1) That Awkward Moment- 15M Weekend, 15M Total In what will undoubtedly be one of the slowest weekends in recent memory, the “young adult” comedy That Awkward Moment is looking to capitalize on the rising stars of its young cast. … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Awkward Moment’ Heading For #1?
1) Ride Along- 21.1M Weekend, 75.4M Total 2) Lone Survivor- 12.6M Weekend, 93.6M Total 3) The Nut Job- 12.1M Weekend, 40.0M Total 4) Frozen- 9.0M Weekend, 347.8M Total 5) Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit- 8.8M Weekend, 30.1M Total 6) I Frankenstein- … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Holdovers Hold Strong Over ‘Frankenstein’
1) Ride Along- 6.3M Friday, 20.5M Weekend 2) Lone Survivor- 3.5M Friday, 12.4M Weekend 3) The Nut Job- 2.5M Friday, 10.7M Weekend 4) I Frankenstein- 3M Friday, 9M Weekend 5) Frozen-2M Friday, 9M Weekend 6) Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit- 2.6M … Continue reading Friday Box Office Estimates: ‘Frankenstein’ trailing
Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sam Shepard, Misty Upham
Directed By: John Wells
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Best Picture 1) 12 Years A Slave 2) Gravity 3) American Hustle 4) Her 5) Captain Phillips 6) The Wolf Of Wall Street 7) Nebraska 8) Dallas Buyers Club 9) Philomena I got 8/9. I picked Saving Mr Banks and … Continue reading Oscar Nominations Announced!
The Golden Globes SHUT OUT The Butler. Wow. Another surprise was no nomination for James Gandolfini, but they nominated Julia Louis Dreyfus anyway for Enough Said. Greta Gerwig snuck in a nomination. Idris Elba finally gets some recognition for Mandela. Best Drama 12 Years A Slave Captain Phillips Philomena Gravity Rush Best Comedy or Musical American Hustle Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska The Wolf Of Wall Street Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips) Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) David O’Russell (American Hustle) Best Actor In A Drama Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) … Continue reading Golden Globe Nominations (Film Categories)
Some people were surprised by The Butler’s presence here, but I don’t see any surprises from them. Movies like Gravity and Her (which are frontrunners for a Best Picture nomination) aren’t large cast films, and wouldn’t get the Ensemble nomination … Continue reading Awards Watch: SAG Award Nominees (Movie Categories)
Here’s my second “power list rankings” of how films are tracking right now, and how I think the race is shaping up. Gravity and 12 Years A Slave are massive contenders right now. Best Picture 1) 12 Years A Slave … Continue reading Awards Watch- #2
Mac Presents 10 Films To Get You Through The Rest Of The Year The year is almost half over, some major films have already opened, and you may be asking yourself “Self, what is my purpose in life after July … Continue reading 10 Films To Look Forward To This Year
1) Nebraska Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Sideways) returns with a film that was a huge hit at Cannes this year. Lead actor Bruce Dern even won an award there. With Will Forte in the cast, might he get a surprising Best Supporting Actor nomination? Or is Macgruber too much of a long shot? Nebraska features an aging alcoholic making a road trip with his son to claim a million dollar prize. Basically, the pundits agree that it is a strong contender for a Best Picture, Director, Actor, and Screenplay nomination. The wildcard here is Forte. 2) American Hustle Every once … Continue reading The Contenders: A Look At 5 Upcoming Oscar Hopefuls