Earlier today (January 10) the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards, and though there were plenty of deserving recipients, other supposed shoo-ins ended up getting the shaft.
Though he was widely praised for his role in “Django Unchained,” Leonardo DiCaprio failed to snag a Best Supporting Actor nod.
Given the massive role of special effects in today’s film industry, the Visual Effects Society has plenty of material to consider in determining each year’s stand-outs.
And earlier today, the nominees for the 11th Annual VES Awards were announced, spanning 24 categories of film, animation, television, video games, and commercial projects. The winners will be declared during an official ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 5th.
With the long wait finally over, entertainment seekers flocked to their local cinemas in the droves while helping "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" claim the top spot at the box office for the weekend of December 14-16, 2012.
The Peter Jackson directed tale of Bilbo Baggins piled up first day sales of $37 million to break the December record for Friday earnings while taking in a U.S. December weekend best of $84.8 million.
For the third week in a row, Vampires are on pace to once again take top honors at the box office for the weekend of November 30- December 2, 2012.
Summit Entertainment’s final installment of the “Twilight” franchise "Breaking Dawn Part 2" took first place, taking in $5.4 million on Friday, with an expected $16.5 million weekend for the Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart fronted drama.
Continuing its reign atop the movie world, “Breaking Dawn - Part 2” emerged victorious at the box office while comfortably out-earning its theatrical competition during the Thanksgiving weekend of November 21-25, 2012.