While I am pretty much over awards season as a thing, there is a Top 10 list to which I pay attention – the annual AFI Top 10 has been very accurate in predicting Oscar nominations – over the last few years, almost every one of their choices has been a Best Film nominee. These nominees they did not choose were foreign films and thus, not eligible for their lists.
The AFI also compiles a Top 10 list for television. It is also, invariably, of note. To see the AFI choices for the year’s best in movies and TV, follow the jump.
BBC One its first full trailer for Series 3 of Sherlock, which premieres in the UK on January 1 and in America on PBS on January 14. Check it out after the jump.
When USA Network’s Suits returns on March 6, 2014, it will be the lead-in for Denis Leary’s new comedy, Sirens, which follows the ‘ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs.’ Season Eight of Psych returns Wednesday, January 8, 2014 and White Collar returns from its winter hiatus the following night.
Check out the press release, after the jump, for further details.
Hey Everyone, I’ve been sucked into the black-hole known as end of the year movie award madness – nearly 60 movies in four weeks. The Washington, DC Film Critics Association (WAFCA) announced this year’s crop of winners. For a change I can’t complain about our selections, every category featured at least one of my nominations and most of the eventual winners were some of my nomination picks (even if I may not have voted for them in the final balloting).
Twelve Years A Slave is one of the toughest, most uncomfortable, but important films to come out in years and deserves to be recognized as one of the year’s best. Other highlights for me include Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) getting Best Supporting Actor (although I ultimately voted for James Franco) and seeing The Great Gatsby snagging Best Art Direction. My only minor gripe is Emma Watson’s performance in The Bling Ring didn’t make it onto the ballot.
In HBO’s Six By Sondheim (tonight, 9/8C) the renowned composer and lyricist gives away the secret of his success in the opening few moments. ‘I like neurotics,’ he says – meaning that everyone has problems and can relate to characters who have problems. The hard part, he implies, is writing those characters – and that’s what this HBO documentary is all about.
When the witness to a murder is killed while giving testimony from a secure location, things don’t look good for Captain Maldonado in Blood Brothers tonight’s episode of Almost Human (Fox, Mondays, 8/7C). And when the identity of the killer becomes known, things get even dicier. Also, a psychic!