Interesting weekend… It was the 5th weekend of 2023. Like last year, we had 2 wide releases and 1 film just over the 1000 screen mark. Last year, the 3…
I loved Sundance this year… and it exhausted me. Literally, I am still recovering from 40 films in less than 10 days. My sleep schedule is almost back…
If you are now interested in discussing the details of award season marketing, here is the rule on events, as found in The Academy’s Campaign…

January 2023

My Personal Top 10 for the fest is… in alphabetical order… (one more Sundance wrap to come, with 25 more titles)
I lost a writing day to Twitter and the “discussion” of The Academy and Best Actrees nominee Andrea Riseborough. I put “discussion” in parentheses…
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I wasn’t going to write about this, but the coverage of Comcast’s quarterly, released yesterday, is irking me… so a brief look… Cable continues to show…
This piece is kind of a sidebar to my normal Sundance coverage. It isn’t about what’s great or not, or what is selling. I saw Victim/Suspect today and I…
The big surprise of Oscar nod morning (here are the nominees) was not really that much of a surprise… All Quiet On The Western Front has been getting a…
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2023 Oscars Nominations: See the Full List Jan 24, 2023 Best Picture All Quiet on the Western Front (Netflix) Avatar: The Way of Water (20th Century…
Sundance started last Thursday… for those of us on the stream, on Friday at 3pm. And so far, it’s been a pretty terrific year. I haven’t seen a single…
My Sundance from Los Angeles has begun. Lots to come from that. But in the meanwhile, this is an answer to a request from my pal, Saul, that I think…
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I don’t know what to tell you. As usual, the response to a Netflix quarterly is irrational. After explaining last quarter that they weren’t going to…