Oscar Scuttlebutt: The Blockbuster Conundrum

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This weekend brings The Hunger Games: Catching Fire to the big screen, and it stars a number of Oscar winners and nominees. And yet its Oscar prospects are virtually nil. Is this a reflection of the considered old Academy voting block? More than likely.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Did Bruce Dern Sink His Own Ship?

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This weekend brings Nebraska to the big screen, and the film is already a big winner, as Bruce Dern won the best actor trophy at Cannes. Unfortunately, Dern has made a case that he should be up for the best actor Oscar, and that may have hurt his chances of winning a gold trophy.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Time to Take Stock of the Oscar Race

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We're just into November, and though there are definite candidates for who could be Oscar nominated, we've still got two months of releases to go, and very little sense of the room temperature. Why? Number one, because academy voters haven't seen the films, and number two, because in some cases, only a handful of people have seen the finished films.

Top Five Best Horror Films to Watch for Halloween on Netflix

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With Halloween today, many people may be going out tonight, but as it’s a Thursday, some may have celebrated this past weekend, while others may just not be able to take off work/school/etc. tomorrow. So for tonight, why not pick a fun, scary but not too scary movie for the Halloween season? These films are all streaming on Netflix right now.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Jared Leto, Oscar Nominee?

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This week brings two films that could/were meant to compete in the Oscars this year: Free Birds and Last Vegas Dallas Buyers Club and Diana. One has a very good shot at getting some nominations, the other....

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Martin Scorsese and Ridley Scott are in the Mix

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This week in Oscar ephemera, we've seen 12 Years a Slave do exceptionally well in limited release, we'll see Blue is the Warmest Color hit American screens, and Ridley Scott's latest film The Counselor sneaks into theaters. And we know for sure that there's a big dog in the race.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: 'The Fifth Estate' and the Films That Whiff

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There are certain things to expect every Oscar season. The films that become the front runner early on that people haven't seen yet (which this year could be The Wolf of Wall Street or American Hustle) which sometimes deliver and sometimes don't, the sneaky films that manage to stick around (which could be Lee Daniels' The...

The 10 Most Anticipated Films Of Fall 2013

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If you were a little let down by the movies that were released this summer, you are not alone. Between the box office bombs and horrible comedies (here's looking at you Grown Ups 2), 2013 has been somewhat of a disappointment in regards to movies, especially when compared to last year, which was filled to the brim with greatness. But 2013 isn't over, and you'll be surprised to know...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Could Tom Hanks Sink His Own Chances with 'Captain...

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This week brings another obvious Oscar contender into the race, the Paul Greengrass-directed Captain Phillips, which stars Tom Hanks in one of his best on screen performances. But there's a long road to award season, and the film has a number of hurdles to clear before it becomes a serious contender.

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Giveaway -- Win 2 Tickets To The L.A....

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The contest is now closed--thanks to all those who participated! We’re just guessing, but if you’re reading this post, allow us here at ScreenCrave to go out on a limb and assume that you happen to be a big fan of The Hunger Games—both the series of novels by Suzanne Collins and the burgeoning film franchise starring Jennifer...

Editorial: Why I Redbox

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This summer has seen a slew of movies that cost over $100 Million dollars hit theaters (some over $200 Million, some possibly near $300 Million), and yet this is the first summer I've noticed that I'm okay with totally skipping a number of the biggest films of the year. This is likely a feeling that's been building for a while, but now it's gotten that much worse. It's not that I won't catch...

'Breaking Bad' VOTD: Badger's Animated 'Star Trek' Fanfiction

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Did you watch the midseason premiere of Breaking Bad, entitled “Blood Money,” last night?  If you didn’t, you really need to get on that (but don’t worry, we won’t feature spoilers here); if you did, have you reassembled the pieces of your head (which likely blew apart by the episodes end) yet?  If you have, and are up to it, one of the very few humorous (and...

1-1 Interview: Director Dan Scanlon and Producer Kori Rae on 'Monsters...

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One of the biggest challenges for Monsters University was being a prequel. As director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae acknowledge, the audience knows where the characters are going to end up, so the challenge was to turn the inevitable into a strength. And it’s fair to say they pulled it off. We talked to the two about the film and the challenges of making Monsters...

VOTD: Russell Brand Mocks MSNBC Talk Show Hosts For Lack Of Professionalism...

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While comedian/ professional oddball/ star of middling to bad films Russell Brand is likely not the first example of professional decorum to come to mind, the star of such films as Get Him to the Greek and the remake of Arthur recently schooled a few professional morning news show hosts when he felt they were treating him disrespectfully....

Top Ten Best Comedy Sequels (That Aren't Sequels)

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The biggest problem with a sequel to a successful comedy is that it's hard not to either disappoint, or basically remake the first film. Such is why The Hangover sequels have been so disappointing. Often, the best solution is to get the gang back together, but do something completely different. Here's out top ten list of films that brought back a lot of the same...

1-1 Interview: Ken Jeong on Nudity and Fame for 'The Hangover Part III'

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Ken Jeong may have gotten his big break by appearing in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up, but it was the moment he popped out of a trunk naked in The Hangover that turned him in star. And now with the third film in the series, The Hangover Part III, he's become the star of the new film, as the whole film revolves around...

Poll: What did you think of 'Elementary's' Moriarty Reveal?

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In Elementary's two-part finale, nothing was as it seemed. Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) was reunited with the love of his life, while under the watchful eye of Moriarty. When Irene Adler (guest star Natalie Dormer) rises from the grave, it knocks Sherlock off his feet. But her return was nothing compared to Moriarty's next reveal. What did you...

The Top Ten Best Comic Book Movies

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Comic book movies. They're everywhere now, and they're the biggest movies of the year. Post-Avengers, which made one and a half  billion dollars worldwide, we're going to be getting more and more of them, as both Marvel and DC have got plans for their futures. So, it's time to take stock, and check back on the best of this genre. (Note: this only pertains to...

'The Walking Dead': The Best And Worst Of Season Three

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The third season of The Walking Dead is now behind us, and we can all agree that said season was the most intense of them all. Every episode was chock-full of awesome zombie killing, and a number of interesting new characters were introduced. But now that it's over, let's take a step back. And though the death toll was sky high (in a zombie world casualties are unavoidable),...

Stoker: Movie Review

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Park Chan-wook's Stoker is the sort of film that is nearly impossible to surmise. It's about serial killers and human nature, doused in Southern Gothic. It's a DNA experiment meant to combine Alfred Hitchcock and Tennessee Williams. And though maybe the story is a little less interesting when it's all summed up, Park directs the living hell out of it, making for one...