Kevin’s picks on DVD this week: Mystery-Science Theater 3000: Vol. XXXIII, The Nightmare, True Story, The Descendants and How to Get Away with Murder: Season 1
Stinker of the week: Insurgent
MOVIE: *** (out of 5)
BLU-RAY EXPERIENCE: **** (out of 5)
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Kevin’s picks on DVD this week: The Adventures of Tintin, Wizards: 35th Anniversary Blu-ray, The Descendants, Melancholia, My Week With Marilyn, The Three Musketeers and Happy Feet Two
Stinker of the week: Young Adult
Kevin Carr’s DVD Rundown for 03/13/12
(Los Angeles, CA – December 13, 2011) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the nominees for the 17th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. The winners will be announced at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Hollywood Palladium. Hosted by Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, featuring Fitz and The Tantrums as the house band, the show will broadcast live for the fifth year in a row on VH1 at 8:00 PM ET/PT.
“Hugo” and “The Artist” each received an impressive 11 nominations for the 17th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, one short of the record 12 nominations for “Black Swan” last year. Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” garnering nods for Best Picture, Best Young Actor for Asa Butterfield, Best Director for Martin Scorsese, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound and Best Score. Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” received nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor for Jean Dujardin, Best Supporting Actress for Berenice Bejo, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Michel Hazanavicius, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, and Best Score.
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This Week: In the wake of the holiday weekend, shopping stampedes and pepper sprayings at Wal-Mart, Kevin invites Jared Zimney from Movies in the Mancave back into the Magical Studio in the Sky. With no major wide releases opening in theaters this week, Kevin and Jared chat about some of the limited releases and award films, including The Descendants, Marsha Marsha Marsha and Shame. Later in the show, Kevin extols the virtues of not wearing pants, they rip on Twilight a little bit more and lay down a Fat Guy Five about the most anticipated movies of December. Then it’s the DVD Round-Up before they say good-bye for another week.