Archive for February, 2011

2011 Oscar Winners

Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:01 pm

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony just wrapped up, and we have all the 2011 Oscar winners listed below. Tinseltown’s biggest event of the year took place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, its home since 2002. James Franco and Anne Hathaway served as the hosts, and the evening was accompanied by all the expected [...]

2011 Razzie Award Winners

Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 9:40 am

2011 Razzie Award Winners The 2011 Razzie Awards were held last night, the annual event which honors the absolute worst cranked out by Hollywood. In case you missed the ceremony, we have all the “winners” listed below. 2011 marked the 31st anniversary of the Razzie Awards (also known as the Golden Raspberry Awards), and the [...]

2011 Independent Spirit Award Winners

Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 7:08 pm

The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards took place earlier today in Santa Monica, California. Hosted by Joel McHale (TV’s Community) and broadcast on the IFC cable network, the show was all about honoring the best and brightest in the indie film scene. But that’s nothing new, as they’ve been doing so ever since debuting in 1984 [...]

2011 Oscar Nominee Summary

Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 6:43 pm

Many people tune in to the Oscars to root for a few favorite films, while the rest of the nominees are nothing more than names flashed on the screen. I hope to remedy this by presenting a one-sentence description of all the major contenders, from Best Picture all the way to Best Documentary. While many [...]

Danny Boyle Movies

Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Danny Boyle Movies Danny Boyle is perhaps the most diverse director working today. He rarely covers the same ground twice, preferring instead to constantly push the boundaries of his abilities. While the British filmmaker’s big-screen career started off with a dark comedy, he’s since branched out to work on dramas, romantic comedies, science fiction, and [...]

10 Good Colin Firth Movies

Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm

10 Good Colin Firth Movies Colin Firth drives women wild. Maybe it’s his good looks, or maybe it has something to do with his refined British accent. Then again, maybe women are just drawn to his damned fine acting abilities. Regardless of the reason, he’s managed to carve out a career for himself on stage [...]

David O. Russell Movies

Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 9:15 am

David O. Russell Movies The Fighter may have earned David O. Russell his first Oscar nomination for Best Director, but the talented filmmaker has been in the moviemaking game for over 20 years. During that time, he’s turned out a number of critically-acclaimed projects ranging from existential comedies to socially conscious war movies. He’s also [...]

10 Good Natalie Portman Movies

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Natalie Portman Movies As I write this article, Natalie Portman is only days away from what should be her first Oscar win. Nominated for Best Actress for her performance in Black Swan, everyone seems to agree that she’s a surefire lock to take home the industry’s highest honor. But Portman, while still young, is no [...]

Good Tom Hooper Movies

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 10:06 am

Tom Hooper movies have received increased interest of late thanks to the success of The King’s Speech, and the under-40 UK filmmaker has years of artistic output ahead of him. This article celebrates his feature films to date, as well as a few noteworthy projects directed for television on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. [...]

Betting Odds for the 2011 Oscars

Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10:34 am

Betting Odds for the 2011 Oscars If you’re the type of person who bets on everything in order to “make it more interesting,” you should find this article about betting odds for the 2011 Oscars to be of interest. That’s right, folks, handicappers around the globe have examined the merits of everyone from Christian Bale [...]