Tag Archives: up in the air

“Avatar” set to overtake “Titanic” in worldwide box office

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Maybe it’s the dazzling 3D visuals. Maybe it’s the love story it tells. Maybe it’s the green message it seeks to expound. But whatever the reason, James Cameron’s mega-budget sci-fi yarn “Avatar” will soon pass his previous film “Titanic” as the global box office superstar of all[...]

Costume Designers Guild announce nominees

The Costume Designers Guild has announced their nominations for the 3 awards that they will bestow (Contemporary, Period, Fantasy), where “Avatar,” “Crazy Heart,” and “Bruno” are praised for the computer generated images. Below is the full list: Contemporary “(500) Days of Summer” (Hope Hanafin) “Bruno” (Jason Alper) “Crazy Heart” (Doug Hall) (right; Fox Searchlight) “Precious” (Marina[...]

BAFTA announces 2010 nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations and the list includes lead nods going to “Avatar,” “An Education,” and “The Hurt Locker.” That is not to say that they didn’t throw us some surprises in the meantime. Many films that have been in the buzz that were left out are the acclaimed[...]

Mo’Nique Wins Supporting Actress At Critics Choice Movie Awards

Last night Monique won “Best Supporting Actress” at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Soon video to be posted from behind the scenes with reporters asking her why she has not shown up at certain events. Interesting to note that “Avatar” won six prizes at Friday’s Critics Choice[...]

And the winner is…The Hurt Locker

LIVE UPDATES BY ROBERT W. WELKOS: – On the red carpet, the rope line broke down…it was every man for himself….security was nowhere to be found – Samuel L Jackson runs on stage…calls out to Quentin “MF” Tarantino (see if wires remark about this…you can get away with lots on cable) – Recap:[...]

Predicting the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice

BY SEAN O’CONNELL By the end of this weekend, the 2009-10 Oscar race should become a little clearer. Two annual awards show which boast the power of Oscar prognostication – the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and the Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association[...]

The Feinberg Feed – Oscar Race

Whether it was the swearing-in of the first black President of the United States, the continued decline of the economy, or the fall from grace of a once-beloved athlete, 2009 was certainly a year of change. The awards season was no exception, as the Academy expanded its best picture field[...]

“An Education” leads noms at London Film Critics

Lone Scherfig’s “An Education” has picked up seven nominations at the 30th Annual London Film Critics’ Circle Awards. The nominations include actress of the year, best actress for rising star, british actress of the year, british actor in a supporting role, british actress in a supporting role, film of the[...]

‘Up’ finally airborne while ‘Avatar’ soars

Those who keep an eye on the annual Oscar race have been hearing about “Up In the Air” since September, when director Jason Reitman flew his comedy-drama to back-to-back film festivals in Telluride and Toronto. Buzz has steadily increased as more people (both inside and out of the industry) managed[...]

82nd Academy Awards List 274

The complete list of 274 films have been named eligible for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. 281 films qualified in 2008, and this is still far less than the 300-400 that made the cut in years before. According to the Academy Awards press release the rules for eligibility include: – Feature[...]
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