Justin ranks all thirteen of the $1 billion grossers from worst to best.
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As an expectant father I can guarantee that there will be a lot of this in my future.
Her career basically began with a big splash, whose ripples are still present as the ‘Alien’ franchise continues and Weaver’s own career still thrives on the basis of that performance.
The Academy reveals their shortlist of the seven potential Visual Effects nominees and the Visual Effects Society reveals their nominations. Which ones will make it to Oscar?
Avoid this weekâ€™s releases unless you want to see a display of wasted talent. Check out the Christmas classics instead.
One gets a bunch of sequels, another gets a new title, and the other gets a home.
At the beginning of last week when I posted the poll about which film would finally topple Avatar at the Box Office, the Channing Tatum/Amanda Seyfried romantic drama Dear John wasn’t even on my radar. I didn’t think the stars were big enough or the film was marketed enough to make a big splash. However, […]
James Cameron’s Avatar became the highest worldwide grossing film of all-time earlier this week and it further distances itself from the pack with a $30 million haul this weekend. This brings its total worldwide gross to $2.04 billion, the first film ever to break $2 billion. Avatar is now just shy of Titanic‘s $600 million+ […]
I’m kind of getting sick of writing about Avatar‘s box office success. We all know what’s coming and might as well just give Avatar the trophy now. It set the record for films in their sixth week by earning $36 million and staying atop once again. Three new releases this week managed to crop the […]
Unsurprisingly, the British Academy Film Awards have shown a lot of love to some of their countrymen. An Education, which is directed by Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig, but produced in England, lead the 2010 BAFTA nominations, which were announced early this morning. An Education received 7 nominations including for its previous Awards hopefuls Carey Mulligan […]
One of my observations from the weekend’s Critics Choice and Golden Globe nominations is that Nine no longer stands a chance in many of the major Oscar categories, but what about the tech categories? Musicals have long been an Academy favorite for their cinematography and art direction. However, one category has been unfairly skewed in […]
There are a lot of Oscar categories that seem to be set in stone at this point, but none more so than Avatar‘s Best Visual Effects win. The technical achievement in Avatar is the reason that they have a Visual Effects category and if it manages to lose somehow, it will be a downright travesty. […]
Two of the biggest precursor awards have already announced their winners and we’re still a few weeks away from the Academy even announcing their nominees. If you ask me, the Awards season schedule needs a change that doesn’t keep us waiting forever for the big awards to come along. By the time the March Oscar […]
With tonight’s Golden Globe win, James Cameron is destined to make another billion dollars on his film Avatar. The film won the weekend for the 5th time in a row as it barrels its way towards Cameron’s other record breaking film Titanic. It set the record for highest 5th weekend of all-time and secured a […]
OVERALL PREDICTIONS: 8 for 14. BEST MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA) Prediction: Avatar Winner: Avatar BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA) Prediction: Carey Mulligan – An Education Winner: Sanrda Bullock – The Blind Side BEST ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE (DRAMA) Prediction: George Clooney – Up in the Air Winner: Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart BEST […]
Several hours from now the stars will be seated for one of the biggest Awards ceremonies of the night and Ricky Gervais will be ready to insult them. I’m really hoping that Gervais pulls no punches tonight and remains as hilarious as he’s been in his brief Awards show appearances of the past. The Globes […]
Time for one last post about the Critics Choice Awards. I’ve divided my observations in “yays” – things I approve of, “boos” – things I dislike, and “considers” – things to consider about the awards race going forward. 1) YAY – Michael Giacchino wins Best Score. It wasn’t presented during the broadcast, but brilliant composer […]
After eliminating films like Inglourious Basterds, Up, and In the Loop from competition, the Writers Guild of America makes some unusual nominations from what is left. Most of the films that received nominations will probably not go on to receive Oscar nominations in one of the years that will have some of the least crossovers […]
Earning $48.5 million this weekend, James Cameron’s Avatar has now surpassed Michael Bay’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen to become the highest grossing 2009 release. It has also smashed the record for highest grossing 4th weekend of all-time, almost doubling the numbers of Titanic. The film has also positioned itself at the 7th highest grossing […]
When it comes to predicting the Oscars for Art Direction, the Art Directors Guild is of little help. They break down their awards into three categories, five nominations each, based on the type of film. This makes it quite difficult to find a crossover between an Art Directors Guild nomination and an Oscar nomination. Traditionally, […]