Of the Day – 03.01.11

Read of the Day: Peter Bradshaw speculates on what may be next for the British film industry now that The King's Speech has taken the Oscar. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Quentin Tarantino's next…

The 5 Hardest to Predict Oscar Races

Every Oscar pundit reacts differently to Awards races that are particularly difficult to predict. Some react with frustration as things don't seem to fall into place and Academy members give no indication as to which…

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…

BOX OFFICE: Oscar Movies Break $100 Million

In the weekend before the Oscars, two Best Picture nominees made some pretty significant strides. Best Picture favorite The King's Speech and Best Actress favorite Black Swan both passed the $100 million mark in domestic…

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 – 02.15.11

Read of the Day: A bit of hyperbole in a major British publication on how The King's Speech has revived the British Film Industry. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Comedic actor Kevin Mars, who…

Quick Takes – 02.13.11

Brief Encounter (1945) Grade: A- | 1st Viewing I finally watched David Lean’s epic masterpiece Lawrence of Arabia and before writing my review I wanted to watch one of his earlier films to gain some…

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…

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…

Screen Actors Guild Award Winners 2011

The King's Speech has all but cemented a win for Best Picture having now won the top awards from the Producers Guild of America, the Directors Guild of America, and now the Screen Actors Guild.…