Of the Day – 04.28.11

Read of the Day: A pretty big spoiler was found in the new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II. [Latest Breaking News] News of the Day: Milos Forman will be directing…

Summer 2011 Box Office Predictions

Thanks to sequels, remakes, and adaptations Summer of 2011 might have to be called the year of the extremely long movie title. I made predictions for the top ten highest grossing films of the summer…

FMP Ep. 003 – ‘The Conspirator’

In the third episode of the Film Misery Podcast Alex and Phil discuss Robert Redford's latest historical drama The Conspirator. Alex discusses the Q & A with film critic Kenneth Turan that he attended this…

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…

BOX OFFICE: Oscar Movies Move In

Thanks to the success of TRON Legacy the overall Box Office this weekend was up 51% over last weekend. The changes were enough that Black Swan was able to increase its total gross by 151%…

Academy Announces Visual Effects Shortlist

Fifteen CGI-ridden films from 2010 have been announced by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as finalists for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects. One of the rule changes announced earlier in the…

BOX OFFICE: Everything Looks Familiar

This weekend's Box Office was unsurprisingly down 54% from the booming Thanksgiving weekend and just about everything that was in the top ten this weekend had been there before. Tangled leapt in front of Harry…

BOX OFFICE: Harry Potter and the Wealthy Wizards

With the sixth largest opening weekend of all-time, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I mercilessly destroyed the competition at the Box Office this weekend. One of my personal favorites of the year, Fair…

Of the Day – 11.17.10

Read of the Day: Seven deadly sins that the seventh movie in other series have committed and Deathly Hallows hopes to avoid. [The Guardian] News of the Day: 2,000 theatres have reportedly sold out of…