Posts Tagged ‘inception’

And the Oscar Nominations Go To…

The frontrunner: The King's Speech, with 12 noms
The surprises: John Hawkes for Winter's Bone, Jeremy Renner for The Town, Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom
The disappointments: No directing nod for Christopher Nolan? And please, Academy: Hailee Steinfeld is the lead actress of True Grit. Period.
Here are the major categories.
Christian Bale, The Fighter
John Hawkes, Winter's [...]

Washington Critics Name The Social Network Best Picture

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association announced its top picks of 2010 this morning, with Inception winning the most accolades but The Facebook Movie, aka The Social Network, chosen for Best Picture.
Here's the full list. (Without naming names, I voted for five out of the 15 winners.)

Reviewed: Inception

Inception tosses around showy scenes of upside-down cities, cars driving vertically, and fights in zero gravity. Its most impressive achievement, however, may be this: In its nearly two and a half hours, the sci-fi mindbender spouts only a few lines of gibberish. And your eyes will stay glued even as question marks fill your thought [...]