Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Big Short

Saturday, Mar. 5, 2016

Christian Bale plays a screenwriter who has lost his own narrative in Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups," an expressionistic portrait of the city that Hollywood calls home, the temptations in an industry of excess, and the quest for...

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Oscar contenders “Spotlight” and “The Big Short” won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday (2/13) that was held in Los Angeles and New York.

“Spotlight,” about the Boston Globe’s effort to...

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

“Mad Max: Fury Road” (edited by Margaret Sixel) and “The Big Short” (edited by Hank Corwin, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively at the 66th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday (1/29) night where trophies...

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

The Big Short (Paramount Pictures)--the Adam McKay-directed hybrid comedy/drama chronicling the global economic meltdown of 2008 which was triggered by a propped up, fraud ridden real estate/home loan market--won the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F...

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

The investigative journalism drama “Spotlight” won the top prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday, while awards favorites Brie Larson and Leonardo DiCaprio won the top acting prizes for “Room” and “The Revenant.”

Both actors won Golden Globe...

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

You don't have to look too closely to realize that Adam McKay's work has always been at least a little bit political.

But the director, writer and producer, best known for broad comedies like "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," ''Talladega...

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Director Todd Haynes’ 1950s romance “Carol” landed a leading five nominations, including best dramatic picture, in nominations for the 73rd annual Golden Globes.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s nominations, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills,...

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

In Adam McKay's comic and clear-eyed adaption of Michael Lewis' "The Big Short," a handful of finance speculators __ outsiders and oddballs __ predict a downturn in the housing market only to realize, to their horror and immense profit, that they've effectively...