Archive for January, 2011

2011 Movie Sequels – The Most Ever!

Monday, January 31, 2011 at 1:51 pm

2011 Movie Sequels In 2011 moviegoers will be treated to more sequels than ever before. If you like follow-up films, then you should be jumping for joy. But if you’re like me and assume that most sequels are inferior products brought to life solely by a desire to pad Hollywood’s collective bank account, then it [...]

2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards – SAG Awards

Monday, January 31, 2011 at 9:46 am

On January 30th at the Shrine Exposition Center in L.A., the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards were held to recognize the best performances in both film and television. This was the 17th year for the star-studded event, and fans were able to catch it live on either TBS or TNT. In case you missed it, [...]

10 Good Assassin Movies

Friday, January 28, 2011 at 2:42 pm

If you enjoy watching steely-eyed killers utilize a variety of weapons to dispatch targets around the globe, you’ll dig our list of 10 good assassin movies. You might also be surprised by the diversity of settings. Movie assassins don’t exist solely in political thrillers; examples can be found in genres ranging from westerns to samurai [...]

Good Exorcism Movies

Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 11:10 am

Ever since Regan MacNeil showed the terrifying potential of pea soup, exorcism movies have been a legitimate offshoot of the horror or thriller genres. While interest was sporadic in the ‘80s and ‘90s, business has been booming since the dawn of the new millennium. Seven of the ten films about exoricists listed here have been [...]

The Stieg Larsson Millennium Trilogy

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:43 am

If your idea of cinematic fun involves sexy hacker chicks teaming up with middle-aged journalists to expose serial killers and long-hidden conspiracies, then you’ll want to give the Stieg Larsson Trilogy (also known as the Millennium Trilogy) a try. It’s available from Amazon on both Blu-ray and DVD, and they also carry the best-selling novels [...]

2011 Oscar Nominations – 2011 Academy Award Predictions

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:03 am

Early this morning, the 2011 Oscar nominations were read aloud by last year’s Best Supporting Actress winner, Mo’Nique, and the oddly attired Academy president, Tom Sherak. The King’s Speech led the pack with 12 nominations, while critical darlings the Coen brothers picked up 10 nominations for their remake of True Grit. Third place went to [...]

2011 Razzie Nominations

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:18 am

The nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards are announced one day prior to the unveiling of the Oscar lineup, with the winners being announced one day before the Oscar telecast. Also known as the Razzie Awards, this annual ceremony has been recognizing the worst that Hollywood has to offer since its creation in 1981. It’s [...]

Tales From the Darkside: The Complete Series

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 11:49 am

If you watched syndicated television between 1983 and 1988, you probably saw Tales from the Darkside at least once while changing channels. Now viewers of basic cable channels such as Chiller or Syfy can also enjoy the program. Produced by horror icon George A. Romero, Tales from the Darkside was a weekly anthology show in [...]

10 Best Spike Lee Movies

Monday, January 17, 2011 at 6:04 pm

While the best Spike Lee movies offer unique views on race relations and crime, the man himself can be abrasive. But nobody can accuse the Georgia native of not speaking his mind. Since bursting onto the scene in the ‘80s, he’s called Larry Bird overrated, Clint Eastwood an “angry old man,” and he’s also been [...]

2011 Golden Globe Winners

Monday, January 17, 2011 at 10:46 am

The 2011 Golden Globe winners were announced last night, and I’ve got a complete list of all the results in the movie category. I attempted to predict the winners beforehand, so you can click on this link if you’d like a laugh. Yes, my predictions were that off. Best Motion Picture (Drama) – The Social [...]