After a while, it all starts to feel like a showreel for the film’s special-effects team than an honest effort to tell a story.
Most affecting in its depiction of friendship, and the performances represent platonic male intimacy in convincing, often moving ways.
If you ask me, though, it’s easily the most repellant of all 24 lineups, and one of the more shameful nominee crops in recent Academy history.
Confession: I don’t like The Lord of the Rings films. All of them.
A once-precious franchise’s weakest installment, which forgets these adventures’ magic was never conjured by bells and whistles.
A top-shelf presentation of one of last year’s baggiest, most unnecessary films.
Like Avatar before it, Life of Pi is the kind of Oscar-y prestige pic that also stands as a benchmark for the medium.
An award for makeup may be just the thing with which to bless Peter Jackson’s return to Middle-earth.
Let’s just say that Carmen Maura, Jennifer Jones, and Bill Cosby have more in common than you might have thought.
The highly subjective task of compiling a list of the 10 best films of all time is nearly as daunting as the thought that plagues every film completist.
I’m sure Andy Serkis is satisfied cashing his checks for what will surely be a lucrative new job.