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Gone Girl Gets Its First Trailer and Poster

Gone Girl, the upcoming Oscar hopeful by David Fincher (The Social Network) that was featured here recently in our Contender or Pretender series, stars two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo, Good Will Hunting) and Rosamund Pike, and gets its first trailer and poster today. The story, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn (and adapted by her) follows Nick Dunne ...

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HBO and Showtime Reveal 2013/2014 Emmy Category Placements

HBO and Showtime have revealed their category placements for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards and there are some head-scratchers. HBO has never been that much of a supporter of the younger folks in Game of Thrones in terms of Emmy pushes but even Jack Gleeson, after last night’s epic Purple Wedding episode, gets the shaft. He doesn’t appear in the ...

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Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ Get a Gorgeous Poster

Boyhood, a revolutionary new film from Richard Linklater (Dazed & Confused, the Before series) that was shot over a period of 12 years and details the life of a family (featuring Linklater staple Ethan Hawke as the father and Patricia Arquette as the mother) through the eyes of the youngest son Mason (played by newcomer Ellar Coltrane). The Sundance hit ...

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‘Get On Up’ Gets Down in First Trailer

Get On Up, director Tate Taylor’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning The Help, finds Chadwick Boseman (42) as the Godfather of Soul, a chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. Surrounded by Oscar winners (Octavia Spencer, The Help) and Oscar nominees (Viola Davis, Doubt and The Help) and Dan Aykroyd (Driving ...

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Disney Unveils New Maleficent Poster

In what looks to be a banner year for Angelina Jolie, Disney has released a new Maleficent poster to whet your appetite. They’ve also kicked off a new Twitter handle (@Maleficent) and check out the ‘Dream’ trailer below as well:   Maleficent opens May 30, 2014.

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2013

Yeah, it’s March but AwardsWatch has another 2013 list! It’s our Favorite Performances of 2013 and it was a hard fought, nail-biter with Oscar nominees, a shocking Oscar-winning snub, great non-English language film performances and a few other surprises. Special thanks to Vincent Teo for organizing the tournament and tabulation of the ballots and Matthew Kelley Rand for the graphics. ...

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Looking Ahead to the Next Oscar Race

With the body of the 86th Academy Awards just lowered into the ground and topped off with fresh dirt, there’s no time like the present to look forward to the 87th. Voting and predicting is already underway in the AwardsWatch Forums (as we do) for the 2014/2015 season. Foxcatcher, delayed from Winter 2013 to Fall 2014 looks to be a ...

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12 Years a Slave, McConaughey, Blanchett Win Spirit Awards

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, famous for giving out their trophies the day before the Oscars, looked an awful lot like an Oscar preview today. After a season of minimal awards totals and eeked out Best Picture wins, 12 Years a Slave dominated today, winning Best Feature, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actress and Cinematography. The film is up for all of ...

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International Cinephile Society winners: Llewyn Davis faces Adèle

For the 11th incarnation of their awards, the iconoclasts of the International Cinephile Society actually picked quite a few films that did well with other organizations. Biggest winners were the Coen brothers (always a favorite with this group), which took home Best Picture for Inside Llewyn Davis, along with Best Actor (a shared award between Oscar Isaac and The Wolf Of ...

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