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2012 Oscar Winners

When it comes to the Oscars every year there is a film that is tipped to win everything, that didn’t happen this year however the biggest winners on the night winning 5 awards was both The Artist and Hugo however The Artist went away with 3 of the main awards where’s Hugo only took away the technical awards.

 

The only other film to take away more than one award was The Iron Lady however again one of the awards was for a technical category, the rest of the awards were spread out between The Descendants, Midnight in Paris, The Help and Girl With the Dragon Tattoo to name a few.

After the jump you will find all of this years winners.

 

 

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2012 Oscars Nominations

The nominations for the 84th Oscars have been released and Martin Scoreses Hugo has come out on top with 11 nominations however nipping on it’s tail is The Artist with 10 nominations.  2 films are joint third with 6 nominations and they are Steven Spielberg’s War Horse and David Fincher’s remake of  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Coming up just behind them are The Descendants and MoneyBall which managed 5 nominations each.

After the jump is the full list of Nominations.

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US Box Office Top 10 – 20-22/01

A interesting week for the US top 10 as last weeks number 1 Contraband couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week with the 4th in the Underworld series knocking it off.

3 new entries graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at a low number 5 was Steven Soderbergh’s latest film Haywire, doing much better by hitting the number 2 spot was drama Red Tails which we here cannot wait for however it was the latest Underworld film Underworld Awakening 3D that went straight into the number 1 spot.

10 – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – $3.750.000 – $94.775.000

9 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $4.805.000 – $178.611.000

8 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $5.540.000 – $197.349.000

7 – Joyful Noise – $6.075.000 – $21.903.000

6 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – $8.556.000 – $33.364.000

5 – Haywire(NE) – $9.000.000

4 – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – $10.545.000 – $11.237.000

3 – Contraband – $12.200.000 – $46.100.000

2 – Red Tails  –(NE) – $19.100.000

1 – Underworld Awakening 3D – (NE) – $25.400.000

New Releases – 3 films will be trying there best to get into the top 10, first off is action comedy starring Katherine Heigl One For the Money, then there is thriller Man on a Ledge that we are looking forward to a lot and finally Liam Neeson gets lost in The Grey.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Opening

If you went to the cinema to the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo you would of seen this amazing opening sequence if not click play and watch one of the weirdest but brilliant opening sequences of a movie i have seen in a while

Trailer Warning: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Warning about the latest Girl With A Dragon Tattoo trailer, the one for David Fincher’s remake. It runs for 3:40 (that’s longer than the gargantuan trailer for Avatar!) and even though i’ve not seen the original movies, as a fan of Fincher was highly anticipating seeing this, they’ve shown far too much stuff in it I RECOMMEND AVOIDING IT ENTIRELY, instead, watch this teaser trailer which is extremely well edited, has a great soundtrack, and shows a lot with very little, but gets me a lot more excited rather than angry which the new one did.