New York Film Critics Online: ‘Roma’ Named Best Picture, Alfonso Cuaron Takes Best Director
The New York Film Critics Online posted their winners Sunday with Roma taking Best Picture and Alfonso Cuaron winning Best Director.
Can You Ever Forgive Me?, which follows the story of author and literary forger Lee Israel, was also a big winner with the online critics group with Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant winning Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively. The Best Actor honor went to Ethan Hawke for First Reformed and Regina King continues her… Read
‘Triple Frontier’ Trailer: Ben Affleck & Company Take Down A South American Drug Lord In Netflix Feature
“Do we finally get to use our skills for our own benefit?” is the question that resonates through the new trailer for the forthcoming Netflix action-drama Triple Frontier.
J.C. Chandor directs the feature co-written by him and Mark Boal about a group of former Special Forces operatives played by Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal. The group reunites and plans a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For… Read
L.A. Film Critics Association Awards: ‘Roma’ Wins Best Picture – Winners List
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association announced their annual awards Sunday morning with Roma taking home honors for Best Picture and Debra Granik winning Best Director for Leave No Trace.
Ethan Hawke continues to impress critics with his role in First Reformed as he was named Best Actor while the brilliant Olivia Colman took the trophy for Best Actress for her role in The Favourite. Regina King was crowned queen once again winning Best Supporting Role for her… Read
‘Aquaman’ Dives Into China With $94M; Best-Ever WB, DC & December Bow – International Box Office
SUNDAY UPDATE, writethru…: The tide was with Warner Bros/DC's Aquaman this weekend in China where the James Wan-directed pic splashed out on a huge $93.6M (RMB 644.8M) opening. This is the biggest Middle Kingdom launch frame ever for WB, surpassing Ready Player One by 66%, and the best ever for the month of December. As we noted on Saturday, it is also the top bow for a DC title in the market, coming in 92% above Justice League, 78% over Batman V Superman: Dawn Of… Read
‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Opens Regal; ‘The Favourite’ Expands Strong: Specialty Box Office
UPDATED AT BOTTOM: The Queens have it again. Focus Features opened Mary Queen of Scots in four New York and L.A. locations Friday to a robust start, taking in over $200K for a weekend, topping $50,045 per-heater average, placing it as the 11th highest PTA of the year as of Sunday morning.
Specialty moviegoers are clearly satiating their zest for period films centering on monarchs from the British Isles. Fox Searchlight's The Favourite had the year's highest opening… Read
IDA Documentary Awards: ‘Minding The Gap’ Takes Best Feature – Winners List
The 34th Annual IDA Documentary Awards were handed out Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles with Bing Liu's Minding The Gap taking top honors in the Best Feature category.
Hosted by actress and producer Ricki Lake, the ceremony also honored Floyd Russ's Zion as Best Short as well as Netflix’s Wild Wild Country which won for Best Limited Series.
Other winners for the evening included HBO's John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls for the ABC News VideoSource… Read
‘Captain Marvel’: Brie Larson Flies Into Brazil’s Comic Con Experience With New Footage
Fresh off the ’90s superHERo awesomeness of the new Captain Marvel trailer, Brie Larson flew into (not literally, obviously) Brazil’s Comic Con Experience (CCXP) in Sao Paulo to talk about the forthcoming Marvel Studios film.
Larson participated in a panel and also shared footage and an extended trailer from the comic book flick with the packed audience. But if you’re looking for that footage, you probably not going to find it because it was exclusive to CCXP.
‘Brightburn’ Trailer: James Gunn-Produced Horror Teaser Released At Brazil’s Comic-Con Experience
The first-look trailer for the James Gunn-produced horror film Brightburn was unveiled today at Comic-Con Brazil. The H Collective and Sony Pictures label Screen Gems film is directed by David Yarovesky (The Hive) and written by Mark Gunn & Brian Gunn.
The film stars Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect), David Denman (13 Hours, Power Rangers), Jackson A. Dunn (Shameless), Matt Jones (Mom, Home) and Meredith Hagner (Younger, Set it Up). The premise: What if… Read
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is Biggest Trailer Launch In History
There’s a new record in movie trailer launches: Avengers: Endgame had 289 million views over the last 24 hours, surpassing the Avengers: Infinity War total of 236 million views and The Lion King‘s 224.6 million over the same time measurement.
Twitter conversation (549K) also has surpassed the 24-hour volume for all comps, including first content releases for Black Panther (349k) and the previous record-holder, Avengers: Infinity War (389k).
To the greatest fans in the… Read
Tim Rossovich Dies: Actor And Former USC/NFL Football Standout Was 72
Former USC and National Football League star Tim Rossovich, who built a post-athletic acting career in various roles, has died after a long illness, according to USC News. He was 72 and passed Thursday in Sacramento.
Rossovich was an All-American and co-captain of the USC national championship team in 1967, remembered for star O.J. Simpson at running back. He became one of five USC players drafted in the first round in 1968, going to the Philadelphia Eagles as the 14th… Read
‘Enchanted Tale Of Beauty and the Beast’ Tokyo Disneyland Ride Trailer Unveiled
Disney has unveiled a short clip on the progress of its planned Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast ride for Tokyo Disneyland, the first ride-through attraction featuring the characters from the wildly popular film.
The big reveal of the clip was the first look at the transformation of the cartoon characters into animatronic players, highlighted by a lifelike Belle and The Beast.
The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast attraction will be part of a large scale… Read
‘Once Upon A Deadpool’ Online Redirect Upstages ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Unveiling
A little cyber subterfuge may be underway regarding the new Avengers: Endgame trailer.
It seems that the website touted to hold the much-anticipated trailer, AvengersEndgame.com, will not take you to that clip. Rather, it redirects to 20th Century Fox’s Once Upon a Deadpool, that studio’s upcoming, toned-down re-release of Deadpool 2.
It may be a clever marketing ploy. Once Upon a Deadpool is in theaters Dec. 12, while Avengers: Endgame will not open until April 26… Read