If you ask me, though, it’s easily the most repellant of all 24 lineups, and one of the more shameful nominee crops in recent Academy history.
Contrary to the curious, outspoken beliefs of some, we prefer to celebrate movies around these parts.
The international box office came to the rescue for numerous films and franchises, often counting for nearly three quarters of their worldwide gross.
Aside from the ethics of 3D, it’s undeniable that Catching Fire will be at an economic disadvantage without it, losing as much as $4 per ticket in some cases.
The departure of a new Martin Scorsese/Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle surely meant another equally high-profile or even several smaller-profile releases would be flocking to the date.
Anchored by its attachment to The Avengers, this new film’s artistic aspirations become irrelevant to domestic reception, since the massive global opening ensures its event status.
The D or F CinemaScore can indicate something potentially subversive about the material, whether intentional or not.
The entirety of the marketing for The Counselor suffers from what I’m calling “prestige-film fallacy” (PFF).