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.
If you read the list of nominees this year, or any year, and wondered, "I've never heard of these films," you're not alone.
Year after year, the Academy overlooks many of the top-grossing films of the year in favour of smaller films that play in far fewer theatres and make much less money.
Well it only took 4 seasons but the oh so lovable Jasika Nicole finally gets her due on Fringe with her own Astro episode.
With updated versions of Footloose and The Thing hitting theatres this month, it's a perfect opportunity to question the value of movie remakes.
Generally speaking, most true film lovers despise remakes. It reeks of commercialism at its worst and bores originality-seeking moviegoers.
It's Oscar time again! The 81st Annual Academy Awards are taking place this weekend -- and ShowbizMonkeys.com is in Los Angeles covering the event. We'll have some great video coverage from our time on the Red Carpet this year, but this post isn't about the Academy Awards. It's about OUR awards -- our own picks for the best movies of the year.
After a few years of critically-lauded but hardly-seen films vying for the top spots at the Academy Awards, many were predicting that things this year would return back to the so-called "Golden Age", when commercially successful films could still win the big awards.