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Are the Oscars Legit?


The Academy Awards, commonly known as The Oscars, is an annual American awards ceremony honoring achievements in the film industry. It is the most prestigious of award shows in filmmaking and awards the best-of-the-best in their trade. However, it is often the case the public is let down when their popular choice isn’t selected as […] Continue Reading


Little Miss Sunshine


This Crossroads article will cover another example of a film that used critical acclaim from a festival release to drive a worldwide box office affection; this time for a young pageant princess named Olive. Little Miss Sunshine is a story that follows the Hoover family to a beauty pageant in California. Their R-rated family trip […] Continue Reading


3D Films: A Theater’s Fashion Trend


3D – Some people like it, some people don’t; but personal preferences aside, we should see if 3D is here to stay. 3D, abbreviated for three-dimensional, films are made to enhance the illusion of depth perception. 3D films have existed since 1915, largely regulated to a small niche in the motion picture industry because of […] Continue Reading


DreamWorks Animation: Financial Analysis Part 4


As our final installment of the DreamWorks Animation Financial Analysis series, this post will tie up our final two sections and provide an executive recommendation. Up to this point, we’ve discussed DreamWorks Animation’s corporate structure, financial reports, working capital management, the costs of debt and capital, stock valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and multinational operations. Part 4 […] Continue Reading


The Artist- Review


At the intersection of art and commerce, MovieNomics would like to introduce a very special series at the core of our publishing: Crossroads. Crossroads seeks to highlight films that succeeded in artistic testament as well as financial and strategic performance. Our first Crossroads is based on a film that is inspired by Hollywood’s origins and […] Continue Reading


Pixar Perfect


Pixar Animation Studios isn’t just a leader in producing animated films, they’re a monster in the industry. After the box office release of Monsters University, I came across this line on Variety.com: “Monsters University preserved Disney’s perfect record of opening every single Pixar film (now at 14) in the No. 1 spot: The toon grossed […] Continue Reading