The Golden Trailer Awards honor ‘Gravity’ with Best in Show

Yes, they have awards for everything these days, including trailers for movies and the like. This award is called the Golden Trailer (with this being the 15th Annual Golden Trailer awards) and they just announced their winners, with Gravity taking the Best in Show prize. The film took a heaping 15 awards in total, making […]

Check out this Annapurna Sizzle Reel

One of the most exciting production shingles out there right now has to be Megan Ellison‘s Annapurna Pictures. Over the last few years, Ellison has been the reason that movies like The Master have gotten made and filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson have been able to see their visions through. In 2013, Annapurna had a […]

Razzie Awards Names ‘Movie 43’ the Worst Film of the Year!

Well, at least one voting body seemed to be listening to me (aside from the critics groups that cited Her during the precursor season). Yesterday, the Razzie voters let their voices be heard and named Movie 43 the worst film of 2013. The flick tied for the most honored/dishonored at the awards with After Earth, […]

2014 Independent Spirit Awards Predictions

The day before the Academy Awards each year, the Independent Spirit Awards are held, obstensibly to give a moment in the sun to the more indie films out there. This year however, both groups has by and large focused on similar groups of movies. No, the Spirit Awards didn’t nominate Gravity (the budget missed the […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Director

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continues.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Director. And the Nominees are… Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave Alexander Payne – Nebraska David O. Russell – American […]

Sound Editor Awards Give Love to ‘Captain Phillips’ and ‘Gravity’

Another precursor made the rounds this past weekend for our obsessing pleasure, with the Motion Picture Sound Editors’s 61st annual Golden Reel Awards chiming in. As with most precursors, they opted to honor as many contenders as possible, with Captain Phillips, Gravity, and The Great Gatsby taking some of the bigger awards. The Best Sound […]

LEGO Recreates the Best Picture Nominees!

Well, here’s something random and kind of awesome for you all to take a look at. Maybe the release last weekend of The LEGO Movie has everyone in a toy-centric mindset, but over at Yahoo Movies you can see all nine of the Best Picture nominee theatrical posters done with LEGO characters. The site has […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Adapted Screenplay

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continues.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titledOscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Best Adapted Screenplay. And the Nominees are 12 Years a Slave – John Ridley OSCAR SCENE: Soloman says that he will survive Before Midnight – Julie […]

Art Directors Guild winners include ‘Gravity’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, and ‘Her’

Doing absolutely nothing to clear up the Best Production Design race at the Oscars, the 18th annual Art Directors Guild awards spread the wealth among three of the top contenders for that Academy Award category. Her won the Contemporary category as expected, while Gravity expected won the Fantasy category as well, leaving the only real […]

Oscar Circuit: Best Visual Effects

Our look at the individual Oscar categories continue.  If you missed a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2014.  You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page for Visual Effects HERE. And the Nominees are… Gravity – Timothy Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, and Neil Corbould OSCAR SCENE: The opening sequence The […]

Annie Awards Love ‘Frozen’

We all know by now that the Annie Awards aren’t huge fans of Pixar, so there was really no chance of Frozen not going home with the top prize this year, but still…I’m pleased to see it win here. The Best Animated Feature win was one of five triumphs for the flick, while if you’re […]