Where’d They Come From? The 10 Most Surprising Movies of 2012

Top 10 Surprising Movies 2012

There are hundreds of movie trailers released each year, which many of the films promoted we do not get the chance to see or we brush them off because of poor marketing. But if we don’t take the risk and never open our movie palettes to embrace the unknown, how will we ever know what’s good? There were plenty of movies in 2012 that I had very low expectations for, but after sitting down and watching what were assumably stinkers, I had discovered I was completely wrong to misjudge them. See the most surprising films of 2012 after the break. Continue reading

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‘Lincoln’ Earns Record Nominations for 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

18th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards Nominees

As we move along into awards season, we are beginning to see a very close race between all of the major categories, particularly for Best Picture. Spielberg’s Lincoln is at the pinnacle of the mountain right now, receiving a record breaking 13 nominations for the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. There is always time for surprises before we hit the red carpets. See the full list of nominees after the break. Continue reading

Box Office Battlefield: ‘Playing for Keeps’ and ‘End of Watch’ Rerelease

Box Office Battlefield Playing for Keeps

The weekend warriors for December 7, 2012 includes Playing for Keeps, the rerelease of End of Watch,and a limited release, Hyde Park on the Hudson. Box Office Battlefield is a recurring rundown of all the movie releases for the weekend. Every week, movie studios select candidates to enter the glorious battlefield for your hard earned dollars, but not everyone can afford to see each one. Box Office Battlefield is here to help you decide which movie(s) will take priority over the others. Continue reading

Box Office Battlefield: Dredd 3D, End of Watch, Trouble with the Curve, and More

Box Office Battlefield 9-21-12

After a two and a half year hiatus, I am bringing back BOX OFFICE BATTLEFIELD. For those of you who do not know what that means, Box Office Battlefield is my weekly rundown of the movie releases of the upcoming weekend. Like a short version of what films you should see during the year. In the film industry, weekends can be bloodbaths and only one can reign victorious. Each weekend, movie studios enter the glorious battlefield for your hard earned dollars, but not everyone can afford to see every film that is released. Box Office Battlefield is here to help you decide which movie(s) will take priority over the others. The weekend warriors for September 21, 2012 are Dredd 3D, End of Watch, Trouble with the Curve, House at the End of the Street, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Continue reading