Weekend Openings: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ and Michael Moore Shine

This weekend, “Moonlight” makes its highly anticipated theatrical bow. The weekend also features a surprise entry of a new Michael Moore film, among many other titles. It all makes for a set of new releases that really showcase how we’re now in the thick of awards season. There’s still solid popcorn entertainment to be found, but […]


Studios Setting Academy Screenings and Amy Adams “STAYING LEAD” for ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Consideration

There’s been some notable updates to report on in regards to the Oscar race. Studios have started to launch their FYC (for your consideration) sites including Amazon Studios, Paramount Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures. Campaigns are beginning to rev up and focus their eyes on the Oscar ceremony in February. “Miss Sloane” has begun screening […]


Top 10 Tuesdays: Greatest Mark Wahlberg Performances

In honor of Mark Wahlberg‘s newest action extravaganza, “Deepwater Horizon,” it’s only appropriate to coincide the release with a complete list of the actor’s greatest performances. Here goes… 1. Sean Dingham in “The Departed” What better way to argue Wahlberg’s best performance than with factual evidence? Despite the disadvantage of acting alongside the likes of Leonardo […]


The Overdue: Peter Sarsgaard Stakes a Claim on the Supporting Actor Category

Peter Sarsgaard is the patron saint of Oscar bait that doesn’t quite make its mark. The hardworking actor’s frequent independent work has made him the talk of the town. However, Sarsgaard’s role in “The Magnificent Seven,” opening this weekend, won’t likely be the role the acclaimed actor gets his first nomination for. Yes, despite many well […]