Archive | November, 2009

Weekend Box Office: Nov 27-29

For most Americans it was a long four day weekend filled with family, fun, food, and hopefully lots of movie watching. Here are the numbers for the weekend of Nov 27-29 1. Twilight 2. The Blind Side 3. 2012 4. Old Dogs5. A Christmas Carol6. Ninja Assassin 7. Planet 51 8. Precious9. The Fantastic Mr. […]

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Weekend Box Office: Nov 20-22

So…Twilight New Moon opened last weekend to astounding numbers. Surprise, surprise. Lets run the numbers: 1. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (142 million) 2. The Blind Side (34 million) 3. 2012 (26 million) 4. Planet 51 (12.2 million)5. A Christmas Carol (12 million) 6.Precious (10 million) 7. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2.8 million) […]

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Review: Precious "Based on the Novel Push By Sapphire"

A work of art. I could very well end the review right here but the brilliance of this film will not allow me to. What else is there to say about Precious that hasn’t already been said? This film will grip you at the very beginning and it will haunt you once the final credit […]

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Review: The Blind Side

If I could pick only one word to describe the way I felt after watching this film it would be…inspired. From start to finish I was genuinely inspired by this film. The Blind Side tells the true story of Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher and his journey from homelessness to the NFL. The elements […]

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The Real Reel Oscar Wishlist: Best Supporting Actress

We are halfway through with November and less than a month away from the Golden Globe nominations. For you movie amateurs out there, the Golden Globe nominations are usually a preview of how the SAG and Oscar nominations will pan out. So with that, I bring you a new edition of the Oscar wish list […]

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Weekend Box Office: Nov 13-15

One surprise and one no-brainer, THIS is your weekend box office. 1. 2012 ($65 million)2.A Christmas Carol($22 million)3.Precious ($5.8 million)4.The Men Who Stare at Goats($5.8 million)5.Michael Jackson’s This is It($5 million)6.The Fourth Kind($4.6 million)7. Couples Retreat($4 million)8. Paranormal Activity($4 million)9.Law Abiding Citizen($3.7 million)10. The Box ($3.1 million) Two new entries in the top ten this […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Oscar Worthy Edition

A very special selection of Oscar-worthy films coming out in the next couple of months. First up… AvatarStarring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney WeaverDirected by: James Cameron Release date: December 18th (wide) This film has been talked about for over a decade and now the wait is almost over. Sure to be another James Cameron […]

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Weekend Box Office: Nov 6-8

A shaken up top 3 and a brand new entry in the number one spot, here is the weekend box office…. 1. Disney’s A Christmas Carol ($31 million) 2. Michael Jackson’s This Is It ($14 million) 3. The Men Who Stare at Goats ($ 13.3 million) 4. The Fourth Kind($12.5 million) 5. Paranormal Activity($8.6 million) […]

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The Real Reel Oscar Wish List: Best Actress Category

OK it’s week two of the Real Reel Wish List—last week we brought you are Best Picture wish list with ease, but this week proves to be a little bit more difficult. Throughout the year and especially during Oscar season, it’s hard to separate good performances from great performances. Movies come out, months go by, […]

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And the Oscar Hosting Gig goes to….

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin!! Twitter and the rest of the Internet is all abuzz with the news that these two funnymen will co-host the 82nd Annual Academy Award Ceremony. This will be Baldwin’s first time hosting and Martin’s third time (he previously hosted 73rd & 75th Academy Awards). The two men will also star […]

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