Oscars’ “Popular Film” Nominees Likely Among Best Reviewed Films Of The Year (ANALYSIS)

In the wake of the changes to the Oscars telecast, the most controversial addition has been the new category “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film”. Dubbed “The Popcorn Oscar”, it exists as a crass ploy for ratings that many fear will sacrifice the prestige of the award for the sake of (hopefully, maybe) more viewers. To [...]

Big Changes Coming To Oscars Telecast: What They Are, And What It All Means (ANALYSIS)

The Oscars have officially gotten desperate, and it’s not a good look. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences – the producers of the Academy Awards, with a membership of Hollywood’s elite – has made some big changes to their annual telecast (although it was the Governor's Board of 57 people, not the full [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 11 – M:I – FALLOUT, EIGHTH GRADE, BLINDSPOTTING, And More (PODCAST)

Episode 11 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema http://thebadandthebeautiful.libsyn.com/-the-bad-and-the-beautiful-conversations-on-cinema-episode-11 Mission: Impossible - Fallout, @ 0:53 Blindspotting, @ 24:19 Three Identical Strangers, @ 33:08 Eighth Grade, @ 37:30 Outro, @ 49:50 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and I have chosen to not disavow Tom Cruise but rather accept his latest mission. You [...]

First Trailer For MOONLIGHT Director’s Oscar Follow-Up (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=135&v=k2zvPTGiJj4 The Best Picture win for Moonlight remains one of the most stunning in Academy Awards history, and that would be true even without the La La Land ballot mix-up fiasco. That low budget indie's rise to the top beat all the odds, turning writer/director Barry Jenkins into an elite auteur. Now comes the trailer [...]

First Look Of TERMINATOR 6 Is A Girl Power Trifecta (IMAGE/NEWS)

It's back. The Terminator franchise, that is. And women are leading the way. In this first look image for the still-untitled Terminator 6, Linda Hamilton returns as Sarah Connor. She's joined by Mackenzie Davis (Halt and Catch Fire) and Natalia Reyes (2091) who play two new characters. Nothing is known about them, or the story (filming began in June), [...]