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December 2008

9

Thanks to Alfredo, for tipping us to the new trailer for “9″ produced by Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov, and directed by Shane Acker, opening 09-09-09.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

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(click me, mew) Happiest of Happy New Year’s Eve celebrations to our brilliant Sasha and all the fabu AD readers, from me and Taji (feline cinemaphile.) See you on the other side of 2009!

Tech Category Glance Over

Tech Category Glance Over

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By Daniel Kenealy As we see out 2008 and welcome 2009 I thought I‚Äôd pen a few thoughts on this year technical races. Yes, they will crystallize significantly over the coming weeks as the guilds announce their nominees but it‚Äôs never too early to take a stab at some predictions. Starting with the visual technical categories and, specifically, with my favorite category, Best Cinematography. History could be made at this…

Get out Your Bookmarks: Hitfix Goes Live

Get out Your Bookmarks: Hitfix Goes Live

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Those who have been following the development of Hitfix, a new entertainment website staffed by a few of our friends, most notably Drew McWeeny, who used to write as Moriarty on AICN, who will be writing Motion Capture. And Greg Ellwood, who used to write for the LA Times, will be covering the Oscars this year, and he starts off with his top ten. Check it out.

Whore of the Year

Whore of the Year

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Erik Childress has put out his “Whore of the Year” column. The inspiration for the dubious honor is given to Pete Travers for quotes like: A powder keg with no agenda except the human one. (Stop-Loss) ‚ĶA slice of celluloid dynamite! (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) The two leads are dynamite (Let the Right One In) Brad Pitt is dynamite. (Burn After Reading) ***1/2 Explosive! Full-out, in-your-face rock…

More Musto and O’Neil

More Musto and O’Neil

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I think these two work. And I think they should have their own show. Seriously. I agree with Jeff Wells, who writes about them, “These guys are great at this because they’re glib and superficial and perceptive and blunt (at times to the point of being merciless) — surrender one of these qualities and it all falls apart! — and because Musto’s droll downtown urbanity meshes well with O’Neil’s eager-beaverness.”…

Revisiting 2007

Revisiting 2007

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Since the commenters were jonesing for this, one more time with feeling: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67uI6cqBpFE[/youtube]

IMDb Chart Trends

IMDb Chart Trends

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What started as a horse race when Benjamin Button hit the IMDb Top 250 chart on the 27th has quickly developed into a neck-and-neck skirmish between Button and Slumdog. Nothing to hang your hat on, but just another indication of the widely dispersed passions people are feeling for their favorites this year. For comparison, this past February, the day before the Oscars, No Country For Old Men and There Will…

Year in Review Vid

Year in Review Vid

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The Film Experience’s ever-talented Nathaniel Rogers put together this pretty great vid to celebrate the year: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ7Z81SPBK8[/youtube]

Musto and O’Neil Take it Downtown – Eastwood, Streep?

Musto and O’Neil Take it Downtown – Eastwood, Streep?

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Just so that you don’t think we fashion all of our content after our advertising, here is a video where Michael Musto pretty much disses everyone and everything (except Mickey Rourke), snagged it from HE. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-DfxzfqOz0[/youtube]