MOVIE LISTS: Ranking the $1 Billion Top-Grossers

As you may have read this past weekend, Christopher Nolan’s new film The Dark Knight Rises officially earned $1 billion in the worldwide box office. Once thought of as an inconceivable achievement, the 10-figure milestone…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: August 28, 2012

Home Entertainment-ville has a ton of titles worth getting excited for this week! While there aren't very many smaller films getting released today, there is plenty of mainstream fare, including a few titles qualifying for…

Summer Reading List for Movie Fans 2012

To read or not to read? That is the question posed by many movie fans when talking about movies that are based on well-known source material. There is one camp that believes that source novels…

Of the Day – 07.21.11

Read of the Day: Filmmaker magazine released their 25 new faces of independent film. [indieWIRE] News of the Day: The Producers Guild has decided to stick with 10 Best Picture nominees despite the rule change…

Of the Day – 04.14.11

Read of the Day: Pitting the years two most overexposed stars against each other: Natalie Portman vs. James Franco. [Nerve] News of the Day: Woody Allen will be getting his very own American Masters documentary.…

Of the Day – 03.21.11

Read of the Day: Kristin Thompson ponders how a movie buff responds to the inevitable question: "what's the greatest movie of all-time?" [Observations on Film Art] News of the Day: There is a movie based…

Of the Weekend – 10.15-17.10

Read of the Weekend: The Guardian has been releasing their top 25 films in each genre. So far they have done comedy, romance, and crime. [The Guardian] News of the Weekend: The Hobbit has officially…

Want to be a Dwarf in ‘The Hobbit’?…

The casting rumors for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit have been largely cleared up by today's announcement that auditions are underway for every role in the cast except Gandalf, which is being reserved for Sir Ian…

THE STATE OF THE RACE: Best Director

During this time of year as the buzz builds around Oscar possible films, actors, actresses, and writers, one of the big categories that consistently is ignored is Best Director. The Gurus of Gold and other…