Want to catch up on the Best Picture nominees before Oscar night? We tell you which ones are still in theaters and which ones you can view at home on either DVD/Blu-ray or VOD.
Box Office to Date: $ 144.4 million
Number of Theaters Still Playing: 903
DVD/BD: March 18
VOD: cable MOD March 18
Best Bet: If you want to see Jennifer Lawrence’s Oscar-nominated performance as she flips out… Continue reading Where to Watch the 9 Best Picture Oscar Nominees Right Now
Are you aware that the Golden Globe Awards are happening this weekend? Maybe the Oscar nominations have diverted our attention a bit, but it doesn’t seem like many people are aware. Or, maybe the world is finally ignoring the event? Is it because we’re a misogynistic society and there’s not only a woman nominated for Best Director but there are two women (Tina Fey and Amy
Nominated For: Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay (Asghar Farhadi)
What’s It About: Nader and Simin have been married for fourteen years and are trying to raise a daughter in Tehran; however, tensions rise as Simin desires to leave the country to escape the country’s current conditions. Her husband wants to remain in Iran however because he cannot leave his elderly father, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The… Continue reading What Is 'A Separation'? Oscar Nominees 2012 Guide
Nothing says Academy Awards like a good…hot dog? Thanks to the folks over at Serious Eats, movie fans can now celebrate this year’s crop of nominees with some tasty Oscar-themed dogs.
For those who loved “The Descendants,” there’s “The Hawaii Dog,” which is topped with grilled pineapple and Sriracha on a bun. “Midnight and Paris” fans can chomp down on “The Parisan Dog,” with pâté, pork sausage, frisée and creamy dijon… Continue reading Academy Awards 2012: Oscar-Themed Hot Dogs For This Year's Nominees
“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Max Von Sydow)
What’s It About: Based on the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” follows Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn), a young boy who — after losing his father (Tom Hanks) in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 — finds a key in his dad’s closet. With the help of a mysterious older man named “The… Continue reading What Is 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close'? Oscar Nominees 2012 Guide