Like any year, 2014 was filled with hits and disappointments, and winners and losers. For every bomb, there was a hit. For every actor who broke through, there was one who fell through the cracks. But also like any year, some people stood out from the pack. Some actors, actresses, movies and studios simply owned the year and emerged from it… Continue reading The 10 Biggest "Winners" of 2014: Marvel Studios, Shailene Woodley, Channing Tatum and More
Maybe we should just let Marvel Studios run the country? Ditch our current government and just live in a world where wars are fought with casting announcements and release dates? Until that eventual day, we’ll look back at 2014 as the most important year for Marvel Studios since it exploded onto the scene in 2008. What were the most shocking moments? Glad I… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Marvel's Most Shocking Moments of 2014
Call me crazy, but I think A Most Violent Year is the most underrated movie of 2014. That may sound absurd, given that it’s one of the most talked-about titles right now for Oscar buzz, has already received many nominations for Golden Globes, Independent Spirit Awards and more and was named best fllm of the year by the National Board of Review. But it has… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's the Most Underrated Movie of the Year?
The Important News
The Critics Choice Awards nominations were announced. Meanwhile, President Obama named Boyhood as his favorite movie of 2014.
Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy or Ken Watanabe will play the Ancient One in Doctor Strange.
Viola Davis joined the cast of Suicide Squad.
Tim Burton still plans to direct the Beetlejuice sequel and will bring Winona Ryder back. Meanwhile, Charlie Sheen is reprising his role from Ferris
Biopics are technically movies that depict full lives of famous people. We allow the term and genre to be loose these days, because we’re typically more interested in parts of those lives rather than the whole span from birth to death. Not every potential real-life movie subject deserves or requires such scope. So, not every biopic has to play out like Boyhood with… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Biopic?