Posts tagged "Lincoln"

Oscar Predictions: Put Our Newsroom To The Test

In just a few short days, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its annual Oscar ceremony, crowning the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer with gorgeous gold statuettes commemorating their greatest achievements – this year, anyway.

If you’re at all interested in industry politics, then you’ve no doubt…

Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

Watch: Children Reenact 2013 Oscar Nominees

Young Hollywood has a whole new meaning.

All season long, youth has been dominating the awards circuit — from the red carpet to multiple wins by Jennifer Lawrence. Come Sunday, Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis, 9 ,could make Oscar history if she takes home the prize for Best Actress.

Peggy Truong / February 21, 2013

Hey, Daniel Day-Lewis, Busy Philipps Really Wants a Photo With You

Busy Philipps is totally excited to blow up this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards on Twitter. She’s this year’s Social Media Ambassador and she’s taking the role very seriously. But, there may be one person that will test the actress’ professionalism.

“I’m really contemplating whether or not I’m going to stalk Daniel Day-Lewis

Jethro Nededog / January 26, 2013

9 Movies You Must See Before Oscar Sunday (PHOTOS)

Everyone’s office has that one movie fan that always wins the Oscar betting pool, who wears their newly-won gift card to Outback Steakhouse like a badge of honor.

No one wants to lose to that guy. In an effort to prevent your resident watercooler handicapper from earning another victory notch for his cubicle wall,…

Dylan Howard / January 22, 2013

Who Will Win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture? (PHOTOS)

Among the most heated races at the Golden Globes are the acting categories. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis are in a virtual dead-heat for Best Actor in a drama, while newly Oscar-nominated Bradley Cooper (The Silver Linings Playbook) squares off opposite Les Mis frontrunner Hugh Jackman for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.

On Sunday, January 13, the

Peggy Truong / January 12, 2013

Which Motion Pictures Will Win Top Honors at the Golden Globes? (PHOTOS)

In the ramp-up to the Golden Globes, the Oscar nominations have come and gone, leaving a bread-crumb trail of obvious nods and an ocean of dissatisfied grumbles at some of the less-subtle snubs.

In fact, one could argue that between its two two-category system of Drama and Musical/Comedy, the Globes made a much…

Phil Pirrello / January 12, 2013

‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ First Look; Aaron Taylor-Johnson to Battle ‘Godzilla’

The first official images from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were released on Thursday, showing characters such as Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss and Plutarch Heavensbee, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman. In addition to revealing the new pics, producer Nina Jacobson revealed why fan-favorite characters Bonnie, Twill, and Darius will not appear in the sequel.

Phil Pirrello / January 11, 2013

DGA Noms Announced — What Does That Mean for Oscar?

With less than a week to go before the Oscar nominations are announced, one of the biggest foreshadows for Oscar gold – the Directors Guild – has revealed their nominees for Best Director.

As expected, Argo’s director and star Ben Affleck and Lincoln’s Steven Spielberg lead the pack, followed by a few surprise picks.

Read on for…

Phil Pirrello / January 8, 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joaquin Phoenix and Matthew McConaughey: Favorite Male Movie Performances (PHOTOS)

Transformation is always a common quality that great actors seem to share, but in 2012, the one that seemed to dominate the year’s best performances was reinvention.

While Matthew McConaughey revived his career with a series of terrific – and different — turns in movies big and small, his Magic Mike co-star Channing

Todd Gilchrist / December 20, 2012

‘The Hobbit’ Breaks Records With $84.7M Weekend Opening

Looks like a lot of moviegoers traveled back to Middle Earth this weekend.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey enjoyed a strong opening weekend at the box office, topping all other movies with more than $84.7 million in domestic ticket sales, Deadline reports.

The Peter Jackson picture also grossed some $75 millio…

Peggy Truong / December 16, 2012

Jennifer Lawrence Leads SAG Nominations; Johnny Depp’s ‘Transcendence’ Leaks Plot Details (VIDEO)

The Silver Linings Playbook and Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln lead the SAG Award Nominations, which were announced Wednesday in Los Angeles. Each film garnered 4 nominations each, including Best Ensemble. Playbook’s Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for Best Actress, and Daniel Day-Lewis snagged a Best Actor nom. For the complete list of nominees, click here!

Phil Pirrello / December 12, 2012

SAG Nominations 2013: Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Lincoln’ Nominated

Lincoln and Silver Linings Playbook were the top films nominated for the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, picking up four nominations each.

As expected, Steven Spielberg’s Presidential drama cleaned up in the individual acting categories, landing noms for Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones) and Best…

/ December 12, 2012

‘Skyfall’ Reclaims Top Spot at Box Office as Sony Pictures Sets New Record

The latest James Bond flick has reclaimed its place at the box office, thanks to another $20.3 million in ticket sales this weekend ($11 million in North America).

Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig, has now grossed more $918 million worldwide, making it the highest grossing film ever released by its studio, Sony Pictures, Deadline reports.

Peggy Truong / December 9, 2012

‘Twilight’ Reigns Again, ‘Killing Them Softly’ is DOA

Brad Pitt proved to be no match for Kristen Stewart, James Bond and President Lincoln.

Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, Skyfall and Lincoln held onto their box office perches for the third week in a row. Read on for how the rest of the weekend movies fared.

Phil Pirrello / December 3, 2012

Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis Discuss the ‘Wonderful Surprise’ of Exploring ‘Lincoln’

Between the two of them, director Steven Spielberg and actor Daniel Day-Lewis have sustained the type of Hollywood careers that fill their peers and fans with envy.

Their first collaboration is shaping up to be one of their most successful ventures yet.

Lincoln, which stars Lewis as the nation’s Sixteenth President,…

Phil Pirrello / November 29, 2012

‘Twilight’ Triumphs Again, ‘Skyfall’ Sustains Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

Twilight fans kept Breaking Dawn — Part 2 at the top of the box office for the second weekend in a row, leading to the biggest Thanksgiving weekend ever.

Daniel Craig’s Skyfall and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi also delivered big business.

How big? Read on……

Celebuzz / November 26, 2012

‘Breaking Dawn,’ ‘Skyfall’ and ‘Lincoln’: What Are Thanksgiving 2012’s Must-See Movies? (GALLERY)

Aside from eating foods people only really eat once a year, Thanksgiving is also the time to spend a day or two at the movies.

The holiday traditionally gives Hollywood one of its biggest weekends of the year, and this year’s holiday season is no exception. Several movies are jockeying for your attentio…

Phil Pirrello / November 22, 2012

‘Breaking Dawn — Part 2′ Blows Away Competition But Falls Short of ‘Twilight’ Record

While no records were broken, Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 easily won the weekend box office.

The fifth and final Twilight film opened with $141.3 million, just below Twilight: New Moon’s franchise-best tally of $142.8 million. Industry analysts were expecting the finale, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, to open with larger…

Phil Pirrello / November 19, 2012

‘Lincoln’ Anchored by Transcendent Performance From Daniel Day-Lewis (MOVIE REVIEW)

When the two names Abraham Lincoln and Steven Spielberg are put together, it’s easy to imagine extended battle scenes beneath iron-gray skies, deeds of derring do, death and honor exquisitely edited to somber, elegiac music by John Williams.

But there’s very little of that in Lincoln, a verbally dense drama played out in office…

Jordan Riefe / November 16, 2012
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