January 20, 2015
Conversations With 2015 Oscar Nominees
The Oscar nominees were announced last Thursday, and we here at Rotten Tomatoes have been pretty fortunate to sit down and chat with a whole lot of them. If you're still unsure who to root for in the Best Picture race, or you'd just like a little more info on the films being honored on February 22, check out our various interviews with the casts and filmmakers of Selma, The Theory of Everything, Nightcrawler, American Sniper, The Hobbit, and more.
January 15, 2015
2015 Oscar Nominations
Actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón 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.
January 8, 2015
Joaquin Phoenix's 10 Best Movies
It's hard enough making a longterm career out of a few roles as a child actor. But going Hollywood as an adult when your big brother is already famous? Forget about it -- unless you're Joaquin Phoenix, that is. Formerly a screen tyke following in the footsteps of his sibling River Phoenix, young Joaquin has grown into one of the more entertainingly inscrutable leading men in the movie business, and the owner of a filmography that includes everything from mainstream fare like 8mm and Brother Bear to arthouse favorites like The Master. This weekend, Phoenix goes wide with Inherent Vice, and we decided to celebrate by turning our attention to some of his brightest critical highlights. It's time for Total Recall!
December 10, 2014
Video: Josh Brolin Tries to Explain Inherent Vice
Paul Thomas Anderson is known for his thoughtful, intricately created and performed films. Inherent Vice, adapted from the Thomas Pynchon novel, definitely falls into that category. But with as hard as she tried, Grae Drake just didn't get it. So she asked stars Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston, Joanna Newsom, Jena Malone, Hong Chau, and Sasha Pieterse what they think it means. Do not adjust your internet.
December 7, 2014
Boston Society of Film Critics names Boyhood Best Picture
Boyhood was the big winner with the Boston Society of Film Critics, taking home the awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay (in a tie with Birdman), Best Ensemble and Best Film Editing. Read on for the full list of winners.
November 5, 2014
RT Podcast: Ep. 072 - Holiday Movie Preview
Welcome to the Rotten Tomatoes podcast with Editor in Chief Matt Atchity and Senior Editor Grae Drake. This week they are joined by Senior Editor Tim Ryan and Editor Ryan Fujitani aka The Velvet Smog to talk about the most important movies coming in the Fall and Winter season all the way from Christopher Nolan's Interstellar to Tim Burton's Big Eyes.