Oscars 2014: Joe Meets Rebecca

January 25th, 2014

An Uma + Joe exclusive! With the Oscars just five weeks away, Joe makes a special trip to Los Angeles to get the inside scoop. Here he is speaking to Rebecca Keegan, the LA Times’ film writer, for an insider’s look at this year’s nominations. Oh the things we do for you guys…

The Wolf of Wall Street

Riza Aziz Fails to Make Oscar Cut

January 22nd, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has determined the individual nominees for The Wolf of Wall Street in the best picture category. They are producers Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Absent from the list, is Riza Aziz, who financed the film (with Joey McFarland) through his Red Granite Pictures. It is a surprising decision given that the Academy usually follows the Producers Guild of […]

Red Carpet

Awards Season Tracker

January 21st, 2014

In honour of awards season, here’s a little cheat sheet – courtesy of CNN – that lets you keep track of which movies are getting the most accolades this year. Check it out here.

Teardown: The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug

January 19th, 2014

A review? Who needs a review? This, my friends, is a teardown. The boys go balls out ballistic on Peter Jackson and the second instalment to his seemingly unending take on The Hobbit.

Oscar Nominees

Oscars 2014: Who’s in the Running?

January 16th, 2014

The Oscar nominations were announced January 16. Here’s what went down. American Hustle and Gravity lead the pack with 10 nominations each, while 12 Years A Slave is close behind with 9 nods. The Wolf of Wall Street fared a lot better than the recent press about the film would have you believe. And Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Emma Thompson, and the Coen Brothers were […]

Oscar

And the Nominees Are…

Only a few hours until the nominees for the 86th Oscars are announced. Who’s going to get picked? Is it about quality and talent? Is it about being hot with the kids? Who knows? Trying to predict the whims of the Academy is like forecasting the lottery. But fear not for we’ve put together a little cheat sheet for you. Here’s what some of the pundits […]

Diffan Norman’s Kekasih

January 11th, 2014

An exclusive with Sundance shortlisted director Diffan Norman. The boys ask him about his short film Kekasih, about FINAS, about whether it’s an honour just to be nominated.

Take Me To Dinner: The Story

January 9th, 2014

Check it out folks. A little behind the scenes chat with the cast and crew of Gavin Yap’s dark comic drama, Take Me To Dinner. We can’t tell you how excited we are about this one.

Trailer Watch: Muppets Most Wanted

Twitter critics are calling Uma + Joe at the Movies a revolution in film criticism. @FlickChick says: “They’re so dreamy.” @ThisIsntUmasMom says: “Amazing stuff. A must listen every week.” #YOLO #Wowzers #MoviesHaveNeverSoundedThisGood Sound familiar? Not really? Well the trailer for the latest Muppets flick – Muppets Most Wanted – shows us how it should be done – they show us the right way to quote […]

23 November 1907 – 7 January 2014

R.I.P Run Run Shaw

January 8th, 2014

The godfather of kung fu movies has passed. Sir Run Run Shaw, one of the pioneers of the Chinese film industry, co-founder of the Shaw Brothers film studio, passed away yesterday. He was 106. He had been involved in the film industry from the age of 19 and had a considerable impact on both Malaysian and Singaporean cinema. A little known fact. Sir Run Run […]

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