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Tuesday Releases: Licorice Pizza

LICORICE PIZZAUniversal Studios | 2021 | 133 min | Rated RDirected by Paul Thomas Anderson BUY: $19.99RENT: $5.99 BR: $24.49DVD: $17.96 BR: $24.99DVD: $22.99 BR: $24.99DVD: $19.99 BR: $24.49DVD: $17.96 OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Licorice Pizza is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, … Read More Tuesday Releases: Licorice Pizza

2022 Oscars Challenge: [9] “Licorice Pizza” (Three Nominations)

FILM #9 OF 38 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2022 OSCARS CHALLENGE“CODA”FEBRUARY 18, 2022AMC UNIVERSAL CITYWALK DAY 11 OF 48 Best Motion Picture of the YearProduced by Sara Murphy, Adam Somner and Paul Thomas Anderson Best Achievement in DirectingDirected by Paul Thomas Anderson Best Achievement in WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson Best Motion Picture of the Year Sara Murphy — 1st time Nominee … Read More 2022 Oscars Challenge: [9] “Licorice Pizza” (Three Nominations)

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Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

The Writers Guild has announced their annual nominees, with several key players not be eligible, including Jane Campion and her adapted screenplay for “The Power of the Dog” and Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast,” both of which will likely receive Oscar nominations. The notable films that may get bumped include “Nightmare Alley,” which may not have as much support as those other films. You’ve also got … Read More Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

“Licorice Pizza” was the big winner with the Georgia Film Critics Association, as they honored it with six awards including Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay, Ensemble, and the Breakthrough award. “Dune” and “The Power of the Dog” won multiple awards as well. QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Licorice Pizza”Best Director: Jane Campion — “The Power of the Dog”Best Actor: Nicolas Cage — “Pig”Best Actress: Alana Haim — … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

Add the Columbus Film Critics Association to the growing list of critic groups that support “The Power of the Dog” as the Best Film of the Year. The film and its players earned a total of seven awards. “Licorice Pizza” was the runner-up for Best Film, earning itself three awards, two of which went to lead actress Alana Haim. QUICK LIST Best Film: “The … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

“Licorice Pizza” ended up edging out “The Power of the Dog” for Best Picture by the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Not to worry, as Jane Campion won Best Director and Adapted Screenplay, along with the cast receiving three different acting awards and Jonny Greenwood grabbing the Best Score. Alana Haim grabbed the final acting award for “Licorice Pizza,” which also won Original Screenplay. QUICK … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Internet Film Critics Society Awards

In their fifteenth year, the Internet Film Critics Society named “C’mon C’mon” the Best Drama of the year. They honored Jane Campion with the Best Director for her work on “The Power of the Dog.” Nicolas Cage won Best Actor for “Pig” while Kristen Stewart won Best Actress for “Spencer.” QUICK LIST Best Drama: “C’mon C’mon”Best Comedy: “Licorice Pizza”Best Horror or Science Fiction: “Titane”Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Internet Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

“Licorice Pizza” may have been named Best Film by the St. Louis Film Critics Association, “Mass” and “The Power of the Dog” actually ended up winning more award. “Mass” won three with Best Ensemble, Supporting Actress, and Original Screenplay while “The Power of the Dog” won five with Best Director, Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay, and Cinematography. The only other awards “Licorice Pizza” won were … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

“The Power of the Dog” has to be this year’s front-runner for the Oscars, as it is definitely the critical darling. The Phoenix Critics Circle names it their Best Picture, along with Jane Campion winning Best Director and Jonny Greenwood winning Best Score. It also won a pair of acting awards with Actor going to Benedict Cumberbatch and Supporting Actress going to Kirsten Dunst, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

A consensus is building around “The Power of the Dog,” this time winning the Best Picture award from the Chicago Film Critics Association. Jane Campion wins another Best Director and Adapted Screenplay award while Benedict Cumberbatch and Kodi Smit-McPhee both won acting awards. Other consensuses building are Best International film going to “Drive My Car,” Best Documetary going to “Summer of Soul,” and Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

With the way the earlier awards were landing, you could have narrowed down the Atlanta Film Critics Circle’s pick for Best Picture to two films. It was either going to be “The Power of the Dog,” which won Best Director, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Cinematography, or “Licorice Pizza,” which tied for Best Lead Actress and Best Ensemble and won for … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 93rd National Board of Review Awards (2021)

Paul Thomas Anderson and “Licorice Pizza” earn their first big wins of the season, as the National Board of Review adorns them with their top honors; Best Picture and Best Director. “King Richard” also comes in big, grabbing acting wins for both Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis. Asghar Farhadi inches closer to more Oscar recognition as well, winning Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign … Read More Oscars Watch: 93rd National Board of Review Awards (2021)

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Weekend Box Office: “Encanto” Finds Some Magic Over the Thanksgiving Weekend; “House of Gucci” and “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” Land in the Top 5

November 26-28, 2021 BIGGEST WEEKEND: “ENCANTO”$27,206,494 RUNNER-UP: “GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE“$24,200,387 BIGGEST PER THEATER AVERAGE: “Licorice Pizza”$86,289 per 4 THEATERS BIGGEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE: “Breathless” (RE-RELEASE)+372.9% THIS TIME LAST YEAR (2020): “The Croods: A New Age”$9,724,200 NEXT WEEKEND: “ENCANTO” (WEEK 2)PROJECTED: $13.5 MILLION # TITLE GROSS TOTAL BUDGET STUDIO WK LW +/- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 … Read More Weekend Box Office: “Encanto” Finds Some Magic Over the Thanksgiving Weekend; “House of Gucci” and “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” Land in the Top 5

Friday Releases: Encanto & House Of Gucci

NOVEMBER 26, 2021 <Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> Encanto Directed By: Jared Bush & Byron HowardStudio: Walt Disney Pictures The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she … Read More Friday Releases: Encanto & House Of Gucci