Trailer Highlights Zendaya And John David Washington

Today, Netflix released a first Trailer for Malcolm & Marie, another movie they hope will be an Academy Award contender for them. Starring Zendaya and John Davis Washington, this film from Sam Levinson is going to be one of the final potential awards season X factors. Will it be an[...]