New on DVD and Blu-Ray: July 19, 2011

Amidst the other changes occuring around Film Misery will be yet another adjustment in my DVD column. I know I've moved this around a lot. But I think what we have here is a pretty…

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…

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: 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…

Oscar 2011: Is Best Picture a Three Horse…

Disclaimer: Alex does the Oscar predictions for Film Misery, not me. So the opinions of this article are not at all relevant in the charts or Alex's or Murtada's posts reflecting this year's Oscar race.…

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…

Of the Day – 01.12.10

Read of the Day: As the 2010 Oscar race is still heating up, Brad Brevet looks ahead with 39 potential Oscar contenders for 2011. [Rope of Silicon] News of the Day: Peter Yates, director of…

2010 IN REVIEW: Film Misery Awards

Film Misery Awards 2010 Best Picture: True Grit Other Nominees: Exit Through the Gift Shop Fair Game The Kids Are All Right The King's Speech A Prophet The Secret in Their Eyes The Social Network…