On Demand Today: Leap Year, Nine

Comcast On Demand today premieres a pair of big movies that couldn’t be more different. There’s Rob Marshall’s challenging musical Nine, for which Penelope Cruz was nominated for an Oscar, and there’s also a light romantic comedy from Amy Adams entitled Leap Year. Take a closer look at these films below and decide which one […]

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Ian McShane To Be New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Bad Guy?

Another sequel to the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean‘ franchise is about to set sail, with producers reportedly nailing down another key role: the villain. In a %@#*-ing dead-on brilliant casting move, ‘Deadwood‘ star Ian McShane is in talks to play Blackbeard, the nemesis for Johnny Depp’s beloved Captain Jack Sparrow in the fourth installment, ‘Pirates […]

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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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Opening Wide: Sherlock Holmes, It’s Complicated, Alvin 2

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide. We have expansions from Up In The Air and Nine, along with the much anticipated Sherlock Holmes, the less anticipated Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, and the ‘bit of a slut’ Mery Streep comedy It’s Complicated. In the arthouses, you can see Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry […]

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Limited Release: Crazy Heart, Nine, Young Victoria

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God your city has been selected. It’s a slew of Golden Globe nominees, including the hotly-anticipated musical Nine, the regal period piece The Young Victoria, and the hard-life-on-the-road story Crazy Heart. Take a closer look at each […]

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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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