Oscar Breakdown: Surprises and Snubs

The 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and one would think the expansion of the Best Picture category to include ten films instead of five for the first time since 1944 would cut down on the talk of films getting snubbed, but that doesn’t seem to be the case so far. Morgan […]

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Oscar Reactions From The Nominees

Here’s a gathering of some of the reactions to the Academy Awards nominations, which were announced this morning. More to be added as they come in. “It’s a huge, huge compliment to the entire cast and crew. It was a very difficult shoot of heat and sun and windstorms and sandstorms and they had to […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: ‘Avatar’ Rises

James Cameron’s Avatar, a visual spectacle a decade in the making, stormed the box office with a $73 million haul, while Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker predictably bombed with their rom-com Did You Hear About The Morgans? George Clooney’s Golden Globe favorite Up In The Air debuts on the top ten list as well. […]

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2009 Golden Globe Movie Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Academy Awards bellwether ceremony, aka the Golden Globe Awards, have announced their nominations. You can check out the TV nominees here, but the movie nominees are an interesting selection. See if you agree with what the Hollywood Foreign Press had to say about 2009’s cinematic offerings. They really […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Princess” Leapfrogs Up

Disney’s long-awaited return to traditional hand-drawn animation serves them well, as The Princess and The Frog leaps up to the top spot at the box office this weekend, sending The Blind Side back down to second place, while Clint Eastwood’s Invictus debuts at third. 1. The Princess and The Frog – $25m 2. The Blind […]

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Opening Wide: Invictus, The Princess & The Frog

Here’s what’s opening nationwide in theaters everywhere this weekend. Perennial favorite Clint Eastwood returns with Invictus, a stirring story about healing the divides between whites and blacks in South Africa that should put to bed all of Spike Lee’s knee-jerk criticisms about Flags of Our Fathers. There’s also The Princess and The Frog, Disney’s long-awaited […]

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