Waste Land – My favorite movie of 2010 Just in time for everyone to be sick of Top 10s, here’s the list of my 10 favorite films of 2010. Rather than a lot of navel gazing about the significance (or insignificance) of lists, or how some lists are better than others, or how many movies (read…)
The Independent Film Project’s 20th Anniversary Gotham Independent Film Awards lived up to their name this evening, overlooking films with more studio muscle behind them to bestow Best Feature and Best Ensemble performance on Debra Granik’s Winter’s Bone. Laura Poitras’ chilling The Oath meanwhile took best documentary. Two excellent picks in my opinion. Best Feature: (read…)
Because of a 5-way tie at the bottom of the list, Sight & Sound has come up with more of a Top 12 list this year, but The Social Network is at the top either way. It’s a little surprising considering the UK mag’s usual international slant, but then not really a shock when you (read…)
It’s time again for The Three-Way Moviegasm with Awards Daily hosts Sasha Stone and Ryan Adams plus your truly. This week: (0:00 – 14:30) Celebrating the DVD release of my favorite movie of the year: Winter’s Bone (14:30 – 30:40) A taste of what to expect from Danny Boyle’s survival story 127 Hours starring James (read…)
Here’s the poster and trailer for Debra (Down to the Bone) Granik’s Winter’s Bone. The story of an Ozark teen searching for her meth-addict father before her home is taken away premiered to strong reviews at Sundance where it went on to win the Grand Jury Prize. Trailer after the jump.
The Sundance Film Festival keeps rolling through to Sunday, but all of the world premieres have been seen. Many journos and industry types will be packing their bags and heading home while others will be mopping up and catching additional screenings of hot titles they missed the first time around. Consider this post a similar (read…)