Archive for January 8, 2016

The 2016 Film Release Calendar: June

Every January, I preview all the films that are scheduled to come out for that year. I go through the existing release calendar, month by month, and guess how much or how little I’m going to like each of the films.

The major benefit is that it allows me, come the end of the year, to see which movies ended up surprising me for better or for worse, or which ones I had wildly disproportionate expectations for. It also gives me a chance to know what’s coming out and what to look forward to.

I also take all the films that are filming or in post and theoretically able to come out that year and preview those too, along with all the films from the previous year(s) that have yet to come out that I’ve been tracking. In all, I end up previewing more films than pretty much anyone else, I’ve been told. (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “Sometimes, for your own sake, Red, I think you should’ve stuck to me longer.” “I thought it was for life, but the nice judge gave me a full pardon.” “Aaah, that’s the old redhead. No bitterness, no recrimination, just a good swift left to the jaw.”

The Philadelphia Story - 50


Oscars 2015: BAFTA Nominations

The BAFTA nominations were announced. This is the last major guild that can help us gauge interest in the major categories. After this, it’s just specific guilds for specific categories.

Let’s see if this changes anything for next week.

Here are your BAFTA nominations: (more…)