Category Archives: Oscars

The Precinct

The Precinct (Director: Ilgar Safat): A few weeks ago, I received an email from a Hollywood-based publicist. I get lots of these sorts of emails, but this one was a bit different. How would I like to review Azerbaijan’s submission … Continue reading

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Not Another Post on the Oscar Noms!

This morning’s Academy Award nominations really drove home to me why I write this blog. I am not embarrassed to tell you that I have yet to see any of the films nominated for Best Picture. That’s not to say … Continue reading

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Oscar Doc Shortlist Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their documentary shortlist yesterday. Here are the 15 films selected: At the Death House Door (review) The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) Blessed is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Seneesh Encounters … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2007 Oscar Winners

Although it would appear that many winners of the 2007 Academy Awards are obvious in key categories, Sunday night may provide some surprises,one can only hope. The truth is, a surprise win can be the single most exciting development on … Continue reading

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Madame Tutli-Putli’s Brilliant Oscar Campaign

Some brilliant folks over at the National Film Board of Canada have come up with a unique and fun campaign for Oscar-nominated animated short Madame Tutli-Putli. Each visitor to the site can “unlock” a frame of the film each day. … Continue reading

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