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Honest Trailer For ‘The Revenant’ Starring Leonardo DiCaprio
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Honest Trailer The Revenant

From Leonardo DiCaprio and NOT Martin Scorsese comes the movie that will go down in history as the movie that got Leo his Oscar, even if it’s mostly pure Oscar-bait. While the views get tallied from last week’s Batman V Superman Honest Trailer battle, the gang at Screen Junkies give the HT treatment to one of 2015’s best reviewed films, The Revenant.

You can check out the Honest Trailer for The Revenant below.

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Oscars 2016: A Rundown Of The 88th Annual Academy Awards
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Leonardo DiCaprio Oscars 2016 win

Oscars 2016 has come and gone. The stars walked from the Red Carpet in Hollywood. We saw what they were wearing. The winners were announced, and the 88th Annual Academy Awards, which was broadcasted on ABC live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, tonight, is done.

There were a lot of intriguing storylines heading into this year’s show: Would Leonardo DiCaprio finally get his first Oscar? Would Sylvester Stallone win for a character he was nominated for 40 years ago? Would Alejandro Inarritu become the first director since Joseph L. Mankiewicz in 1949-50 to win back-to-back Best Director honors? What about the elephant in the room — the lack of diversity amongst the acting nominees for the second straight year — would it be addressed? What on earth would host Chris Rock say?!?!

Now the the ceremony is over, here’s a rundown of the evening’s events…

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Oscars 2016 Winners: Find Out Who Won Academy Awards
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Oscars 2016 Chris Rock Academy Awards

Oscars 2016 is here, and ABC will broadcast the 88th Annual Academy Awards ceremony live tonight, Sunday, February 28, 2016, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA, starting at 8:30pm EST, with Chris Rock hosting.

See below to find out who took home awards, as we will be updating this article throughout the night as the Winners are announced.

For nominations, The Revenant leads with 12, with Mad Max: Fury Road close behind with 10. Leonardo DiCaprio is the frontrunner for Best Actor for The Revenant, the film that is the favorite to win Best Picture, with its director Alejandro González Iñárritu also expected to take home the statue.

Oscars 2016 Winners are noted as “WINNER” and in bold.

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Oscars 2016: Ranking The Best Picture Nominees
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Mad Max: Fury Road Movie Review Charlize Theron Oscars

2015 saw box office records break. However, Hollywood seems stagnant in its dependency of superheroes, sequels, and series. Of the top 10 highest grossing films, 8 were sequels, spinoffs, or re-imaginings. Despite this, plenty of truly great films came out last year; so many, that I wrote a Top 10 of those NOT nominated for Best Picture. From 1944-2009, the Academy was only nominating 5 films each year for Best Picture. This year, 8 movies are nominated for the top honor. Some were all too obvious, while others came far out of left field.

Let’s countdown and rank from 8 – 1 this year’s Best Picture nominees…

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Oscars 2016: Predictions For The Acting Awards Categories
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On Sunday night, Hollywood will get together for its biggest party of the year, the 88th Annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars. The night promises laughs, shocks, and plenty of controversy as for the second straight year all 20 acting nominees are white. With comedian Chris Rock hosting, expect some jabs directed at the Academy.

I love the Oscars, even when I hate them. Movies are my passion and the biggest night in movies has become a holiday akin to the Super Bowl. Every year, I try earnestly to see all the films nominated for top honors, and I went over and beyond this year. Not only did I watch all 8 nominated films, but I watched 19 of the 20 of the ranked Oscar performances (sorry Charlotte Rampling). Since this is my first of several Oscars 2016 columns to come, I thought it best to start in the same way the big show begins… no sorry, not with a huge musical number. Nearly every year, they open the awards distribution with a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Last year, JK Simmons accepted his trophy for playing the deliciously malicious orchestra leader in Best Pic nominee Whiplash. Simmons, much more resigned than his ferocious role as Fletcher, encouraged everyone to call their moms.

So without further ado, let’s introduce the Best Supporting Actor and Actress nominees, and then move on to the Best Actor and Actress nominees. I’ll tell you who will likely will win… but more importantly, who I think should win.

