A Letter to Momo
Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames. Maybe…
Erik Childress analyzes the impact of the recently-awarded BAFTAs on the Oscar race.
Links to all the essays about our picks for who deserves Oscars during this week-long event. Updated daily.
Nell Minow makes the case for Best Original Screenplay for Spike Jonze's "Her."
Brian Tallerico champions "Before Midnight" for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Omer M. Mozaffer champions Barkhad Abdi for Best Supporting Actor of 2013.
Glenn Kenny champions Lupita Nyong'o for Best Supporting Actress of 2013.
Three films at the Sundance Film Festival explored the power of making the camera see from the perspective of someone in the film.
Peter Bart has set up a straw-man argument about critics, Academy voters and "entertainment value." Erik Childress takes it apart.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
Director Alex Ross Perry ("Impolex", "The Color Wheel") discusses cinephilia, cynicism, artistic betrayal and the death of film.