Film

Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress Predictions

HOLLYWOOD—This might be the easiest predictions I’ve made for Oscar in the years since I’ve covered predictions about who will win the golden statute that is pinnacle for any in the entertainment industry. With the Academy Awards less than 3 weeks away, it’s time to look at some of the major categories like Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor,...

“Spotlight” Big Winner At Independent Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA—Well awards season continues to be a whirlwind. The 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards were held on Saturday, February 27, one day before the Academy Awards and the night’s big winner was “Spotlight” taking home a total of four awards including Best Feature. It was also a good night for Tom McCarthy who won the award for Best...

“Hot Pursuit” Is Full Of Laughs

HOLLYWOOD—Can you recall the last time you saw a female buddy comedy that was actually good? Yeah, that is a rarity in the cinema world, but America may have found its latest comedic pairing with Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. The ladies join forces for the comedy “Hot Pursuit,” where laughs are delivered to the audience a mile a...

“Fantastic Beasts” Wins Box-Office

HOLLYWOOD—I argued last week, that the weekend before Thanksgiving would be a big one at the box-office and was I ever so right. Why? With four new releases and prior flicks all vying for moviegoers and their attention, it was a sequel to a wizardry tale that would be victorious. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” had a magical...

“Godzilla” Wins Box-Office

HOLLYWOOD—There were a lot of new offerings at the box-office this past weekend. That is a rarity the week after the big Memorial Day holiday weekend. You had the sequel “Godzilla: King of Monsters,” “Ma” and “Rocketman” all vying for the top spot and moviegoers money. However, it was a monster that reigned supreme. “Godzilla: King of Monsters” dethroned...

“It” Sneaks By “American Made” At Box-Office

HOLLYWOOD—It is rare at the multiplex for a movie that was knocked out of the top spot to reclaim its position weeks later. Well, that has transpired this weekend with the horror flick “It” reclaiming its top spot at the box-office but by mere millions. “It” earned $17.3 million in its fourth weekend, bringing the flick within $10 million...

“Ralph Breaks The Internet” Wins Box-Office

HOLLYWOOD—It was a battle for the ages at the box-office this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Not only did we have previous flicks from the past few weeks still tantalizing audiences, there were a bevy of new flicks including “Creed II,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Robin Hood” all vying to nab cinema lovers’ attention. So what flick would come out...

“Acrimony” Offers Nothing New

HOLLYWOOD—Tyler Perry, the man behind the hit character Madea is a triple-threat when it comes to writing, directing and producing. He has tapped into acting a bit, but I think he is far more successful behind the camera. While known for comedy, Perry has found a way to broaden his horizons. I loved “Why did I Get Married,” and...

“The Lazarus Effect” Raises Some Questions

HOLLYWOOD—The prospect of the dead coming back to life has been something Hollywood has been tackling from the dawn of cinema. From zombies to ghosts, plenty of movies have asked the question: What if? Well a new film is answering that same question with a different theory. “The Lazarus Effect” tackles the issue of reviving the dead and the...

“Get Out” Big Winner At 2018 Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA—Well, who would have expected a psychological thriller/horror film to claim the top prize at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Well history was in the making on Saturday, March 3 as the 2018 Spirit Awards were handed out inside a tent near a beach in Santa Monica. Hosting the festivities were John Mulaney and Nick Kroll, who kicked...
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