Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer 3

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by Stephen Nagel

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the third trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, which was released by Marvel a few hours ago. This trailer is the most detailed, as it delves into the origins of Ultron, his crazy killer robot philosophy, and also gives us a glimpse at the magnitude of his power. Enjoy the trailer below

Are you as keen as we are for the latest installment in this epic saga?

Whiplash, the Short Film

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by Stephen Nagel

Whiplash got tons of buzz in the awards season that’s just gone by; JK Simmons picked up an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, while the film also got the nod for Best Film Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

But long before this, Damien Chazelle made a short film, also called Whipash, starring JK Simmons. The film was made to draw investors, and after watching it below, you’ll understand why it worked.

JK Simmons is just as formidable in his performance in this short, and the sound throughout the film is Oscar-worthy itself.

What did you think of the original Whiplash?

Game of Thrones S5 Poster

Not often that a poster for a TV show gets me as excited as Game of Thrones’ latest poster for the upcoming season. This marks the 5th season of the high-fantasy HBO show.

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Foxcatcher Character Analysis

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by Stephen Nagel

It didn’t pick up a single Oscar on Sunday night, even though it was nominated for 5. It was, however nominated in some tough categories, and walking away from it all, I don’t think anyone sees it as being snubbed. Which is tragic. Anyway, this piece is actually a character analysis of the three main characters in Foxcatcher, played by Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, and Steve Carell. Enjoy. Continue reading

Oscars 2015 – All the Winners

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by Stephen Nagel

We followed the build-up to the big night, made our predictions, and watched with bated breath. Now the winners have finally been announced, and you can find the full list of nominees in each category below, with the winners highlighted in RED. Continue reading

The Oscars Rundown – Predictions & Preview

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by BTG Lifestyle

If you’ve been following our blog for the past couple of weeks you would have noticed a key focus on the Academy Awards. We have been analysing the top films and giving our predicted winners of some of the major awards. This post will tie a nice little bow around our Oscars Rundown by recapping and giving final thoughts on the grand event scheduled to take place tonight.

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Selma (2014) Spoiler-free Review

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by Stephen Nagel

Sometimes a movie comes along and knocks you off your feet. It’s raw, it’s unapologetic, and it makes you want to throw your fist in the air and shout. Selma is this movie. Continue reading