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October 2010

Photorealistic Tintin details revealed

Empire has been gradually teasing a dozen close-up details of Steven Spielberg's and Peter Jackson's Tintin, and our first glimpse of the photo-realistic animation style looks impressive. Slashfilm has assembled the tiles onto an…

13 Scariest Horror Soundtracks

The mid-'70's through the mid-'80's saw scores for horror films reach a pinnacle of brilliantly chilling extravagance Sasha and I have chosen 12 composers who gave us goosebumps in 13 films. Which frightening music of the night have…

Rabbit Hole Belongs to Kidman

ICS' Erik Anderson reviews Rabbit Hole: Eckhart does very good work, running the gamut¬†from subtle to (sometimes a bit too) explosive. Wiest is gentle here, offering sage advice in the face of her daughter‚Äôs nastiness. I was…

Oscar Flashback: Broadcast News

Movie Videos & Movie Scenes at MOVIECLIPS.com It was a particularly disastrous Academy year in 1987 when Broadcast News lost to The Last Emperor.¬† It's probably so much easier to look back now and see how little impact The Last…

Why Film Critics Matter, One More Time

This opinion I hold to be true is not a popular one on the web. We live in a time when anyone with the energy, desire and wherewithal can start up a blog and write about movies. Life experience not required. A knowledge of film history…

London Boulevard trailer

Based on the Ken Bruen novel, London Boulevard is the directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriter William Monaghan. Opening in the UK November 26 and coming to the US next February. (Thanks to Hunter)

FYC Ad Gallery UP and Running

Thanks to the ever talented Dora, our gallery is ready to rock for the 2010 and 2011 year. This year, when we can get it together, we have archived many previous Oscar years -- to be posted soon. Meanwhile, here is a taste so far:…

Oscar Bits

Yes, I had already heard that Sean Penn was going supporting for Fair Game -- but I'd forgotten to post it. Of course. So I found it via Kris who linked over to Scott Feinberg's piece. Yes, so Penn is going supporting even though he's…

London Film Festival Goes with Summer

How I Ended the Summer also won the Gold Hugo award for Best Film at the Chicago Film Fest, continues its run in London. Winners courtesy of Guy Lodge: Best Film: ‚ÄúHow I Ended This Summer,‚Äù Alexei Popogrebsky Special…