Month: December 2018

Tuesday Releases: Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Happytime Murders, & The Nun

Official Synopsis: On a dangerous assignment to recover stolen plutonium, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) chooses to save his team over completing the mission, allowing nuclear weapons to fall into the hands of a deadly network of highly-skilled operatives intent on destroying civilization. Now, with the world at risk, Ethan and his IMF team (Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson) are forced to become reluctant partners … Read More Tuesday Releases: Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Happytime Murders, & The Nun

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Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “A Quiet Place” “A Star Is Born” AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR “The Americans” “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” “Atlanta” “Barry” “Better Call Saul” “The Kominsky Method” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” “Pose” “Succession” “This Is Us” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

New Trailer: Captain Marvel – Official Trailer #2

CAPTAIN MARVEL MARCH 8TH, 2019 DIRECTED BY: ANNA BODEN & RYAN FLECK Official Synopsis: Set in the mid-1990s, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy’s mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with new questions about her past and identity when the Earth is caught in … Read More New Trailer: Captain Marvel – Official Trailer #2

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Oscars Shortlist: 20 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

From Oscars.org: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Ant-Man and the Wasp” “Aquaman” “Avengers: Infinity War” “Black Panther” “Bumblebee” “Christopher Robin” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” “First Man” “Incredibles 2” “Isle of Dogs” “Jurassic … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 20 Visual Effects Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “Green Book” “The Favourite” “The Hate U Give” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “Searching” “A Star Is Born” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Best Actress Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 46th Annual Annie Award Nominees

Best Animated Feature “Early Man”Aardman Animations “Incredibles 2”Pixar Animation Studios “Isle Of Dogs”Fox Searchlight Pictures / Indian Paintbrush / American Empirical Pictures “Ralph Breaks The Internet”Walt Disney Animation Studios “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”Sony Pictures Animation Best Animated Independent Feature “Ce Magnifique Gâteau!”Beast Animation, Vivement Lundi !, Pedri Animation “MFKZ”Ankama / Studio 4ºC “Mirai”Studio Chizu “Ruben Brandt, Collector”Hungarian National Film Fund “Tito and the Birds”Bits … Read More Oscars Watch: 46th Annual Annie Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association award their Best Film and Best Director to “Roma” and Alfonso Cuarón. In the same sweep, “Roma” also takes Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. This echoes the New York Film Critics Circle Awards from last week. Bradley Cooper gets his first Best Actor win for “A Star Is Born” while Lady Gaga adds another one … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

Echoing the British Independent Film Awards, the Atlanta Film Critics Circle gives their Best Film Award to “The Favorite,” making that the fourth different film awarded the top honor for four different American voting groups, proving the Best Picture landscape this season is fairly wide open. “The Favourite” doesn’t stop there, as it took Best Ensemble and Best Screenplay, while Olivia Colman and Emma … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

The Detroit Film Critics Society have named “Eighth Grade” their Best Picture of the year. Last year they picked “The Florida Project,” which was similar in the sense that it was a low budget drama with strong performances. Josh Hamilton also grabbed his first Best Supporting Actor win of the season for his role as Mark Day, the father of the main character played … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

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Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” trends again; “The Grinch” KOs “Creed II”

In a quiet week amongst the Oscar season, Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” held strong at the Number One spot with $25.5 million. The real competition ended up taking place in the second and third spots, where Illumination’s “The Grinch” was able to overcome “Creed II” earning $17.9 million over the $16.6 million of the latter. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” … Read More Game Of Box Offices: “Ralph Breaks The Internet” trends again; “The Grinch” KOs “Creed II”

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Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Awards

Winning big at the 20th British Independent Film Awards was “The Favourite,” with 10 wins (out of 14 nominations), bringing in Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Leading Actress in Olivia Colman, Best Supporting Actress in Rachel Weisz, Best Casting, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup & Hairstyling, and Best Production Design. One has to believe that winning this haul over seas has to … Read More Oscars Watch: 20th British Independent Film Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Founded in 2002, The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) comprises professional DC-based film critics with affiliations in television, radio, print and the internet. As of 2018, WAFCA has grown to include 60 dedicated members from the District, Maryland and Virginia. Their winners will be announced Monday, Dec 3rd at 8am ET. Best Film “The Favourite” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees