| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:16 PM
George Clooney isn't dating anyone.
A) Awesome news for anyone harboring a crush on the silver fox.
B) So, stop asking.
Ever since the the "Gravity" star called it quits with girlfriend Stacy Keibler back in July, rumors of new romances have been...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Some said it changed cinema. Others said it was a technical achievement that fell far short in the story and character departments. It’s the latter group that had its say on New Year’s Eve, as ‘Gravity,’ Alfonso Cuaron’s...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
For the last several weeks, the Oscar race for lead actress felt fairly settled, with five familiar faces, each of them previous winners — Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("...
| Jan 8, 2014
Reminder: The Golden Globes are not an actual predictor of the Academy Awards. They may share winners, but the voting bodies are completely different, as the Globes are chosen by the secret society that is the Hollywood Foreign Press.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Amy Poehler landed a joke about slavery, Bono paid moving tribute to Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio launched the term "Philomania," and Jacqueline Bisset, well, one doesn't like to conjecture but, in the end, she did leave the stage under her own...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:05 AM
This year’s Academy Award nominations? A little “Gravity,” a little levity and some actual gravity courtesy of “12 Years a Slave.”
Director and co-writer Alfonso Cuaron’s space survival thriller received 10 Academy...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Sometimes a movie lands too early, so that it's mostly forgotten by the time the awards season rolls around.
Woody Allen's films have a way of outlasting most and "Blue Jasmine," a dark satire released in August, is following that trend. It hangs on the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Gray is the new black. Night, the new day. Rain, the new sun. Clouds gather, shadows linger. The Oscar-nominated cinematographers' images fill the screen with a beauty only possible in worlds gone monochromatic, turning the most elemental of color...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The filmmakers behind the season's biggest commercial and critical hit, "Gravity" -- director Alfonso Cuaron; his son, Jonas, with whom he wrote the screenplay; and producer David Heyman -- are in Los Angeles this week, the beginning of what is likely...