There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?
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
Surprise: Another film we thought would contend for Oscars this year got bumped to next year, as Sony moved The Monuments Men to 2014. Apparently there wasn’t enough time to finish the visual effects. This move might give the distributor’s upcoming American Hustle more room to breathe. Monuments director George
Before heading into this week’s analysis, one should note that six films we assume are Oscar contenders remain unseen: American Hustle, Lone Survivor, Out of the Furnace, Saving Mr. Banks, and The Wolf of Wall Street. (The lattermost might not arrive this year, but distributor Paramount hopes it will be
RUN & JUMP strikes a delightful balance of drama, comedy, and romance. In its more dramatic moments, the film profoundly explores the delicate balance of family dynamics and pays homage to the reality that brain trauma does not only affect the person who suffers it. With its laugh-out-loud-funny dialogue, RUN & JUMP also entertains.
The most successful Saturday Night Live cast member in recent memory, Will Ferrell, came back to host with Usher as the musical guest. They pulled out all the stops on this and it’s not even the season finale! Not only did Will Ferrell host, but they also nabbed Ana Gasteyer, Will Forte, Justin