Review: ‘The Fabulous Allan Carr’ illustrates an outrageous legacy.

SYNOPSIS Armed with a limitless Rolodex and a Benedict Canyon enclave with its own disco, Allan Carr threw the Hollywood Parties that defined the 1970’s.  A producer, manager, and marketing genius, Carr built his bombastic reputation amid a series of successes including the mega-hit musical film GREASE and the Broadway sensation LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, until it all came crashing Read More →

OSCAR® Nominated Documentary Films Now Streaming FREE Online, Showing in Theaters: ‘Knife Skills’ & ‘Edith+Eddie’

Not sure what to watch tonight? Give one of these a try. EDITH+EDDIE is now streaming for free at First Look Media’s Topic.com and YouTube  29:34 minutes “EDITH+EDDIE is one of the finest observational documentaries of the year. What starts as a sweet and tender portrayal of elderly interracial love transforms into a damning cry against institutionalized elder abuse. It’s currently [nominated] for Read More →

Chris Rock returns to host the next Academy Awards

Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today.  The 88th Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network.  Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005. “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the Read More →

Post-Oscar Rants & Raves on The Reel Big Show

This week Michael, Liz and Jeremy discuss the aftermath of this year’s Oscars and Spirit Awards and submit their ideas on what should change to make the Academy Awards more enjoyable! Melissa also adds a new category! On Demand This Week! Check it out as Michael fills us in on what to watch this weekend http://reelnewsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/RBS_Ep064_OscarsRecap.mp3Podcast: Play in new window Read More →

Academy Award Nominations & Winners

You can also check out 93 backstage photos here! ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES STEVE CARELL Foxcatcher BRADLEY COOPER American Sniper BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH The Imitation Game MICHAEL KEATON Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) EDDIE REDMAYNE The Theory of Everything ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE NOMINEES ROBERT DUVALL The Judge ETHAN HAWKE Boyhood EDWARD NORTON Birdman or (The Read More →

Loads of Interesting Random Facts About the Academy Awards aka Oscars

Here are a bunch of random facts about the Academy Awards. Some are quite surprising. which one shocked you the most? Top winner & nominee for Visual Effects Dennis Muren – 8 wins, 15 nominations Won: Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Innerspace, The Read More →

Oscar Rants, Raves & Predictions on The Reel Big Show

Michael and Jeremy talked about their Oscar picks and Oscar snubs. They announced their Spirit awards choices for this weekend, which is on IFC this weekend. The other big show, you know, the Oscars, airs this Sunday on ABC. http://reelnewsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/RBS_Ep63_Oscars.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download