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Did you know Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac went to school together? They did, and we’ve got video proof below.

In the relatively short span they’ve been acting, the two have appeared in a growing number of truly fantastic films from some of the best directors on the planet, but they didn’t appear together until 2014’s superb A Most Violent Year.

In it… Continue reading Watch: Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain Share Embarrassing Stories About Going to School Together

The Homesman – Lionsgate – Blu-ray and DVDDirector: Tommy Lee JonesCast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Streep, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto. Full cast + crew

This week quite a few of the year’s big awards nominees hit home video, but there’s one movie that never quite entered the awards fray despite being better than most of the actual nominees. It’s called The Homesman, and it’s directed by none other than… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: A Trio of Oscar Nominees Hit Home Before the Big Day

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Once again, Cinefix reenacted clips from all of the Best Picture nominees with children (via Reddit):

Keeping with that theme, here’s a skit from The Tonight Show with Michael Keaton and Jimmy Fallon acting out Birdman scenes written by kids. 

This is an image taken of an actual Matthew McConaughey action figure, made for Interstellar by NECA, and there’s an Anne Hathaway one… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Lego Movie' Trailer, 'Interstellar' Toys, Kids Reenacting Oscar Nominees, and More

So we’ve arrived at that time where the Oscars have announced all of this year’s Best Picture nominees and you haven’t seen any of them. Or maybe you caught one here or one there, but you need to schedule a serious catch-up session in order to look knowledgeable for your Oscar party. It’s cool, we’ve been there… and we’ve got some good news… Continue reading Where to Watch All of This Year's Best Picture Oscar Nominees in One Sitting

This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced last week, and as usual, the geekier side of Hollywood doesn’t have much of a presence in the list of actors and filmmakers honored.

Or does it?

My sentiments on the Oscars’ annual snubbing of comic book, sci-fi and fantasy films are well documented, but just because there aren’t many geeky projects in the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Geek Movie History of This Year's Oscar Nominees