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The Oscar telecast will air on ABC on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at 8 pm EST. Best Picture Avatar dir. James Cameron Stars: Sam Worthington Sigourney Weaver Michelle Rodriguez The Hurt Locker 2009 dir. Kathryn Bigelow Starring Jeremy Renner Anthony Mackie Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire dir. Lee Daniels Stars: Gabourey ‘Gabby’ …

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An Education

An Education Directed by Lone Scherfig Let’s start with the bad. Carey Mulligan’s Jenny is just slightly too self-assured and forthright for a sixteen year old. The lurch from light-hearted to a darker tone midway through the film is marginally clumsy. And the running time is about 5 minutes too long: the ending grates somewhat …

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Fall Movie Preview

Originally Posted in Creative Loafing. With the loud, dumb and often-disappointing summer movie season behind us, I go into fall with some optimism. There’s a good amount of work by reliable writers and filmmakers, which gives the season a lot of potential. And it’s our first bombardment of Oscar Bait, with many of the titles …

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