Archive for January 14, 2011

The 2011 Release Calendar (September & October)

Ah, the fall season. Two months with only two weeks worth of films. September is where they dump all the bad or mediocre shit that they couldn’t fit into March. Those heist movies and action thrillers. Occasionally you’ll get a potential Oscar film that’s dropped in September, but that’s usually when they don’t really know how much of an Oscar film it is. 90% of the time they fall short of nominations. The only film in recent memory released in September that has a shot at significant nominations is The Town. And if that falls short of Best Picture, the September stigma will still be in tact. Oscar films don’t come out until October, alongside all the horror movies. Let me show you: (more…)