He will serve as co-head of the department with Tony Safford
Beasts of the Southern Wild News, Movies and Background
- By Steve Pond on July 31, 2014 @ 4:57 pm
Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making drama is a decided underdog — but strangely and gloriously, it’s also a real contender
- By Martha Lauzen on May 13, 2014 @ 1:06 pm
Helming a summer blockbuster can do wonders for one’s career
- By Wrap Film Team on May 12, 2014 @ 5:13 pm
“The Search,” “Foxcatcher” and “The Homesman” are among the films cited heading into the festival
- By Jeff Sneider on April 30, 2014 @ 2:12 pm
“Digging for Fire” stars Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell and Brie Larson
- By Steve Pond on April 20, 2014 @ 10:59 pm
From the jungle of the Congo to the slums of Delhi, two stunning documentaries explore vital worlds threatened by “progress”
- By Sharon Waxman on March 26, 2014 @ 8:18 pm
CinemaCon 2014: The slate includes Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Cameron Diaz and, well, Kim Jong Un
- 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 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 Steve Pond on February 23, 2013 @ 3:22 pm
David O. Russell's Oscar nominee wins four awards, including Best Feature; "The Sessions" takes two acting prizes
- By Steve Pond on February 22, 2013 @ 2:51 pm
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Moonrise Kingdom" lead the field in a varied Indie Spirit Awards race with less Oscar overlap...
- 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 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 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 Todd Cunningham on January 17, 2013 @ 10:43 am
Awards will be presented at the 15th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards on Feb. 19
- 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 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 8, 2013 @ 6:30 pm
In an accelerated and unsettled year, six movies look in good shape while a number of others scramble for the available slots; here's who we...
- By Steve Pond on December 30, 2012 @ 3:04 pm
A Top 10 list in the form of an Oscar ballot includes "Zero Dark Thirty," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Amour" …...
- By Steve Pond on December 15, 2012 @ 7:16 pm
Restrictive WGA rules mean that top contenders like "Django Unchained," "Amour," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Les Miserables" aren't eligible for guild honors
- By Steve Pond on December 13, 2012 @ 8:26 am
Golden Globes voters nominated Nicole Kidman for "The Paperboy," snubbed "Beasts of the Southern Wild" entirely and called "Hyde Park on Hudson" a comedy —...
- By Steve Pond on December 9, 2012 @ 11:51 am
Idiosyncratic critics group opts for Joaquin Phoenix, Jennifer Lawrence, Emmanuelle Riva, Dwight Henry and Amy Adams; Paul Thomas Anderson beats Kathryn Bigelow for best director
- By Greg Gilman on December 6, 2012 @ 6:32 pm
A desperate Texas woman gets more than she bargained for with an orphaned eight-year-old girl
- By Mikey Glazer on November 30, 2012 @ 4:21 pm
Holiday Party Season is in full swing.
‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Top Indie Spirit Awards NominationsBy Steve Pond on November 27, 2012 @ 10:31 am
With big studios dominating the Oscar race, Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations go for smaller films, with "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" landing five...