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October 2008

The Reader trailer

The Reader trailer

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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.)

Happy Halloween (bwa-ha-ha!)

Happy Halloween (bwa-ha-ha!)

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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 you can discover who she is by clicking the photo above (…if you dare!)

Valkyrie, final trailer

Valkyrie, final trailer

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

All work and no play makes Zac a dull boy

All work and no play makes Zac a dull boy

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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 with a winning thing, and why should it? …Perhaps, then, the threat of tinkering with this equation was what Disney had in mind when they cut what was apparently a…

‘Slumdog’ on the streets of Mumbai

‘Slumdog’ on the streets of Mumbai

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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 streets. Reuters UK has an interesting piece about the logistical difficulties of filming on the streets of Mumbai: The production discovered that some days, travelling a distance of three miles…

David Fincher Has Great Taste in Movies

David Fincher Has Great Taste in Movies

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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 down to narcissism. I would probably have left off Animal House. Source 1 2

Pixar’s Taken Wall-E to Best Picture Town

Pixar’s Taken Wall-E to Best Picture Town

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

Slumdog Millionaire trailer

Slumdog Millionaire trailer

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(click the pic for the yahoo trailer page)

Angels/Demons

Angels/Demons

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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, Mike Hill / Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill Estimated Metacritic Score: 55 (?) / (?) Estimated Worldwide Box Office: $600 mil / (?) mil Estimated Number of Oscar Nominations: 0…

Milk Premiere Brings Back Memories

Milk Premiere Brings Back Memories

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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 a bit in over his head. Josh Brolin’s hair-perfect presentation of the White character in the film was as eerily pitch-on as his George W. Bush. I sat across the…