Archive | December, 2011

The Real Reel’s Top 10 of 2011

What an interesting year in movies! With 2012 less than 12 hours away, it was impossible to let the year-end without recapping some of The Real Reel’s favorite films a 2011.  Per usual, the year started with a few duds but surprisingly picked up in the summertime and continued into the fall and winter months. […]

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69th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association closed out a week-long spectacle of awards season precursors with their  announcement of the 69th Annual Golden Globe nominations. While they’ve never been subtle in their attempts to score big names for the ceremony, this year’s nominations took pandering to the Hollywood elite to a completely new level, starting with […]

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18th Screen Actors Guild Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees bright and early this morning and as expected they’re boring, predictable and leave little to be desired. Granted there are a lot of late entries this season (yet both Meryl Streep and Glenn Close managed to sneak their way in), this year’s nominations are nothing to write home […]

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17th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations

The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees this morning, kicking off what’s sure to be a week-long event of predictable nominations and subsequent outrage. This. Is. Awards.Season! Take a good look at the following nominees, especially in the major categories, and consider this the norm for what’s to come, give or take a few […]

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2011 National Board of Review Winners Announced

Martin Scorsese’s Hugo was awarded with the top honor this afternoon at The National Board of Review, turning the Oscar race on its head once more.  Though critically hailed as one of the years best, Hugo has yet to find a real fan base outside the “circle”, therefore making it somewhat of a financial failure, […]

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