Talking Movies, Episode 2: The Lost Weekend (1945), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Gentleman’s Agreement (1947) ... Alfred Hitchcock – The 39 Steps (1935) ... Talking Movies, Episode 1: ‘The Third Man’ (1949) ... Akira Kurosawa – ‘Ran’ (1985) ... Woody Allen – ‘Bananas’ (1971) ... Mervyn LeRoy – ‘Little Caesar’ (1931) ... Oscars: How ‘12 Years’ Pulled Off Best Picture and Other Winners Triumphed (Analysis) ... Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 7 ...
Countdown to Oscars

Posts Tagged ‘Battleship’

Sunday February 24th, 2013

The Best Broadcast Pilot Orders of the 2013-2014 Season: NBC and CBS

By Rachel Bennett
Television Editor & Columnist

***

It’s pilot season, which means your favorite out-of-work TV actors, actresses, creators and writers are getting a chance to return to the small screen once more.

Although we have yet to know what new series we’ll see next year, the networks have been busy selecting projects to consider for their schedules. So far, almost 100 scripts have been chosen, and audiences will only get to see a handful actually come to fruition.

Several are duds, but there are a few promising prospects that I hope network executives will keep around for the 2013-2014 season — even if it means they have to cancel old favorites to make room (just keep Parks and Recreation, OK, NBC?).

Check out my choices for the best prospective pilots NBC and CBS have ordered, and come back tomorrow to see my picks for ABC and Fox:

Read the rest of this entry »

Tuesday April 3rd, 2012

The Best Movie Trailers of 2012

By Josh Abraham

Check out this year’s best movie trailers.

Click to read more…

Saturday March 17th, 2012

IMAX Domination Coming This Summer

By Scott Mendelson

Simply put, during the first twelve weeks of summer (May 4th to July 20th), there are six, maybe seven major movies all debuting in IMAX for at least the first week of their respective theatrical runs.  Three of them are in May, one is in June, and two or three are in July.  What are they you ask?  Well…

Click to read more…