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Tuesday Releases: American Sniper & Hot Tub Time Machine 2

MAY 19TH, 2015 New Releases American Sniper Before I Disappear Cymbeline Girlhood Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Leviathan (2014) Maya The Bee Movie Strange Magic Zombeavers Advertisements

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [17] Leviathan – Best Foreign Language Feature

“LEVIATHAN” Russia Russia is no stranger to the Academy Awards, with plenty of nominations and wins all around. This year, “Leviathan” tells the story of a family, all dealing with their own challenges, yet intertwining in the sense that their actions all effect one another. Kolya (Aleksei Serebryakov), a husband and father, is dealing with a court ruling forcing him to sell his family’s … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [17] Leviathan – Best Foreign Language Feature

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Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Golden Globe Winners

Since the Oscar ballots were already turned in, the Golden Globes have very little bearing on who will get nominated this Thursday when the nominees are announced, but what the Globes do is potentially shift the Academy into picking different winners based on their speeches and likability throughout the night. It also solidifies certain momentum, say the supporting categories in which J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash”) … Read More Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Golden Globe Winners

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Theatrical Releases: The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death

A vehicle for outstanding performance for the two leads, “A Most Violent Year” showcases the immense talents of Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, playing a growing power couple on the streets of New York City in 1981. With a huge personal investment in his growing fuel supply business, Issac’s character faces huge road blocks in the form of competitors stealing his fuel and a … Read More Theatrical Releases: The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death

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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 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

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Theatrical Releases: Jack The Giant Slayer & Stoker

Not nearly as bad as I expected it to be, “Jack The Giant Slayer” creates a fantasy world with kings and peasants, giants and magic beans, a fairy tale that I never would have imagined could actually be translated into film. Even though this PG-13 film is designated more for children, the darkness of the film is almost too much for adults at times, … Read More Theatrical Releases: Jack The Giant Slayer & Stoker