Critics Choice Awards 2016

The 21st annual Critics Choice Awards aired on Sunday night in Santa Monica, California! We have the full list of winners regarding movies:

Best Picture: "Spotlight"
Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"
Best Actress: Brie Larson, "Room"
Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"
Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl"
Best Young Actor/Actress: Jacob Tremblay, "Room"
Best Acting Ensemble: "Spotlight"
Best Director: George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Original Screenplay: Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"
Best Adapted Screenplay: Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, "The Big Short"
Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, "The Revenant"
Best Production Design: Colin Gibson, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Editing: Margaret Sixel, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Costume Design: Jenny Beavan, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Hair and Makeup: "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Visual Effects: "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Animated Feature: "Inside Out"
Best Action Movie: "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Actor in an Action Movie: Tom Hardy, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Actress in an Action Movie: Charlize Theron, "Mad Max: Fury Road"
Best Comedy: "The Big Short"
Best Actor in an Comedy: Christian Bale, "The Big Short"
Best Actress in an Comedy: Amy Schumer, "Trainwreck"
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: "Ex Machina"
Best Foreign Language Film: "Son of Saul"
Best Documentary Feature: "Amy"
Best Song:  "See You Again", Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa, "Furious 7"
Best Score: Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"
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Fuller House

Its finally here! Netflix recently announced that there will be a Full House sequel called “Fuller House”. People for years now have been loving the classic show “Full House” for years now. The 1987-1995 TV series hit was loved by families everywhere and now we get to re-live the happy, crazy and great show again. Full House was about Danny Tanner, a father of three who lost his wife and invites his brother-in-law Jesse and his best friend Joey to help him raise his three daughters, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle. Fuller House is similar. It is about D.J. Tanner-Fuller, a widow and mother of three. She invites her sister Stephanie and her best friend Kimmy Gibbler to help her out in her hectic life. Fuller House is set to be released on Netflix on February 26th, 2016. To watch the trailer, click here.

David Bowie’s Favorite Books

David Bowie was a rock n roll hall of famer and an iconic musical rock star loved by millions. Not only was he always practicing music and performing, but he also loved to read. According to entertainment weekly, his idea of “perfect happiness was reading”. He gave a list of his recommend and favorite must read books and here are a few:

The Age of American Unreason, Susan Jacoby (2008)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz (2007)

The Coast of Utopia (trilogy), Tom Stoppard (2007)

Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1875-1945, Jon Savage (2007)

Fingersmith, Sarah Waters (2002)

The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens (2001)

Mr Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder, Lawrence Weschler (1997)

A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1890-1924, Orlando Figes (1997)

The Insult, Rupert Thomson (1996) Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon (1995)

The Bird Artist, Howard Norman (1994)

Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir, Anatole Broyard (1993)

Most Popular Movies On Netflix (2015)

Netflix users are always looking for a new movie to watch but sometimes you have run out of all ideas. Netflix contains hundreds of great and classic movies from year and years ago to movies that just came out this month so it can also be hard to choose which movie to watch next! Therefore, here are some of the most popular ranked movies as of now on Netflix from users. (Each movie has 4 or more stars):

  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Stuck in Love (2013)
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  • Clueless (1995)
  • Django Unchained (2012)
  • The Hurt Locker (2009)

Winter Shows Premiere Dates

The tv shows you long wait for are returning this winter! The following  dates and tv shows are some of what you can start watching very soon:

December

  • the 1st: Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce @10pm on Bravo
  • the 14th: The Expanse @10pm on Syfy
  • the 17th: Luther @9pm on BBC America

January

  • the 1st: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride @9pm on PBS
  • the 3rd: The Simpsons @ 8pm on FOX, Downton Abbey @9pm on PBS
  • the 5th: New Girl @8pm on FOX
  • the 14th: Shades of Blue @9pm on NBC
  • the 18th: The Fosters @8pm on Freeform

February

  • the 2nd: Fresh Off the Boat @8:30pm on ABC
  • the 11th: Grey’s Anatomy @8pm on ABC, Scandal @9pm on ABC, How to Get Away with Murder @10pm on ABC
  • the 29th: Gotham @8pm on FOX

*click the link to see more premiere dates!*

Bieber’s Comeback

Justin Bieber is the most trending thing now in the music industry. He just released his new album “Purpose” which is at the top of the charts, not surprisingly. His album consists of 18 tracks and he also gave his fans several music videos along with it. People are loving his recently made appearances on many shows, one being The Ellen DeGeneres Show for her “Bieber Week”, also Jimmy Fallon (debuting their secret handshake), and the Today Show, performing many songs in the early morning. He will soon be performing at the 2015 American Music Awards that thousands are anticipating to watch. Bieber will be going on his “Purpose” tour starting in March of 2016 and you can get tickets now!

Royals Win!

The Kansas City Royals proudly beat the New York Mets 7-2 to win the World Series. The overall games played to win was 4, while the Mets won 1 game in the series. Game 5 was held at Citi Field with over 44,000 people in the stadium and over 14.5 million viewers were watching along on a TV screen. It was a great game and you can read more about the outcome here.

Adele has Returned

As Adele has had many hits back in 2011 like “Rolling in the Deep” and “Someone Like You”, she has recently made a comeback in the music industry. She released a single “Hello” that immediately broke records and is at the top of the charts. Her song sold 1,112,000 downloads within the first week it came out and Adele seems to have been responding very calmly but also happy with its major success. As being expected to be yet another great hit, Adele has her album “25” that you can buy on November 20th!

Rainy Day Movies

The following movies are the best and most fun to watch as you relax and stay inside on a rainy day! These movies were not recently released, therefore you will be able to find them on your television, laptop, tablet, etc. so that you can watch them at home instead of having to go out to a movie theater. For more of the best rainy day movies, click here.

  • Toy Story 1,2, and 3: Toy Story is a classic Disney movie you can never outgrow. It is a perfect family movie that can put a smile on everyone’s face. Watching all three movies will create a fun-loving and light hearted day that anybody can enjoy.
  • Grease: This great throwback movie has had high ratings since it came out in 1978! Many adults can appreciate just how amazing this movie is, and that will make you want to get off the couch to dance and sing along!
  • 13 Going on 30: For an all girls hangout of any age on a rainy day, 13 Going on 30 is the perfect movie to watch. This chick flick is a classic that any girl must watch at some point, and a rainy day is the perfect opportunity to do so!
  • Pitch Perfect 1 and 2: Pitch Perfect is a hilarious, creative, and catchy movie that you will not be able to take your eyes off of. This comedy has been recommended to anyone over 13, especially if you are an acapella lover! The best part is that when you finish watching the first movie, you can continue watching since there is a second one!
  • Happy Gilmore: Happy Gilmore is a great movie to watch for men and women. This comedy will have everyone laughing to the jokes of Adam Sandler and wishing to watch it over and over again because you can never get tired of it!

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