ONIBABA Japan | 1964 | 102 min | Black & White | JapaneseDirected by Kaneto ShindoSPINE #226 ** AVAILABLE OCTOBER 5, 2021 ** Deep in the windswept marshes of war-torn medieval Japan, an impoverished older woman and her daughter-in-law murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for the most meager of sustenance. When a bedraggled neighbor returns from battle, lust, jealousy, and rage threaten … Read More Criterion: October 2021 Titles Announced
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SPIES IN DISGUISE20th Century Fox | 2019 | 101 min | Rated PGDirected by Nick Bruno & Troy Quane BUY: $31.96RENT: $31.96 4K: $27.99BR: $17.97DVD: $19.96 4K SB: $34.994K: $29.99BR: $24.99DVD: $19.99 4K EX: $32.994K: $27.99BR: $19.99DVD: $19.99 4K: $29.96BR: $22.96DVD: $19.96 OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS In this high-flying animated comedy, super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact … Read More Tuesday Releases: Bombshell, Charlie’s Angels, & Spies In Disguise
Hosted for the second year in a row by Aubrey Plaza, the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards honored the best in independent cinema down at the Santa Monica Beach. The top honor of Best Picture this year went to “The Farewell,” which also took Best Supporting Actress for Zhao Shuzhen. Also winning big was Adam Sandler, who addressed his Oscars snub and offered a very funny acceptance speech.
Today, I voted for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Below is how I voted. The winners will be announced on February 8, 2020 with Aubrey Plaza hosting for the second year in a row. BEST FEATURE “Marriage Story” BEST FIRST FEATURE “The Mustang” BEST DIRECTOR Alma Har’el“Honey Boy” BEST FEMALE LEAD Renée Zellweger“Judy” BEST MALE LEAD Matthias Schoenaerts“The Mustang” BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE Zhao … Read More Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards – How I Voted
<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL Directed By: Jake KasdanStudio: Sony Pictures Official Synopsis: In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored, from the arid … Read More Theatrical Releases: Bombshell, Jumanji: The Next Level & Richard Jewell
This is the National Board of Review’s 91st year of giving out awards. This year, “The Irishman” grabbed the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, as well as Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino being awarded the NBR’s Icon Award. Right there with it was “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which grabbed Best Director for Quentin Tarantino, something that could easily happen at the Oscars this year and Brad Pitt grabbing Best Supporting Actor.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premier awards event for the independent film community. Awards are given for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Feature Made for Under $500,000 (the John Cassavetes Award) and many more. Winners are chosen by those in the know: Film Independent Members. Voting Members receive select nominee screeners and are invited to attend free screenings of all nominated … Read More Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominees
Over a month before the Independent Spirit Award nominees are announced (Thursday, November 21st), the IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) Gotham Independent Film Awards have announced their nominees. Winners are announced at a ceremony taking place on Monday, December 2nd. Last year’s winners included “First Reformed” and “Hereditary,” with “The Rider” winning the Best Feature category. Best Feature “The Farewell” “Hustlers” “Marriage Story” “Uncut Gems” … Read More Oscars Watch: 29th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees