Tag Archives: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Oscar Isaac might be the most exciting actor in Hollywood

For my money, there are few actors right now doing better work than Oscar Isaac currently is. Since he’s burst on to the scene and transitioned from a working character actor to a scene stealer and leading man, he’s taken the industry by storm. For those unaware, X-Men: Apocalypse is[...]

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” continues its history making run at the box office

Over the holiday weekend, audiences once again set off in record numbers for a galaxy far far away as Star Wars: The Force Awakens continued to dominate at the box office. It’s going to be the same sort of thing in the weeks to come, but Christmas was certainly a[...]

Hollywood Contenders – Ten hopefuls remain in the race for Best Visual Effects

Tell me if this one sounds familiar to you…yesterday, a shortlist for one of the Academy Award technical categories was released. Yes, Oscar now has taken the Best Visual Effects category, which just two weeks ago released a (long) list of 20 contenders, and whittled it down to simply ten[...]

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” sets box office records with a $529,000,000 worldwide opening

Well, this won’t really surprise anybody, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens did really well this weekend. Yes, with a domestic opening at the box office of $247,000,000 (not to mention an A Cinemascore), audiences throughout the United States joined critics in worshipping this return to the Star Wars saga.[...]

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in Best Picture? Updated Oscar Predictions

If it’s a Friday late in the year, it must be time for an update to my predictions. Of course, it’s not just any Friday today though, it’s the release date for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I’m saving a more in depth look at the film until Monday (with[...]

AFI’s Top Ten list is the first to cite “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

There’s no shortage of Top Ten lists out there in the world, I know. That being said, every so often one is of special interest. A few hours ago, the American Film Institute (or AFI) released their Top Ten list for 2015 and they’re officially the first to have Star[...]

Ranking the films in the Star Wars franchise

In just a few short days, one of the biggest movie releases in literally years will occur when Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens. Yesterday was the World Premiere in Los Angeles, with later today being the day most critics and pundits lay eyes on it (in fact, as you’re[...]

Hollywood Contenders – The shortlist for Best Visual Effects at the Oscars has arrived

Yesterday, the Academy Award hopefuls in Best Visual Effects were whittled down to just 20, as voters can now focus in on the achievements they’re most fond of. This is one of the few categories where we actually get to see what the voters are considering in advance of the[...]

Hollywood Contenders – “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”: Ten Films to see in December

First of all, I hope all of you enjoyed your turkey yesterday! Now, with the month of November all but over, it’s time to turn our attention to December, the final month of the year. After this, we start fresh, with a whole new set of releases, but with the[...]

Movies to give thanks for in 2015

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! With today being Turkey Day, I wanted to do something a little special (in between eating and watching football, of course), which is to look at some films we should give thanks for this year. 2015 has been an interesting year, and as a way to tie[...]
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