Top Ten: Best Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

There’s nothing like spending Mother’s Day in the movie theater with your mom. Opening this weekend, “Snatched” brings to life a new mother-daughter pairing in Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. The film marks Hawn’s return to film after a 15-year hiatus. As mother and daughter find themselves kidnapped while on a South American vacation, “Snatched” […]

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Top 10: Best Oscar-Nominated Comedic Performances

In honor of her upcoming film “Snatched,” today we celebrate Goldie Hawn‘s incredible comedic Oscar win in 1969 for “Cactus Flower.” The Oscars often get skewered for not acknowledging comedic performances as often as they do the frowning side of the thespian mask; after all, the old adage goes that it’s harder to make someone laugh than […]

Box Office: ‘LEGO Batman’ Obliterates Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’

(FEBRUARY 17 – FEBRUARY 19, 2017 estimates) “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Week 2) – $34,225,000 “Fifty Shades Darker” (Week 2) – $20,966,845 “The Great Wall” (Opening) – $18,079,140 “John Wick: Chapter Two” (Week 2) – $16,500,000 “Fist Fight” (Opening) – $12,015,000 “Hidden Figures” (Week 9) – $7,100,000 “Split” (Week 5) – $7,038,400 “A Dog’s Purpose” […]

OPINION: Superhero Films at the Oscars and the Look Ahead

This year, “Deadpool” was snubbed at the Oscars. Ryan Reynolds, who put over 10 years of blood, sweat and tears into this project, gave one of the most unique performances in recent memory. Tim Miller did a fantastic job directing, and Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick brilliantly wrote what many agree to be an artistic, […]

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WATCH: First Trailer for Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’

  “I pray but I’m lost, am I just praying to silence?”     Watch the new trailer for Martin Scorsese’s SILENCE Starring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, and Liam Neeson Trailer Martin Scorsese’s SILENCE tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing […]

Film Review: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Sings Despite Wonky Notes

How do you solve a problem like Florence? The easy answer, add Meryl Streep. The more complex answer, surround her with interesting co-stars and filmmakers. For as great as Meryl is, “Florence Foster Jenkins” once again illustrates how Streep’s game is raised when she is with the right people. On paper, the film sounds almost […]

Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena Rowlands will Receive the Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

Honorary Oscars are a fascinating thing to me. Basically, they’re often used as make up attempts by the Academy to right past wrongs, though sometimes they’re legitimately just given to people who deserve the prize. This year, they’ve made three very interesting picks, as the Governors Awards this time around will be going to Spike […]

Awards Profile: Irrational Man

Welcome to the 2015 Awards Profiles series.  For the next two months, every day (except for Saturday), we will bring you a run down of a future 2015 film that we see as a potential awards vehicle for next year’s Academy Awards.  This is all speculative since with just about all these films, we haven’t seen a […]

Under the Circuit: Jamie Lee Curtis

Most Known For: “Halloween,” “True Lies,” “A Fish Called Wanda” Snubbed For: “A Fish Called Wanda,” “True Lies” Acting, believe it or not, could be considered a family business. Jeff and Beau Bridges followed in the steps of their father Lloyd. Ben Stiller had legendary comedians Gerry Stiller and Anne Meara for his parents. That […]