"I do think sturdy and outgoing is better than twiggy and bald."
"George Clooney's kind of 'whatever.'" Truer words, Lillard ...
"Oh, God, it’s unwatchable."
"I had been trying to convince myself all day by repeating this mantra: 'It’s okay if we don’t win, it’s okay if we don’t win, it’s okay if we don’t win.'"
Not who should win, but who will win.
And see Jean Dujardin dance.
Making the Oscars more fun with line graphs and pie charts.
The Descendants and Modern Family, too.
"I would do it again in a heartbeat."
If you're feeling unenthused about the nominees, we can help.
Sad dads everywhere!
A guide to which films to see and which to avoid this weekend, depending on the relative with whom you're stuck at the theater.
Harry Potter and Rise of the Planet of the Apes are getting bigger Best Picture pushes than they might have.
"Technology has changed, and we need to figure out how to improve the archaic way of what makes a hit ... beyond some people with Nielsen boxes."
"George Clooney sort of lost his 'George Clooney-ness' the first day I met him."
David Edelstein on George Clooney's latest.
"I did have a while where I was like, 'Well, I’ve already been the best friend to all of the Jennifers.'"
Who's up? Who's down?
Michael Fassbender has arrived, and we'll have a very crowded Best Actor race at next year's Oscars ...
Is 'The Descendants' the new front-runner?
It's the new movie from Alexander Payne.
It's the newest film from Alexander Payne, and it involves a lot of running.
Plus: Mary Steenburgen to have obnoxious kids.
Plus: Jim Belushi! Gordon Ramsay! A Canadian kid!
Plus: a Hank Williams biopic.