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Handicapping the Oscars, It Is All About Lincoln

David Rothschild | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

In our initial likelihoods of victory for the big six categories, Lincoln is our most likely winner in three: best actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) at near certainty, best picture at 94 percent, and best director (Steven Spielberg) at 70 percent.

The Best, Funniest Lines From Last Night's National Board of Review Gala

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.11.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

by Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair Jessica Chastain, John Krasinski, and Anne Hathaway; photos courtesy of WWD, Steve Eichner, and Thomas Iannaccone Whi...

Movies That Will Definitely Get Oscar Nominations (2013 Edition)

Spencer Green | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The Academy Award nominations for 2012 films will be announced on Thursday, January 10; the following are the most likely contenders. Good luck to them all:

Parenting Lessons In Non-Parenting Places

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

When you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail. When you are a parent, everything sounds like a parenting message. 

2012 in Film: The Runner-Ups

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

These films are all very good if not great. Either they didn't quite make my 'favorite of the year' list or they aren't the kind of thing that belongs on a traditional best-of-year list (you'll see which ones I'm referring to).

Not the Best, But My Favorite Films of 2012

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here, in no particular order, are my favorite films of 2012. Some are great, some are guilty pleasures -- but all of them are films that gave me a jolt in some way, or reminded me why I love watching movies.

Meet The Real-Life People Who Inspired 'Argo' Characters

Posted 12.28.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's "Argo" tells a taut version of the events surrounding the Iranian hostage crisis. At the center of his mostly true thriller are six Amer...

Mike Ryan's 10 Favorite Movies Of 2012

Mike Ryan | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Here is a list of my favorite movies from 2012. I was considering writing a longer introduction -- perhaps framing 2012 as a banner year for cinema, which it was -- but I will just leave it at "here is a list of my favorite movies from 2012" because, no matter how good or bad a given year is, I always end up with 10 favorite movies. So here they are.

Ranking The Oscar Smear Campaigns

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2013, executive arts and en...

Lincoln Surges Ahead of Les Miserables in Oscar Best Picture Race

Tom O'Neil | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

What a difference a few days makes. On Dec. 12, Les Miserables had a cozy lead in Oscar's Best Picture race, according to a poll of experts conducted by Gold Derby. Just two days later, Lincoln has surged ahead.

How Oscar Voting Rules Could Help Certain Films

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.28.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season is in full swing thanks to the Screen Actors Guild and Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but while the SAG Awards and Golden Globes a...

'Lincoln' Leads Golden Globes With 7 Nominations

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globe Award nominations have been announced and "Argo," "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," and "Girls" are among the nominees. The nominations we...

'Les Miserables' Nabs Best Musical Nomination

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and "Les Miserables" is among the big nominees. The Tom Hooper adaptation ...

The Year's Best Dramas According To The Golden Globes

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The best movie drama Golden Globes nominees include "Argo," "Lincoln," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Life of Pi" and "Django Unchained." The 70th annual Gol...

Golden Globes Nominations For Best Movie Comedy & Musical Announced

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and the Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy category exhibits some of ...

Anne Hathaway Among Golden Globe Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and the Best Supporting Actress category includes some acting greats. The ...

Tommy Lee Jones Among Golden Globe Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday and the Best Supporting Actor category includes some big names. The...

2013 Golden Globe Nominees Include 'Les Miserables,' 'Lincoln'

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globe nominations are here and "Les Miserables," "Argo," "Lincoln," "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Silver Linings Playbook" are among the year's b...

Your 2013 Golden Globes Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The 2013 Golden Globes Nominations have been announced, and a familiar slate of actors, actresses, films and TV shows have earned the honor. Nominees ...

'Brave' Among The Golden Globe Nominees For Best Animated Films

Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment

The nominees for The Golden Globe for Best Animated Film have been announced and "Brave," "Wreck-It Ralph," "Frankenweenie," "Rise of the Guardians," ...

The 2013 Golden Globe Nominations Are Here

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations are here. The Golden Globes ceremony, the 70th in the history of the awards show, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 1...

SAG Awards Nominate 'Lincoln,' 'Argo' & More

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment

The SAG nominations have been announced, and the 2013 roster of nominees includes the casts of "Argo," "Lincoln" and Silver Linings Playbook." The ...

The Plot Thins: Mythos in Movies

Jon Eig | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I've come to decide that Aristotle was a pretty smart guy and that plot, in both content and structure, matters quite a bit. I've also come to decide that we live in an age where plots have been greatly degraded.

The Best Movies Of 2012

Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

Narrowing down the best movies of 2012 is a more difficult task than you might assume. This year was one of the strongest in recent memory, with well-...

Matt Damon: Ben Affleck Turned To Directing Because He Was In 'Actor Jail'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, old friends as you may have heard, co-wrote and co-starred in "Good Will Hunting," a drama that earned ...