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”

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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”

Worst Ten Films Of 2011

Looking down at my worst of 2011 list it seems I managed to avoid many of this year’s cinematic duds, but let me tell you that having to sit through the animation atrocity that was Mars Needs Moms, the ice cold Chalet Girl and Dream House, the horror-thriller no-one wanted to be associated with, was more than enough to see me through.

The films I’ve chosen – and believe me when I say it was a very easy process – are what I believe to represent the most reprobate films I saw Continue reading “Worst Ten Films Of 2011”

UK Box Office: November 4 – 6, 2011

1. The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn – £2.2M

2. In Time – £1.9M

3. Tower Heist – £1.5M Continue reading “UK Box Office: November 4 – 6, 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”

UK Box Office: October 28 – 30, 2011

1. The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn – £6.7M

2. Paranormal Activity 3 – £1.8M

3. Johnny English Reborn – £1.7M Continue reading “UK Box Office: October 28 – 30, 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”

Cinema Releases: October 28, 2011

The Ides Of March

Director: George Clooney

Starring: George Clooney, Ryan Gosling and Evan Rachel Wood Continue reading “Cinema Releases: October 28, 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”