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.
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.
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.
Is it really possible that Creed, the SEVENTH film in the Rocky franchise, could actually be that good? Seriously? For real?
I love the Rocky movies. I love every minute of each and every one, no matter how gloriously awful they've become.
Life lessons can occur anywhere. Epiphanies happen anytime. And in the most unusual places. Like riding on a bus for example...
"Why is Boyhood considered good? Nothing happens. It's about the boring mundane things that happen in a person's ordinary life. I go to the movies to escape my boring routine life. If I wanted reality, I'd look out the window.
It's Oscar Sunday, and ShowbizMonkeys.com once again ventured down to Hollywood, California to bring you our own unique coverage live from the Academy Awards.
For those of you who don't know me in person or on stage, I can be pretty cynical. Prior to this week, I didn't know if there was a way left for me to feel alienated. Los Angeles found a way, my friends. I have always escaped into a rich fantasy life, facilitated by the silver screen.
It's commonly said that actors appear smaller in real life than they do on the screen. However, such is decidedly not the case with Thorsteinn Bachmann, star of the acclaimed Icelandic film, Life in a Fishbowl. In addition to being struck by the actor's giant proportions, I observed he looked several years younger than he appeared in the film.
It's been a two picture race since last fall between 12 Years a Slave and Gravity. 12 Years a Slave has always been seen as the front runner, but in recent weeks Gravity's popularity has been increasing. The movie with the most nominations, as Gravity has, wins the majority of the time.