Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making drama is a decided underdog — but strangely and gloriously, it’s also a real contender
Amour News, Movies and Background
- By Greg Gilman on May 27, 2014 @ 3:05 pm
“Harry Potter” reunion?
- By Steve Pond on May 25, 2014 @ 1:55 pm
From art movies to Kristen Stewart, Ryan Gosling and Jessica Chastain, a strong and deep festival produced memorable moments
- By Steve Pond on May 18, 2014 @ 6:17 pm
It’d be nice if the festival’s competition films could steal a little thunder back from animated movies and action stars in tanks
- By Mikey Glazer on February 18, 2014 @ 2:39 pm
Who’s in charge of the list, and all the key behind-the-scenes power brokers you need to know. Plus, a photo tour through the upcoming Oscar...
- By Steve Pond on February 26, 2013 @ 6:34 pm
The new schedule confused things, the Best Director nominations shocked people, and the movie that was in trouble in January came roaring back in February
- By Todd Cunningham on February 26, 2013 @ 1:09 pm
Analysis: With most of the Oscar winners having already cashed in on their nominations at theaters, studios will focus their marketing muscle on DVD and...
- By Steve Pond on February 24, 2013 @ 10:37 am
A lengthy, confusing Oscar season was turned upside down by a revamped voting timetable and knocked for a loop by baffling Best Director nominations
- By Mikey Glazer on February 24, 2013 @ 10:25 am
Seen by billions but touched by few, here's an exclusive hands-on tour of the most famous envelope in the world.
- By Mikey Glazer on February 21, 2013 @ 10:32 am
From Jessica Chastain chatting up Harry Potter, to Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams hunkering down together, to awards winners with trophies riding shuttle buses —...
- By Mikey Glazer on February 19, 2013 @ 4:40 pm
Your guide to five days of Oscar celebrations broken into Nominees, Decision Makers, the Scene and Oscar Sunday
- By Todd Cunningham on February 17, 2013 @ 1:00 pm
The Weinstein Company's tale of retirement home musicans is nearing $7M in its sixth week
- By Steve Pond on February 14, 2013 @ 12:17 pm
The pundits may tell you that only a couple of films still have a shot at Best Picture, but the nice thing about the Oscar...
- By Steve Pond on February 13, 2013 @ 2:37 pm
Academy teams up with Gallery1988 to create and exhibit alternative posters for "Argo," "Lincoln," "Django Unchained" and the other best-pic nominees
- By Sharon Waxman on February 12, 2013 @ 7:01 pm
Emmanuelle Riva: "We were doing a scene, and Michael Haneke said, 'It’s very nice — very sweet, very tender — but it’s too tender. From...
- By Todd Cunningham on February 11, 2013 @ 11:54 am
Analysis: Warner Bros. has made the most of the awards run by "Argo," even putting it back in theaters where it already played
- By Steve Pond on January 25, 2013 @ 1:05 pm
"Camille Redouble" lands 13 Cesar nominations, "Amour" 10; Ben Affleck's "Argo" is only American film to be nominated at France's version of the Oscars
- By Steve Pond on January 16, 2013 @ 6:59 pm
They say in the foreign-language category, Academy members vote with their hearts; in the doc category, they vote with their heads. But is that always...
- By Todd Cunningham on January 13, 2013 @ 2:02 pm
Sony Pictures Classics will go up to 40 screens next weekend, 200 by end of the month for Best Picture nominee "Amour" ...
- By Mikey Glazer on January 13, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
Jon Bon Jovi with Harvey Weinstein, J. Lo and Bradley Cooper, Stacy Keibler, Real Housewives, and no time to watch the NFL playoffs. The nonstop...
- By Mikey Glazer on January 11, 2013 @ 7:07 am
The social scene between commercials, the blown kisses, and Eva Longoria kneeling before George Clooney. The top untelevised moments from inside the rapid fire show.
- By Mikey Glazer on January 10, 2013 @ 2:19 pm
Newly crowned Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis stares down the camera and tells everyone how to get it right.
- By Steve Pond on January 10, 2013 @ 11:46 am
"Amour" star Emmanuelle Riva, the oldest Best Actress nominee ever, turns 86 on the day of the Oscars — but she's not this year's only...
Oscar Analysis: Yes, ‘Lincoln’ Is on Top, But Watch Out for ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ and ‘Life of Pi’By Steve Pond on January 10, 2013 @ 7:58 am
With Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Affleck and Tom Hooper not nominated, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" is the big winner — but David O. Russell and Ang Lee...