Ah yes, the Oscars are upon us and with only two days to go until show time the anticipation is high as we wait to see who will be taking home the gold this year. With only one winner for each category however, it can be difficult sometimes to accept all of the loses, especially… More »
Hallelujah! The Oscars are over, and that means that we can get back to the business of finding new ways to connect the dots between Twilight, Hunger Games, the Kardashians and Justin Bieber. All kidding aside, however, the opportunity to pay attention to movies on a more generalized basis – as in, what you want… More »
After 85 years of dispensing awards, the Oscars have become something of a measuring stick for judging, and then recognizing, the best and brightest talents in Hollywood. But with so many great movies, performances and behind-the-scenes efforts, and so few slots for nominations, it comes as little surprise that more than a handful of great… More »
As if the Church of Scientology didn’t have enough trouble already, what with the end of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ marriage and the muckraking epic article about their union in Vanity Fair. Now comes a little art house movie, one that made just $736,311 on five screens when it opened over the weekend, yet… More »
A long-in-the-tooth franchise found its way to the top of the box office even as a highly-anticipated, original work broke records in limited release.
The fifth installment in director Paul W.S. Anderson’s indefatigable zombie-action series, Resident Evil: Retribution, earned the Number One spot with a modest $21.1 million – and average of just… More »
“A force of nature” is a description thrown around freely — and reductively — by performances and films that are big, over the top and out of control, but there’s something truly elemental about the relationship between Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman’s characters in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master.
As the id… More »