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March 2011

The Big Lebowski Monopoly

Film Detail just tweeted the wonderful new game of Monopoly, Lebowski style. ¬†There are several notable features, like the "It's already the 10th" square, remembering when Jeff Lebowski was late on the rent (and then had to go to watch…

Beginners, trailer

Beginners was my inspiration for posting today's poll asking Awards Daily readers to choose their favorite gay films of the past 30 years. Looking back over recent history, especially over the past decade, it seems we're seeing at least…

Ed Harris is John McCain in Game Change

Four-time Oscar nominee Ed Harris will play Senator John McCain in HBO's Game Change, an insider account of the 2008 election. As we posted several days ago, Julianne Moore will portray Sarah Palin. The book follows the campaigns of…

Great Sex Scenes: Don't Look Now

Thanks to Daily Beast's Marlow Stern for the tip to this Hollywood Reporter article on Nicholas Roeg's Don't Look Now -- as to the question of whether Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland actually did it on camera: Well,¬†Peter Bart…

Win Win, 3 featurettes

New "Family" featurette for Win Win lands today from Fox Searchlight. Two more spotlighting Amy Ryan and director Tom McCarthy, after the cut.

Rest in Peace, Elizabeth Taylor

CNN reports that Elizabeth Taylor has died at 79 from heart failure. It's impossible, or nearly, to pin down what was so great about her. Partly it was just her other worldly beauty - some faces are like great buildings - every line,…

The Oscar Movie

After 2010 brought back The Oscar Movie in a big way, I thought it was a good time to re-post The Oscar Movie trailer as a good way to officially start the year. This pretty much nails it.

Jodie Foster Talks God of Carnage

Thanks to Kevin for the link to these first images from the film, available at Empire. In an interview with Ain't it Cool News, Jodie Foster talks about filming God of Carnage -- which looks like it might be ready by year's end: Quint:…

First Awards Contender of the Year!

It's hard not to be jaded and cynical as another awards season sprouts out of the fertile ground from last year's crop - those dead and dying films turning out great soil for new growth. It's hard to remain hopeful, as readers often are,…

17th Annual Chlotrudis Award Winners

Best Movie - WINTER'S BONE Buried Treasure - DOGTOOTH Best Documentary - MARWENCOL Best Director - Debra Granik for WINTER'S BONE Best Actress - Hye-ja Kim for MOTHER Best Actor - (TIE) Ryan Gosling for BLUE VALENTINE and Philip Seymour…

First set photos from The Hobbit

Production on The Hobbit has finally commenced in New Zealand. Slashfilm provides these two photos and link to Peter Jackson's Facebook page. (Street date release for The Lord of the Rings trilogy extended edition that we featured last…