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June 8, 2009

2008′s Best Film on HBO June 13

2008′s Best Film on HBO June 13

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District 9 poster

District 9 poster

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New poster for District 9 (or else some really impressive fan art). This comes hot on the heels of Saturday’s NYTimes article announcing that “geek god” Peter Jackson will be making an appearance at Comic-Con to help promote the movie. Come July 24, the director, a three-time Oscar winner, will face the mob in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center in support of ‚ÄúDistrict 9,‚Äù an alien-internment thriller…

Golden Trailer Awards

Golden Trailer Awards

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Our go-to guys when we’re jonesing for a fix — Trailer Addict has the winners of this year’s Golden Trailer Awards. I’ll post the some with active links to each trailer here, and even more after the cut. 10th Annual Golden Trailer Award Winners Show Category Winners Best Action Fast and Furious, AV Squad, Universal Best Animation/Family WALL-E, Craig Murray Productions, The Walt Disney Studios Best Comedy Bruno, The Ant…

James Franco as Alan Ginsberg

James Franco as Alan Ginsberg

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[UPDATE: Thanks a million to Joao Mattos for sending us the original Ginsberg-Orlovsky photo on which the Franco-Tveit pose is modeled. Great catch!] Did the dueling Truman Capote biopics 3 years ago open the floodgates on films bringing the significance of contemporary gay history out of the closet? Alex Billington at Firstshowing.net has this photo of James Franco as Beat Generation poet Alan Ginsberg and Aaron Tveit his longtime companion…

New Brother Stills

New Brother Stills

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ONTD tips us off to these stills from the Jim Sheridan film Brothers, adapted by David Benioff from Susanne Bier’s “Br√∏dre,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman. The stills are from photographer Cathy Kanavy and are watermarked. The film, according to IMDb, “A young man comforts his older brother’s wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.”

Invictus, Inschmictus

Invictus, Inschmictus

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Last Friday night around 3 a.m., one of our readers sent me an email with some photos and a poster concept for Invictus. I’d seen the new title for Eastwood’s Mandela project on a few different sites last week, but didn’t think the news was important enough to post. Friday was a slow though, so I posted the artwork anyway, and mentioned the new important-sounding Latin title. Tried to check…