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2020 Oscars Challenge: [34] “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Ten Nominations

Heading into the awards season this year, it felt like “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” might end up being the film to beat. However, then “1917” and “Parasite” came on the scene and started winning everything. Now, “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” is still apart of the Big Three, remaining in the conversation, but being overshadowed by those other two films, which have been sweeping the season thus far.

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Oscars Watch: 91st National Board of Review Awards (2019)

This is the National Board of Review’s 91st year of giving out awards. This year, “The Irishman” grabbed the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, as well as Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino being awarded the NBR’s Icon Award. Right there with it was “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which grabbed Best Director for Quentin Tarantino, something that could easily happen at the Oscars this year and Brad Pitt grabbing Best Supporting Actor.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

The AFCC is comprised of 26 film critics and journalists representing Atlanta-based publications and electronic outlets committed to reviewing and commenting on local, regional, national and international film and the film industry.

New Trailer: Ad Astra — Official Trailer #2

AD ASTRA SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 DIRECTED BY: JAMES GRAY Official Synopsis: An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and … Read More New Trailer: Ad Astra — Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Trailer #2

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD JULY 26, 2019 DIRECTED BY: QUENTIN TARANTINO Official Synopsis: In 1969 Los Angeles, a television actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Luke Perry, Damon Herriman, Austin Butler, … Read More New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Teaser Trailer #1

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD JULY 26TH, 2019 DIRECTED BY: QUENTIN TARANTINO Official Synopsis: In 1969 Los Angeles, a television actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Luke Perry, Damon Herriman, Austin Butler, … Read More New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Teaser Trailer #1

Proof News: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 – Set Photos from “Wonder Woman” sequel & Tarantino’s new “Hollywood” film

MOVIE NEWS WALT DISNEY || Walt Disney and the Department of Justice have officially smoothed out an agreement which allows Disney to purchase 21st Century Fox. The only exception is that Fox Sports Regional Networks not be part of the deal, leaving that off the table. Apparently Comcast still have a ball in this game, as it is reported they may be coming back … Read More Proof News: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 – Set Photos from “Wonder Woman” sequel & Tarantino’s new “Hollywood” film

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [42] “The Big Short” – 5 nominations

“THE BIG SHORT” {click each category for individual look} // Produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner // Directed by Adam McKay // // Dated Viewed: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 // Stream //  0 films – 1 day //

Movie Review: Fury (2014)

FURY BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLOCTOBER 18, 2014 “Ideals are peaceful. History is violent” — Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) With a thundering blow, “Fury” joins the ranks of classics like “Saving Private Ryan” and “Apocalypse Now” as one of the best cinematic representations of war ever produced. However, whereas Spielberg and Coppola drove those films to be not just great war films but two of the best … Read More Movie Review: Fury (2014)

Quick Review: Babel (2006)

BABEL BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 23, 2013 Intertwining stories and lives across multiple countries and cultures, “Babel” covers its bases on almost every type of person and ethnicity that you could think of while weaving together a complex tale to which they all connect. Whether its two harmless young boys in Morocco who are given a rifle to watch over sheep, only to accidentally shoot … Read More Quick Review: Babel (2006)

Movie Review: The Counselor (2013)

THE COUNSELOR BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 3, 2013 Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy team up to deliver “The Counselor,” one of the most underrated ensemble dramas of the year. McCarthy, an 80-year-old Pultizer Prize-winning author (“No Country For Old Men,” “The Road”) is no stranger to the cinema, with both adaptations mentioned receiving acclaim across the board. “The Counselor” marks McCarthy’s first venture into an … Read More Movie Review: The Counselor (2013)

Quick Review: 12 Years A Slave (2013)

12 YEARS A SLAVE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLOCTOBER 27, 2013 There’s no getting around it, “12 Years A Slave” is an intense journey of a free man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the 1800s. Directed by the ever incredible Steve McQueen (“Hunger” and “Shame”), the film has a rich, emotional foundation that McQueen thrives in, with lingering close-ups and uncomfortably long takes. … Read More Quick Review: 12 Years A Slave (2013)

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One Minute Review: Se7en (1995)

Release Date September 22, 1995 Director David Fincher Screenplay Andrew Kevin Walker Distributed By New Line Cinema Budget $33 million Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller Rated R for grisly afterviews of horrific and bizarre killings, and for strong language 127 minutes Se7en Sufficiently dark and poignantly creepy, David Fincher’s “Se7en” develops a string of murders surrounding the seven deadly sins. Starring Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, … Read More One Minute Review: Se7en (1995)

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One Minute Review: World War Z (2013)

Release Date June 21, 2013 Director Marc Forster Screenplay Matt Carnahan Drew Goddard Damon Lindelof J. Michael Straczynski (Story By) Based On The Novel By Max Brooks Distributed By Paramount Pictures Budget $190 million Action, Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated PG-13 for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images 116 minutes World War Z “World War Z” reaches beyond the run-of-the-mill Hollywood … Read More One Minute Review: World War Z (2013)

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Proof Review: 12 Monkeys (1996)

Release Date January 5, 1996 Director Terry Gillam Screenplay David Peoples Janet Peoples Based On Film By Chris Marker Distributed By Universal Pictures Budget $29.5 million Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated R For Violence and Language 129 minutes 12 Monkeys After Monty Python and the Holy Grail, yet before Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Terry Gilliam directed the science fiction feature, 12 Monkeys, … Read More Proof Review: 12 Monkeys (1996)

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [2] Moneyball & 6 Nominations

[44 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[33 DAYS TO OSCARS] “Moneyball” definitely has its work cut out for it in the Best Picture category. Up against buzzing films like “The Artist”, “Hugo”, and “The Descendants”, it may be hard for “Moneyball” to get recognized. Also, without Bennett Miller getting a nomination for director, the film’s chances drop a little lower, even though it does show … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [2] Moneyball & 6 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

“The Artist” takes the big win, which many are already predicting will win at the Academy Awards. I am very glad to see “Melancholia” get some recognition and I hope that translates at the Oscars. Also, Brad Pitt and Aaron Sorkin win for “Moneyball” which is no surprise. Also, two of my favorite films this year, “Drive” and “The Tree of Life”, represent nicely … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “The Tree of Life”

More times than not, it is the films like “The Tree of Life”, which people have such a polarized opinions of, that actually end up being nominated for Academy Awards. The Terrence Malicks and Lars von Triers are some of the most imaginative and inspirational directors of our time, but often not understood, causing the love them or hate them reactions. “The Tree of … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “The Tree of Life”

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Moneyball”

Nothing but rave reviews have come out of “Moneyball” and for a sports film to be considered for the Oscars is quite an achievement. Brad Pitt is no stranger to the Academy Awards, but Jonah Hill takes his first step out of the dirty comedy realm and earns his first consideration for an Oscar nomination, and what an achievement it will be if he … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Moneyball”

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Proof Review: Megamind (2010)

Megamind>>>>3 stars<<<<Even with the perfect cast and animated film like-ability, the result does not necessarily spell perfection. “Megamind” is the perfect example of this. Will Ferrell is a laugh-a-minute comedic actor whose voice alone should cause sidesplitting laughter, but there is some element missing from “Megamind” that degrades the overall effect of the film.