Film insiders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may have given Best Picture honors to Birdman, but moviegoers in the new Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards gave top honors to Interstellar!
This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).
We also talk up our varied reactions to the new trailers for Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and 50 Shades of Grey, discuss our antipathy toward the Golden Globes, and unpack the latest Star Wars news.
Another year of culture is in the books. But before we rush willy-nilly into the future, we're taking a last look back at the year that was. Here are just a few highlights of the lists our users have made; what's on top of yours?
I had a chance to talk to the actress recently about her turn as Glenn Close's assistant in the Marvel Studios pic, and she was happy to share stories of her time on the set, including what it was like working so close to Close.
The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.