With four new movies opening in wide-release this weekend, there was a pile-up at the multiplex. In a competitive weekend, “Elysium” came out on top — or did it? “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” debuted last among the four — or did it? Unpacking this week’s tight race, not all was as it seemed, and the true numbers earned by… Continue reading Box Office: Lessons From This Weekend's Four-Way Race
It’s down to the final four teams on “The Amazing Race,” with the winner revealed tonight during the show’s two-hour finale on CBS.
The remaining contenders are:
- newlyweds Max and Katie Bichler- roller-derby moms Mona Egender and Beth Bandimere- hockey brothers Bates and Anthony Battaglia- friends/country singers Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Kuhle
They’re competing for a $ 1 million prize in the final stretch of the… Continue reading 'Amazing Race' Season 22 finale: Which team should win?
The Academy Award acting nominees continued to make news this week, whether or not they wanted to. Without lifting a finger, Jessica Chastain scored a coup at the box office by starring in the No. 1 and No. 2 movies over the weekend: the brand new horror film “Mama” and holdover “Zero Dark Thirty,” for which her Best Actress nomination is now the film’s most likely prize. Entertainment Weekly made… Continue reading Oscars 2013: The Race Opens Wide
Welcome to the first in what will be a series of weekly columns updating the state of the Oscar race. We’ll continue to trace who’s ahead and who’s a long shot as we gauge the impact of each week’s new developments, from the critics’ prizes to the Golden Globes to the various guild awards.
The next couple of weeks will be especially eventful, with the National Society of Film Critics, the… Continue reading Oscars 2013: Best Picture Race Is Down To 'Lincoln' vs. 'Zero Dark Thirty'