Forgive me for cribbing that movie quote, a line you couldn’t escape – believe me, I tried – upon the release of Despicable Me in 2001. It aptly describes the film: not much in the way of story, little more than an excuse for androgynous yellow creatures to spew gibberish.
Edit: This article once stated that Judi Dench was a musical or comedy contender at the Golden Globes for her work in Philomena. However, she and the film will compete in the drama categories. This week saw not only the Gotham Awards ceremony, but also the New York Film Critics
The first-ever screening of David O. Russell’s American Hustle took place on Sunday. Word on the film ranges from decent to terrific, but the one aspect on which everyone seemed to agree: Jennifer Lawrence. Last year’s best actress winner apparently steals the movie with her scenes as the wife of
Awards, Fests, and Campaigns Disney will push Saving Mr. Banks, which had a great stateside debut at the AFI Fest, as a drama at the Golden Globes. Most of us thought the film, which examines Walt Disney and P.L. Travers’ disagreements about 1964’s Mary Poppins, would contend in the musical
Christian Bale leads a stellar cast in Out of the Furnace, which we might see at the 2014 Academy Awards
Another twist hit awards-watchers last week as Sony Pictures Classics bumped Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher out of its 2013 lineup – and not too long after an impressive teaser leaked. Maybe SPC simply wants its potential Oscar pony to avoid the current best picture front-runner. As Sasha Stone of Awards Daily
Christian Bale has left Gotham City, and is starring in Out of the Furnace. Keep reading to check out the first official trailer and poster.
Director David O. Russell (Silverlings Playbook) has brought together a stellar cast for his latest project, a dramatic historical thriller. Picture feathered hair, bellbottoms, tape recorders, backroom dealings, double-crossing and a groovy soundtrack! Oh Yes! He’s working again with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper while rounding out the cast with
This week there are some awesome releases! The biggest are The Dark Knight Rises, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Simpsons Season 15 and Hope Springs. For the Kevin Durant fans out there Thunderstruck is also out. And as usual, please don’t hesitate to share what Blu-Rays and DVDs you’ve bought recently, or
The Dark Knight Rises is without a doubt the biggest movie of the year. While it “only” had the third biggest opening weekend in history, it’s 2D-only release means that it actually sold more tickets than the top 2. We here at Screen Invasion were excited for the flick and most
To offer commentary on The Dark Knight Rises is to go back to every part of the movie and discuss it. Therefore, I will say that this is not a review, but more a discussion of what works and what does not within the film, and contains MAJOR SPOILERS below.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES is an amazing experience and a flawed movie, both spectacle of the highest order and a house of cards. It’s worthy of your time, attention and love, but it doesn’t rise to the transcendent heights of previous entries in the series.
With The Dark Knight Rises hitting theaters tomorrow, it marks the occasion when one single actor was able to play the titular role for three straight movies. In the past, Batman was seen more as a “Bond” character, which meant that different actors played the same role. Of course, older
Welcome to The Debate Club. Before you we have two opposing views and two members of the Screen Invasion team that would happily proclaim themselves to be the “People’s Champion”, a title that only you can decide. Both writers have taken the time to illustrate their points and neither has