Everything, All Quiet, Banshees lead Oscar noms

And let the Oscar race begin. Oscar-winning actor-producer Riz Ahmed and actor Allison Williams (M3gan, Get Out, Girls) announced the 95th Oscars nominations today (January 24), live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org and the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed and broadcast media. Ahmed and Williams announced the … Continue reading “Everything, All Quiet, Banshees lead Oscar noms”

Gallery: AFI Awards celebrate Fabelmans, Avatar, Top Gun, Bear and more

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for those attending the American Film Institute’s (AFI) 2022 AFI AWARDS at an exclusive invite-only luncheon. At the event, AFI revealed its official rationales (below) for all 21 honorees, providing the cultural and artistic context to mark these outstanding creative endeavors as the year’s notable milestones. Celebrating film and … Continue reading “Gallery: AFI Awards celebrate Fabelmans, Avatar, Top Gun, Bear and more”

Fabelmans, Abbott, White Lotus among Golden Globe winners

Hosted by comedian Jerrod “I’m here ’cause I’m Black,” Carmichael, The Golden Globes returned to NBC and Peacock last night. Amid the designer gowns, created for the red carpet experience, and Carmichael’s jokes, many of which didn’t land, ABC’s Abbott Elementary and HBO’s The White Lotus were winners in TV while The Banshees of Inisherin … Continue reading “Fabelmans, Abbott, White Lotus among Golden Globe winners”

The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms

Nominees for the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Ashley Park (Emily in Paris) and Haley Lu Richardson (The White Lotus) via Instagram Live. Among the TV nominees are Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul, Adam Scott for Severance, Jeremy Allen White who just won … Continue reading “The Bear, Andor, The Batman among SAG noms”

2022 in Review: The 10 best films of the year

2022 was a contradiction of sorts when it comes to film. The box office, for the most part, underperformed. While films such as The Batman, Top Gun: Maverick, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Avatar: The Way of Water did very well, there was a slew of very good movies which didn’t. For every Jurassic World … Continue reading “2022 in Review: The 10 best films of the year”

Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2022 nominees

The Chicago Film Critics Association announced nominees for their top film honors of 2022; winners will be announced at the organization’s annual awards ceremony to be held in Chicago on Wednesday, December 14. Leading with a new record of 12 total nominations (over 2021 record-holder WEST SIDE STORY) is EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE; other … Continue reading “Chicago Film Critics Association announces 2022 nominees”

Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations

The nominees of the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Banshees of Isherin and Abbott Elementary lead the nominees with 8 and 5 respectively. Searchlight Pictures led all studios with 12 nominations and HBO Max and Netflix tied at 14 apiece. The nominations were announced … Continue reading “Golden Globes 2023: See full list of nominations”

The Batman will return

It’s official, Battinson, Zoë Kravitz, director Matt Reeves, and more will be returning for a sequel to Warner Brothers’ blockbuster hit The Batman.  At CinemaCon 2022, the annual trade show for theater owners, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich shared the news and Reeves came on stage to help make the announcement, saying more … Continue reading “The Batman will return”

Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU

It seems the MCU might actually be getting some competition in the near future. Variety has reported that multiple sources close to the situation have stated that Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav met with top executives before the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery to find someone to increase the profile of DC Entertainment … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU”

HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date

The Warner Bros. Pictures global blockbuster, from writer/director Matt Reeves, The Batman starring Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, will be available to stream on HBO Max on Monday April 18.  Dylan Clark (the Planet of the Apes films) and Reeves produced the film. The Batman will … Continue reading “HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date”

HBO Max orders limited series The Penguin

The Gentleman of Crime is moving from the big screen to the somewhat big screen in most cases. HBO Max has given a straight-to-series order to The Penguin(working title), a limited series starring Colin Farrell in the title role. The DC drama expands upon the world filmmaker Matt Reeves has created for Warner Bros. Pictures’ global … Continue reading “HBO Max orders limited series The Penguin”

Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice

Matt Reeves’ The Batman opened on March 4, 2022 and he and his team of impeccable designers and actors have created one of the greatest Batman movies of all time. Move over, The Dark Knight. Reeves creates a dark and gothic world of Gotham City with Bruce Wayne living in a shadowy castle, almost dilapidated … Continue reading “Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice”

Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall

Director/ Writer/ Proudcer Matt Reeves’ The Batman, which stars Robert Pattinson in the titular role, is both an epic, high-octane action film on a massive visual scale and a gritty, edgy and emotional exploration into the twisted inner workings of the mind, all set within an iconic city on the brink. In Reeves’ Gotham, fear … Continue reading “Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall”

What do critics say about The Batman?

Last week Matt Reeves’ The Batman premiered in London and Paris, but Warner Brothers had a very strict embargo until today. In the beginning of the month, Awards Ace’s Erick Weber shared on Twitter that he too knew someone who viewed an early screening and they described The Batman as a “complex film,” comparing it … Continue reading “What do critics say about The Batman?”

Early reactions to The Batman say…

Matt Reeves’ The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson (aka Battinson) and Zoë Kravitz premiered in Paris and London and while Warner Brothers has a very strict embargo until Monday, February 28 at 12 p.m. EST, MTV UK attempted to let slip some early reactions in a now deleted instagram video. Before the video was taken down, … Continue reading “Early reactions to The Batman say…”

The Batman described as a “complex film”

In just about a month Bat-Fans will be flying to the theaters by the cauldron in order to get our first look at Battinson as our newest caped crusader. In August 2021, we reported about a Twitter thread posted by “blurayangel” who claimed they knew someone who had attended an early screening and said “The … Continue reading “The Batman described as a “complex film””

WB debuts latest poster and trailer for The Batman

Warner Bros. recently shared the latest movie poster for their upcoming March 2022 release of The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson (we prefer Battinson) in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne. The movie poster not only features Pattinson (Tenet, The Lighthouse) as Batman, but also Zoë … Continue reading “WB debuts latest poster and trailer for The Batman”

Oreo and The Batman team up for new adventure

Oreo and comic book hero Batman have joined forces for a limited edition run of cookies, promoted by a fun-filled video that sees the Gotham City recreated with the sweet treats. Bringing together two American icons, the short film begins by teasing viewers with various Batman-related symbols engraved into the Oreos before dramatically panning across … Continue reading “Oreo and The Batman team up for new adventure”

Here are all the deets for DC FanDome

If you’re a DC Fan, and I am, there’s only one thing that you will be doing this weekend and that is attending the online event of the year – DC FanDome. Having launched last year during quarantine, it is like a Comic-Con specifically for DC fanboys and fangirls, promising trailers, news and first-look previews … Continue reading “Here are all the deets for DC FanDome”

The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror”

It’s been a minute since we have talked about Matt Reeves’ upcoming take on the caped crusader with Robert Pattinson, The Batman. The film has been shrouded in secrecy so it has been hard to get any kind of real news. Now, there is word that Warner Bros. held a test screening for The Batman … Continue reading “The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror””