The 5 Easiest to Predict Oscar Races

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are a mere four days away and Oscar pundits the internet over are compiling lists where every single individual race is over-analyzed. I thought I would add to the noise…

Oscar Predictions 2011 – Best Art Direction

View the Oscar Chart for Best Art Direction The Art Direction category is particularly hard to predict because their guild makes it so darn confusing by dividing its awards into Contemporary Film, Fantasy Film, and…

Of the Day – 02.08.10

Read of the Day: The Editing Room writes an abridged script for Black Swan. [The Editing Room] News of the Day: The British Academy of Film and Television Awards will be paying homage to the…

BOX OFFICE: Newcomers Open on Top

Unsurprisingly the energy and excitement surrounding the Superbowl contributed to the weekend Box Office's 18% decline. Despite the fact that the two new films that were opening in wide release received downright awful reviews, they…

Of the Weekend – 01.31.10

Read of the Weekend: The 50 most controversial movies ever made. Several of these are surprising as they can be deemed relatively tame by today's standards. [Time Out New York] News of the Weekend: Five…

BOX OFFICE: ‘The Rite’ Gets it Right

Anthony Hopkins' recent filmography has been less than impressive, but he has still managed to have influence on the Box Office with three of his last few films opening at either number one or two…

BOX OFFICE: Oscar Potentials Hang On

With two days before the Oscar nominations are announced, several potential competitors for Best Picture remain strong in the weekend Box Office. The King's Speech, True Grit, The Fighter, and Black Swan all hang on…

5 Oscar Surprises for Tuesday Morning

The Oscar nominations are almost here. Less than 4 days away. The excitement is in the air despite the race being somewhat predictable at this time. However nominations morning always brings in a couple of…

2010 IN REVIEW: Davin’s Top Ten

Well, it's a new year. That means finishing off this Oscar season (or starting it), looking back one last time, and then getting jacked for a bunch of movies we won't see for months while…

REVIEW: ‘Black Swan’

Grade: B- In the four films in Darren Aronofsky’s filmography that precede his latest Black Swan it has been nearly impossible to determine a consistent style. From the slowly paced, cerebral Pi to the frenetic…