Paramount Thinks Transformers 4 May Be The Best Picture Of The Year

Because they've just taken out an ad asking the Academy to consider the movie about giant robots blowin' shit up for Best Picture, as well as pretty much every other available Oscar. Transformers 4 was the least egregiously awful movie in the franchise, but does that achievement make it Oscar-worthy? I say thee nay. » 12/09/14 10:14am 12/09/14 10:14am

What Would You Have Driven To The Oscars?

If you didn't watch last night's Academy Awards we're not going to judge you (you can follow the Oscar live blog at Defamer if you're really interested). Most of what we wanted to happen, happened. No Country For Old Men was, hands down, the best film of 2007 and it won. Overall, a year of good movies apparently makes… » 2/25/08 11:40am 2/25/08 11:40am

German TV Network To Get Oscar Winners To Name-Drop In A GeigerCars…

ProSieben, Germany's second-biggest television network, is all about American star-humping. With a motto of "we love to entertain you," the network is largely dependent on US-copyrighted shows and movies. It's a network well-known for running promos and lead-ins for the shows featuring the 'merican stars and cast… » 2/17/07 2:25pm 2/17/07 2:25pm