Review: Foxcatcher (2014)


Bennett Miller’s follow-up to Moneyball is a meticulously crafted, errie, yet ultimately laborious and obscure drama. Forever living in his brother’s shadow, former Olympic winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) enters into an intense and destructive partnership with millionaire John Du Pont (Steve Carell).  Continue reading “Review: Foxcatcher (2014)”

Academy Awards 2012: Nominations

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced earlier today by Academy president Tom Sherak and Winter’s Bone actress, and previous Best Actress nominee, Jennifer Lawrence.

Leading the way is Hugo with eleven nominations, closely followed by The Artist, which nabbed an equally impressive ten.

As well as the aforementioned two, Moneyball, Midnight In Paris, The Help, Continue reading “Academy Awards 2012: Nominations”

BAFTA Film Awards 2012: Nominations

The nominations for the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA’s) were revealed earlier this morning by Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger.

The Artist lead the way with a whopping twelve nominations, with Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy following closely behind with a still impressive ten.

Meanwhile, The Descendants, We Need To Talk About Kevin, Hugo and The Help all picked up several nominations in key categories, while Paddy Considine, Continue reading “BAFTA Film Awards 2012: Nominations”

Golden Globes 2012: Winners

At a glitzy awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, California, the winners of the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced, with The Descendants, The Artist and Martin Scorsese winning the night’s top prizes.

In terms of acting, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin and Michelle Williams walked away winners for their performances in The Descendants, The Iron Lady, The Artist and My Week With Marilyn, respectively.

The full list of winners: Continue reading “Golden Globes 2012: Winners”

UK Box Office: November 25 – 27, 2011

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 – £4.6M

2. Arthur Christmas – £2.5M

3. My Week With Marilyn – £749,000 Continue reading “UK Box Office: November 25 – 27, 2011”

Cinema Releases: November 25, 2011


Director: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick Continue reading “Cinema Releases: November 25, 2011”

US Box Office: November 4 – 6, 2011

1. Puss In Boots – $33M

2. Tower Heist – $25M

3. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas – $13M Continue reading “US Box Office: November 4 – 6, 2011”

US Box Office: October 28 – 30, 2011

1. Puss In Boots – $34M

2. Paranormal Activity 3 – $19M

3. In Time – $12M Continue reading “US Box Office: October 28 – 30, 2011”

US Box Office: October 21 – 23, 2011

1. Paranormal Activity 3 – $54M

2. Real Steel – $11.3M

3. Footloose – $10.8M Continue reading “US Box Office: October 21 – 23, 2011”

US Box Office: October 14 – 16, 2011

1. Real Steel – $16.3M

2. Footloose – $16.1M

3. The Thing – $8.7M Continue reading “US Box Office: October 14 – 16, 2011”