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2016 Academy Award Predictions

The 88th Academy Awards are finally here.  The “work” that is watching nearly 60 movies is complete.  At times the work is more enjoyable than others, sometime it is a wonderful and unique experience, less often, but still occasionally it seems like torture. Either way, the movies listed are nominated as best in their class and I have […]

2015 Popcorn Academy Award Nominations

Best Picture Selma Birdman – Want to Win – Won The Theory of Everything Whiplash Boyhood – Will Win  The Grand Budapest Hotel American Sniper The Imitation Game Best Actor in a Leading Role Steve Carrell (Foxcatcher) Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) Michael Keaton (Birdman) Will/Want Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of […]

Popcorn Movie Review Academy Award Predictions

Best Picture American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity – Could Win Her Nebraska – Want to Win  Philomena – Want to Win (I know, I’m cheating and picking 2) 12 Years a Slave – Will Win The Wolf of Wall Street Best Actor in a Leading Role Christian Bale (American Hustle) Bruce Dern (Nebraska) Leonardo DiCaprio (The […]

John Lennon in Avengers?

The upcoming The Avengers sequel subtitled “Age of Utron” is going to be featuring a new character and Cast Member.  The Wrap is reporting that Aaron Johnson will upgrade his accustomed film budget and play Quicksilver in the sure to be blockbuster of all blockbusters set to hit the screen in 2015.  Johnson is most […]

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice!

Soon you might only have to say it twice to see your favorite “bio-exorcist” back in action.  After years of flirtation with the idea Tim Burton is officially in talks with the Geffen Company and  KatzSmith Productions to direct Beetlejuice 2!   Michael Keaton who has seen a small resurgence in his career as of late with the […]

Shantaram

Rumor after Rumor have surfaced over the last 10 years about Gregory David Robert’s quasi memoir Shantaram coming to the big screen.  First it was Johnny Depp who was penciled in to play the lead part of Lindsay, the Australian criminal and heroin user who escapes from maximum security prison and then the continent on […]

A Brit with a Fargo Accent?

The terrible Midwestern accents from the movie Fargo will return in a new television miniseries that will be brought to FX by the original film creators Joel and Ethan Cohn staring British actor Martin Freeman. Freeman who is most widely known for his leading role in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” has also starred on the […]

The Cuckoo’s Calling

When fictitious author Robert Galbraith’s new book The Cuckoo’s Calling received rave reviews upon its release earlier this spring, Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling was as thrilled as she had been in years.  She had once again in her life received praise for simply her writing ability and not for being J.K. Rowling – The author of […]

Superman: Man of Money?

With Man of Steel rebooting the Superman franchise this weekend it is interesting to note the budgets that the different Superman Movies have had over the years.   The $225 million budget for Man of Steel is more than 4 times the budget of 1978’s original Superman with a budget of only $55 million.  Even with inflation factored in […]

Spielberg/ Lucas talk Film Industry Future

Someday soon you will be able to go to the Movie Theater and pay only $7 to see the show you want to see!  As long as your picture is a lower budget/non blockbuster.  Other people heading out to the same theater the same night might be pay $25 to see their showing of Iron Man 9 […]