Posts tagged "Zero Dark Thirty"

What Internet Gold Made Us Laugh This Week

Important things happened this week: Kanye West made a surprise announcemnt; Lindsay Lohan's probably headed off to rehab; and Harry Styles' man-parts had an unfortunate encounter with a stray shoe. But, aside from that last one, did any of it make you chuckle? Celebuzz scoured the web to collect some of these funniest pop culture macro…

By: Matt Russoniello / February 28, 2013

It’s A Tie! Academy Hands Out Two Oscars In Sound Editing

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 tie." That…

By: Cory Lopez / February 24, 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. Now, the folk…

By: Peggy Truong / February 21, 2013

‘Warm Bodies’ vs. ‘Hansel and Gretel': Box Office Battle (POLL)

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 Sylvester Stallone,…

By: / January 31, 2013

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks in Five Clicks

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 unexpected surprise…

By: / January 25, 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, here are…

By: Dylan Howard / January 22, 2013

Jessica Chastain’s ‘Mama’ Tops Box Office With $28.1M

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 picture is projected to wra…

By: Peggy Truong / January 20, 2013

Jessica Chastain Says Her Oscar Nomination Started a ‘Bittersweet Birthday’

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.

By: Phil Pirrello / January 19, 2013

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks in Five Clicks (PHOTOS)

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,…

By: Todd Gilchrist / January 18, 2013

‘Mama': How Scary is Jessica Chastain’s New Horror Movie?

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 Zero Dark Thirty’s Jessica

By: Phil Pirrello / January 17, 2013

‘The Last Stand’ vs. ‘Zero Dark Thirty': Box Office Battle (POLL)

Arnold SchwarzeneggerMark Wahlberg and a really pissed-off ghost mom are vying for your box office attention this weekend. The Last StandBroken 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 you have…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 17, 2013

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Tops Box Office With $24.5M

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 $29.5 million,…

By: Peggy Truong / January 13, 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 wiser set…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 12, 2013

‘Gangster Squad’ vs. ‘Zero Dark Thirty': Box Office Battle (POLL)

Ryan Gosling takes on the manhunt for Osama Bin Laden at the box office this weekend. Super awards contender Zero Dark Thirty finally goes into wide release after a limited run in December, and the fedora-wearing cops of Gangster Squad are gunning for it. Yep, another round of Box Office Thunderdome is upon us.

By: Phil Pirrello / January 11, 2013

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

Before this morning’s Academy Award nominees get their shot at Oscar, they will first have to contend with the Golden Globes. The Globes offer a decent barometer as to who will go home with Hollywood’s most coveted award. As the town ramps up for the Globes on Sunday, January 13, Celebuzz takes a look at…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 10, 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 the full list of…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 8, 2013

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Star Jessica Chastain Didn’t Want the ‘Hunt for Osama bin Laden’ Movie to ‘Become About Women in the CIA’ (VIDEO)

One of 2012’s most highly-anticipated movies, Zero Dark Thirty has drawn praise and criticism for its portrait of the CIA’s hunt for Osama bin Laden. But regardless of its depiction of the events that led to the terrorist leader’s apprehension and killing, star Jessica Chastain said it was important the film didn’t become another sort…

By: / December 27, 2012

2012 Year in Review: The 10 Best Movies (PHOTOS)

2012 was a remarkable year for movies – not just financially, but artistically. Even as The Hunger Games and The Avengers and Skyfall and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 broke records and brought in historic revenues, some of the industry’s most talented actors and filmmakers further solidified their place in the Hollywood…

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 26, 2012

Kathryn Bigelow Says She Was Motivated by ‘Honesty’ When Making ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Kathryn Bigelow is the first woman to win a Best Director Oscar, taking home the statuette in 2009 for her Iraqi bomb squad thriller The Hurt Locker. And this season she could do it again with Zero Dark Thirty, the gritty new procedural about the hunt for Osama bin Laden. “I found it very surprising…

By: Lauren DiMascio / December 21, 2012

‘Zero Dark Thirty’s’ Jason Clarke on the Film’s Torture Scenes: ‘I’m Not Here to Question the Ifs, Ands or Buts’ (VIDEO)

While the climax of Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty somewhat obviously focuses on the physical hunt for Osama bin Laden, the beginning of the film opens on a decidedly more controversial act: the torture of detainees in order to try and secure information that leads to the terrorist leader. And while the film’s motive for…

By: Todd Gilchrist / December 21, 2012
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