Kevin’s picks on DVD this week: Her, Bob’s Burgers: The Complete 3rd Season, That Awkward Moment, Perry Mason Movie Collection: Volume 2 and Generation Iron
Stinker of the week: I, Frankenstein
This Week: Kevin gears up for one busy show, featuring news items about Michael Bay and Nicolas Cage (in which one of them wigs out… guess which one). He also takes a look at the new trailers for 22 Jump Street and Transcendence. Later in the show, he replies to listener questions and reviews the films Her, The Legend of Hercules and Lone Survivor. As the show winds down to a close, Kevin interviews Scott Mactavish and Dan Murphy from the documentary Murph: The Protector and rattles through box office and the world-famous DVD Round-Up!
I have to admit that I was a bit worried as 2013 wound down. While there were plenty of movies I enjoyed, there were few that screamed to be put on my Best of the Year list. Fortunately, as seems to happen every year, there were a handful that came through at the end of the year during the furious race of award season that made the grade. Still, this list seems rather lopsided to me, with half of the films being science fiction in nature. In a way, this is one of the more mainstream lists I’ve made in recent years, but there are a few artsy gems in there as well. The biggest surprise for me: no animated films. That was bound to happen one of these days. Anyway, on to my ten favorite of 2013…
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On December 16, the Broadcast Film Critics Associate announced its nominees for the 19th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards.
“12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” both received 13 nonminations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Director.
This year’s awards include nominations from specialized categories, including Best Animated Feature, Best Action Movie, Best Comedy and Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film.
The 19th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards will air on the CW at 8pm on Thursday, January 16. Aisha Tyler will host the event.
FULL LIST OF NOMINEES
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