Though we sure love to celebrate the successful, pretty people of Hollywood, we also love the losers. That’s because, the official 2018 nominations left more than a handful of fan-favorite movies, actors, writers, and directors off of the ballot yet again.
The Academy Awards are a time for cinephiles to celebrate another year of art. And though some of the year’s best weren’t recognized in full (snubs are part of the fun), the Oscars offer a welcome respite from politics, scandal, and the like. Today, we take a look at the biggest movies of the past year in cinema. So, settle in, butter up some popcorn, and enjoy this walk through 2018’s most successful movies.
But what about those films that were carried by big-name actors and actresses, directors and screenwriters, or massive corporate studios? What about those films that barely made back their budget? Those films that bombed so hard at the box office that they became the laughing stocks of the film industry? Well Filthy Rich has got you covered. We’re not going to let these flops go without any recognition.
With the recent release of the Oscar nominations, now is a great time to look back at all the movies that we enjoyed in 2017 and see how they stack up. Box office gross isn’t necessarily an indication of a movie’s quality, but it does tell us how many people went to go see it in theaters. And in an era where any movie can be downloaded almost instantly, that figure is still pretty significant.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to snuggle up with loved ones, either romantic or platonic, and enjoy a movie together. The weather is probably cold and dreary outside, and all the delicious food that you just ate is probably making you quite sleepy. This year, skip the fancy cocktail lounge or restaurant, and stay at home with a movie.
English actor Sean Bean (sadly not pronounced, Seen Bean) has died so many times onscreen that we’re starting to lose count. Whether he’s being shot by arrows, impaled by an anchor, or killed by cattle, Bean nails it every time. Here are our favorite Bean death scenes from both film and television. Warning: spoilers lie ahead.
Some of these movies made a lot of money, some of them made very little, some of them had staggering production budgets while others, not so much. Regardless, the following list of flicks have poked the proverbial bear time and time again, and we’re all the better for it. So, put your dukes up and choose your side, these are the most polarizing movies of all time.
There’s no better way to put yourself in a Yuletide mood than to pop some popcorn, curl up under a blanket in front of a warm fire, and watch a good old-fashioned Christmas movie. We’ve compiled a list (and checked it twice) of 12 of our favorite holiday films that will be sure to help you get into the holiday spirit.
Iconic is an understatement. The Joker is the quintessential pop culture villain. Money doesn’t motivate him and emotion doesn’t faze him. He’s motivated by chaos in and of itself. Which is a scary proposition for Batman and comic book nerds alike.