2016 Golden Globes Winners Led by The Revenant, The Martian, Mr. Robot & Mozart in the Jungle

2016 Golden Globes WinnersCarol may well have led the nominees on the film front with five across the board, but it was The Revenant that was the big hit when the 2016 Golden Globes winners were announced. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s follow-up to Birdman came away with three big awards over the weekend: Best Drama, Best Actor in the Drama category for Leonardo DiCaprio, and Best Director for Iñárritu. And Todd Haynes’ Carol walked away empty-handed. Continue reading

Box Office: In the Heart of the Sea Soft in #2 as Katniss Takes #1 Four Weeks in a Row

In the Heart of the Sea, The Big Short Box OfficeIt looks like Warner Bros.’ decision to push Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea back from March to December this year hasn’t paid off. The seafaring blockbuster has debuted soft at #2, with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 taking the top spot for the fourth straight weekend. Continue reading

2016 Golden Globes Nominations Led by Carol, The Big Short, Fargo, Transparent & Mr. Robot

2016 Golden Globes NominationsA month and a half after announcing Ricky Gervais’ return as host, the 2016 Golden Globes nominations have been announced, celebrating the finest in both film and television over the past year. Continue reading

Box Office: The Hunger Games Threepeats as Krampus Soars at #2

Box Office - The Hunger Games, KrampusMockingjay – Part 2 has made it three for three at #1, making it the third time The Hunger Games franchise has scored a hat-trick in pole position. (Despite being the highest-grossing instalment domestically and worldwide, Catching Fire only held onto the top spot for two weekends at the box office back in 2013.) And newcomer Krampus had the biggest luck of all, beating expectations to take #2 from Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur. Continue reading

Top 10 Must-See Movies of December 2015

Top 10 Must-See Movies of December 2015The Christmas holidays are almost upon us, which means Oscar season is in full swing. The Weinstein Company has saved the best for last with Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. Fox has David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence’s latest collaboration, Joy, as well as Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant. And we’ve also got a handful of blockbuster-sized films to match the Oscar-buzzed must-see movies of the month. Among them is this year’s big question mark, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading

Box Office: Mockingjay – Part 2 Stays at #1, The Good Dinosaur & Creed Strong as Victor Frankenstein Tanks

The Hunger Games, The Good Dinosaur - Box OfficeIt’s good news for almost everyone this weekend, with box office receipts up an estimated 12% over the Thanksgiving frame compared to this time last year. The final instalment in the Hunger Games franchise managed to retain its top spot. But Pixar got off to a really good start with The Good Dinosaur. And Warner Bros. did great with their Rocky spin-off, Creed. The only real casualty was Fox’s Victor Frankenstein, which unfortunately didn’t get much love at all. Continue reading