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WGA Nominees Announced

The Writer’s Guild of America announced their nominees yesterday, and continued to narrow down the awards season playing field. On the rise – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, which also picked up a Producer’s Guild nomination to add to yesterday’s WGA nod for Best Adapted Screenplay. On the outs – War Horse, the long […]

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Alec Baldwin set to rock out in ‘Rock of Ages’

With the likes of Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige, Julianne Hough and now Alec Baldwin, its safe to say that Adam Shankman’s adaptation of Broadway music Rock of Ages is the film that keeps on growing. Announced on Friday via Shankman’s twitter page, Baldwin will portray the owner of the Rock of Ages nightclub Dennis […]

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Predicting the 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards

For those who find the Academy Awards to be a bit high-brow, you’re in luck with the 26th Film Independent Spirit Awards, an awards ceremony widely consider to be the rebellious younger brother of the Oscars, dedicated to celebrating independent film.   Traditionally held on the eve of the Academy Awards, this year’s ceremony is even […]

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Video: Oscar 2011 Highlights

These guys seem to have it all figured out! I ran across this little golden nugget yesterday and watched it three times in a row, 1.) because I thought it was hilarious and 2.) the attention to detail in the video is spot on. Take a look for yourself and if you’re up for it, […]

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Warner Bros. to remake The Bodyguard

This is officially the remakes to end all remakes!  Apparently, the good folks over at Warner Bros. went through their film rolodex and/or played a game of eenie meenie, miney moe, and decided that the 1992 global hit The Bodyguard deserved the reboot treatment. I know, its hard to believe that the film which featured […]

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Oscar week has arrived

This time next week will mark the end of awards season, and we all can breathe a collective sigh of relief when the Best Picture recipient is announced. Who will it be? Sudden favorite The King’s Speech or the unforeseen underdog The Social Network? Maybe the vote will split, making way for other Best Picture […]

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Mila Kunis to play the Wicked Witch of the West?

It’s being reported that Mila Kunis has signed on to play the Wicked Witch of the West in Sam Raimi’s Wizard of Oz prequel, with James Franco portraying the Wizard after hearing news of Mila’s casting. This has yet to be confirmed and quite frankly should be taken with a grain of salt.  After all, […]

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The Real Reel’s official BAFTA predictions

The British Academy Awards (BAFTA) are scheduled to take place in just a few hours and while all your favorite nominees will be on hand for the ceremony, predictability shouldn’t reign supreme like in previous weeks.  For starters, you can be assured that Melissa Leo will not win!  Other than that, I lied, it should […]

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‘Memento’ returns to theaters for one night only

It’s hard to believe that 10 years has gone by since Christopher Nolan released his groundbreaking film Memento. Since then, Nolan has become one of the most celebrated directors of his time, with or without recognition from the Academy, releasing breathtaking films such as The Prestige, The Dark Knight and most recently Inception. While all […]

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Andrew Garfield sticks to the ‘Back Roads’ for his next project

With breakthrough roles in Never Let Me Go and The Social Network and a life changing role as Peter Parker in the Spiderman reboot, Andrew Garfield’s star continues to rise as the Golden Globe nominated actor has just signed on to star in Back Roads. For his post Spidey role, Garfield will see himself as […]

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