Of the Weekend – 02.05-07.10

Read of the Day: The New York Times piece gathers real soldiers' reactions from The Hurt Locker. They run the gamut from major praise to complete offense. [The New York Times] News of the Day:…

Golden Globe Predictions 2010

Several hours from now the stars will be seated for one of the biggest Awards ceremonies of the night and Ricky Gervais will be ready to insult them. I'm really hoping that Gervais pulls no…

Central Ohio Critics Go for ‘Up in the…

The Central Ohio Film Critics Association add their opinion late in the percursors season and it doesn't change a thing. They reflect the majority opinion of critics in almost every category and further the exhaustiveness…

Of the Day – 01.04.10

First "Of the Day" of the New Year! Read of the Day: Tired of all the "Best of 2009" pieces? Here's a worst of 2009 piece in Haiku format! [Cinematical] News of the Day: There…

Kansas City Critics Go For ‘Up in the…

This is just getting exhausting. The Hurt Locker and Up in the Air are fighting it out for the lead in the precursor charts and each day seems to provide a different critics group throwing…

Tracking the Oscars: Best Picture

The Oscar nominations will be announced February 2, 2010, which gives us just over a month to make our final predictions. By now every major contender has received a theatrical release. Reviews are in, precursors…

‘Avatar’ Tops at the Box Office

Falling slightly short of domestic expectations, but erupting to an explosive worldwide Box Office, James Cameron's Avatar opened to a good first weekend. Avatar brought in $73 million in the United States, which gave it…

SAG Nomination Predictions 2009

The Screen Actors Guild Nominations will be announced in a few hours, so it's time to make some predictions. The SAGs are known to throw some kinks in the acting races and their Best Ensemble…

Golden Globe Nominations and Analysis 2009

I meant to have this up a lot earlier, but alas...technology. Anyway, the Globes did not shake too much up with their announcement. If anything it tightened the race between Up in the Air and…

Indiana Film Critics Go for ‘Up in the…

Sheesh, it never ends. Glad to see some thinking outside the box, however. Special thanks to Awards Daily for keeping us updated with all of these precursors. Indiana Film Critics Association Awards 2009 Best Film…

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2009

I promise I will post something that is NOT precursor related soon. Until then... Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2009 Best Picture Up in the Air Best Director Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker Best Actor…

‘Princess and the Frog’ Rules the Box Office

In its first weekend in wide release, The Princess and the Frog, Disney's much anticipated return to hand drawn animation, tops the Box Office. The film brought in approximately $25 million on 3,434 screens. The…