Best of 2012 Palm Springs Short Film Festival

The 18th annual Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Film Market, the largest festival of its kind in this country, completed its run June 19-25 and this writer’s ... Continue Reading →

M. Damon Receives Cinematheque Awards

Hollywood Beat, April 27, 2010 Matt Damon Receives American Cinematheque Award   Matt Damon Receives American Cinematheque Award Established in 1981, American ... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominated Shorts On Display

Oscar Nominated Live Action/Animated Shorts On Display Of the myriad short live action and animated films submitted around the world for the Academy Awards, the ten that made the ... Continue Reading →

TOP TEN UN-STUDIO FILMS OF 2007

        I have been compiling my Top Ten films for long enough to know that there are certain patterns at work. I am moved by a variety of work and look for films ... Continue Reading →

OSCAR PAYS HIS DUES

OSCAR PAYS HIS DUES One of the most surprising Oscar seasons in recent memory ended Sunday night with a tribute to lifers — to Hollywood heavyweights who were finally celebrated ... Continue Reading →

NIL ADMIRARINIL ADMIRARI

NIL ADMIRARI A SPECIAL INVESTIGATION INTO AWARDS SEASON There should be no doubt in the mind of any citizen with even the most rudimentary knowledge of the entertainment industry that ... Continue Reading →

A PHOTO FINISH FOR 2007 OSCARS

A PHOTO FINISH FOR 2007 OSCARS  What an odd year it is for the Academy Awards — steeped in sure-things and complete mysteries.  While most years at the Oscars have a ... Continue Reading →

WHERE’S MY GOLDEN GLOBE?

WHERE’S MY GOLDEN GLOBE?   Those of you out there who comprise Entertainment Today’s readership are by now probably well aware of our collective tastes on current ... Continue Reading →