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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.

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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88th Academy Award Winners

Listen, I can’t be mad because the same thing happened a few years ago when “12 Years A Slave” won having only won Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress, while “Gravity” had taken home 7 Oscars including Best Directing. So “The Revenant” wins Best Directing, Best Cinematography, and Best Leading Actor, yet does not pull off Best Picture. I do know which film I’ll … Read More 88th Academy Award Winners

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Oscars Watch: 88th Academy Award Predictions

Here are something to consider this year while making your guesses. One of the things that makes the Oscars so much fun to watch are the surprises. But over the years, I feel like more and more we are anticipating those surprises into our guesses. For that, the broadcast and awards themselves usually reel us back into reality. For some of the wins to … Read More Oscars Watch: 88th Academy Award Predictions

2016 Oscars Challenge: [5] “The Revenant” – Best Picture

“THE REVENANT” FILM SYNOPSIS: While on a danger-laden journey through the American wilderness in the early 1800s, frontiersman Hugh Glass is badly mauled by a grizzly and abandoned by his fellow trappers. Barely surviving his wounds, Glass is driven by thoughts of his family and a desire for revenge as he endures the frigid winter and pursues the men who left him for dead. … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [5] “The Revenant” – Best Picture

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [5] “The Revenant” – Best Leading Actor

LEONARDO DICAPRIO “The Revenant” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Leonardo DiCaprio portrays Hugh Glass, a 19th-century American frontiersman who is left for dead by his comrades after being mauled by a bear during a winter expedition. During the 2013-2014 Oscar season, many thought it was Leonardo DiCaprio’s year to win, for his leading performance in “The Wolf Of Wall Street.” It was such a different role … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [5] “The Revenant” – Best Leading Actor

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Spotlight” Best Director: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – “Creed” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander – “Ex Machina” Best Animated Film: “Inside Out” Best Science Fiction/Horror Film: “The Martian” Best Comedy: “What We Do In The Shadows” Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight” – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Golden Globe Winners

Best Picture (Drama): “The Revenant” Best Picture (Musical or Comedy): “The Martian” Best Actor (Drama): Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress (Drama): Brie Larson – “Room” Best Director – Motion Picture: Alejandro G. Inarritu – “The Revenant” Best Actor (Musical or Comedy): Matt Damon – “The Martian” Best Actress (Musical or Comedy): Jennifer Lawrence – “Joy” Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Golden Globe Winners

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Director: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – “Creed” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander – “Ex Machina” Best Original Screenplay: “Inside Out” – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, & Josh Cooley Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Big Short” – Charles … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film: “Spotlight” Best Director: Tom McCarthy – “Spotlight”     (runner-up: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road”) Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room”     (runner-up: Saoirse Ronan – “Brooklyn”) Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”     (runner-up: Ian McKellen – “Mr. Holmes”) Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander – “Ex Machina”     (runner-up: Kristen Stewart –  “Clouds Of Sils Maria” & Rooney Mara, “Carol”) Best Supporting Actor: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Director: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress: Charlize Theron – “Mad Max: Fury Road” Best Supporting Actor: Michael Shannon – “99 Homes” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander – “Ex Machina” Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight” Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Big Short” Best Foreign Language Film: “Phoenix” Best Animated … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road”      (runner-up: “The Martian”) Best Directing: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: Ridley Scott – “The Martian”) Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”    (runner-up: Matt Damon – “The Martian”) Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room”     (runner-up: Saoirse Ronan – “Brooklyn”) Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – “Creed”     (runner-up: Oscar Isaac – “Ex Machina”) Best Supporting Actress: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Spotlight” Best Director: Alejandro Iñárritu – “The Revenant” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Tom Hardy – “The Revenant” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander – “Ex Machina” Best Youth Performance: Jacob Tremblay – “Room” Best Original Screenplay: Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer – “Spotlight” Best Adapted Screenplay: Drew Goddard – “The Martian” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: “Ex Machina”) Best Director: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”) Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”     (runner-up: Jason Segel, “The End Of The Tour”) Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room”     (runner-up: Charlize Theron, “Mad Max: Fury Road”) Best Supporting Actor: Tom Noonan – “Anomalisa”     (runner-up: Oscar Isaac, “Ex Machina”) Best Supporting … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Spotlight” Best Director: Tom McCarthy – “Spotlight” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – “Creed” Best Supporting Actress: Elizabeth Banks – “Love & Mercy” Best Original Screenplay: Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer – “Spotlight” Best Adapted Screenplay: Drew Goddard – “The Martian” Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki – “The Revenant” Best Film Editing: Margaret Sixel – “Mad Max: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

Chicago shifts slightly back to giving “Mad Max: Fury Road” all the love, with Best Picture and Best Director for George Miller. Leonardo DiCaprio is now becoming the front-runner for Best Actor for his role in “The Revenant,” as long as he can fend off the strange “bear rape” headline that surfaced not too long ago. Another name that pops here that I’m praying … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

