Monthly Archives: February 2011

Picks of 2010


Terry Gale’s favorite music video of 2010: Mash-Up from Glee

Terry’s favorite movie of 2010: This movie received mixed reviews when released in 2010. I found the movie to be a touching, heartfelt adventure story with incredible animation visuals.

Terry’s favorite weekly television series of 2010: An adult version of Twilight. Fun, campy vampire tale with great social commentary from creator Alan Ball.

Actors With Most Academy Award Acting Nominations


Most Academy Award Nominations:

The Recipients of the 82nd Academy Awards will be announced on Sunday, February 27, 2011.

Note: Jeff Bridges received his 6th nomination this year for “True Grit.”

Academy Award for Best ActorAcademy Award for Best Actress

Actors with 5 or more Acting Nominations:

16
Meryl Streep [2 Wins]

12
Katharine Hepburn [4 Wins] 

12

10
Bette Davis [2 Wins]

10

9
Paul Newman [1 Win]

9
Spencer Tracy [2 Wins] 

8
Marlon Brando [2 Wins]

8
Jack Lemmon [2 Wins]

8
Peter O’Toole 

8
Al Pacino [1 Win]

8

7
Ingrid Bergman [3 Wins] 

7
Richard Burton  

7
Jane Fonda [2 Wins]  

7
Greer Garson [1 Win] 

7
Dustin Hoffman [2 Wins]

6
Ellen Burstyn [1 Win]  

6
Michael Caine [2 Wins] 

6
Judi Dench [1 Win] 

6
Robert De Niro [2 Wins] 

6

6
Deborah Kerr 

6
Jessica Lange [2 Wins] 

6
Vanessa Redgrave [1 Win] 

6
Thelma Ritter 

6
Maggie Smith [2 Wins] 

6
Sissy Spacek [1 Win]

6
Kate Winslet [1 Win]

5
Anne Bancroft [1 Win] 

5
Cate Blanchett [1 Win]  

6
Jeff Bridges [1 Win]  

5

5
Gary Cooper [2 Wins]

5

5
Irene Dunne 

5
Albert Finney 

5
Morgan Freeman [1 Win] 

5
Gene Hackman [2 Wins] 

5
Tom Hanks [2 Wins]
5
Susan Hayward [1 Win] 

5
Audrey Hepburn [1 Win] 

5
Jennifer Jones [1 Win]  

5
Arthur Kennedy 

5

5
Fredric March [2 Wins]

5
Gregory Peck [1 Win]  

5
Sean Penn [2 Wins]

5
Susan Sarandon [1 Win]  

5
Norma Shearer [1 win]  

5
James Stewart [1 Win]  

5

5

2010: A Year at the Box Office


To Grossing Movies at the Box Office 2010:

Figures are from the North American Box Office Receipts:    
Toy Story 3 Disney/Pixar $415,004,880
Alice in Wonderland Disney $334,191,110
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Warner Bros. $293,420,257
Inception Warner Bros. $292,576,195
Shrek Forever After DreamWorks $238,736,787
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit $300,531,751
Iron Man 2 Paramount/Marvel $312,128,345
Despicable Me Universal $251,513,985
Tangled Disney $193,291,000
How to Train Your Dragon DreamWorks $217,581,231

Biggest Losses at the Box Office 2010:

  1. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  2. Tangled
  3. How Do You Know
  4. Wolfman, The
  5. Robin Hood
  6. Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The
  7. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  8. Green Zone
  9. Tourist, The
  10. Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
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