Actor, writer and producer Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards, which celebrated some of the best films of the last year with an all-star night at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
This week on DVD and Blu-ray: Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the musical drama, Nine; things get a little strange in Terry Gilliam‘s Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus; and Steven Spielberg‘s moving war epic Saving Private Ryan arrives on Blu-ray.
Opening this week just in time for Christmas holidays, Robert Downey Jr. stars as tough but wise Sherlock Holmes; Daniel Day-Lewis stars in Rob Marshall‘s musical, Nine; plus a look at Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, It’s Complicated, Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and Up In The Air.
The oil trade gets a touch of evil this week as Daniel Day-Lewis‘ Oscar-winning role, from the film There Will Be Blood, arrives on DVD. Other notable new releases include the spoofy, music biopic, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, with an all too perfect John C. Reilly as Dewey; Leonardo DiCaprio‘s Earthy documentary, The 11th Hour; and the story of one mysterious critter’s birth into fame in The Water Horse.
Photos from the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA, taken on Sunday, February 24, 2008. Including images of Daniel Day-Lewis, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Marion Cotillard, and many more.
We laughed, we cried, we bit our nails, and in the end, 2007 was a pretty good year at the movies. Of course we saw our fair share of the usual blockbuster Hollywood explosions, but this week I’m changing gears a bit to look back at the absolute best films of 2007.