The Academy Awards made history Sunday night.
For only the sixth time since the inaugural 1929 ceremony, the Oscars crowned two victors in a single category. In announcing the award for Best Sound Editing, Mark Wahlberg tore open the winner envelope and dumbfoundedly declared, “We have a tie. No B.S. We have a… More »
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.
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Demon-hunting siblings Hansel and Gretel took down the Wicked Witch of the weekend box-office, putting Mama in the corner despite some handsome second-week earnings. This week, however, the tough-as-nails twins are challenged by an emo zombie rom-com and a Bullet to the Head.
Can the touchy-feely zombies avoid the death-blow of an axe-wielding… More »
Thanks to not just recent awards ceremonies but nominations for ones that are upcoming, movies like Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook have experienced an impressive bounce in their box office revenue.
That said, new-release films are more than holding their own with moviegoers, thanks to effective counterprogramming, not to mention the… More »
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,… More »
Jessica Chastain beat herself at the box office this weekend.
Her new thriller, Mama, grossed more than $28 million over the weekend to take top spot at the box office, and it’s far from being done as Martin Luther King day approaches.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Guillermo del Toro… More »
Two years ago, you would be forgiven if you’d never heard of Jessica Chastain. But after a breakout year in 2011, in which she starred in no less than seven critically acclaimed movies and garnered an Oscar nod for her portrayal of Celia Foote in The Help, Chastain has cast an indelible mark on Hollywood. More »
Big wins during awards season always buoys interest in films that audiences might otherwise miss — and the combination of the Oscar nominations last Thursday and the Golden Globes ceremony last Sunday was no exception: Silver Linings Playbook saw a massive spike in ticket sales thanks to Jennifer Lawrence’s Best Actress nomination and win, respectively,… More »
Mama won’t just scare you, it will f!@k you up for life.
That’s what the critics are saying about the new horror film from producer Guillermo Del Toro.
January is traditionally one of the worst months for fans in search of good movies, especially in the horror genre. But Mama, starring… More »
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mark Wahlberg and a really pissed-off ghost mom are vying for your box office attention this weekend.
The Last Stand, Broken City and the new horror film, Mama, are eager to dethrone last week’s champ, Zero Dark Thirty. That’s three new releases entering a marketplace full of Awards contenders and holiday holdovers – so don’t say… More »
Kathryn Bigelow and Sony Pictures can celebrate a win ahead of Sunday’s Golden Globes, as Zero Dark Thirty grossed more than $24 million on the weekend to take top spot at the box office.
The thriller, released four weeks ago, opened nationwide in nearly 3,000 theaters, bringing its domestic total so far to… More »