When this year's Oscar nominations
were announced last month, all of the expected contenders and hit films were represented, with 'The King's Speech,''Black Swan,''The Social Network,''True Grit,''Toy Story 3'
each earning Best Picture nods.
But among those Goliaths was one movie that even many Oscar watchers had probably never seen: 'Winter's Bone,'
an indie drama that has made a scant $6 million since its release last summer -- and which now, thanks to its four Academy Awards nominations, has suddenly lept from obscurity to gain instant nationwide attention.
When mysterious Vianne and her child arrive in a tranquil French town in the winter of 1959, no one could... Read More
10-year-old Chihiro (Daveigh Chase) moves with her parents to a new home in the Japanese countryside.... Read More
In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival... Read More
Writer-director Paul Haggis interweaves several connected stories about race, class, family and gender... Read More
A vacuum repairman (Glen Hansard) moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day... Read More
The Hurt Locker
Staff Sgt. William James (Jeremy Renner), Sgt. J.T. Sanborn (Anthony Mackie) and Specialist Owen Eldridge... Read More