Month: November 2010

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  I was answering a comment by one of the readers and I realized I stumbled onto something. It seems to me that there are two types of Oscar winning Best Pictures. Those that are entertaining and those that are ...
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Baz Luhrmann is said to be doing a “get me that girl” fox hunt for the right actress to play Daisy. Because the Robert Redford/Mia Farrow version is still burned in our brains, we tend to think about Daisy as ...

I’ve been reading comments here and there on the web about Rachel McAdams, how she’s supposed to have “made it big” by now, or that her career is going to be over in five years, or whatever. That’s poppycock.¬† You ...
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Steve Pond over at The Odds has a report about Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter doing very well there.¬† Says Steve: And from what I hear, Eastwood‚Äôs drama ‚Äì three interlocking tales of people around the world affected by death or near-death ...
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AwardsDaily pal Dora Kappou and her badass site, film-releases.com, has opened up a new section to the site called The Ladder. It is in its beginning stages but it’s such a great idea. Check it out. This is how they ...
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AD reader Philippe Lann sent me a disk of his exhaustive collection of FYC ads from the decade before I started collecting them. We have been going through and adjusting the size. We hope to put them all up soon. ...
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Our 6th episode of Oscar Poker is up on itunes and ready to roll. In this podcast, Jeff Wells and I discuss his participation at the Rally for Sanity, this week’s box office with Phil Contrino, a bit on the ...

The BIFA nominees for 2010 were announced this morning. Thanks to djlaughs in the forums. The Film receiving the most nominations is The King’s Speech with eight, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and two Best Supporting ...
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There is something about Twitter, as opposed to Facebook or any other social networking giant, that is more suited to sussing out how people, or Tweeple, are responding to film. Twitter is a great place for picking up on audience ...
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Thanks to Hunter for the overnight tip to the full reveal of Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock. Peter Jackson anticipates the question, “If it’s going to be this realistic, why not film it on real sets with real people?” ‚ÄúWith ...

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