68th Annual Golden Globe Nominations 2011

'The King's Speech' gets a boost, 'True Grit' and '127 Hours' get snubbed and the Musical/Comedy category is pure insanity in this year's list of nominations. In order for space preservation, I will reserve my…

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…

Washington D.C. Film Critics Awards 2010

The Social Network has jumped out into the lead in the precursor race with another major victory today from the Washington D.C. Film Critics Awards. David Fincher's awards favorite film took home Best Feature, Best…

Golden Satellite Award Nominations 2010

I am playing catch-up on some precursor nominations in order to compile the precursors page, which will be coming early next week. The Golden Satellite Awards are among the biggest joke in the precursor season.…

47 Movies to See Before the 2011 Oscars

With the updated batch of Oscar predictions comes an update to the chart of movies to see before the late February ceremony. Currently the ten films that I have predicted to get nominated for Best…

Predicting the Oscar Winners 4 Months Out

With over a month before the first precursors begin to get doled out by the major awards bodies much of the conversation across the internet is about which ten films and which five performers will…

Revisiting the 2010 Summer Box Office

The American movie going audience proved their willingness to gobble up Hollywood unoriginality this summer at the Box Office. Of the top 10 summer earners only three were not sequels or remakes and of those…

REVIEW: The Game

The Game can be described in a phrase that has been thrown around a lot lately: mind-bending. I associate that term with the increasingly popular genre of movies that question the nature of reality. Most…

BOX OFFICE: An Overestimated Weekend

I'm glad to see that I was not the only one who grossly overestimated on this weekend's Box Office. However, I'm also rather pleased because I'm getting the sense that American movie-goers are seriously tiring…

Modern Classics – Memento

I decided to revisit Memento because of Inception. I thought the latter was insipid and lacking in imagination in places. While I appreciated the ambition and some of the performances (Tom Hardy and Joseph Gordon…

BOX OFFICE: Finally an Increasing Weekend

After weeks of decline the Box Office finally gets a boost this weekend thanks to four new releases. There was a movie for everybody this weekend and that helped the total for the top 12…

BOX OFFICE: A New Low for 2010

Between the NFL season opener, Toronto Film Festival coverage, and the fact that the weather was gorgeous in much of the country, Americans had plenty of reasons to avoid the cinema this weekend. With a…

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Another Quiet Weekend

September is notorious for its quiet weekends at the Box Office, which was demonstrated last week with Labor Day weekend's smallest overall gross of the year. This weekend doesn't include any new releases of note,…