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Hawk Koch Elected New Academy President!

Read the Full Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA – Producer Hawk Koch was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight (July 31) by the...

The Babymakers (***)

I can’t say that I’ve ever been a fan of the Broken Lizard comedy troop’s films. ‘Super Troopers’ seems to be the one that’s most...

Academy Opens the Pod Bay Doors for ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ in 70mm

AMPAS has unveiled the fifth film in its “The Last 70mm Film Festival” series, and it is Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction masterpiece 2001: A Space...

The 17th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards Have a Date

The awards ceremony honoring excellence in production design will be held on February 2, 2013 at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Here is the...

MTV Video Music Award Nominations!

MTV announced the nominees for Video Music Awards, not that they even play music videos anymore, they still like to pretend from time-to-time they care about music....

Full Trailer for ‘Skyfall’

Many of us have been looking for a big film to begin eagerly anticipating now that ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is over and done with. Personally, now I’ve...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (7/31/2012)

This week, it’s again a light slate of releases hitting Blu-Ray/DVD. I prepped everyone last week for this, but we’re right in the middle of it now, so just...

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 13: Toronto Lineup, Trailers, Flops for the Fall

Great news for our readership!  Our “Power Hour” will be moving to a weekly delivery.  As the thick of the race heats up and the Awards Circuit begins to...

The Secrets of Mario Van Peebles

Mario Van Peebles is not a synonymous name that goes with awards, Oscars, or even groundbreaking acting and/or directing.  Believe it or not, Peebles has been in the...

Producers Guild Launches Online Job Board

The Producers Guild of America has created a new website for their members as a way to provide better access to those looking for work. They started working on this...

TIFF Golden Moments

The movie had not gotten a great deal of press coming into the festival, in fact, very few people had actually seen it. The festival programmer for sure had seen the...

Box Office Review: Surprise! ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Remains Number One

The Dark Knight Rises ($64.1 million) repeats as the box office champion in its second week to no one’s surprise. However, after a 60 percent drop from its week...

Klown (***)

For anyone who thought that ‘The Hangover’ was too tame,’Ted’ was too innocent, wish that the Monty Python gang had gone X rated with their...

Historical Circuit: Deliverance (1972)

The moment that stunned me in Deliverance (1972), the moment that caused me to jump in my seat in sheer terror comes about an hour into the film. What is remarkable is...

Examining the ‘Margaret’ Extended Cut

A few weeks ago, I was delighted to see Kenneth Longergan’s ‘Margaret’ get a well deserved second moment in the sun. The hype and attention for the...

Kimberly Peirce has another remake in mind?

It wouldn’t surprise me one bit to find out that I’m about the only critic out there who thinks that Kimberly Peirce is 2 for 2 as a filmmaker. ‘Boys...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 7/29)

And…we’re back! Coming off a huge week with The Dark Knight Rises, you’d expect us to slow down at The Awards Circuit. Hah, not a chance! We began the...

Killer Joe (**½)

There was a time when a film directed by William Friedkin was met with excitement, but that was a very long time ago. It was for The French Connection (1971) that...

ABC Fall Television Schedule

Summer may not be over just yet, but ABC has released their Fall Television line up. Below you will find the official ABC Fall Television schedule. Friday, September...

Poster for “Cloud Atlas”

With the 5-minute trailer premiering this past week, this simple poster has hit.  Do we have an Oscar contender on our hands?  We shall see.  Comment and see the full...

The Weinstein Company moves up the release date of ‘The Master’ to September!

Yes, believe it or not…you won’t have to wait much too much longer to see Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film ‘The Master’. Originally...

Boyle Pays Tribute to British Film in Olympics Opener

“Hilariously quirky,” claimed The New York Times. “A terrific night, a glorious ceremony, a rousing history lesson and far and away the best film that Danny Boyle...

Dancing with the Stars All Star Cast Revealed

After 14 seasons, Dancing with the Stars if finally having an All-Star season. When it was released what season 15 would entail, fans of the famous dance show wondered...

The Watch (**)

A nightwatchman gets skinned alive and obliterated at a Costco in a suburban town and store manager Evan (Ben Stiller) assembles a neighborhood watch group to find his...

First Images drop for “Trouble with the Curve”

First images have surfaced for Robert Lorenz’s film Trouble with the Curve starring Academy Award Winner Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, and Justin Timberlake.  The...