Month: April 2008

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Cinemablend points us to Moviehole’s nab of Warner Bros.’s Gran Torino plot and cast breakdown. The official synopsis: Walt Kowalski is a widower, a grumpy, tough-minded, borderline-hateful, unhappy man who can‚Äôt get along with either his kids or his neighbors, ...

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Nominations were announced this morning for the Daytime Emmy Awards in roughly 2300 categories. You can wade through the 20-page pdf to find out if your favorite “Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control” guy made the cut. TOP MULTIPLE ...

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Variety’s Robert Koehler raves about the French doc, Beloved: Lovely, extremely heartfelt film helps redefine the term “homemovie” as the director examines the sad, multilayered life of his grandmother Therese, who died of tuberculosis at 36. Desplechin once again demonstrates ...

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Kris Tapley has redesigned his Incontention site and added a few more contributers. He promises it to be a more lively and active blog, not just Oscar focused but industry focused. Check it out.

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Reuters prints the quotes from Empire Magazine’s interview with Ian McKellen, as follows: “Yes, it’s true. I spoke to Guillermo in the very room that Peter Jackson offered me the part and he confirmed that I would be reprising the ...

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Well, someone’s got to say it. In case you haven’t been following the latest distraction (do people really care about shit like this?) of Miley Cyrus, the “topless” photo and Annie Leibovitz, Vanity Fair has decided to showcase the talented ...

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The Coens’ film has had few, if any, actual stills from the film. But First Showing has some of them (via Oh No, They Didn’t). Tilda, George, John and Brad! Here’s to hoping the Coen crowd doesn’t becoming like the ...

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In our discussion on the Emmys selection for drama a few interesting items popped up. One of them is worth taking a deeper look at, I think, and that is whether or not Lost is gone forever. The Jack writes: ...

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Variety reports that Fernando Meirelles’ Blindness will indeed play at Cannes and will, in fact, open it. This should come as good news to the AD readers who kept bugging us to give the film some coverage. What Just Happened ...

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Last year it was: Boston Legal Grey’s Anatomy Heroes House The Sopranos It’s easy to see why The Sopranos took it. Grey’s Anatomy and Heroes could have probably been dumped. Sure, they’re highly rated and successful but really THAT good? ...

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A few years back I was actually dabbling in writing, or adapting, a Che screenplay for a small production company in LA. Back then, though, it was exactly the wrong political climate to make such a film. Now, it’s all ...

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The AP reports that the new Coen Bros. joint will open the most romantic festival of the season, the Venice Film Fest at the Lido (truly one of the prettiest places in Italy) on August 27. According to Variety, Working ...

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There is a trend on American TV, I don’t know if it’s the same in Europe, where people “discuss” the movies before the film screens and during the commercial breaks. When I see this hideous extra pasted on any film ...

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We already knew Guillermo Del Toro was directing The Hobbit but now the news is set in stone It’s no secret that we here at Awards Daily pledge our undying love for Guillermo after having given us Pan’s Labyrinth. Who ...

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We’re back to the same ol’, same ol’ regarding the reluctance of the American people to sit through anything depressing about the war in Iraq. Now, Errol Morris has to confront the possibilities of empty theaters when his Standard Operating ...

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It’s a little annoying that they make you click on each movie to get their reasoning but hey, it’s all about pageviews, right? Of Cinematical’s Top Ten, Wall-E and Indy and maybe Speed Racer are movies I’d shell out dough ...

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Like a really good episode of Win Ben Stein’s Money, Yoko Ono is suing the producers of Expelled for the unauthorized use of John Lennon’s iconic ballad “Imagine” in the film. Ono’s lawsuit claims the producers did not ask for ...

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZ2iGYwdEi8[/youtube] Just as we Yanks need a few extra Kleenex to mop up after watching some of the best the BBC ships across the pond, the Brits have a deep and abiding appreciation for the toniest HBO offerings, most notably ...

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GG7sj2APpc[/youtube] James Spader won the Emmy last year for Lead Actor in a Drama Series and, if you watch this clip from an episode that aired last night you will probably conclude, as I have, that it may be again ...

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While the animated feature race will no doubt be dominated by Wall-E, Igor is another one to watch. John Cusack is…Igor. Source: Exclusive – Cinematical

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