The Oscars 2020 Oscars On My Mind – To Worry About Them in This Age of Greater Anxiety The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony Dolby Theatre Los Angeles Feb. 9th, 2020 airs live on ABC starting at 8 pm Yes, I have been anguishing over the upcoming Oscars far more than I should in light of all the other news: bad apps, impeachment blues, state of the union traumas, but the Oscars have been occupying lots of space in my brain. I ask why… Why are movies any more relevant than they have
Todd Phillips at the Deadline Awardsline screening of “Joker” in New York. Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix Director and Actor Formed a Unique Union in Making Joker an Award-Oriented Hit by Brad Balfour Attending a Joker screening a second time – thanks to Deadline‘s Awardsline screening series – not only provided further insight but also a chance to hear director Todd Phillips explain himself, just as he did at the film’s World Premiere Q&A. Phillips is no stranger to contro
Joker JOKER (2019) Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, Glenn Fleshler, Leigh Gill, Josh Pais, Rocco Luna, Marc Maron, Sondra James, Murphy Guyer, Douglas Hodge, Dante Pereira-Olson, Carrie Louise Putrello, Sharon Washington, Hannah Gross, Brian Tyree Henry and Bryan Callen. Screenplay by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver. Directed by Todd Phillips. Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. 122 minutes. Rated R.
Suicide Squad SUICIDE SQUAD (2016) Starring Will Smith, Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Cara Delevingne, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach, Karen Fukuhara, Aidan Devine, David Harbour, Ben Affleck and Ezra Miller. Screenplay by David Ayer. Directed by David Ayer. Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. 123 minutes. Rated PG-13. Suicide Squad is the state of the art in modern superhero movies. I mean that in all of the best of ways and
Cosplay Comes Out to Play at Comic-con New York 2015 As Comic-con NY 2015 rolled into the Javits Center, as it has done every year (getting bigger annually), it was made up a lot of people, panels and of course, lots and lots of cosplay. As day rolled in on Thursday, the place seemed to begin to buzz as the 12 Monkeys panel set the tone, with a sold out crowd on the main stage. As the weekend rolled on, there was a lot of attention being made with Back to the Future, as the i
Colin Quinn Colin Quinn Tough Guy by Ronald Sklar We as Americans have always taken for granted that we know Colin Quinn intimately. Of course, as a nation we’re bound to make that presumption since we feel that we have more or less grown up with the dude. Sure, we learn more than we need to know about his sex life because he’s incredibly forthcoming – shockingly so – as one of the most compelling guests who ever appeared on The Howard Stern Show. Along with Howard, who has h