It's thirty years since Steven Spielberg's Saturday-matinee throwback "Raiders of the Lost Ark" landed eight Oscar nominations, including mentions for Best Picture and Director.
The Contenders 2011
Much like Kristen Wiig's protagonist in Paul Feig's blockbuster, the odds on "Bridesmaids" making it to the stage on the big night seem kinda iffy.
The "Juno" tag team of Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman reunite for "Young Adult," and the duo's reteaming automatically demands attention.
The founding of psychoanalysis was begging to come to the screen.
Though the awards buzz around this adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's post-9/11 urban odyssey has been extremely loud, Warner Bros. is playing its cards incredibly close: Media will likely see it…
Don't let the flowered shirts and soft Hawaiian breeze fool you: "The Descendants" will receive a hard-core kudos push from Fox Searchlight.
After failing to snag the actor Emmy for "The West Wing's" second season, Martin Sheen vowed to "stack the deck" for a season-three win, according to publicist Richard Licata.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%