89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars): Nominees List

TweetAmericaJR has compiled the nominees of the most popular award categories for the 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars). The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from theRead More

Academy’s Oscar Week Events Celebrate This Year’s Nominees

Tweet LOS ANGELES — In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Oscar Week schedule is as follows: OSCAR WEEK: SHORTS Tuesday, February 21, 7 p.m. Hosted by director Tim MillerRead More

Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for Friday, Feb. 17

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, February 17, 2017: “The Great Wall” Rated PG-13. 103 minutes. Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller. -Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau; Director: Yimou Zhang. “Fist Fight” Rated R. 91 minutes. Comedy. -Christina Hendricks, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Charlie Day, Ice Cube; Director: Richie Keen. “A Cure for Wellness” Rated R. 146 minutes. Mystery, Thriller -Jason Isaacs, Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie; Director: Gore Verbinski. “Land of Mine” Rated R. 100 minutes. Drama, History, War. -Roland Moller, LouisRead More

Trailer Thursday: Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’

TweetSt. Patrick Day may be a lucky day for the Irish, but this will be the day for both “Game of Thrones”‘ Finn Jones and his character Danny Rand, who will fulfill his destiny as the fourth and final Defender known as Marvel’s “Iron Fist”. When he was ten years old, young Danny Rand became the lone survivor of a plane crash that caused the death of his parents.  Now, after years of being presumed dead, he returns home to New York to reclaim his name and his birthright: RandRead More

Lionsgate in talks of a John Wick TV prequel series

TweetKeanu Reeves is back once with a big-screen vengeance in “John Wick: Chapter Two”: reprising the role of the titular hitman that you send after the boogeyman.  The sequel to the 2014 hit finds Wick’s plans for retirement on hold once more when a contract on his life leads him on a trip to Rome: giving himself the greenlight in taking on the world’s most formidable assassins. Now, director Chad Stahelski and screenwriter Derek Holstad are not only interested for a third chapter of John Wick, but they and LionsgateRead More

Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for 2/3

TweetLook for these new movies to the hit the box office on Friday, February 3, 2017: “The Space Between Us” Rated PG-13. 121 minutes. Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi. -Britt Robertson, Asa Butterfield, Janet Montgomery, Carla Gugino; Director: Peter Chelsom “Rings” Rated PG-13. 102 minutes. Drama, Horror. -Vincent D’Onofrio, Laura Wiggins, Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki; Director: F. Javier Guiterrez. “Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back” Rated PG-13. 109 minutes. Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. -Bei-Er Bao, Mengke Bateer, Kenny Lin, Yun Lin; Director: Hark Tsui. “I Am Not Your Negro” RatedRead More

Superhero Saturday: Avery Brooks as ‘A Man Called Hawk’

TweetBefore he was the captain of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”, actor Avery Brooks was “A Man Called Hawk”, which premiered on ABC on Saturday, January 28, 1989. A mid-season replacement, the series was a spin-off of “Spenser: For Hire” (1985-88) starring the late Robert Urich as Robert B. Parker’s titular Boston private investigator who can solve crimes as well as cook, box, and quote poetry.  The character Hawk was Spenser’s equal yet opposite: an hired gun who works on both sides of the law.  Despite their different codes, SpenserRead More

Movie Review: “La La Land” is destined to become a classic; film is a strong contender for Best Picture

Tweet“La La Land” was beautifully shot, edited and mixed just right. I believe it will be one of those movies we’ll be talking about 25 years from now. Audiences are lined up and are packing movie theaters to see this film all across the country. The movie is a classic Hollywood love story. It opens with the sights and sounds of a traffic jam on the freeway in Los Angeles. Minutes later, people emerge from their cars in a musical number. They were dancing and singing on the street. AlthoughRead More

Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for 1/27

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, January 27, 2017: “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” Rated R. 106 minutes. Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Ruby Rose, Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Iain Glen; Director: Paul W.S. Anderson “A Dog’s Purpose” Rated PG. 120 minutes. Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy. -Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, Peggy Lipton; Director: Lasse Hallstrom “Gold” Rated R. 121 minutes. Adventure, Drama, Thriller. -Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Toby Kebbell; Director: Stephen Gaghan “The Salesman” Rated PG-13. 125 minutes. Drama,Read More

Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for Friday 1/13

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, January 13, 2017: “Monster Trucks” Rated PG. 104 minutes. Animation, Action, Adventure. -Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper; Director: Chris Wedge “The Bye Bye Man” Rated PG-13. 96 minutes. Horror, Thriller. -Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco; Director: Stacy Title “Sleepless” Rated R. 95 minutes. Action, Crime, Thriller. -Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, Gabrielle Union; Director: Baran bo Odar “OK Jannu” Not rated. 135 minutes. Drama, Romance. -Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, NaseeruddinRead More