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Roles Where Actors Lost Weight

New Year’s resolutions are a time to work towards a transformation of your body and/or your life. To honor these goals, this month we’re going to look at transformative roles in film. This week we look at some prominent examples of actors losing weight for roles.

10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Movies

Horror movies aren’t the only films that can cause you to have nightmares. Here’s a look at some of the most frightening moments from movies that aren’t horror films.

Directors’ Trademarks: Darren Aronofsky

Directors’ trademarks is a series of articles that examines the “signatures” that filmmakers leave behind in their work. In this installment, with the release of Mother!, we’re looking at the trademark style and calling signs of Darren Aronofsky as director.

Did Natalie Portman do most of her dancing in ‘Black Swan’?...

For months, Natalie Portman's Oscar campaign was riding on the fact that not only did she deliver a stunning performance, but did most of her dancing as well.  Well, her body double thinks otherwise.  And here's my question: Why does it matter anyways?

Know Your Oscar Films: Black Swan

Natalie Portman descends into madness in director Darren Aronofsky's twisted tale.

Best Thing Ever: Clint Mansell tackling ‘Mass Effect 3’ score

Yeah, yeah, I know, we're not called TheVideoGamePool (although that's a domain name I really should register).  But this news was so good that I HAD to share it.  We're big fans of games here at TheMoviePool, and this feels my heart with film AND gamer joy.  It's truly the BEST THING EVER.

The Best Picture Nominees Legoized

A harrowing story of a hiker stuck under a rock, forced to mortally harm himself to escape.  The story of a devoted ballerina slowly going insane.  The story of a teenage girl out on the path of revenge.  The story of a boxer rising through the ranks as his family suffers hardship.  The story of a girl venturing through the Ozarks, or about a man coping with his wife's death via dreams.  Seems like horrifying subject material, does it not?  Well, in Lego form, it's the funniest thing ever!

Predicting the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Nominations – Part 3

Tis the season to give people tiny gold statues.  Whether you have realized it or not, Oscar season is upon us all.  It's one of the biggest events in the movie industry because, regardless of the worth that these trophies have on swaying the average moviegoer to watch a film, it certainly does wonders to ones resume.  So stand up and prepare your acceptance speech; we're going on a journey.  We will explore the best and brightest that this year had to offer, from Oscar bait to crowdpleasing blockbusters, we got em' all.  And, if we're lucky, we may just be able pluck up the noble few who will be lucky enough to grace the historic Kodak Theater.  From Best Picture to Best SFX, we're running down who we think may find themselves with Oscar gold come February 27.  Without furthur ado, here's TMP's predictions of the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominees and winners!


Check out Part 1 and Part 2.

Predicting the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Nominations – Part 2

Tis the season to give people tiny gold statues.  Whether you have realized it or not, Oscar season is upon us all.  It's one of the biggest events in the movie industry because, regardless of the worth that these trophies have on swaying the average moviegoer to watch a film, it certainly does wonders to ones resume.  So stand up and prepare your acceptance speech; we're going on a journey.  We will explore the best and brightest that this year had to offer, from Oscar bait to crowdpleasing blockbusters, we got em' all.  And, if we're lucky, we may just be able pluck up the noble few who will be lucky enough to grace the historic Kodak Theater.  From Best Picture to Best SFX, we're running down who we think may find themselves with Oscar gold come February 27.  Without furthur ado, here's TMP's predictions of the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominees and winners!

Check out Part 1 here.

Predicting the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Nomiations – Part 1

Tis the season to give people tiny gold statues.  Whether you have realized it or not, Oscar season is upon us all.  It's one of the biggest events in the movie industry because, regardless of the worth that these trophies have on swaying the average moviegoer to watch a film, it certainly does wonders to ones resume.  So stand up and prepare your acceptance speech; we're going on a journey.  We will explore the best and brightest that this year had to offer, from Oscar bait to crowdpleasing blockbusters, we got em' all.  And, if we're lucky, we may just be able pluck up the noble few who will be lucky enough to grace the historic Kodak Theater.  From Best Picture to Best SFX, we're running down who we think may find themselves with Oscar gold come February 27.  Without furthur ado, here's TMP's predictions of the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominees and winners!

It Is What It Is, with The Jackass! Episode 210:From First...

It’s another episode of It Is What It Is, and B.C. is talking Rambo! This week on IiWiIJA, B.C. talks the Rambo franchise as he...