[Review] True Grit

True Grit (2010) Dir: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Starring: Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon I must confess that I haven't seen the original with John Wayne, so I can't make a comparison, but I thought that this second adaptation of Charles Portis's 1968 novel was fantastic: an enjoyable Western with strong acting, particularly from... Continue Reading →

Full list: Oscar nominations 2011

[AWARDS SEASON] 33 days until the Oscars Today the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The King's Speech leads the way with 12 nominations - including Best Picture, Directing and nominations for its three leading actors - followed by True Grit with 10, Inception with eight and... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes nominations 2011

STOP PRESS: Awards season is upon us. The nominations for the Golden Globes were announced by Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel and Blair Underwood in Beverly Hills this week. The King's Speech (which won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and Best British Independent Film at the British Independent Film Awards) is... Continue Reading →

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