Academy Documentary Branch Reveals Short Film Shortlist (VIDEOS) Thompson on Hollywood

Lucy Walker lands her third Oscar nomination for “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” about Marianna Palka’s struggle with Huntington’s disease, which debuted at Sundance. 2014 Student Academy Award winner “One Child” also nabbed a slot. And HBO aired Perry Films’ “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1.” Voters submitted their ballots to ….Read More Via: THOMPSON on HOLLYWOOD

Review: Smart And Bracing Cannes Winner 'Force Majeur' THE PLAYLIST

This is a reprint of our review from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. A biting satire that plays out with almost crystalline precision in the rarefied, thin-air environs of an upscale ski resort, Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s fourth feature, “Force Majeure,” took the Jury (runner up) prize in the Un Certain ….Read More Via: THE Read more

Key & Peele & KEANU...only Keanu's a cat!! Ain't It Cool

Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele will write and star in the film for New Line. Read the full article on AICN I don’t know if you guys watch KEY & PEELE as much as I do, but the duo of Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have been ….Read More Via: AIN

Record Store Day Black Friday ’14 Exclusives List Revealed STEREOGUM

Thumbnail for 151619

For the past few years, Record Store Day has extended its tendrils from its usual April date into Black Friday releases, which is on 11/28 this year. This year’s list of exclusives include the usual mix of mainstream and indie releases, with the tables tilted a bit towards the mainstream. ….Read More Via: STEREOGUM