Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Day-Lewis’
 

 

CRITICS AWARDS: “Zero Dark” Fires the First Shot

  Year-end awards from critics groups have two purposes in the big-picture (which is to say the Oscar) context.  In the aggregate, if enough of the groups are in agreement to form a consensus, they can make an accolade se...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

Oscar Odds: After the Golden Globes

After its Golden Globes win for Best Drama, the odds of winning Best Picture for Argo improved a bit (moving from a $7.50 payout on a $1 wager to $5.25 and moving past Les Miserables into second place).  But the favorite rem...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE DAY AFTER: Oscar Thoughts

  There are 4 ways an Oscar night can be memorable: A Great Host:  Seth MacFarlane was bad–maybe not James Franco bad, but bad.  The ways he was bad, though, weren’t in any way unexpected.  Meta-gags and cou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Lincoln”

  LINCOLN:  Worth A Ticket – The West Wing, Civil War Edition In today’s Hollywood, there aren’t many directors whose names are trademarks.  “A Martin Scorsese movie” doesn’t have the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

OSCARS MINUS 5: The Sure Thing That Is, and The One That Isn’t

  The voting has just closed for this year’s Academy Awards, and here at Oscar Central, we are ready to make the following call: Daniel Day-Lewis is going to win the Best Actor Oscar for Lincoln. I know, way out on a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCAR WATCH: The National Society of Film Critics Is Full of “Amour”

  Today’s shipment of critical praise comes courtesy of the National Society of Film Critics, a small (60-member) but prestigious group, which today gave Michael Haneke’s AMOUR one of its biggest boosts of the ...
by Mitch Salem