Blogroll

Thompson on Hollywood

Video: Oscar-Winning Short 'Saving Face' Debuts on HBO March 8

The Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, "Saving Face," will debut on HBO March 8. On the Oscar red carpet, I spoke to filmmakers Daniel Junge and Pakistani Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy -- the first Pakistani to be nominated for an Oscar, much less win one
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 27, 2012 4:29 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Oscar Winners: Complete List

The winners are in bold.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 27, 2012 12:06 AM
  • |
  • 2 Comments

Backstage with Oscar Winners: 'Hugo' and 'The Artist' Win Five; 'Iron Lady,' Two UPDATED

It was "Hugo" vs. "The Artist" during a long night at The Oscars. And in the end they both got the same number of wins: five. But the French black-and-white silent homage to Hollywood, "The Artist," the first film since 1929 to win Best Picture, also won Director, Actor, Costume and Score.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 26, 2012 8:55 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments

Final Oscar Predictions

After the nominations, it looked like a neck-and-neck race for the Oscar, as Martin Scorsese's 3-D "Hugo" and silent black-and-white film "The Artist" led the field of contenders. "Hugo" collected eleven nominations and more technical categories, while "The Artist" collected ten, including acting nominations for Best Actor Jean Dujardin (who has since won SAG and BAFTA) and Supporting Actress Berenice Bejo.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 26, 2012 4:25 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Oscar Weekend Box Office Analysis: Not Much Juice Left

This is the final weekend for most of the Oscar contenders to earn money from moviegoers. Their combined gross will be under $10 million, making it the weakest total for the three days leading up to the Oscars in years (last year was $14 million).
  • By Tom Brueggemann
  • |
  • February 26, 2012 4:06 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Oscars 2012: TOH! Readers Poll -- Pick Your Winners!

Here's your chance to pick (not predict) your Oscar winners. Vote in the polls below for each of the major categories. We threw in a few wild cards for the Best Actress and Best Actor races to keep it interesting. We'll report the winners next week.
  • By TOH!
  • |
  • February 26, 2012 12:30 PM
  • |
  • 6 Comments

Film Independent Spirit Awards: Complete List of Winners

As expected, "The Artist" dominated Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards, winning four awards for best feature, director, actor and cinematography. The drama was getting "The Artist" creative team via police escort to the event from a delayed flight from Paris, where the film won six Cesars.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 25, 2012 7:16 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Live Backstage at the 2012 Indie Spirit Awards: 'The Artist' Dominates; Williams No Longer 'Susan Lucci' of Spirit Awards

TOH! is live backstage at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Check back for updates as the winners accept their awards and meet the press.
  • By Sophia Savage
  • |
  • February 25, 2012 3:53 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments

Before the Oscars, 'The Artist' Faces the Cesars, Wins Six UPDATED

In France, the equivalent to the Oscars, the Cesars, usually take place in February, although not on the same weekend as the Oscars. This year, the Cesar awards were given out in Paris Friday night. And despite its ten Oscar and Cesar nominations plus three Golden Globe and seven BAFTA wins, "The Artist" did not win all the Cesars.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 24, 2012 6:16 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments

Oscar Talk: Pre-Show Final Calls

Oscar predicting isn't for sissies, especially as Kris Tapley and I have reputations to protect. I can assure you of one thing: I went conservative this year. No wild out-of-the-box predictions (like last year), unless sticking with George Clooney over SAG-winner Jean Dujardin is a reckless move. Not really.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • February 24, 2012 12:23 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Email Updates