Month: October 2008

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Thanks to our ever-watchful jennybee for pointing us to The Reader trailer in various glamorously shabby QuickTime sizes. (Less gloomy movie still of the screen shot above after the jump.)

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Oscar-winning actresses, Palinized! Terrifying indeed, and yet none of these celebs fully embody the bottomless depths of hollow fraud and cataclysmic charisma of this year’s spookiest fright-mask facade — The Hokey Mom! So I’ve added an Awards Daily exclusive, and ...

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WWII Mission: Impossible. ok, no longer skeptical. I’m hooked.

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Zac and Disni Make a Porno — but they won’t let us see it. Defamer taunts us with a Zac-tease. (WARNING: shirtlessness alert) The big weekend box office for High School Musical 3 proves that Disney knows not to mess ...

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The trailer for Slumdog Millionaire yesterday showed us a vibrant side of urban India rarely recorded with such authenticity in Bollywood productions — and the difference is that Danny Boyle took the cameras out of the studio and onto the ...

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Fincher was asked to jot down his favorite films, “in no particular order,” and came up with this list. It’s a good one, I think – if only because it is so similar to my own tastes. It always boils ...

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Thanks to AD reader Iain for sending this in. Pixar goes for Wall-E big time. From Pixar Planet.

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(click the pic for the yahoo trailer page)

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Angels/Demons vs Frost/Nixon Director: Ron Howard / Ron Howard Original Music: Hans Zimmer / Hans Zimmer Casting: Janet Hirshenson / Janet Hirshenson Costume Design: Daniel Orlandi / Daniel Orlandi Cinematography: Salvatore Totino / Salvatore Totino Film Editing: Daniel P. Hanley, ...

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Phil Bronstein, editor of the SF Chronicle (and Sharon Stone’s ex) writes up the premiere of Milk. He writes of Josh Brolin: I’d walked the District 8 neighborhood with Dan White, doing a few stories about this seemingly earnest guy ...

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This is exactly the kind of thing no one should ever pay attention to — for one thing, it’s one person’s opinion and you all saw my opinion walking out of King Kong. Maybe all opinion’s aren’t created equally, maybe ...

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJs80eBGYlM[/youtube] …And judging from the recent firings at the LA Times, they’re going to need it. The Hollywood Reporter’s Steve Zeitchik thinks it’s time to once again elevate the journalist and that Frost/Nixon is just the film to do it ...

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If you live in LA why not take a shot to win a ticket to see Che at the AFI Fest, compliments of Craig Kennedy at Living in Cinema. Deadline is 12pm PST, Friday, October 31: Soon thereafter one of ...

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I feel sleepy already. Just like Time Bandits, except the only time stolen is two hours of your life.

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Over at Hollywood-Elsewhere, Jeff Wells reports that both Milk and Frost/Nixon are pretty good, in his estimations. He gives them both about an 8.5 on a scale of one to ten but says he doesn’t understand what the early impressions ...

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As an addendum to Sasha’s terrific post above, I’d like to say in defense of Oscar blogs that so-called professional reporters are guilty of perpetrating their share of clumsy buzz-kills and thick-headed opinyawns. Two recent examples appear in The Hollywood ...

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Nothing like a $42 million opening to jump start a production. MTV has the news that Paramount plans to have Zac Efron back on the dance floor in a matter of months. They’re hoping to get Efron and director Kenny ...

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Focus Features has added a nice set of stills from Milk on the official site. Love the way the Azure blue theme of the marketing campaign (and the Democratic Party) pops in so many of these shots. Seven more beauties ...

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Two-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix gave Extra the scoop yesterday, and his reps confirm. Phoenix told Extra, “Yeah. I’m working on my music. I’m done. I’ve been through that.” The Guardian UK points out that he won a Grammy for ...

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Elp5rbsNfnI[/youtube] Indiewire posted the nominees for the International Documentary Association Awards. It is starting to look like one of the sure things in this year’s doc race is Man on Wire, as it’s the one that is finding itself on ...

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