NEW YORK — Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” continued to gather awards momentum as the National Board of Review named the Osama bin Laden hunt docudrama the best film of the year.
The board is the second notable group to name “Zero Dark Thirty” best film, following the New York Film Critics Circle. The two early awards suggest the film may be the Academy Awards frontrunner, four years after Bigelow’s “The… Continue reading National Board Of Review: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Wins Best Film
There must be some Occultists over at Universal. According to Deadline.com, the studio has just resurrected the movie “Ouija.”
Based on the popular board game, the film was originally set to be directed by McG, but was eventually scrapped in 2011 due to a ballooning $ 150 million budget. The cancellation forced Universal to pay a $ 5 million penalty to game maker Hasbro, who controls the movie rights. The new… Continue reading 'Ouija' Movie: Universal Sets Game Board Film For 2013
Despite having not yet opened in either Japan or China, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” has already earned $ 167 million worldwide — a pretty great number for a film that many hysterics continue to call a “box-office disappointment.” Unfortunately, for Team “Tattoo” those lofty global figures won’t get a jolt from the 1.17 billion people that call India home; the local ratings board there has deemed “Dragon Tattoo”… Continue reading 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' India Release Canceled After Local Censor Board Deemed Film 'Unsuitable'
It’s only the first of December, but the National Board of Review is already doling out awards for the best films of 2011.
Made up of a “select group of knowledgeable film enthusiasts and professionals, academics, young filmmakers and students,” the Board viewed over 250 films in 2011 – which means they saw everything that could be considered even remotely reward-worthy.
The organization has officially announced… Continue reading National Board of Review Declares 'Hugo' Best Film of 2011