Today is Edward Norton’s birthday, and my first “actor profile” in a while. BEST PERFORMANCE: I’d have to pick his performance in American History X, even though I didn’t like the film, his performance in that is impossible to ignore. … Continue reading Actor Profile: Edward Norton
BEST PICTURE:Probably the hardest to predict category, right now. You’re gonna find almost every Oscar specialist saying it’s between Boyhood and Birdman, along with a few reminding you that American Sniper could take it all, or that Whiplash might surprise … Continue reading My Oscar Predictions
Here are my Top 50 films of 2015. 50) Big Hero 6 49) Locke 48) Non Stop 47) Automata 46) Get On Up An interesting collection of five films. I’m sure Locke is a lot higher on other lists, but … Continue reading 2014 In Review: The Best Films Of The Year
I picked the 10 directors that I felt directly influenced their films with a unique definable style and expertise. 10) Joon-ho Bong (Snowpiercer) Clearly a breakthrough in directing. Snowpiercer is definitely memorable. It’s an original work, both in theme and … Continue reading 2014 In Review: Best Director
Best Cinematography 10) Divergent Not really a film that you’d expect to see on “year end” awards, but there’s something about “post apocalyptic worlds” that gives a boost to the cinematographer. So do “grand sweeping epics”. Usually we don’t talk … Continue reading 2014 In Review: Best Screenplay, Cinematography, and Visual Effects
ORIGINAL SONG Everything Is Awesome (The Lego Movie) Glory (Selma) Grateful (Beyond The Lights) I’m Not Gonna Miss You (Glen Campbell) Lost Stars (Begin Again) BEST VISUAL EFFECTS Captain America: The Winter Soldier Dawn of The Planet Of The Apes … Continue reading Oscar Nominees
Best Motion Picture: Drama Nominees: Boyhood, Foxcatcher, The Imitation Game, Selma, The Theory Of Everything Will Win: Boyhood The Globes could go 100% unpredictable and throw support to either The Imitation Game or Selma, and help make the real Best … Continue reading Golden Globe Predictions (Film Categories)
The Oscar Race has been heating up, with various festivals like Telluride, Venice, Cannes, and others painting a picture about what to look for in the upcoming race. You might have already seen a nominee this year, and not even … Continue reading The Oscar Race: Where We’re At
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Saorise Ronan, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, F Murray Abraham, Jude Law, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel, Owen Wilson, Mathieu Amalric, Lea Seydoux, Tom Wilkinson, Bob Balaban, Fisher Stevens. Directed By … Continue reading The Grand Budapest Hotel
1) Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier- 80M Weekend, 80M Total The first Captain America had a summer release date and opened to 65M. This was, of course, pre-Avengers, and Captain America is now a slightly hotter property. That being … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Captain’ Of The Box Office?
1) Noah- 35M weekend, 35M Total A lot of press has been thrown Noah’s way, whether it is Russell Crowe meeting the pope, or Bill O’Reilly babbling on about nonsensical bullshit on his show. Christians will show up, just not … Continue reading Box Office Preview: ‘Noah’ looks to sink ‘Divergent’
1) Divergent- 55M Weekend, 55M Total Divergent emerged the victor of the weekend. Some people would call this opening a disappointment, but those same people have been championing the idea that Divergent is NOT the Hunger Games. In fact, Divergent … Continue reading Weekend Box Office Estimates: ‘Divergent’ Solid #1, ‘Muppets’ Weak, ‘God’ Strong
1) Divergent- 60M Weekend, 60M Total Sure, it seems low, given how massive The Hunger Games was. But Divergent isn’t The Hunger Games, and it hasn’t been getting as good of reviews. I still feel like I’m lowballing it a … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Divergent’ a clear #1
1) The Lego Movie- 47M Weekend, 126M Total I’m predicting a decent drop for The Lego Movie, as the winter storm barraging the country seems to be affecting box office already. Many theatres in affected areas are closed, and some … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: ‘Robocop’ or ‘Lego’?