Amy Adams. Julianne Moore. Two HUGE Hollywood profile actresses with a combined nine Oscar nominations. What do they both have in common? Neither have had the honor of actually WINNING the award. Years have gone by where they have both been snubbed by the Academy. Hopefully this year, one of them will walk away with … Continue reading Bad Karma or Simply Unlucky? A Look at Julianne Moore and Amy Adams Oscar Chances.
Shailene Woodley and Oscar buzz. A combinations of words that I did not see coming this Oscar season. Yes, Woodley’s performance in The Fault in Our Stars, was one of a kind and memorable, but worthy of an Oscar? This perplexing information first came to me when I was reading the The Hollywood Reporter. With the film festival … Continue reading Shailene Woodley and Oscar Buzz. Okay?
Steve Carell and comedy go hand-in-hand. However, this coming Oscar season, Carell tries on a new role as a stern and sullen wrestling coach in his new movie, Foxcatcher. Steve Carrell is usually known as the funny man. His filmography contains several comedic roles including The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Anchorman, and Little Miss Sunshine. He has occurred several times on Saturday Night Live showing his true colors with … Continue reading Steve Carell, Funny Guy Turned Serious Actor.
This upcoming movie season is creating a crazy buzz. The range of films that are coming out in the next few weeks are impressive. Although, I have only been able to see the trailers for all of the movies below, I plan on seeing every single one. Each movie is creating some kind of Oscar buzz, … Continue reading 9 Movies That You NEED To See This Season.
Bill Murray can do no wrong. In his latest film, St. Vincent, he plays a grumpy, old, drunk, less than worthy of being a saint, some may say. However, Murray brings his comedic charm and lovable attitude out in this story to transform him into a more saint like character.
12 years, 4 main actors, and 39 days of total shooting. Sounds like the ingredients for a reality show, right? Think again. This latest formula is the pieces behind the Oscar buzzing film, Boyhood.
Wes Anderson deserves his own genre when it comes to film. I heard about the uniqueness that Anderson brings to his films, but this was the first time I experienced it first hand. Anderson took the meaning of indie film to a whole new level. In his most recent film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, he continued his streak to showcases … Continue reading The NOT So Grand Budapest Hotel
Expect to hear the name Whiplash and Miles Teller A LOT in the next few months. Teller takes on an intense role for Whiplash, a film telling the story of a passionate drummer and his mentor. Teller had a memorable performance and broke out of his shell and shedding the image of the typical twenty-something guy he … Continue reading Whiplash: Passion Turned Perfection
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader scream comedy. However, these formal SNL vets take on a new genre in the indie dramatic/comedy, The Skeleton Twins. Wiig and Hader play twin brother and sister, Maggie and Milo Dean. The film opens with both Maggie and Milo coincidentally trying to cheat death on the same day.
Prepare to hear the name Eddie Redmayne A LOT in the upcoming weeks. With award season right around the corner, the race at an all time high! Redmayne is currently on a streak of nominations after stealing lead actor nominations for both the SAG and Golden Globe Awards. If you have not had the chance … Continue reading Eddie Redmayne IS The Theory Of Everything
Louis Zamperini had quite the life. And no, not really one that I am jealous of. Zamperini was a famous Olympic runner who was drafted to fight during World War II. During his deployment he survived a plane crash, only to be stranded in the Pacific Ocean for 47 days. But wait, it did not stop there. He is found … Continue reading Angelina Jolie’s Award Dreams Remain (Un)Broken
Courageous, adventurous, and a little bit insane are a few words that can describe Cheryl Strayed’s journey across the Pacific Crest Trail. Her story is shared in the new film, Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Micheal Keaton have created a film that will be remembered for ages. Birdman, has put Keaton back on the map, giving him major fuel for an Oscar nomination. Birdman is unlike any other film this season. It is quirky, dramatic, and has its share of comedic moments. While I thought the plot was kind of … Continue reading Michael Keaton IS Birdman
Channeling history has become immensely popular among the films this season. The range of films this season sparked a lot of buzz, channeling major figures in history. They range anywhere from a biopic of a famous scientist or following a long walk in the wild. Selma tackles a different area of history, focusing on a semi biopic … Continue reading Selma Rises Past The Snubs
Secrets, secrets, and more secrets are one way to explain The Imitation Game. Alan Turing was the man responsible for one of the first computers. Turing unfortunately was not granted the fame and recognition he deserved. His amazing discoveries and mechanical advances were kept as part of a top secret mission during World War II. His story … Continue reading Benedict Cumberbatch vs. The Enigma Code: The Imitation Game
Jennifer Lawrence has added another HUGE project to her plate and this time it features an AMAZING director, Steven Spielberg!!
Disney had finally released the new trailer for their summer hit, Tomorrowland. This trailer, unlike the previous one, actually gives a small taste of what we can expect from the film. The movie stars George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie. The story seems to be following a teenage girl (Robertson) on a journey to unearth a … Continue reading Finally, A Look Into “Tomorrowland”
Can Pixar do anything wrong???? The world premiere trailer of Pixar’s newest film, Inside Out, debuted today.
With Award Season behind us it’s time to shift focus and check out some new movies. Now these movies may not pack in all that ~awards flare~ but they are sure to hold some entertainment for a couple of hours. March has a HUGE variety of films coming out so you are sure to find … Continue reading 5 Movies To Look Forward To This March
Summer is right around the corner and you know what that means! SO AMANY MOVIES!
So long sweet summer, hello fall movie season! Fall is officially here and the only silver lining of summer being over is that Oscar season is around the corner! With the conclusion of Telluride and TIFF, several Oscar worthy movies are making their rounds seeing what kind of buzz they can produce. It’s still SUPER early on in the … Continue reading Fall Movie Round Up: Oscar Buzz Already!?
IT’S NOVEMBER. November means Thanksgiving, a whole lotta football, but most importantly, MOVIES. We are now one month closer to the Oscar, which means movies are slowly starting those Oscar campaigns. November brings a mix of feel good holidays movies, along with some major franchise hits. Check out what’s good this coming month.
In between all the jet skiing, piano dancing, and general clumsiness, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer delighted the world last August when they announced they were writing a screenplay together.
The 12 year wait is finally over and the trailer for Finding Dory is officially here! Disney/Pixar partnered with EllenTube to release the trailer earlier this morning.
Once and while a film like Spotlight comes around and captures the audience purely based on the story alone. Spotlight has no bloodshed, no special effects, or CGI. The film simply relies on the screenplay and the performances alone. And let me tell you, it works.
If you want to be prepared going into Award Season, you better learn to pronounce Saoirse Ronan’s name (For the record, it’s sur-sha). Ronan stars in the adaption of Colm Toibin’s novel about a young woman who is forced to choose between her familiar home in Ireland and her new and exciting life in Brooklyn, New … Continue reading Time Traveling to ‘Brooklyn’
Emma Donoghue’s novel Room became a best selling hit shortly after hitting the shelves. The story, told from the perspective of 5 year-old Jack, paints a vivid picture of the unknown nightmare he is living. The next step for Donoghue? To capture in this captivating story and find a way to bring the story to life on … Continue reading Escaping From ‘Room’