Monday Movie Report: Recapping the James Gunn news

After several months of silence, Disney has turned on its decision to fire James Gunn from the third “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie.

According to DeadlineAccording to Deadline, Disney, which owns Marvel Studios, has reinstated Gunn as both the writer and director of the third “Guardians” picture. Gunn was initially fired from the project in July 2018, after several posts on Twitter were dug up and shared, creating a negative perception of the director.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Recapping the James Gunn news”

Advertisements

Monday Movie Report: Casting news on Idris Elba, Tom Holland

Hollywood casting has had a few strings tied to comic book movies recently.

The most recent bit of news dropped over the last 24 hours, with “Spider-Man: Homecoming” star Tom Holland getting cast in the novel adaptation “Cherry.”

Interestingly enough, the movie will be directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, the team behind “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Captain America: Civil War,” movies which Holland has performed in.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Casting news on Idris Elba, Tom Holland”

Monday Movie Report: Netflix advocates for fair Oscar rules

Following comments made by Director Steven Spielberg and before the Academy Board of Governors meet, Netflix is standing up for itself.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix, via Twitter, made comments regarding the future of Academy eligibility rules. On Sunday, Netflix stated “we love cinema” and also said it loves creating “access for people who can’t always afford, or live in towns without theaters.”

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Netflix advocates for fair Oscar rules”

Monday Movie Report: Writers Guild winners

One of this award season’s biggest shockers took place Sunday night during the Writers Guild of America award ceremony.

At the annual event, “Eighth Grade,” written (and directed) by Bo Burnham, won the prize for Best Original Screenplay from the WGA. The win was a major upset, beating out the likes of “Green Book” and “Roma.”

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Writers Guild winners”

Special Movie Report: British Academy winners

It was a great night in England for “Roma” Sunday, as the film from director Alfonso Cuaron picked up several awards from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Those awards were some of the most prestigious, too. During the ceremony, “Roma” picked up both Best Film and Best Director, two major categories during award season.

Continue reading “Special Movie Report: British Academy winners”

Monday Movie Report: Screen Actors Guild Winners

The best performances of 2018 were celebrated in Hollywood Sunday evening with the Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony.

The annual event, now in its 25th year, gave its top award of the night to the ensemble of “Black Panther.” Another big winner on the night was Rami Malek, who won the SAG’s best male actor performance for his work in “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Screen Actors Guild Winners”

Monday Movie Report: Critics’ Choice Award Winners

Weeks after awards were handed out by regional film critic groups, such as those in New York and Los Angeles,  the Broadcast Film Critics Association joined the party.

On Sunday, the BFCA held the Critics’ Choice Awards and gave its top honor to “Roma.” Other pictures having a good night included “The Favourite,” winning Best Ensemble and “Black Panther” snagging awards in several tech categories.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Critics’ Choice Award Winners”

Monday Movie Report: 2019 Golden Globe Winners

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association selected its top films of 2018 Sunday, with “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Green Book” coming away with the top two prizes.

Aside from those movies, another film having success at Sunday’s Golden Globe ceremony was “Roma,” taking Best Director. Winning for Best Drama Actor and Actress, meanwhile, were Rami Malek and Glenn Close.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: 2019 Golden Globe Winners”

Monday Movie Report: Early predictions for 2019 box office

Marvel has to be happy about this news.

According to Deadline Hollywood, the company Atom Tickets has ranked “Avengers: Endgame” as the most anticipated movie of 2019. Deadline reports that the social movie ticketing app conducted a survey which found the fourth “Avengers,” “Captain Marvel,” “Spider-Man: Far From Home” and “Toy Story 4” as the films audiences are most excited for.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Early predictions for 2019 box office”

Monday Movie Report: Critics make their choices

The Critics’ Choice Awards, organized by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, announced their nominations Monday, with “The Favourite” leading the pack.

From Fox Searchlight and director Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite” picked up a whopping 14 nominations including Best Picture. Following that film was “Black Panther” with 12 noms and “First Man” with 10.

Continue reading “Monday Movie Report: Critics make their choices”