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Help Leonardo DiCaprio Win An Oscar In ‘Red Carpet Rampage’
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Red Carpet Rampage

Of all the awards that Leonardo DiCaprio has been nominated for, the one award that continues to elude him is the Academy Award for Best Actor. In fact, there is a running joke that if there was an actor ever to portray DiCaprio’s life that said actor would win the award. This year, DiCaprio is nominated for Best Actor for his performance in The Revenant. He is the odds-on favorite to win, and if he doesn’t it will be yet another huge shock and a clear disappointment.

Whatever the outcome may be, someone has found it amusing that the actor has been unable to win an Academy Award, and took it upon himself to turn it into a side-scrolling arcade-style game in which your goal is to help Leonardo DiCaprio get that damn trophy. That game is called Red Carpet Rampage. Want to see how it’s played, then check out the story below.

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2016 Golden Globes Winners: The Revenant, The Martian, Mr. Robot
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Favorite Films of 2015 - The Revenant Golden Globes Winner

The 73rd Annual Golden Globes ceremony broadcast live tonight from Beverly Hills, CA, has come to a close, so it’s time to take a look at the winners of the evening.

In film, The Revenant took home the most Globes, with wins for Best Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Best Actor Drama (Leonardo DiCaprio), and Best Picture Drama. Steve Jobs snagged two — — Best Actress Drama for Kate Winslet and Best Screenplay for Aaron Sorken, as did Ridley Scott’s The Martian, a fantastic film that won for Best Picture Comedy (even though it’s so not a comedy), with its lead star, Matt Damon, grabbing the Best Actor Comedy award.

In television, Mr. Robot and Mozart in the Jungle took the lead with two Globes each.

Check out the full list of 2016 Golden Globe winners here below.

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Movie Review: The Revenant
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Movie Review: The Revenant

The Revenant
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Screenwriter: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mark L. Smith
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck
20th Century Fox
Rated R | 156 Minutes
Release Date: December 25, 2015 | January 7, 2016

Co-written and directed by Academy Award-winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel), The Revenant is a western adventure-thriller inspired by the life of frontiersman Hugh Glass. The screenplay by Mark L. Smith (Vacancy) and Iñárritu is loosely based Michael Punke’s 2002 novel of the same name.

On an 1823 expedition of the American wilderness, explorer and fur trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is mauled by a massive grizzly bear. Captain Andrew Henry (Domhnall Gleeson), the leader of the expedition, details two men, John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy) and Jim Bridger (Will Poulter), to stay with Glass and provide a proper burial once he passes.

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Three-D’s Top 30 Movies Of 2015
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Favorite Movies of 2015 - The End of the Tour

More than any other year this decade, 2015 had a sufficient amount of prestigious films that had distinct narratives about women being considerably perplexed and troubled with their particular situations. Perusing the films on my list, I started to realize that a vast number of them contained women longing to attain an ideal, a passion, or a faint semblance of hope that the future can and will be brighter. From all over the globe these individuals sought love and respect only to encounter threatening obstacles, some that could be overcome and others that could barely be comprehended, let alone endured.

The atmosphere that Harley found herself in in Heaven Knows What was beyond volatile and dangerous, but it didn’t prohibit her from dreaming of a better existence for herself and her lover. A lethal assassin is summoned back to her homeland to carry out a murder but is unable to do so due to her growing consciousness in The Assassin. Two women who fall spellbindingly in love in Carol each possess desires to create a lasting bond with each other despite society’s unbending morality. Looking to move up in the ranks of the FBI and make a name for herself, Kate unquestionably steps too far out of her comfort zone where she quickly meets the most ruthless of men in Sicario. And the women of Mad Max: Fury Road are acquainted with an impossible to comprehend evil but are willing to go through an unrelenting gauntlet to attain their ideal.

Here are my Top 30 Movies Of 2015

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Official Trailer For ‘The Revenant’ Starring Leonardo DiCaprio
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Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant

20th Century Fox has released the official trailer for The Revenant, the latest film from Academy Award-winning Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Babel director Alejandro González Iñárritu. A teaser trailer was released back in mid July, and we’ve seen some images also released.

The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio as explorer Hugh Glass as he fights to survive a harsh and unforgiving American wilderness after being left for dead. Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, and Will Poulter also star.

You can read a synopsis and check out the official trailer for the movie below.

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