On this day…in 2004

Perhaps the most attention-grabbing, trailblazing performer in film in 2003 did not receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor–but he was honored nonetheless. The eerily lifelike quality of Gollum, the computer-generated (CG) creature who simpered and schemed his way through The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, remained one of the most awe-inspiring aspects … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1973

On this day in 1973, The Exorcist, a horror film starring the actress Linda Blair as a girl possessed by an evil spirit, makes its debut in theaters…it will go on to earn a reputation as one of the scariest movies in history. The Exorcist was based on the 1971 novel by William Peter Blatty … [Read the full story]

Harry Potter star not surprised about ‘award snub’

Daniel Radcliffe has insisted that he is not surprised that ‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2’ didn’t pick up a Best Picture nomination for this year’s Oscars. After the final chapter in the big-screen wizarding saga was overlooked by the Academy on their shortlist of the year’s best films, Radcliffe claimed that he … [Read the full story]