We take a look at a locally made feature by High Rise Studio, “Last Run,” directed by Matthew Ninaber.
Archive for February, 2012
George Clooney delivers a powerful performance in the Oscar nominated “The Descendants.”
Oscar winner The Artist gets anything but the silent treatment from Crandall and Mercy.
Crandall and Mercy get ready to watch Gotham burn to the ground, with the first full proper trailer for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. This movie is going to be epic.
Our Oscar special, presented in 7 parts:
Part 1: Intro
Part 2: The BIG award that everyone is talking about
Part 3: Best Actor/Supporting Actor
Part 4: Best Actress/Supporting Actress
Part 5: Competition in the arts
Part 6: Best past Oscar hosts
Part 7: Best Director/Best Picture
A special thanks to our Special guests: Dave Humphrey & Ryan Leandres from Steve’s Movieworld in Kitchener and Jay Chagnon & Susan Cook-Scheerer of Daytime on Rogers TV Kitchener.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18TH – LIVE ON ROGERS TV!
Rogers TV is rolling out the red carpet and inviting viewers to weigh-in with their movie awards picks and predictions during the Armchair Directors Awards Show Special Saturday, February 18 LIVE at 8 PM on Rogers TV, Cable 20. The show repeats Sunday, February 26 at 4 PM.
Join the Armchair Directors, Matthew Crandall and Michael Mercy, as they dish on this year’s movie awards nominees with daytime’s Jay Chagnon and Susan Cook-Scheerer. Viewers can join the discussion via Twitter @rogerstvcable20, or phone at (519) 893-6905.
“As Hollywood prepares for the film industry’s biggest night of the year, we want to hear what viewers in this region have to say about this year’s Oscar® nominees,” says Charles Wechsler, Station Manager, Rogers TV.
“This is an exciting opportunity for us to interact with fellow movie fans in real time,” says Matthew Crandall, Community Producer and Co-host of Armchair Directors. “It will be fun to take the show out of the screening room and into a live format where viewers can be part of the conversation as we shine the light on the best of the best in the film industry.”
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Think you know who is going to clean up at The Oscars this year? It is time to prove it – join our first annual ARMCHAIR DIRECTORS OSCAR POOL online and you could win a prize. It only takes a few minutes to make your picks – so show us what you’ve got!
Thanks to everyone who voted – the winner was WRATH OF THE TITANS, with runner-up THE HUNGER GAMES, so those reviews will be coming soon!
Oscar nominee JONAH HILL! Yes, you read that right. Moneyball is the film (nominated for Best Picture) which has finally earned that chameleon, Mr. Hill, an Oscar nomination. Brad Pitt is also in the running for Best Actor and the screenplay by Steve Zallian and Aaron Sorkin also will duke it out on Oscar night. This isn’t your father’s baseball, this is Moneyball.