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artisanal film reviews | by maryann johanson

Where Are the Women? a visual breakdown of the 2016 Oscar nominees and winners

Mon Feb 29 2016, 04:27pm | 0 comments

my predictions for Oscars 2016 (88th Academy Awards for 2015’s films)

Mon Feb 29 2016, 05:01am | 10 comments

from Facebook: ”watch the f—king movies”

Fri Feb 26 2016, 07:40pm | 2 comments

from Facebook: what does the Academy value in a black performance?

Sun Feb 21 2016, 02:51pm | 0 comments

from Facebook: time-delayed BAFTAs on TV…

Sun Feb 14 2016, 09:26pm | 0 comments

from Facebook: John Boyega is happier (and more suave) than you

Sun Feb 14 2016, 06:51pm | 0 comments

from Facebook: why do the Critics’ Choice Awards hate Brie Larson?

Mon Feb 01 2016, 05:03pm | 1 comment

from Facebook: some Academy members didn’t even watch Straight Outta Compton

Tue Jan 26 2016, 02:00pm | 8 comments

from Facebook: AMPAS makes proactive changes to diversify

Sat Jan 23 2016, 05:54pm | 3 comments

AWFJ 2015 EDA Awards winners announced

Tue Jan 12 2016, 08:24pm | 6 comments

OFCS 2015 awards winners announced

Mon Dec 14 2015, 11:56am | 1 comment

London photo: tower of champagne

Mon Dec 07 2015, 10:19pm | 7 comments

from Facebook: will *anyone* see Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it opens?

Thu Nov 12 2015, 02:43pm | 6 comments

from Facebook: the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies get rapped on the nose

Sun Aug 23 2015, 08:56pm | 10 comments

87th Academy Awards: the Oscar nominees (and winners) for 2015

Mon Feb 23 2015, 09:57am | 4 comments

AWFJ 2014 award winners

Wed Jan 14 2015, 02:11pm | 0 comments

OFCS 2014 award winners

Thu Dec 18 2014, 11:19am | 4 comments

OFCS names The Godfather the best Oscar Best Picture ever

Fri Mar 07 2014, 01:22pm | 8 comments

how not to do streaming: ABC screws up the Oscars

Mon Mar 03 2014, 10:42pm | 3 comments

the best selfie ever: Ellen DeGeneres and Bradley Cooper (and celebrity photobombers) at the Oscars

Mon Mar 03 2014, 03:44pm | 25 comments

my guesses for Sunday night’s 86th Academy Awards

Mon Mar 03 2014, 02:00am | 4 comments

you can live-stream the Oscars online tomorrow night!*

Sat Mar 01 2014, 12:02pm | 3 comments

Oscar Best Picture nominee marathon at AMC multiplexes around the U.S. starts today

Sat Feb 22 2014, 03:41pm | 1 comment

Alone Yet Not Alone trailer: the most horrifically racist thing you’ll see this year

Thu Feb 06 2014, 11:21am | 22 comments

there’s a reason why there are so many fantastic British (and Canadian, and Australian) actors

Mon Jan 27 2014, 07:50pm | 10 comments

women at the Golden Globes = “too much estrogen”

Tue Jan 14 2014, 12:51pm | 6 comments

do major nominations or awards help you decide which movies to see?

Mon Jan 13 2014, 11:19am | 10 comments

is it The New York Times’ fault so many movies get released?

Sun Jan 12 2014, 04:04pm | 3 comments

evening clickbait: games for little girls to play at teh sexy; BAFTA voters reward big-budget movies they haven’t seen; Disney helps fracking industry propagandize kids

Sat Jan 11 2014, 01:29am | 9 comments

evening clickbait: Gravity is a British film; Inspector Lestrade and Mrs. Hudson share clothes; how the Twilight Zone reflects 2010s paranoia

Wed Jan 08 2014, 10:04pm | 0 comments

evening clickbait: critics thanked for loving Inside Llewyn Davis; Benedict Cumberbatch’s real parents cameo as Sherlock’s

Wed Jan 08 2014, 01:11am | 3 comments

evening clickbait: are time travelers on the Net?; the He-man Hollywood woman haters club; the burden of glorious purpose; the Inside Llewyn Davis tweet ad controversy

Mon Jan 06 2014, 11:12pm | 1 comment

the Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2013 EDA Award winners

Fri Dec 20 2013, 08:09pm | 3 comments

evening clickbait: do women prefer films by women?; why the only original song in Inside Llewyn Davis isn’t eligible for an Oscar; James Bond’s drinking problem

Wed Dec 18 2013, 11:24pm | 2 comments

the Online Film Critics Society 2013 film awards winners

Tue Dec 17 2013, 11:33pm | 1 comment

OFCS announces 17th annual Award nominees

Thu Dec 12 2013, 09:49pm | 1 comment

AWFJ announces 2013 EDA Award nominees

Thu Dec 12 2013, 09:34pm | 2 comments

The Wind Rises trailer: farewell Miyazaki

Wed Nov 20 2013, 12:19pm | 3 comments

your awards-season cheat sheet… or how to sound like an insider (even if you’re not)

Tue Nov 19 2013, 02:38pm | 6 comments

a feminist film critic defends the Onion’s Quvenzhané Wallis tweet

Mon Feb 25 2013, 08:05pm | 492 comments

QOTD: What did you love and hate about the Oscars?

Mon Feb 25 2013, 08:00am | 0 comments

QOTD: Are the Academy Awards making a good move by rebranding as “the Oscars”?

Thu Feb 21 2013, 10:40am | 0 comments

QOTD: Is a filmmaker’s primary responsibility to the truth or to a good story?

Wed Feb 20 2013, 10:39am | 0 comments

the 85th Academy Award nominees

Tue Feb 12 2013, 03:23pm | 0 comments

QOTD: Does a film winning awards make you more (or less) likely to want to see it?

Mon Feb 11 2013, 09:48am | 0 comments

question of the day: What do you think of the Golden Globe winners (and losers)?

Mon Jan 14 2013, 10:14am | 0 comments

Alliance of Women Film Journalists names Going Up the Stairs “Best Female-Directed Film” at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Thu Jun 28 2012, 03:27pm | 0 comments

question of the day: How soon is too soon to start talking about next year’s Oscars?

Wed Apr 04 2012, 10:36am | 0 comments

In Darkness (review)

Fri Mar 16 2012, 06:39pm | 0 comments

British Film Bloggers Circle announces 2012 awards

Wed Feb 29 2012, 06:50pm | 0 comments

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