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
This week on The Popcast we put on our winter sleepwear and pick up the pieces of our damaged psyche after Vince Gilligan puts our feels through the wringer. We also discuss Prisoners, Blue Jasmine, Don Jon and Diana to name but a few things on the menu. DOWNLOAD EPISODE
Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a
As if it needed another boost, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave won the Toronto International Film Festival’s audience award. The runners-up were Stephen Frears’ Philomena and Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners. Expect the latter to be the big ticket this weekend as its only new competition comes in the form of
This week on The Popcast… After her pub quiz win TV’s Gwen Reyes is on confidence overload and blowing minds with Swedish animal videos. As Mal and Dan try to keep up a whole host of movies including Rush, The Kings of Summer and Salinger. The Bling Ring gets a
We Oscar obsessives discuss the Academy Awards throughout the year, but the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off what we refer to as the Oscar season – and with good reason, as we have lots of ground to cover this week. Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate kicked off the fest with
There have been many great sporting rivalries throughout history – Ali v Frazier, Sampras v Agassi, Senna v Prost – but arguably one of the most compelling was that of Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Two young Formula One drivers who fought through vehicle trouble, dangerous weather and even a horrendous crash to get their hands on the title, their battle for the world championship gripped fans and skeptics alike.
As the summer movie season winds down, we here at Screen Invasion decided to take a look at the promising 2013 fall films slate of releases. Fall has traditionally been a dumping ground of films that weren’t quite good enough for big summer tentpoles or winter awards seasons pushes. However,