Opening

20% The Identical Sep 05
20% The Longest Week Sep 05
71% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
72% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.1M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.9M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
31% As Above/So Below $8.6M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.3M
37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
43% Houdini: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Oscar Reviews

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jjnxn

Super Reviewer

May 17, 2009
Overblown and hoky but compulsively watchable nontheless.
Eric B

Super Reviewer

July 3, 2012
"The Oscar" is bad, sure, but it's not as hilariously bad as I was led to believe. Not bad enough to worth taking the time to see. The script has many terrible attempts at "snappy wit," but the stale lines aren't as notable as Stephen Boyd's awful lead performance as a heartless, second-tier actor conspiring to save his career -- he adopts some ape-like mannerisms that are truly bewildering. An incredible set of stars passes through the film (Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Merle Oberon, Peter Lawford, Hedda Hopper, Broderick Crawford, Ed Begley Sr., Joseph Cotten, Tony Bennett), and Milton Berle (as Boyd's agent) and Ernest Borgnine (as a shady private investigator) have some good moments in supporting roles. But if you're looking for campy laughs from this era, other silly bombs such as "Skidoo," "Valley of the Dolls," "Candy," "The Cool Ones" and "Myra Breckenridge" provide greater rewards.
corniche
June 18, 2008
Brillian camp, almost art. It ain't that easy to write something this lurid. Tony Bennett acting? Tony Bennet's character being named Hymie Kelly? (!)Lovely Elke Sommer showing all acting students "Don't do it this way!", a real beauty though and countrywoman of mine. (Bless her effort though.) Dialogue to make you laugh out loud and a really hyppocrytical script all conspire to make what I consider the first real disaster movie, all star cast....just no jet or ship. It was also one of the last overwrough, old style melocheese-dramas such as Lana Turner's "Madame X", making 1966 the last true year of old time Hollywood. Most everything after that became "realistic" and cruel, stark and socially concious. Don't we get that in real-life enough? A must see gem with tons of stars, lousy lines and great clothes. The wonderful Stephen Boyd saves the movie by blowing fuses left and right and he was considered for Bond at the time. He was Irish. Folks, get it anyway you can! You'll LOVE IT!!!!!
martyman400
April 24, 2008
[font=Times New Roman]I love this film. Stephen Boyd as Frankie Fane steps on and over everyone on his way to the top of the Hollywood ladder. The film is loaded with laugh out loud dialogue and bad acting. Starting with Stephen Boyd, who played Mesaala in William Wyler?s Ben-Hur, ruins his career chewing everything that comes in his path. The bad acting is contagious and spreads to Jill St John as his stripper girlfriend, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle and especially Tony Bennett in what was both his film debut and his final film performance. His character has the improbable name of Hymie Kelly! While Boyd overacts, Bennett is just embarrassingly bad. After watching his performance you realize he left more than his heart in San Francisco. Cameo appearances overrun the movie by people who should know better than to appear in stuff like this. Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Bob Hope, Merle Oberon, Hedda Hopper, and Peter Lawford are a few of the unfortunate. The Oscar Award ceremony ending is classically unintentionally hilarious as is much of the rest of this movie.[/font]


[font=Times New Roman]Movie Rating - D+[/font]
[font=Times New Roman]Guilty Pleasure Rating - 8/10[/font]
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