By Tom O’Neil, GoldDerby
Attention other Oscar bloggers: While discussing historic precedents that may (or may not) apply to the Oscar smackdown between “Argo” and “Lincoln,” you’re forgetting to account for a key difference between this year’s derby and 1995.
Everywhere, Oscarologists are reminding us that “Apollo 13” won PGA, SAG Ensemble (just like “Argo”) and DGA back in those days, then lost Best Picture to “Braveheart,” but they’re not recalling the… Continue reading Bogus Oscars Comparison: Why 'Argo' Isn't 'Apollo 13'
If you haven’t heard of ‘Apollo 18,’ the intergalactic horror movie coming out this Friday, then allow us to catch you up to speed. NASA’s final moon-landing mission was Apollo 17, but now the powers that be have unearthed “long-lost footage” of an abandoned 18th mission. Compiled entirely from “found footage,” the movie shows the astronauts landing on the moon, finding out… Continue reading 'Apollo 18' and More Movies We'd Like to See on the Moon
Review in a Hurry: Stalled horror concepts have been known to reboot with sequels set in space, often with success (Hellraiser: Bloodline, Jason X). Apollo 18 isn’t officially Blair Witch in Space, but it comes close enough to make us remember what we liked about the whole notion… Continue reading Movie Review: Apollo 18 Is Like Blair Witch in Space, but in a Good Way!