UPDATED: With the major film festivals in Toronto, Venice, and Telluride behind us, the season for awards-caliber movies is officially underway — and it’s shaping up to be one of the most exciting ones in recent memory. From contemporary family dramas to period biopics to sci-fi romances, here are the most likely contenders for the 2013 season.
Iron Man 3, Fast & Furious 6, and Man of Steel were always going to be hits, and no one thought R.I.P.D. was going to do well — but sometimes the summer movie season can truly surprise you.
Plus a behind-the-scenes look at the Breaking Bad writers’ room, the beautiful miracle of hangover-free beer, and an interview with an erotic hypnotist.
With a $25 million opening weekend, Lee Daniels’ The Butler is the first big awards movie of the year. But Kick-Ass 2, Steve Jobs, and Liam Hemsworth lose, huge.
It already is, actually, with the election of the Motion Picture Academy’s first African-American president.