The nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning, and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water led the pack with recognition in categories, including Best Picture. Eight other movies are up for the top award this year, including Phantom Thread, Lady Bird, Get Out and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.  Del Toro is also nominated for Best Director, as […]

The 2018 Sundance Film Festival is in full swing following its first weekend, and while deals are relatively scarce so far, there’s a lot of buzz going around on timely and topical features that are getting rave reviews in addition to the obvious attention.  The Tale Fits the Moment The Tale, Jennifer Fox’s autobiographical drama […]

Kristen Bell hosted the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony on Sunday evening; it’s the only televised awards show that exclusively honors performers. Bell is the first-ever host for the show, which is filled with effusive praise and a genial atmosphere. Bell began things with a lightly comic introduction, which you can watch below. [embedded […]

Detective Pikachu: Ken Watanabe (Godzilla, above) has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu. Ryan Reynolds will star in the live-action adaptation of the popular Pokemon video game series; his role is said to be “motion-capture in nature.” Watanabe will play Detective Yoshida, a character created for the mystery movie. Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton will […]

There is no shortage in choices of what to watch at the theater or while at home. In an effort to help your decision of what to watch, here are some recommended double features to pair with this week’s new releases: 12 Strong, Den of Thieves, and Phantom Thread. 12 Strong / Lone Survivor Our […]

What happens when police and thieves clash? In the explosive action thriller Den of Thieves, the answer is not as simple as it might appear. That’s because a dedicated, elite unit of Los Angeles police officers are pitted against a very successful crew of merciless bank robbers who have planned an incredible heist that sounds […]

Relationships are never easy, as young Alma (Vicky Krieps) soon discovers in Paul Thomas Anderson’s absorbing, constantly surprising Phantom Thread. She has been swept up into the tightly ordered life of Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), a very successful, well-established dressmaker in 1950s London. Alma does her best to fit into her lover’s world, yet she […]