January 15, 2015
2015 Oscar Nominations
Actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarˇn and J.J. Abrams announced today the nominations for all 24 Oscar categories on a live news conference at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Click through for the full list of nominees.
December 5, 2014
RT Podcast: Ep. 82 - New movies & TV, plus The Mule stars Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell
It's a light week for movies and TV, but Team Tomato still finds plenty to discuss. With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes hitting DVD, Ryan talks about how his mom loves the rebooted franchise, and Sarah talks about taking the Breaking Bad tour on a recent trip to Albuquerue. The second half of the show features interviews Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell about their new movie The Mule.
December 2, 2014
New on DVD & Blu-Ray: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hundred-Foot Journey, and More
This week on home video, we've got the second installment of the successfully rebooted Planet of the Apes franchise, a feelgood drama from Lasse Hallstr÷m, and a claustrophobic found-footage horror film to kick things off. Then, we've got a couple of Certified Fresh TV shows, a few indie flicks, a rerelease of a Holiday favorite on DVD, and a newly remastered classic starring Jimmy Stewart. Read on for details.
November 4, 2014
Now Streaming: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Airplane!, and More
This week on streaming video, the most notable new release is the blockbuster follow-up to 2011's immensely successful Planet of the Apes franchise reboot, but Netflix is also delivering some noteworthy classics, like a beloved Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker comedy, a certain Oscar-winning Scottish epic from Mel Gibson, and a dark David Fincher thriller starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. Read on for details.
July 27, 2014
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Lucy's Brains Beat Hercules' Brawn
Scarlett Johansson's brains beat Dwayne Johnson's brawn in a head-to-head showdown between star-driven summer action films. The sci-fi thriller Lucy attracted a larger crowd and captured the number one spot while the epic adventure Hercules enjoyed a fine debut in the runner-up spot connecting with its own fan base. Overall ticket sales were about even with last week, but fell below last year's levels for the seventh consecutive weekend.
July 20, 2014
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Apes Lead Lackluster Weekend
Caesar still ruled the North American box office as the well-liked action film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes pulled in the most ticket sales for a second frame at number one beating out three new releases over another sluggish session for what Hollywood chose to offer up this summer.
July 11, 2014
RT Podcast: Ep. 028 - Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Boyhood
Grae Drake and film critic Leonard Maltin discuss this week's wide release, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, along with Richard Linklater's new epic, Boyhood. Also, Apes cast members share interesting memories, and Team Tomato talks new TV shows and DVDs.
July 10, 2014
Video: Gary Oldman Relives Kissing a Dude Onscreen
Director Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Keri Russell, Jason Clarke, and Gary Oldman talk to Grae Drake about the serious undertones of the summer blockbuster Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. They also talk about running around in spandex and what their first same-sex onscreen kiss was like.
July 9, 2014
24 Frames: Great Movie Apes
The simian summer commences this Friday with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, where man and apekind battle for victory over Earth as the true dominant species. With that, this week's 24 Frames gallery looks at more apes from cinematic history.
July 23, 2013
Comic-Con 2013: Fox Presents The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
20th Century Fox's Comic-Con International in San Diego presentation offered plenty of surprises and some stunning first-look footage as the creators behind Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Wolverine and X-Men: Days of Future Past played to a full house in the convention's largest venue, Hall H. Hugh Jackman, starring in two of the three films under discussion, presided over much of the panel in his familiarly boisterous, charismatic fashion, displaying a true fan's enthusiasm for the material, endearing him to the audience -- as if playing the most famous and popular X-Man would not have been enough.