September 28, 2016

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“Denial” is the perfect film to open the week of the first Presidential debate

On Monday evening, the first of three Presidential debates was held, pitting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, against businessman Donald Trump, the Republican candidate. This Friday, the historical drama Denial opens, and they’re kind of a perfect pairing. Politics aside, there’s a fundamental frustration when it[...]

Denzel Washington’s directorial outing “Fences” drops an intense First Trailer

A few hours ago, we got a first look at one of the season’s potentially biggest contenders. Yes, a First Trailer arrived for Fences, the adaptation of the Broadway show of the same name. Directed by and starring Denzel Washington, it may very well be one of the only contenders[...]

Matin Scorsese’s “Silence” has an official 2016 release date

Go figure. Just as I had decided to pull it from my next set of Oscar predictions, the folks at Paramount Pictures finally give a release date to Martin Scorsese’s passion project Silence. Yes, on December 23rd the movie will open in limited release, before going wide the next month[...]

Contenders from the Toronto Film Festival

Time is just flying on by, isn’t it folks? Over this past weekend, the Toronto International Film Festival (or TIFF) began to wrap up, giving out awards and setting up some potential contenders for the impending Oscar season. This came hot on the heels of the Venice Film Festival launching[...]

“The Magnificent Seven” remake looks to bring back the Western

Outside of Quentin Tarantino, it seems like no one is really attempting to do Westerns anymore. This week, one does hit in the remake of The Magnificent Seven. This film, the latest take on the material, seeks to not just follow in those footsteps, but in Tarantino’s as well, echoing[...]

R.I.P. Curtis Hanson

Last night, the cinematic world lost one of its own. Filmmaker Curtis Hanson passed away at the age of 71. The cause of death has been placed as natural causes. Hanson worked in the industry for well over 40 years, writing and directing movies that will stand the test of[...]

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt shine in the “Passengers” Trailer

There are few more charming potential romantic pairings right now in Hollywood than Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. Put them together and I’d see them in just about anything. Luckily, their next project happens to be the hotly anticipated Passengers, which has been floating (no pun intended) around the industry[...]

“La La Land” takes the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival

Yesterday, the Toronto International Film Festival gave out its awards for 2016, with Damien Chazelle’s La La Land taking the top prize. That distinction, the People’s Choice prize, also known as the Audience Award, puts it into some very strong company (for those wondering, the first runner up was Lion,[...]

Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for September

Well, here we are. It’s the first set of Academy Award predictions for the month of September, when things get really interesting. Yes, now we can look at what Oscar could be thinking based upon, at least in part, what the fall festival season has brought us. Now, buzz from[...]

Natalie Portman and “Jackie” are the Oscar race’s newest contenders

Every once in a blue moon, a hunch of mine seems to pay off. A few times over the past month or so, I’ve listed Jackie as a dark horse Academy Award contender across the board, and not just for Natalie Portman’s turn as the former First Lady. It has[...]
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