Viola Davis, Jean Dujardin
Fun fact: No movie about movie-making has won Best Picture at the Oscars. Will The Artist break that tradition at the 84th Academy Awards? We'll have to wait until Sunday (8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, ABC) to find out, but in the meantime, let's make some predictions. Check out the nominees here, print out your ballot, make your picks and compare them to ours below.
A magical wizard fell short to three superheroes at the box office, as Chronicle edged out The Woman in Black for the top spot, Box Office Mojo reports.
Chronicle, about three teenage friends who gain superpowers, grossed an estimated $22 million in its opening weekend. The Woman in Black, starring Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, drew $21 million to take second place.
The Grey leads the pack at the box office
At No. 3 was...
The Grey, Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson's latest action film, The Grey, lead the pack of a trio of new film releases, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Grey grossed an estimated $20 million in its first weekend of release. Underworld: Awakening fell one spot to No. 2, taking in $12.5 million.
Box office: Underworld: Awakening comes out on top
In its first weekend of release...
Gary Oldman, Leonardo DiCaprio
Just after the Oscar nominations were read on Tuesday morning, Albert Brooks tweeted: "And to the Academy: "You don't like me. You really don't like me." The Drive star seemed to be a near-lock for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination, but his name wound up on the wrong side of the shortlist. "I got ROBBED. I don't mean the Oscars, I mean literally. My pants and shoes have been stolen," he continued to quip on Twitter. But Brooks' omission wasn't the only big shocker. Here are our top surprises and snubs:
The Underworld franchise continued to show life at the box office, with the fourth installment taking the top spot, Box Office Mojo reports.
Underworld: Awakening, starring Kate Beckinsale, grossed an estimated $25.4 million in its first weekend of release. Red Tails, also in its debut weekend, took in $19.1 million to take second place.
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Last weekend's No. 1 film, Contraband, fell to third with $12.2 million. At No. 4, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close drew $10.5 million after expanding nationwide on Friday. The weekend's third...
The Artist came away as the big winner at the Critic' Choice Movie Awards, taking home the trophy for Best Picture, Director, Costume Design and Score.
"I don't like to speak so much," director Michel Hazanavicius said upon accepting his award Thursday night. "There are so many beautiful people here. I have to force myself not to ask for autographs."