Archive for the ‘The Envelope Please…’ Category

The Envelope Please…: Lyssa’s Thoughts on the Oscar Nominations

Yesterday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their annual nominees for the best in movies over the past year. Having seen the majority of the films nominated in the major categories, and, as anyone knows me would expect, I have a lot to say. This year’s surprises weren’t about what was nominated, […]

Posted on January 26, 2011 at 09:00 by Lyssa Spero · Permalink · One Comment
In: Movies, News, Opinions/Editorials, The Envelope Please... · Tagged with: 

Razzie Awards announce their 2011 nominees

So the 2010 Razzie nominees are up, and while Michael Bay somehow missed out on making the list (mostly because he didn’t direct a film this year), there are plenty of sequels and nominees on the list. While this writer hasn’t seen too many of them, the addition of a new ‘Worst use of eye-gouging […]

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 22:47 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Movies, The Envelope Please... · Tagged with: , , , , ,

Writers Guild of America disqualifies some of the best scripts of the year

The WGA awards are a barometer for the Oscars. However, they have some harsh restrictions. The requirement that scripts be produced under WGA supervision and they’re formally submitted has disqualified several of the biggest films of the year. According to Variety, The King’s Speech, Toy Story 3, Winter’s Bone, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Another […]

Posted on December 30, 2010 at 16:42 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Movies, News, The Envelope Please... · Tagged with: ,

Liveblogging the Oscars 2010

It’s time for the 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony; I’ll be your host for this evening. To join in on the conversation and fun, you can either respond below or holla at me by sending a message to “@trishalynn” on Twitter. All times are Eastern ’cause I’m in New York City, and I pray that […]

Posted on March 7, 2010 at 16:39 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 6 Comments
In: The Envelope Please...

Trisha's Take: How to attempt to buy an Oscar in 400,000 easy steps

Every year, the U.S. film entertainment industry dislocates its shoulder by giving itself (and our foreign friends whom we think are cool enough) the largest pat on the back in the form of the Academy Awards show. Viewed by almost 36 million people last year, the Oscars aim to honor the best in film in […]

Posted on March 7, 2010 at 12:32 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: The Envelope Please...

The morning after the Academy Award nominations

By now, everybody and their mother knows who the Academy Award nominees are because the news has been disseminiated, dissected, re-Tweeted, and analyzed to death. But let’s take a look around to see the reactions, yes? The Hollywood Reporter turns in a wonderful two-page article which has comments and statements from each and every individual […]

Posted on February 3, 2010 at 07:26 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 4 Comments
In: News, The Envelope Please...

67th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations announced

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards at their website. The winners will be announced on Sunday, January 17, 2010, at 8 PM Eastern, with the awards show being broadcast on NBC. Here are all the nominations in the film categories: BEST FEATURE – DRAMA Avatar […]

Posted on December 16, 2009 at 06:23 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: News, The Envelope Please...

Trisha's Take: Oscars ceremony gets new producers… again

Like many of you, I was glued to my couch watching the 81st Academy Awards ceremony in February–mostly because I was liveblogging it for y’all. And despite my kvetching here and there, I was pretty entertained by the whole show whose highlights included Hugh Jackman as the host, some pretty cool musical numbers, the departure […]

Posted on October 20, 2009 at 23:16 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 5 Comments
In: News, The Envelope Please...

Trisha's Take: Precious adds to its Oscars buzz in Toronto

Thanks to having focused on releasing both Slumdog Millionaire and The Wrestler last year with both receiving Oscars nominations (and in Millionaire‘s case, winning almost all of its categories), the Toronto Film Festival has become the new “it” place to stage a run for the Oscars. Like an ouroboros feeding on itself, the media noted […]

Posted on September 21, 2009 at 06:35 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: The Envelope Please...

Quick Cut: The Weinstein Co. picks up a Single Man in Toronto

The winner in the “first to be bought at the Toronto Film Festival” race is A Single Man, which was picked up by The Weinstein Co. for the U.S. and German distribution markets. Single Man stars Colin Firth as a gay British college professor in L.A. in the 1960s who is dealing with the death […]

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 05:55 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: News, The Envelope Please...