Monday Movie Report: ‘Spotlight’ Wins Top Prize, Stallone Upset By Rylance

At the end of the ceremony it was “Spotlight” left standing in a stacked Best Picture category. Beating out Producers Guild Award winner “The Big Short” and Directors Guild Award winner “The Revenant,” “Spotlight” took Best Picture as its second victory of the night, the first being Best Original Screenplay. Likely the biggest story from…
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REVIEW: While Not Perfect, ‘Eddie The Eagle’ Still Pulls Off The Landing

“Eddie the Eagle” is the latest film that captures the Olympics and the second one that tells an underdog story at the 1988 games, with the other being “Cool Running.” The film’s first half hour follows the titular┬ácharacter, Eddie Edwards (Taron Egerton), through childhood. Edwards is completely obsessed with going to the Olympics and much…
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Monday Movie Report: ‘Mad Max’ Picks Up Makeup Wins, ‘Deadpool’ Dominates Box Office

“Mad Max: Fury Road” earned itself some technical hardware Saturday night at the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild awards ceremony. According to Variety, the action/thriller picked up wins in the categories Best Period And/Or Character Makeup as well as Best Special Makeup Effects. The recognition from the guild solidified “Fury Road” as a front runner…
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REVIEW ‘Race’ Is An Inspiring Experience Despite Unnecessary Subplots

“Race” tells the story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens, the Ohio State University track star who went to the 1936 games in Berlin just before the start of World War II. The film begins as Owens (Stephan James) starts college and meets his coach, Larry Snyder, played by Jason Sudeikis. Snyder immediately sees Owens’ talent…
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Monday Movie Report: British Academy Awards “Revenant” Best Picture And Director

Director Alejandros Inarritu’s “The Revenant” received plenty of recognition in London Sunday, taking multiple categories at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards ceremony. While the film captured trophies for cinematography and sound, it was its victories in the categories of Best Picture and Best Director that really made a┬ámark. The wins are…
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