‘Birdman’ Leads Nominees in 21st Annual SAG Awards

'Birdman' Leads Nominees in 21st Annual SAG Awards

In the immortal words of Shang Tsung from the hit video game series Mortal Kombat, “It has begun.” With the announcement of the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations, the awards season has officially kicked off. Ansel Elgort and Eva Longoria announced the nominees this morning with Birdman leading the pack with four nods. Find out who is in the running at this year’s SAG Awards after the break. Continue reading

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Box Office Battlefield: The Judge, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Addicted, and Dracula Untold

Box Office Battlefield The Judge, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Addicted, and Dracula Untold

The weekend warriors of October 10, 2014 includes The Judge, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Addicted, Dracula Untold, and a handful of limited releases. 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 and determine who will be victorious. Continue reading

SDFF 2014 Review: ‘Whiplash’ Runs on Raw Emotion and Powerful Energy

Whiplash 2014 San Diego Film Festival Review

Whether it’s concerning the state of jazz or the film industry, there has been a certain lack of vitality within both camps. They just don’t make ’em like they use to. But in this particular case, Whiplash radiates such remarkable, raw energy that it sticks with you well after the last cymbal crash. A movie so intoxicating that you’ll forget you’re watching actors and not the real thing. Continue reading

2014 Year End Movies Preview: 66 Releases to Expect in Theaters

2014 Year End Movies Preview 61 Releases to Expect in Theaters

With Labor Day come and gone, the summer movie season has officially ended. September marks the beginning of the fall movie season, which in turn slowly evolves into Oscar season. There were many great movies the past few months, but the final third of the year promises many great flicks such as Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Inherent Vice, Whiplash, Mockingjay Part 1, and many more. Check out all 66 films you can see this fall/winter season after the break. Continue reading

‘Whiplash’ Trailer: Miles Teller Wants to Be One of the Greats (99 Screenshots)

Whiplash Movie Trailer and Screenshots

The first trailer for Whiplash has arrived, which may or may not spark a jazz revival with its electric performances and swinging soundtrack. Sophomore director Damien Chazelle turned the winning Sundance short into a full length feature, which will release later this year. This is a movie that you should anticipate come awards season. Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading

Sundance Film Festival 2014 Award Winners

Sundance Film Festival 2014 Award Winners

Over the course of this grueling winter, movie lovers from across the globe gathered to Park City, Utah to embark on the highly acclaimed Sundance Film Festival (a dream of mine to one day attend). Many a film have left Sundance to become some of the most praised movies of years past (Fruitvale Station; The Spectacular Now; Searching for Sugarman; Blue Valentine; Winter’s Bone). And now it is Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash starring Miles Teller and JK Simmons that has shined high atop Robert Redford’s golden throne. Check out the full winners list of Sundance films after the break. Continue reading