One of this year’s most glaring Oscar omissions comes in the form of Tom Hanks being passed over for his work as that titular character in Captain Phillips. I’m not sure why Academy voters decided that Hanks’ work in Paul Greengrass’ adaptation of a real-life ocean hijacking wasn’t worthy of a nomination, but I like to just assume it’s because 2014 had… Continue reading The Last Scene of 'Captain Phillips' Should Have Earned Tom Hanks an Oscar Nom
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
Your Top Three is a series here at Movies.com where we choose a topic and you give us your top three picks.
There are 85 movies that have been named Best Picture at the Academy Awards. We doubt even one of them is loved by all of our readers, let alone the entirety of the planet’s movie fans. So, this could be an interesting discussion.
It also… Continue reading Your Top Three: Favorite Best Picture Oscar Winners
Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/22/13.
If you pay close enough attention to the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, you may have already realized that all of them are edited by a man named Roderick Jaynes, known as a bit of a cranky British recluse… Continue reading Read a Funny Story from the First Fictional Character to Ever Earn an Oscar Nomination