Archive for January 23, 2016

Oscars 2015: PGA Awards

Well now isn’t this interesting.

The PGA announced their awards tonight, and those in the Oscar know keep a close eye on this since this basically tells you which way Best Picture is gonna go.

A lot of people assumed Spotlight was going to take it because it was the slow-chugging frontrunner up to this point. A bunch of people figured The Revenant was going to win because of the Globes win and all the nominations it got.

And then the PGA went with The Big Short. And now everyone’s starting to see the reality of it actually winning Best Picture set in. (more…)

The 2016 Film Release Calendar: December

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…)


Pic of the Day: “Oh, mother, people get run over by trucks every day. Why can’t something like that happen to Uncle Elwood?”

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