Tag: Oscars

Top 11 film and television award shows you should get excited about right now

Top 11 film and television award shows you should totally get excited about right now

From the People’s Choice Awards to the Golden Tomato Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, and the Critics’ Choice Awards, it’s safe to say that the 2016 awards season is already in full swing.   Hard on the heels of the just concluded Critics Choice Awards this past Sunday, below are a few prime time television… Read More

Motion Picture Academy diversifies race and gender membership

The Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences logo

Film has a way of bringing people together — off screen and on. It is a medium that can be used to portray the plight, humor, and triumphs of people across all walks of life, on a wide scale. Every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — comprised of accomplished members of… Read More

Movie Rental Recommendation: American Hustle

Out for rental this week is the most nominated film from the 86th Academy Awards. “American Hustle” is a comedy about greed, corruption, scandal, and the ever-lasting pursuit of the American dream.   Directed by David O. Russell, “American Hustle” concerns a couple of hustlers as they try to cheat the system in order to… Read More

Movie Rental Recommendation: Inside Llewyn Davis

By far, the most snubbed movie at this year’s Oscars was “Inside Llewyn Davis.” Although being considered one of the best movies of 2013 by many critics, it managed to receive only two nominations: the Best Sound Mixing and Best Cinematography categories.   It is a shame that the film did not receive more acclaim from… Read More

Movie Rental Recommendation: The Square

Of the five nominees for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards last Sunday, one film stood out as vastly different from the rest. Not in terms of how it was made, but in terms of how it was released.   After doing the rounds at festivals, “The Square” was given its widest release on the digital… Read More

Film Director Profile: Hayao Miyazaki

Animation is a wonderful thing. It truly unlocks the artist’s imagination and allows them to create fantastic and beautiful moving images that are not at all bound by the constraints of reality.   A few artists have understood this medium’s potential. Walt Disney was one, John Lasseter is another, but perhaps the greatest of all… Read More

Movie Rental Recommendation: 12 Years A Slave

Of the films released for rental this week, “12 Years a Slave” is the one you should consider giving a try. A relatively small independent film, “12 Years a Slave” has become something of a phenomenon, as it has swept the awards season and even picked up the Academy Award for Best Picture last Sunday… Read More

2014 Oscars: The Five Best Dressed Women On The Red Carpet, From Cate Blanchett To Lupita Nyong’o

  The 2014 Academy Awards was upon us last night and like many fashion aficionados out there we all tuned in hours ahead the big show to see what our favorite celebrities wore on the red carpet.   Who did you look forward to seeing on the red carpet and did they wow you as… Read More

The 86th Academy Awards Biggest Winners: Gravity, 12 Years A Slave, Dallas Buyers Club

The 86th Academy Awards have come and gone, and if the show has taught us anything it is that the oddsmakers know what they are doing. If you were to have bet with the odds in your Oscar pool on Sunday night, you would have guessed correctly in almost every single category.   (Related: 2014… Read More