Archive for Oscars

Capote v Crash v Good Night, and Good Luck v Munich v Brokeback Mountain

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , on March 2, 2010 by rossvross

It is the most controversial Best Picture race of all time. And now Ross v Ross is going to sort it out once and for all. With a little help from the folks at Encore Entertainment, Movie Mobsters and Cinema Scream, in our first ever five-way face-off. Click HERE or the picture above to read this exclusive battle at Metro Film Fight Club. This one is gonna get ugly… Continue reading

Great Oscar Scenes: Slumdog Millionaire

Posted in GREAT SCENES with tags , , , , on March 2, 2010 by Justin Michaels

In the run-up to the Oscars we are going to look at some super scenes from Academy Award-winning movies. Let’s start at the finish, with this great train sequence from last year’s Best Picture. Continue reading

No Country For Old Men v There Will Be Blood v Juno v Atonement

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , on February 16, 2010 by rossvross

Continuing our Oscar season, we look at one of the tightest run-offs for Best Picture in recent years. And we’ve got our pals at The Dark Of The Matinee and M Carter At The Movies to help us out. By help us out, we mean get in our faces and dish out some cans of whoop-ass. Click HERE or the image above to read this epic fourway battle at Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

Avatar v The Hurt Locker v Inglourious Basterds v Up In The Air

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 9, 2010 by rossvross

We are kicking off our Oscar season at Ross v Ross with a big bang. In our first ever fourway battle, we have invited fellow movie bloggers Fandango Groovers and Aiden R to join us as we pit this year’s Best Picture Oscar frontrunners against each other. You can read the explosive action at Metro Film Fight Club by clicking HERE or the picture above. This one could get bloody… Continue reading

Late Review: Avatar

Posted in REVIEWS with tags , , , , , , on January 25, 2010 by Ross McG

In the first of a new series where we review movies post-hype a good month after they’ve been released (and because we’re a bit lazy), Ross McG gives his verdict on the now Golden Globe-winning Avatar. You know, that one with the blue things in the green forest. In the future, camouflage will not be in fashion. Continue reading

Top Five… Golden Globe-winning performances that should have got Oscars

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on January 20, 2010 by Ross McG

This year’s Golden Globe gongs have been handed out and the winners can now look forward with confidence to the Academy Awards. Careful though: history tells us some great actors got shafted come Oscar night. Continue reading

News: James Cameron and Avatar take top Golden Globes

Posted in NEWS with tags , , , , , on January 18, 2010 by Ross McG

It was a good night for James Cameron as he took the best director prize and Avatar was named best drama at the Golden Globes, keeping the sci-fi epic on course for Oscar glory in March. Continue reading

News: RvR receives prestigious misspelt blogging award

Posted in NEWS with tags , , , , , , , on January 14, 2010 by rossvross

Some idiot has nominated us for an award (thanks Aiden R). We briefly considered sending someone dressed as an Apache to collect it, but then we thought that was a bit tasteless. Find out what award we’ve received and who we have nominated after the jump. Continue reading