The Important News
Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Whiplash won the most Oscars this year.
Pee-wee Herman’s next movie will debut on Netflix.
Steven Spielberg is down to direct Chris Pratt as Indiana Jones. Taron Egerton might play a young Han Solo.
Disney is retelling the first six Star Wars movies in Lego form.
Hugh Jackman wants to play Wolverine… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Birdman' Wins Best Picture, Pee-wee Herman Gets a 'Big Holiday' at Netflix and More
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
This spoof of Best Picture winner Birdman starring Big Bird and puppeteer Carol Spinney might just be the best Sesame Street movie parody of all time:
Here’s what pulp novels look like in the Star Wars galaxy (via Culture Popped):
This claymation crossing of The Thing and Frozen might just… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Mad Max' Cartoon, Big Birdman, 'The Thing' Meets 'Frozen' and More
If you haven’t seen Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman yet, what are you waiting for? The movie is one of the year’s strongest contenders for the Academy Award for Best Picture — deservedly so — and it’s got a meta narrative that appeals to all kinds of movie fans, whether you prefer the arthouse variety or the superhero blockbusters of the multiplex.
Also, if you… Continue reading The Original Ending of 'Birdman' Could Have Featured Johnny Depp
Awards season is in full swing, and with Golden Globe nominations due tomorrow, the first major guild has revealed their nominations. Right off the bat, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has thrown names like Jennifer Aniston (Cake), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler), Robert Duvall (The Judge) and Naomi Watts (pictured above in St. Vincent) into the mix for the first time this awards season (those… Continue reading SAG Nominations: 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' Top List; Major Surprises Include Jennifer Aniston and Naomi Watts
We’re on the cusp of a whole lotta movie-awards talk, with Golden Globe nominations arriving next week and then the Academy Awards, but in between you’ve got the critics organizations from all over the country, as well as the various guilds (SAG, DGA, PGA) and smaller awards shows, like the Indie Spirit Awards and the Gotham Awards. Oh, and that’s not counting all… Continue reading The Best of 2014: 'Boyhood' and 'Birdman' Win Early Awards, Plus: Watch a Fantastic Year-End Mash-up