Month: December 2008

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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.

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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!

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By Daniel Kenealy As we see out 2008 and welcome 2009 I thought I’d 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’s ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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]

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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 ...

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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]

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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]

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The Gurus of Gold have posted a recent survey of people who make guesses about how the Oscars are going to turn out. Two films appear to be most highly thought of to win, Benjamin Button and Slumdog Millionaire, while ...

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The Daily Beast, a once semi-promising rag, plumbs the depths for this non-story about Mickey Rourke supposedly dissing Sean Penn. Non-story because it is totally unreliable, posted merely in an attempt to negatively influence Oscar voters during the height of ...

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Cate Blanchett photographs so well she gives Angelina Jolie a run for her money. Here she is in the most recent Vanity Fair, she also takes the cover of course. JustJared has the pics.

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AD reader Vincent writes in the comments section: Isn’t it amazing how people can feel totally different about the same exact thing. I’ve read reviews about the performances being brilliant, some of the best of Winslet’s and DiCaprio’s careers. I’ve ...

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Thanks to our good friend glimmer for directing us to the results of the prestigious Film Comment Critics Poll. The complete lists with more detailed appraisals will appear in the January/February issue. This sneak peek from the Lincoln Center film ...

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Thank god for ONTD because they’ve done the work so you don’t have to click through all of the links Moviefone has set up. I don’t begrudge them the need to make money but clicking through fifty of them? No ...

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Movie City News has collected the most comprehensive list of top tens anywhere on the web. No one even bothers competing with them on this because they do it so well. There is another site, too, that is more comprehensive ...

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Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil on AFI’s naming Slumdog Millionaire one of 2008’s Moments of Significance: The movie isn’t on AFI’s list of top 10 movies because it’s not an American production. AFI’s lists focus on superb examples of American’s “moving ...

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If you believe the Best Director race is down to: Danny Boyle, David Fincher, Ron Howard, Gus Van Sant, Christopher Nolan, Andrew Stanton, Jonathan Demme, give or take, it seemed like a good time to reflect back on the varied ...

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1. One shines above the rest from this year’s offerings and she isn’t even human. 2008’s badass Eve spends her time saving the future of humanity and falling in love. She is so cool, holding her must feel like an ...

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