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My favorite film among those nominated is ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Argo is not my favorite film of the year. It didn’t even make my best-of-2012 list. It had to settle for the Runner-Ups section along with fellow nominee/front-runner Lincoln, a choice that caused no end of consternation from my mother-in-law who considers both to among her favorite films[...]

And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are all[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond “Hangover 2”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Well, don’t ever underestimate the appetite of the moviegoers for lowdown , gross –out comedy, especially of the brand they have seen before. In this case the Wolfpack of The Hangover have done it again, virtually the same exact way they did it the first time.[...]

“Hangover 2” wins Weekend Box Office with $86 million

HollywoodNews.com: It was close, but no cigar, as The Hangover 2 made a run for the R-rated opening weekend record. As it stands, the film pulled in $86.4 million over the Friday-Sunday frame, falling just $5 million short of the $91.7 million mark set by The Matrix Reloaded[...]

“The Hangover 2” brings in $30 million on Friday night

HollywoodNews.com: For the moment, The Hangover 2 seems to be even stronger than I anticipated, while Kung Fu Panda 2 may not be breaking out as large as I hoped. Anyway, The Hangover 2 scored another $30 million on Friday night, showing almost no decline from its $31 million[...]

‘Midnight in Paris’ by Woody Allen astonishes, ‘Pirates’ 4 grosses $90 million

HollywoodNews.com: Just ten years ago next weekend, we saw pundits studio executives hand-wringing over the ‘mere’ $75 million four-day gross of Michael Bay’s Pearl Harbor. For some reason (oh, it’s a three-hour period love story… it’s EXACTLY like Titanic!!), studio executives were expecting a $100 million four-day total.[...]

Will Johnny Depp’s “Rango” win next year’s Oscar?

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Come what may, you can’t really fault Pixar for doing a sequel to a film that has sold $8 billion worth of merchandise in just under five years. Still, let’s not pretend that this looks like anything other than the kind of crap that Dreamworks used[...]

“Kung Fu Panda 2,” “Puss” coming to IMAX 3D

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Cue the jokes about Jack’s Black’s rotund panda hero, Po, looking even heftier this summer. That’s because Black’s “Kung Fu Panda 2” is one of the two pictures DreamWorks Animations plans to present in IMAX courtesy of a two-pic pact for 2011. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. revealed that[...]

Will 3D kill mainstream movie-going?

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: I’ve talked about this here and there over the last year, but we are now officially in 2011. Two things of note: 2011 will have the most packed summer schedule in recent memory. 2011 will have an obscene number of films being shown in 3D at multiplexes[...]

Jack Black’s “Kung Fu Panda 2” unveils new action poster

HollywoodNews.com: Jack Black’s sequel to “Kung Fu Panda,” is gearing up for its release on May 27, 2011 and to get fans in the spirit of things, the film has just released a new poster for the film. In “Kung Fu Panda 2,” Po is now living his dream as The[...]
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