Weekly Seven: 2010 Oscar Snubs

Each year, everyone has their complaints about the Oscar nominations.  The Academy thought they would quiet the rumblings by expanding the “Best Picture” category to ten nominees, but it really hasn’t helped much since the biggest shock (and backlash) has come with the nomination of The Blind Side for the award.  I looked elsewhere for … Continue reading

Today’s DVD Releases: What are they worth?

Worth a Purchase: The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) I liked this film a lot when I saw it in theaters, and I’m certainly going to give it another look very soon.  It has won a lot of the early critic awards, and is considered one of the frontrunners to take home the Best Picture Oscar … Continue reading

2009: The Year in Review

It has been a great year at the movies.  For the first time ever, the yearly domestic box-office reached $10 million.  This number represents a 9% rise in ticket sales over last year’s total.  With the economy making an impact on the spending habits of so many people, it seems that many Americans are opting … Continue reading