Why Darkest Hour won’t win the Oscar for Best Picture

We’re handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the March 4 Academy Awards. Today: Darkest Hour. Give Gary Oldman his glittering gold statue now. He’s the overwhelming favourite to win Best Actor for portraying Winston Churchill, in this take on the political struggles behind the Second World War story that also fuels Dunkirk. It’s More...

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By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Iron Man 3 Begins Phase 2 with a Terrible Twist: Journey to Infinity War Part 7

If I could, I would start this whole thing out with some audio of myself letting out a very long, exasperated sigh of frustration. Iron Man 3, nearly five years removed, still serves as the single most frustrating More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Thousands Plan to Say Wow Like Owen Wilson in Unison

Owen Wilson is a versatile actor, who can pretty much do anything, but one thing that he does extremely well is say the word “wow.” Wilson says wow in nearly every movie that he’s ever done, which More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Disgraced Weinstein apologizes to Lawrence, Streep for court filing

By Sandy CohenAssociated Press Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 LOS ANGELES—Harvey Weinstein apologized to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers cited them in asking a court to dismiss a sexual misconduct More...

By PunditX On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Black Panther Composer Scored 4-Hour Director's Cut

According to Black Panther composer, Ludwig Goransson, Ryan Coogler does not work with any temporary music while editing his movies, which left the composer with an intense amount of creative control. Coogler told More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Anonymous Canadian Oscar voter No. 2: ‘Meryl Streep? I don’t think so’

Here’s what she says about the other eight Best Picture nominees: Call Me by Your Name: “I loved it, but I felt it wasn’t a Best Picture.” Darkest Hour: “I didn’t like it too much.” Get Out: “I More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Jennifer Lawrence Admits She Dropped Out of School and Doesn't Have a Diploma

Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she dropped out of middle school at the age of 14 and does not have a high school diploma. The 27-year old star of Red Sparrow says that she dropped More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Annihilation’s Alex Garland on sticking up for brainy sci-fi

Early test screenings of sci-fithriller Annihilation had some viewers complaining the film was “too intellectual” and “too complicated.” Alex Garland, the film’s writer/director, doesn’t hold back in More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Flamin' Hot Cheetos Creator Is Getting a Biopic

Fox Searchlight has emerged victorious in a bidding war for a tasty new biopic, centering on the man who created the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, Richard Montanez. The studio reportedly beat out multiple studio bidders More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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From Black Panther to Janelle Monáe and beyond, Afrofuturism is enjoying a moment

The long-awaited Black Panther will dominate the pop culture scene over the next few weeks, and amid praise for the cast and Ryan Coogler’s astute direction, you’re likely to hear one word quite often: More...