Tag Archives: STEVE JAMES

The biggest snubs from Oscar nomination morning

After a few days (and a weekend) to digest what the Academy did with their Oscar nominations, I wanted to chime in now with a look at the biggest snubs from that fateful morning. There has been a lot of attention paid to a handful of snubs, but there are[...]

Cinematic gifts from 2014

With folks all over unwrapping presents today and the year just about over, I wanted to commemorate the time by looking at the gifts that the world of cinema bestowed on us in 2014. What do I mean when I say that? Well, in my eyes, it can mean a[...]

“Life Itself”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Steve James Written by: N/A (though based on the memoir Life Itself by Roger Ebert) Main Cast: Talking Head type appearances by the likes of Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Steve James, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, and many more… Past Oscar relations: Steve James was nominated for Best Film Editing for Hoop[...]

10 Alternative Summer Movies to look forward to

By this time each year, plenty of lists containing the ten blockbusters to look forward to during the summer have hit websites. As such, I wanted to do something a little bit different and let you all know about some counter programming that might be a welcome tonic during the[...]

Directors Guild of America Announced Documentary Nominees

HollywoodNews.com: Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2011. “The remarkable documentaries made by this year?s nominees take audiences on a journey, whether casting light on injustice or exploring the human condition in all of its nuance,[...]