Although “Spotlight” again takes the top spot, finally a different director lands in the Best Director category, giving Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“The Revenant”) a win. If he were to do so at the Oscars, he’d be in a very small club of directors that received back to back Oscars for Directing, having won last year for “Birdman.” Leonardo DiCaprio follows suit and wins for … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

“Spotlight” continues to steamroll the critics awards, with George Miller once again taking Best Director for “Mad Max: Fury Road.” The funny thing is, I could totally see this happening at the Oscars, giving the major prize to a film like “Spotlight” while honoring a tried and true director that deserves it like George Miller. For as much as people talked about “Mad Max: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Boston Society Of Film Critics Association Awards

If you’re keeping score at home, that’s two for “Mad Max: Fury Road” and two for “Spotlight,” plus one for “Carol.” Leonardo DiCaprio is officially on the board for his role in “The Revenant” despite tying with Paul Dano (“Love & Mercy” as well as Charlotte Rampling (“45 Years”) landing on the board as well. Kristen Stewart continues to surprise and there’s really no … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Boston Society Of Film Critics Association Awards

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [40] The Wolf Of Wall Street – Five Nominations

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland and Emma Tillinger Koskoff Martin Scorsese is no stranger to the Best Picture category and with “The Wolf Of Wall Street” becoming one of his best films in an illustrious career, it’s no question that it deserves all the recognition that it’s receiving. Yes, the film is not about nice people and most of the main characters are … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [40] The Wolf Of Wall Street – Five Nominations

Quick Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 3, 2014 Leonardo DiCaprio gives one of his best performances of his career in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street”, a brutally honest look at the life of real-life New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, who scammed rich people out of their money to live his lavish, no holds barred lifestyle. Almost pornographic, the film brings … Read More Quick Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

Quick Review: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 24, 2013 Before anyone like David Gordon Green in the film industry was making the strong dramatic independent films of our current generation, there were film-makers like Lasse Hallström who directed “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” that delivers on the same level as those current flock of off-beat dramas. Featuring a much younger Johnny Depp, who had already … Read More Quick Review: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

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For Your Consideration 2013: The Great Gatsby

Having supposed to released before last year’s Academy Awards, it would have been interesting to see what this film could have done. Now having released in May, “The Great Gatsby” is anything but fresh in our minds. Leonardo DiCaprio has been snubbed by the Oscars countless times and you can bet that he will not be receiving a nomination for his role as J. … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: The Great Gatsby

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One Minute Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

Release Date December 26, 2008 Director Sam Mendes Screenplay Justin Haythe Based On The Novel By Richard Yates Cinematography By Roger Deakins Distributed By DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage Budget $35 million Drama, Romance Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity 119 minutes Revolutionary Road Not much can be said for a film involving its main characters screaming at each other for a majority … Read More One Minute Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

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One Minute Review: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Release Date May 10, 2013 Director Baz Luhrmann Screenplay Craig Pearce Baz Luhrmann Based On The Book By F. Scott Fitzgerald Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $105 million Drama, Romance Rated PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language 142 minutes The Great Gatsby Baz Luhrmann’s take on the great American novel “The Great Gatsby” is not only visually … Read More One Minute Review: The Great Gatsby (2013)

New Trailer: The Great Gatsby – Official Trailer #1

THE GREAT GATSBY / From director Baz Luhrman (“Romeo + Juliet”, “Moulin Rouge”, “Australia”) comes a take on an older story, The Great Gatsby. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, as well as Tobey MacGuire, you can expect this film to make some waves come Oscar season. If you’ve seen Luhrman’s previous works, you already know his kitsch for style and poise, so seeing … Read More New Trailer: The Great Gatsby – Official Trailer #1

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For Your Consideration 2011: “J. Edgar”

Any film with the name Clint Eastwood attached is destined to be nominated for an Academy Award. Not only do I believe a Best Picture nod will come from this film but also Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Make-up (probably Best Original Screenplay as well). Having just seen this film last night, the Oscar feel is definitely in this film … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “J. Edgar”

Movie Review: Inception (2010)

INCEPTION BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 19, 2010 Let me begin with a novel analogy: “Avatar” is to the mass majority of theater-goers, what “Inception” was for me. Though “Avatar” had its pretty colors and “stacked” cast, Inception shows up with originality and heart (both of which are lacking from almost every film created lately). Director Christopher Nolan took tons of heat for not jumping straight … Read More Movie Review: Inception (2010)

Movie Review: Shutter Island (2010)

SHUTTER ISLAND BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 15, 2010 “Shutter Island” is a stunning masterpiece, requiring multiple viewings in order to appreciate all the levels of the film that are formed from the mastermind of Martin Scorsese. Right off the bat, I was aware of the ending before I sat down to view the film for the first time. The first time through the film, I … Read More Movie Review: Shutter Island (2010)