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'Lincoln' Debuts Stirring New Trailer and Louis C.K. Portrays Abe in Viral 'SNL' Skit

By: Derrick Deane on November 5, 2012 at 12:13PM Comments

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln releases a stirring new international trailer filled with lots of new footage, while Louis C.K. parodied the iconic president over the weekend on SNL. Watch both clips, inside!


'Brave,' 'Wreck-It Ralph,' Among 21 Animated Features Submitted for Oscar Race

By: Derrick Deane on November 2, 2012 at 3:52PM Comments (18)

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences revealed 21 animated features that will be eligible for nomination in the Animated Feature Film category for the 85th Academy Awards. Which films do you think will be nominated and which one is the odds on favorite to win?


Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Now Going Wide in January

By: Sean OConnell on November 1, 2012 at 8:46AM Comments

As the year draws to a close, and Oscar contenders jockey for position, a few films wind up moving to January, where there's room to breathe. So if you were really looking forward to Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, we have a little bit of bad news. 


Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Climbs Its Way to Top of the Box Office

By: Sean OConnell on October 29, 2012 at 5:11AM Comments (1)

As the East Coast hunkered down for "Frankenstorm," audiences in other parts of the country powered Ben Affleck's Argo to the top of the box office charts. What happened to the newcomers? We try to explain.  


Gotham Awards: 'Bernie,' 'Moorise Kingdom,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Pick Up Multiple Nominations

By: Derrick Deane on October 18, 2012 at 11:54AM Comments (1)

Moonrise Kingdom, Bernie and Beasts of the Southern Wild pick up multiple nominations as awards season kicks off with the Gotham Awards. Take a look at who else recevied nominations and tell us who you think will pick up early-season wins.


Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to Co-Host the Golden Globes Awards

By: Derrick Deane on October 15, 2012 at 5:37PM Comments (3)

The 70th annual Golden Globes have chosen their hosts for the upcoming January 13 show and it's not Ricky Gervais. This time around, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share hosting duties. You can bet that Fey and Poehler will be a breath of fresh air, but the real question is, will you tune in and are you happy with this choice?


'Zero Dark Thirty' Full Trailer Brings Osama Bin Laden Hunt to Life

By: Sean OConnell on October 11, 2012 at 4:33PM Comments (2)

Kathryn Bigelow follows up her Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker with Zero Dark Thirty, which documents the U.S. military's hunt for Osama Bin Laden. The latest trailer explains why this is a must see movie come Dec. 19. 


Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis Talk 'Lincoln' During Special Q&A Session

By: Derrick Deane on October 11, 2012 at 1:33PM Comments (1)

Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis participated in a special Q&A session following a screening of their upcoming movie Lincoln. The pair answered a variety of questions over the course of their 40 minute conversation and we the key moments and full video for you to check out.


Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Premieres. What Did Critics Think?

By: Sean OConnell on October 9, 2012 at 7:03AM Comments (1)

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln was the "Secret Screening" at the New York Film Festival Monday night, giving audiences their first look at the director's historical drama. What were the prevailing reactions? Has this year's Oscar frontrunner been revealed?


'Zero Dark Thirty' Poster Teases 'Greatest Manhunt in History'

By: Sean OConnell on October 2, 2012 at 5:27AM Comments (1)

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty promises to take audiences behind enemy lines on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. The latest poster shows you how.  


'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane Set to Host 85th Oscars

By: Derrick Deane on October 1, 2012 at 10:28AM Comments (27)

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to host the 85th Oscar Awards ceremony on February 24. Are you happy to see MacFarlane get the Oscar hosting nod or were you hoping for someone else?


TIFF '12: When Will 'Cloud Atlas,' 'Silver Linings Playbook' and the Toronto Films Open Near Me?

By: Sean OConnell on September 17, 2012 at 6:03PM Comments

The Toronto Film Festival concluded over the weekend. But when will you be able to see Cloud Atlas, Argo, Silver Linings Playbook and all of the movies you read about from TIFF? We have your complete guide right here.


'Resident Evil' Breathes Life Into Stagnant Box; 'The Master' Off to Red-Hot Start

By: Sean OConnell on September 16, 2012 at 11:11AM Comments (9)

Resident Evil: Retribution might have won the weekend, but the real story was Paul Thomas Anderson's debut. Find out why. 


Brad Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' Moves Release Date Again, Hopes to Grab Oscar's Attention

By: Sean OConnell on September 12, 2012 at 9:26AM Comments (9)

Brad Pitt's anticipated crime thriller Killing Them Softly has shifted its release date. Again. Find out why, as well as when you'll be able to see it now.


Steven Spielberg Teases 'Lincoln' Ahead of Thursday's Full Trailer

By: Sean OConnell on September 11, 2012 at 7:28AM Comments (4)

Can't wait until Thursday to watch the full trailer to Steven Spielberg's Lincoln? You are in luck. We have a snippet of the upcoming teaser. What does it show?


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