Oscar ballots are in and there are mere days to go until the awards are handed out on Sunday, March 2nd.
So it's time to take a look at how things stand in the race for the gold. For the last four months, seemingly everyone has been talking about the films and performances bound for Oscar glory. In less than a week, all that discussion culminates in the climactic shindig of awards season, an all-out frenzy of pomp and circumstance in which the industry's highest honors are awarded.
Some categories seem to be a lock, while others may surprise us when the envelopes are opened.
IAR's Oscar expert Brett Gursky and IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick give their predictions on who will win at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
How is 20th Century Fox supposed to compete with all the hot fire Marvel Studios is spitting on Guardians of the Galaxy?
With a half-dozen images focusing on the 1973 chunk of X-Men: Days of Future Past. By extension, with a single image of a blue, nearly naked Jennifer Lawrence wielding a pistol as Raven Darkholme aka Mystique.
We've got enough X-Men: Days of Future Past news to fill the Blackbird today.
Among the bits of promotional sweetness today are one behind the scenes image featuring Nicholas Hoult, as well as four baseball card-style pictures of James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, and Daniel Cudmore.
More intriguingly, though, director Matthew Vaughn is speaking publicly for the first time about his reasons for opting out of returning to direct the prequel-sequel.
The awards bug isn't limited to our shores; it's a pandemic, having hopped the pond to the U.K.
At the 62nd Annual BAFTA Awards this weekend, 12 Years a Slave won the top prize yet remained in a virtual awards season deadlock with Gravity, which won six major awards.
Five official new images from X-Men: Days of Future Past elegantly illustrate the time-travel shenanigans of this latest X-movie by showcasing the old alongside the new.
By which I mean to say that these images feature X-Men: First Class players James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence, as well as X-Men elder statesmen Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
The first TV spot promoting this summer's X-Men: Days of Future Past has BAMFed its way online.
The rub, though, is that it's a Japanese TV spot that feels very much like the first teaser trailer, right down to the music and much of the footage teased. Still, it's got plenty of mutants getting into shenanigans.
A quartet of sharp official images from X-Men: Days of Future Past offer up two blasts from the past and two something-that-rhymes-with-future from the future.
And the prequel-sequel's production designer is explaining the Future-Sentinels, humanity's ultimate weapon for mutant extermination.
What's the best way of reminding everybody that X-Men: Days of Future Past includes appearances by many, many Marvel Comics characters?
By dropping twenty-five variant covers of the same magazine, apparently.
Panem's getting ready to rumble.
Lionsgate has unveiled the first official teaser poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, this year's penultimate installment in the hugely popular franchise.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the full list of nominees for the 86th Annual Academy Awards bright and early this morning.
Longtime awards season heavy hitters American Hustle and Gravity both racked up the greatest number of nominations with ten each, but early favorite 12 Years a Slave is no slouch, either, earning nine nominations.