Matt Live-Blogs the 83rd Academy Awards

     February 27, 2011

Like any good Oscar ceremony, the 83rd Academy Awards will most likely drag on unto infinity.  Categories will blend together and you’ll find yourself waiting to see who wins “Best Costume Design for a Live-Action Short Starring Winter’s Bone“.  I’m …

Trailer for IN A BETTER WORLD

     February 3, 2011

The trailer for Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar-nominee In a Better World has gone online.  Directed by Susanne Bier (After the Wedding), the film follows Anton (Mikael Persbrandt), a doctor working in an African village, and Christian (William Jøhnk Nielsen), a …

Sundance 2011: IN A BETTER WORLD Review

     January 27, 2011

What does it mean to set an example?  Can a show of great violence stop further violence?  Can a show of great peace cause peace?  Susanne Bier’s In a Better World explores these questions but it never manages to find …

Matt Live-Blogs the 2011 Golden Globe Awards

     January 16, 2011

Tonight I’ll be live-blogging the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.  The Golden Globes continue to receive attention because they used to be seen as a reliable indicator of what films would be receiving Orscar love.  However, due to shifting deadlines, Oscar …