2014 Producers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

2014 Producers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 25th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards were announced this week as awards season picks up after the holidays. There are only four categories for film, the big one being The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures. Most of the films we’ve seen from other organizational honors this year have been nominated while Inside Llewyn Davis and The Butler have been left out in the cold. The PGA winners will be announced on January 19, and you kind find the complete list of nominees after the break.  Continue reading

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Box Office Aftermath: ‘Monsters University’ beats ‘The Heat’ and Brings the ‘White House Down’

Box Office Aftermath Monsters University Pixar

Rounding out the weekend of June 28-30, 2013, Monsters University makes the grade for the second weekend in a row, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results. Continue reading

Box Office Aftermath: ‘Monsters University’ Outlives ‘World War Z’

Box Office Aftermath Monsters University

Rounding out the weekend of June 21-23, 2013, Monsters University scared its way to the top, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results. Continue reading

Box Office Aftermath: ‘The Purge’ Invades the Summer Movie Season

Box Office Aftermath The Purge

Rounding out the weekend of June 7-9, 2013, The Purge intruded between the summer blockbusters, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results. Continue reading

Box Office Aftermath: ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Holds off Competition for Second Weekend Victory

Box Office Aftermath Fast and Furious 6

Rounding out the weekend of May 31 – June 2, 2013, Fast & Furious 6 brought the heat once more, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results. Continue reading

‘Epic’ Movie Review: A Falsely Titled Animated Feature

Epic 2013 Movie Review

When you entitle your film Epic, be prepared to suffer the ultimate consequences if what is shown on screen does not live up to the expectations of the name. In choosing to rename the film from its original source material, a book written by William Joyce, “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs,the movie set itself up for disappointment before it had a chance to blossom. And although Epic is not a complete waste of time or energy, it is far from what the movie’s title implies. As the first animated picture of the summer, Epic can be commended for its effort to entertain, but fails in creating an emotionally compelling story on an epic scale. Continue reading

Box Office Aftermath: ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Kicks it into First

Box Office Aftermath Fast 6

Topping off Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2013, Fast & Furious 6 left the competition in the dust, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results. Continue reading

Box Office Battlefield: The Hangover Part 3, Fast and Furious 6, and Epic

Box Office Battlefield Epic  Hangover 3 Fast 6

The Memorial Day weekend warriors for May 24-27, 2013 includes Epic, The Hangover Part III, and Fast and Furious 6. 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. Box Office Battlefield is here to help you decide which movie(s) will take priority over the others. Continue reading

The 2013 Summer Movie Preview

2013 Summer Movie Preview

Although June 21st is the first official day of summer, Hollywood sees differently. Because there are not enough days in the year to pack all of the explosive, sexy, fast-paced blockbusters in just one season, May has been championed as the unofficial beginnings of summer. We’ve seen some spectacular summer movie seasons before and we have had our stinkers. Starting with Iron Man 3, this summer promises to be one of the best in quite some time – I have a husband’s bulge just thinking about it. After the break, get a full taste of the movies you’ll be seeing in a theater near you this summer. Continue reading

Fight to Save the Forest in the Final ‘Epic’ Theatrical Trailer (74 Screenshots)

Epic 2013 Movie Trailer Screenshot Ronin

Hexxus is back to destroy the rainforest once and for all, and the daughter of Zak Young must find a way to get back to FernGully to save Queen Crysta and her fairy people. Just kidding. Epic is an entirely different film based on an adaptation of a children’s story that bears many similarities to that of the classic Australian-animated feature from 1992. Watch the full-length theatrical trailer for Epic after the break. Continue reading