Interview: Chester Tam, writer/director of the new Netflix original film, Take the 10

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 20, 2017 @ 10:18am

When we first met Chester Tam, it was right before we re-branded this website as ShowbizMonkeys.com nearly 10 years ago.

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Walkey Talk: Memo to the Academy

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  January 7, 2017 @ 8:17pm

Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped to host this year's Academy Awards on February 26, 2017. La La Land has already positioned itself as the odds-on favourite to win Best Picture before the nominations have been announced.

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The Geekdom Cave Episode 2: Bats in the Belfry

Posted by: Nelson Cordeiro  //  September 17, 2016 @ 4:20pm

This week in The Geekdom Cave, we talk about the man, the legend, the dark knight, the caped crusader himself... BATMAN! Tom is back and we ponder all things shrouded in a cape and cowl, from the page to the big screen.

September 17 is Batman Day.

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The Geekdom Cave Episode 1: Geekdom Begins

Posted by: Nelson Cordeiro  //  September 9, 2016 @ 9:09pm

Step inside the Cave for this first installment of what is sure to be an ongoing nerdgasm of a saga!

I sit down with Tom this week and we play catch-up on the 2016 summer in entertainment: movies, TV, and even some Netflix originals (and yes, there are spoilers).

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Review: The Boss

Posted by: Jay Caption  //  April 8, 2016 @ 12:22pm

Melissa McCarthy delivers a superb performance in this latest release, The Boss.

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Jeffrey John Eyamie releases debut novel 'No Escape from Greatness' and accompanying short film

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 21, 2016 @ 10:57pm

Screenwriter Jeffrey John Eyamie -- who recently had his television pilot Split Level accepted by the National Screen Institute's Totally Television program, and has worked in the writer's room of the critically-acclaimed HBO Canada show Less than Kind -- is embarking on new territory this week.

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Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Posted by: Jay Caption  //  March 10, 2016 @ 11:21pm

As a fan of science fiction films, I often feel that originality within the movie industry can be at a disappointing low. Whether we are presented with remake after remake, or ideas that just seem so far fetched that they almost belong in the comedy category of our Netflix account, science fiction pictures can at times be tough to pass off as great films.

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Oscar Talk: Hear Leo Roar

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  February 29, 2016 @ 6:01pm

Well, that was interesting...

One of the best things to happen to the Oscars this year was the #OscarsSoWhite backlash and negative press the Academy received for lack of diversity in its nominees.

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88th Academy Awards: Articles, live tweets, and a complete list of Oscar winners

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  February 28, 2016 @ 1:26am

88th Annual Academy Awards Coverage:

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Oscar Talk: Straight Outta Contention

Posted by: Michael Walkey  //  January 17, 2016 @ 5:13pm

How do you really know if a movie actually gets snubbed? Isn't art subjective? If so, then wouldn't the "snubs" the Academy is guilty of be just a matter of personal taste?

At the end of every year, critic groups from major North American cities like Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto, and Boston name their Best Pictures.

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