Month: May 2010

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Pixar’s latest nifty promo for Toy Story 3 invites us inside Ken’s groovy new dream house. Possibly the world’s first metrosexual (if not fully metroflexible), Ken is secure enough in his masculinity to live in a house with a lavender ...

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Much thanks to brandz for reminding us that HBO will broadcast the John Cazale bio-doc I Knew It Was You, Tuesday June 1 at 8pm. Cazale appeared in only 5 films before his death at the age of 42, but ...

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The second trailer for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is one of those for which any synopsis would be superfluous. I’m happy to see the movie captures the attitude of the comic series better than I thought possible and Edgar ...

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The One Ring reports that Guillermo Del Toro has quit The Hobbit due to continual delays. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming “The Hobbit,” I am faced with the hardest decision of ...

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It was 1986. I’d graduated high school three years earlier. As with most things back then, the way into genius was usually through the tastes of older boyfriends. They weren’t that much older, but that they knew more made them ...

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This weekend the San Francisco Chronicle caught up with a documentary Sasha first wrote about from Cannes. “Inside Job” couldn’t be more prescient. Started just 19 months ago, the film is a searing examination of the financial crisis of 2007-10 ...

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Already holding a winning hand with You Don’t Know Jack, Temple Grandin, and its spectacular 10-hour series The Pacific, HBO doesn’t need a draw card to dominate this year’s Emmy movie & miniseries categories. Premiering tonight at 9 ET, Peter ...

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(Matt Zoller Seitz at Moving Image Source via LiC)

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Our friend Craig Kennedy at Living in Cinema tips us to this steamy photo shoot at Esquire — Jennifer Lawrence, glowingly unfrozen from her Sundance sensation Winter’s Bone. I’d like to say this pin-up post has Memorial Day weekend relevance. ...

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The best thing about Tropic Thunder was watching Tom Cruise get in touch with his inner slimebag, producer Les Grossman. The best thing about the MTV movie awards are the intro spoofs and the promos. These pinnacles of parody come ...

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DHD has just announced that (something tells me someone very close to this project has a mainline to Nikki Finke) three more players for Tilda. Patrick Goldstein’s doppleganger has been cast. And there are two others. Heck, you gotta have ...

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I’m fairly certain that a few from Cannes will also get play, specifically Javier Bardem’s performance in Biutiful, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams from Blue Valentine, and Another Year should do very well. But there is only so far that ...

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Head on over to Mr. Will’s site for a chance to win this poster. ¬†He went to a marketing focus group and gives the details.

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Deadline: Sources say the Warner Bros sequel made a very strong $17.5 million on its rare Thursday opener (including $3M midnight showings in about 2,000 venues). That compares very favorably to the original’s $26.7M opening Friday as well as Indiana ...

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There’s been a lot of discussion the past few days about Oscar-caliber Ellen Page taking a role in an HBO series when some feel she should be pursuing more prestige in feature films. But there’s little doubt that the reason ...

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JustJared has the pics. ¬†The producer of the film, Christine Vachon, is on Twitter (@kvpi)¬†and she occasionally sends out updates. ¬†The latest was that Kate Winslet was “feeling fine” and production was resuming. ¬†Her latest Twitpic after the cut. Evan ...

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Paul Maher over at Pop Matters writes up a rather intense look back at Terrence Malick, where he’s been, what he’s been doing, and then gathers up more bits and pieces culled from various sources about the mysterious film.¬† A ...

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I think that the hatred directed towards this film is a whole lot of hypocrisy run amok. ¬†No, it’s not “giving the women what they want,” it’s allowing female characters to wade in the same thick soup of shit male ...

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Today feeling trapped in a loop of Letterman’s “Is this anything?”

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Slim pickings for awards prospects when Jonah Hex is the best antidote for Sex and the City 2. But those are the cards we’re dealt today.

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