It’s one thing for the airwaves to be filled with Royal Wedding shows – Seriously, you have no idea how many times the “timeless love story” between William and Kate has been told in the last few weeks, in the run-up to tomorrow’s big day – but another thing altogether for all of the shows to be so unimaginative. They’re all documentaries! Where are the made-up stories based around this happiest of events?
The historical drama walked away with four trophies at last night’s 83rd Academy Awards, with wins for best picture, best director, best actor and best original screenplay. Inception also won four awards, all in technical categories.
Oscar winners can be hard to predict, depending on the whims of the Academy and political maneuvering as much as anything else. But what happens when you introduce box office take into the running? Here are what would take home the trophies if it were purely based on money.
Internet data-gathering firm Zeta Interactive took a close look at the various pieces of Oscars coverage and commentary on the Internet, using the data to develop a set of prediction for Sunday’s Academy Awards show.
The King’s Speech scores a whopping 14 nominations for the 2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards.
The Green Hornet tops the weekend box office with $34 million in ticket sales, trailed distantly by newcomer The Dilemma and a handful of awards season favorites.