Tag: life itself

Stream Guide: Bird Box & The Deer Hunter (December 21st, 2018)

HEARTS BEAT LOUD Original Release Date: June 8, 2018Directed by: Brett HaleyStudio: Gunpowder & SkyStreaming: Hulu Official Synopsis: A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college. Starring: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner and Toni Collette LIFE ITSELF Original Release Date: September 21, 2018Directed by: Dan FogelmanStudio: Amazon StudiosStreaming: Prime Video … Read More Stream Guide: Bird Box & The Deer Hunter (December 21st, 2018)

Theatrical Releases: The House With A Clock In Its Walls & Life Itself

<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS Directed by: Eli RothStudio: Universal Pictures Official Synopsis: In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award (R) winner Cate Blanchett star in THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, from Amblin Entertainment. The magical adventure tells … Read More Theatrical Releases: The House With A Clock In Its Walls & Life Itself

Stream Guide: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women & The Beguiled (2017) (March 23rd, 2018)

PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN on HULU Set in the 1940’s, “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women” tells the true story of Harvard psychologist and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston, who, among being the one that perfected the lie detector test also ended up creating the iconic DC character Wonder Woman. Had Marston not created the character, Gal Gadot would not be facing … Read More Stream Guide: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women & The Beguiled (2017) (March 23rd, 2018)

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Tuesday Releases: Birdman, The Interview, & The Theory Of Everything

FEBRUARY 17TH, 2015 New Releases Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) Dumb and Dumber To The Homesman The Interview Life Itself St. Vincent The Tale of The Princess Kaguya The Theory of Everything V/H/S: Viral

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [2] CitizenFour – Best Documentary Feature

CITIZENFOUR Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky What qualifies a film to be called the Best Documentary Feature of the year? To me, there is a label that I need to be able to put on that documentary to call it the best. That label is “once in a lifetime”. Obviously this label can land on a few documentaries every year, but for … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [2] CitizenFour – Best Documentary Feature

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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 Watch: 2014 Online Film Critics Society Awards

This late in the game, you are not making a splash anymore unless you are like the San Diego Film Critics naming “Nightcrawler” the Best Film of the year or the Online Film Critics naming “The Grand Budapest Hotel” the best. Still Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”) gets Best Director and the acting and screenplay awards are exactly the same. But instead of placing “Boyhood” in … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Online Film Critics Society 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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Oscars Watch: 2014 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

No two critics awards have picked the same Best Picture yet, with “Boyhood” and “A Most Violent Year” getting picks. Now add “Snowpiercer” to the list, yet another film (like “A Most Violent Year”) which was not really being talked about in the Oscar race. A personal favorite of mine, it would be great to see this get some nominations at the Oscars. There … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2014 National Board Of Review Awards

The National Board Of Review goes completely outside the box with their pick for the best film of the year with J.C. Chandor’s “A Most Violent Year”. Giving Jessica Chastain the win for Best Supporting Actress leaves speculation up for whether this support comes in the wake of “Interstellar” demanding Chastain not lobby for Chandor’s film over Nolan’s or whether “A Most Violent Year” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2014 National Board Of Review Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Documentary Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

The enormous list of this year’s eligible documentaries has been whittled down to fifteen.¬†First off all, let it be known that I have not seen any of these documentaries yet, but I have seen almost all of their trailers. Of the bunch, there are clear frontrunners which will likely get nominated and a few that are completely up in the air. If there was … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 15 Documentary Features Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

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Theatrical Releases: Deliver Us From Evil & Tammy

Being a natural born skeptic, I find it difficult to buy into anything that is based on a true story or in this case, as the posters make it more clear than the title of the film, this is inspired by actual accounts from an NYPD officer. “Deliver Us From Evil” succeeds in creating an effectively creepy tone and offers a nice blend of … Read More Theatrical Releases: Deliver Us From Evil & Tammy