Monthly Archives: February 2015

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

Crooked Table’s 10 Favorite Films of 2014

Now that the Academy Awards have come and gone (and we’ve had the chance to catch up with most of this year’s Best Picture nominated films), the time has finally come to unveil the list of our 10 favorite films released in 2014.
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Best Picture nominees 2015

Review: 2015 Best Picture Nominees

On Sunday, Birdman may have nabbed the Best Picture Oscar. However, as history has proven, not every winner of the show’s top prize truly proved to be as deserving as its competition. In the aftermath of another Oscar season, we decided to take a look at each of the films nominated for Best Picture.

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Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man

Now Playing: Should Sony Embrace a Spider-Man Multiverse?

The last couple of years have firmly established that – when it comes to big-budget superhero epics – Marvel Studios, Warner Bros. and Fox all have a solid handle of how to translate their respective franchises into multibillion-dollar returns. Only Sony, which is still smarting from the disappointing performance of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, has been left out in the cold. That film was intended to jumpstart a new wave of Spidey flicks, but now the series is stuck in perpetual limbo with all previous plans either put on indefinite hold or cancelled outright.
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