Surpassing studio and analyst expectations, The Lorax won the weekend with an astonishing $70.7M. The latest film – a new take on Dr. Seuss’ acclaimed children’s book – from emerging animation studio Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Hop), The Lorax, along with this week’s other top ten entries, showcased a particularly on-form box office.
The Lorax sought off stiff competition from the Todd Philips produced Project X. Debuting to the tune of $20.7M, the found-footage comedy proved a hit with Continue reading “US Box Office: March 2 – 4, 2012”
At a glitzy awards ceremony in Hollywood, California this evening, the winners of the 84th Academy Awards were announced.
Hosted by Billy Crystal, with presenters including Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks and Melissa Leo, the ceremony delivered on big-named guests, subtle jibes, welcomed surprises and plenty of comedy.
The Artist and Hugo tied with five awards a piece, with The Artist claiming Best Picture.
The full list of winners are included below: Continue reading “Academy Awards 2012: Winners”
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”
Actors, actresses, critics and industry types gathered at the BFI Southbank, London earlier this evening to reveal the 32nd annual London Critics’ Circle Film Award winners.
Emerging on top were The Artist, which scooped three awards; A Separation, which won two prizes; and We Need To Talk About Kevin, which – deservedly so – won British Film Of Year .
Anna Paquin (!!!) tied with Meryl Streep for Actress Of The Year, while Olivia Continue reading “London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2012: Winners”
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”
Made through his lifelong adoration of the silent era, Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist is imbued with classicism, wit, passion, love and abundant heart that makes it such a rare yet enjoyable and profound cinematic treat.
In 1927, George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is an extremely popular actor, packing out picture houses and charming the socks off anyone who takes an interest. When the mysterious Peppy (Bérénice Bejo), who he stumbles upon at a crossroads in both their lives, rises to stardom, he begins to lose his way and Continue reading “Review: The Artist (2011)”
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”
The Iron Lady (Review)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent and Olivia Colman Continue reading “Cinema Releases: January 6, 2011”