Tag: force majeure

Stream Guide: Teen Spirit & She’s Out Of My League (October 4, 2019)

WAYNE’S WORLD Original Release Date: February 14, 1992Directed by:Penelope SpheerisStudio:Paramount PicturesStreaming:Showtime Official Synopsis: Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show. Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, Lara Flynn Boyle, Brian Doyle-Murray, Chris Farley, Ed O’Neill, Ione Skye, Meat Loaf, and Alice Cooper FORCE MAJEURE Original Release Date:October 24, 2014Directed by:Ruben ├ľstlundStudio:Magnolia PicturesStreaming:Hoopla Official Synopsis: A family vacationing in … Read More Stream Guide: Teen Spirit & She’s Out Of My League (October 4, 2019)

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Tuesday Releases: Nightcrawler & Kill The Messenger

FEBRUARY 10TH, 2015 New Releases Addicted Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Force Majeure Kill The Messenger Laggies The Lookalike Nightcrawler On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Predestination Rosewater

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

One more win for “Boyhood” tells us what we already know, that Linklater’s 12 year darling will be the belle of the ball at the Oscars this year, with “Birdman” coming from behind with some likely technical wins. Jake Gyllenhaal continues to teeter on an Oscar nomination with yet another critics win in Houston, but there is no telling if he will be able … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

People love Wes Anderson’s latest, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” but will that translate into a Best Picture nomination at the Oscars? For sure Anderson will be nominated for Best Original Screenplay as he in most years, whether the film gets a Best Picture nomination or not. Everything else lands right about in the same vein as all the other critics awards, with Julianne Moore … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 9 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

From 83 films to 9, the Oscar shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film category has been solidified. The next process will see five of these films becoming nominees for the Academy Awards category. Expect “Ida”, “Leviathan”, and “Force Majeure” to make the final cut, as they have all been touted over since their releases. “Ida” and “Force Majeure” in particular have both been … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 9 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

Of course Austin is going to give its awards to “Boyhood” as it is their Texas darling which was shot over the course of 12 years in the state. Austin is also a huge supporter of the independent scene and “Boyhood” is the prime example for how successful an independent film can be. Jake Gyllenhaal continues to surprise with another win. He might have … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

Balancing out again, Phoenix gives the win to “Birdman” and director Alejandro G. Inarritu, as well as giving Michael Keaton and Emma Stone each another win. They also go as far to award films by genre, so “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, “Snowpiercer”, “Gone Girl”, and “Nightcrawler” all find themselves small wins. Here is the official list for the Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards: BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

There is no denying that “Boyhood” has the edge coming out of the film critics awards. But remember that the film critics are not apart of the Academy. It will all depend on whether the Academy feels like commending Richard Linklater on his 12 year efforts and supporting the independent process. Or whether they will turn to a much more pristine candidate like “Birdman”. … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 Washington DC Film Critics Association Awards

Good thing we got our “Snowpiercer” and “A Most Violent Year” wins early because we are about to settle in for the long haul with “Boyhood” bringing home all the Best Film of the Year lists. Richard Linklater and Patricia Arquette join it in the winner’s circle, as even Ellar Coltrane who plays the title character grabs an award for Best Youth Performance. “Birdman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Washington DC Film Critics Association Awards

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Theatrical Releases: Ouija & John Wick

“The director of The Blair Witch Project… takes you back to the woods.”┬áThe found footage genre exist because of director Eduardo Sanchez. And with the advent of GoPro cameras since his directorial debut, it is no wonder that he returns to the first person shooting style with his Bigfoot horror film “Exists”, which won the Audience Award at last year’s SXSW. The narrative feels … Read More Theatrical Releases: Ouija & John Wick

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Oscars Shortlist: 83 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

First out of the gate are the submissions for Best Foreign Language Film. Sadly, each country gets one submission, so the films listed below are the films thought to have the best chance at gaining a nomination. Most of them you will not recognize, but there are a few that have either been buzzed about or released stateside. Mexico’s release “Cantinflas” was a nationwide … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 83 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards