Archive for March 4, 2018
This Sunday, March 4, is the 90th Academy Awards. It’s the biggest night of the Hollywood calendar, seeing some of the best movies from the past year vying for a golden baldie. But how exactly can you watch the 2018 Oscars live? We’re here to help.
2018’s Oscar ceremony is actually happening a week later than normal – the first weekend of March rather than the last of February – due to the Winter Olympics, which has led to a longer-fought awards campaign by the big films. This is one of the most open Best Picture races in years, with any of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Shape of Water, Get Out ...
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Hollywood can be a fickle town. Actors are constantly looking to move up a rung in their industry, every one of them thinking they’re destined to be the next Will Smith or Michelle Williams.
While this happens in the film world a lot, it’s doubly true of television, which still has a reputation as something of a little brother to the realm of movies. Television actors often make rash decisions to leave behind a cushy gig in pursuit of bigger and better things – even when no bigger or better things seem to be lurking over the horizon.
There are plenty of actors who would never admit they made a mistake leaving their hits shows behind, hanging on ...
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A fan made 50s style retro trailer showcases how Creature from the Black Lagoon inspired The Shape of Water. It is Oscar Sunday and moviegoers are on the edge of their seats waiting to find out if their favorites win, if they take home first place in the office Oscar pool, and whether there will be as exciting a faux pas as last year’s Best Picture mix-up.
One nominee that seems to have a good shot at the Best Picture award is The Shape of Water, a romantic monster movie about a mute woman falling in love with a humanoid sea creature and trying to save him from torturous experimentation in the lab where she works as a janitor. The film already racked up an impressive series of awards and nominations, including the Producers Guild Award for Best Picture and the DGA Top Feature ... The post Shape of Water Retro Trailer Shows Creature From the Black Lagoon Inspiration appeared first on Screen Rant.
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Jordan Peele’s Get Out is a crowd-pleasing genre film that blends humor and horror, but it’s also a provocative and compelling critique of racism in 21st-century America. The originality and social relevance of Get Out are both why it deserves to win the Academy Award for Best Picture and the reason why it won’t win.
Get Out is innovative in its storytelling; however, Get Out also defies all of the traits of a typical “Oscar-worthy” film. As a result, it may be at a disadvantage against more conventional “Oscar bait” films like the star-studded historical dramas Dunkirk, Darkest Hour, or The Post.
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Likewise, Get Out‘s unflinching examination of racism reflects the tense political climate of 2017: ...
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With Pacific Rim: Uprising storming into theaters, now is the perfect time to rewatch Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film, Pacific Rim. A film with the classic arthouse premise of giant robots fighting giant aliens, Pacific Rim may not be the most thematically profound, but it has a gigantic heart. And it was directed by Guillermo del Toro, a man known for injecting his personality into every inch of his films.
Del Toro’s visual acuity, love of monsters, and eye for detail are all legendary, and so it stands to reason that even a supposedly simple film like Pacific Rim would have its share of secrets, nods, and winks.
The first time you saw Pacific Rim, you were probably ...
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