Seth McFarlane might have been a sucky Oscars host, but it’s not like he writes all the jokes. Jesse Joyce scribes a large bulk of them and has made a tradition out of tweeting the ones the Academy rejected:
“Brokeback was abt gay lovers & in Life of Pi Ang champions the lesbian cause b/c the main character’s afraid of dying alone w/ a cat.” Read More
“Zero Dark Thirty” is extraordinary not because it’s about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, but because Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow uses the subject to examine related, and equally important, topics.
In another filmmaker’s hands, the movie would likely have been something to tolerate during awards season before being forgotten. Yet Bigelow has created the best film of 2012. Read More
S.F. hottie Dianne Feinstein is incensed over the so-called erroneous depictions of torture in “Zero Dark Thirty,” the movie about the hunt for Bin Laden. Read More
With the film industry award season under way — the 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced Jan. 10, and the ceremony is Feb. 24 — comes The S.F. Examiner’s annual, unscientific compilation of critics’ top picks for 2012. Read More
If Justin Timberlake really wants to make his new wife, Jessica Biel, happy, he’ll deliver Anne Hathaway’s head on a plate this Christmas.
According to the New York Daily News, Biel is “fuming” over the fact that she has lost two plum roles to the Oscar-buzzy brunette: Catwoman in “The Dark Knight Rises” and Fantine in “Les Miserables.”
Could it be that Biel is more Lifetime movie than Cannes Film Festival? Read More