Film Review: ‘Live By Night’ Has Luscious Looks That Can’t Save Its Numbing Plot

With an impressive trio of films that any working director would be lucky to have on their résumé, Ben Affleck has proven to be a powerful force in Hollywood. Winning an Original Screenplay Oscar for 1997’s masterpiece “Good Will Hunting” with pal Matt Damon, he returned to the ceremony in 2012 for his Best Picture-winning […]

‘Live by Night’ to Be Released in December, According to Star Elle Fanning

This year’s awards season is already chock-full of exciting potentials, and back in June it seemed Warner Bros. was potentially planning on having a horse in the race with its upcoming Ben Affleck vehicle “Live by Night.” It was announced at the time that the project, which was originally scheduled to be released Oct. 20, 2017, would […]

Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’ Moved Up, Sparks Awards Season Talks

This year’s awards season is already chock-full of exciting potentials such as: Denis Villeneuve‘s “Arrival,” Ang Lee‘s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” Kenneth Lonergan‘s “Manchester By The Sea,” Garth Davis‘ “Lion,” Damien Chazelle‘s “La La Land,” Morten Tyldum‘s “Passengers,” David Frankel‘s “Collateral Beauty,” Jeff Nichols’ “Loving,” and Nate Parker’s “Birth of a Nation,” just to name a few. Now […]

Critics Choice Television Awards Predictions – Show Airs 6/19 at 8:00pm ET on the CW

Four years ago, the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (the twin Critics’ Choice organization to the Broadcast Film Critics Association) formed their own awards show, the Critics’ Choice Television Awards.  In what might have been designed as a response to the literal dearth of pre-Emmy awards shows, the CCTA have refreshingly evolved into much less of […]