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Tell Us Who You Think Will Win Big on Oscar Night

Robert Kessler | February 25, 2014 - 11:00 am

It’s been quite the year for film and in just a few days, the Academy Awards — film’s ultimate prize — will be awarded. So who will be victorious? You tell us. … More »


These Kids Reenacting Oscar-Nominated Films Are Freaking Adorable

Robert Kessler | February 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm

There’s almost nothing cute about any of this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture nominees. That is, until they’re acted out by children. D’awwwwww. … More »


2014 Directors Guild Awards: What You Missed

Jason Marshall | January 27, 2014 - 7:00 am

The race towards the 86th Academy Awards is nearing its end, and, so far, the road towards the second Sunday in March has been paved with the bricks that American Hustle made. But after this weekend’s Directors Guild of America Awards, Gravity has stepped up its game and is another award closer to Oscar Gold.
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Here Are Your ‘American Hustle’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Loving Golden Globe Nominations

Robert Kessler | December 12, 2013 - 9:37 am

Thursday morning, the nominations were announced for the 2014 Golden Globes: Hollywood’s drunkest, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler-est awards show. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the pack with seven nominations each.

Here is the full list of nominees: … More »


As ‘Captain Phillips,’ Tom Hanks Gives a Tour de Force Performance

Robert Kessler | October 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Captain Phillips is, at its heart, a thriller. There is the unhinged villain, the dramatic military rescue and, in the center trapped in the crosshairs, our hero, Captain Rich Phillips. And while director Paul Greengrass doesn’t do much to elevate the film above that of a generic thriller, no one told Tom Hanks. Hanks does… More »


Tom Hanks Bonds With His Captors in the New ‘Captain Phillips’ Trailer

Robert Kessler | August 8, 2013 - 11:15 am

The first trailer for Somali pirate extravaganza Captain Phillips stuck mostly to what’s probably only the first 30-or-so minutes of the movie. With this new trailer, we get to see what else the movie has in store, besides the pirates boarding the Maersk Alabama. And that is: Tom Hanks will get taken off the cargo… More »