Month: July 2010

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2011 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS Los Angeles and New York – The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced that the 2011 Writers Guild Awards will be held on Saturday, February 5, ...

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Indiewire reports that Julie Taymor’s The Tempest will have its North American premier (after playing the Venice Film Fest) at the New York Film Festival in October. Helen Mirren stars as the female ‚ÄòProspera‚Äô in Taymor‚Äôs ‚ÄúTempest,‚Äù a twist on ...

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Two Fox Searchlight pics just got release dates. 127 Hours, Danny Boyle’s story of a mountain climber’s survival after a fallen boulder trapped him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Five days of hell, basically, but proof that some can ...

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We did the ladies, now it’s time to focus on the men. With Get Low opening today with decent enough reviews — we have to look at the Best Actor race, and whether a vet like Robert Duvall, who gives ...

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One thing we can be thankful for, whether the general population is paying attention or not, is that we here in America have activist documentaries that not only bring awareness to complex issues but also help to promote change.  One ...

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Robert Rodriguez’ Machete will open the 67th Annual Biennale as the midnight showing. ¬†Apparently, Black Swan is the official opening film.¬†¬†That should make for some pretty eye candy on the Lido. Here are the other selections. From an Oscar eye’s ...

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The Beaver gets a PG rating. Mel’s ranting does not. The Intervention of Mel Gibson from Mondock Entertainment on Vimeo.

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So far, the field is already half-filled with Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Jennifer Lawrence. But out of Cannes, came three great performances. I saw two of them, Michelle Williams and Lesley Manville. I missed Naomi Watts in Fair Game, ...

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Sally Hawkins will have a good year in 2010, appearing in several films, including Made in Dagenham, which will have its World Premier at the Toronto Film Fest, courtesy of Sony Pics.  I will take this opportunity to reveal a ...

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Women and Hollywood’s Melissa Silverstein wonders if this Gwyneth Paltrow role will bring her a second Oscar. Listen to the single Paltrow released: This bit of news and info from CMT.com: In May, Paltrow told MTV News, “I had to ...

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Russell Brand is currently filming the remake of Arthur with Jennifer Garner.  Dudley Moore was nominated, deservedly so, for his performance as the drunken millionaire back in 1981, starring alongside Liza Minnelli and Sir John Gielgud, who won for his ...

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The Toronto Star’s Pete Howell spitballs what could be big gets for the Toronto Film Fest. These have not been announced nor confirmed – but what if? Howell names Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life as the number one biggest get, ...

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What a year for animated features, eh? Source

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Indiewire posted the top 50 upcoming titles for the Toronto Film Fest. ¬†It looks like The King’s Speech is getting a big roll out. ¬†Toronto is, much of the time, the hit and miss spot on the way to Oscar ...

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A tip from Andrew leads us to this musical equation finding the common denominator between Inception’s two most familiar crescendos. Dude, whoa. Just, like, whoa.

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Just about the only distant tease dangled at Comic-Con that didn’t make me stifle a yawn.

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Roger Sterling’s new office in the Time-Life building on 6th Avenue. Eero Saarinen ‘Tulip’ pedestal desk Artimede Nesso mushroom lamp Charles Eames executive chair (the “Time-Life Chair” designed specifically for the 1959 high rise) Is there another series that ever ...

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If this is a sample of the original score by Michael Giacchino, I really like what I’m hearing. And check out one of the most striking posters of the year, via IMP, after the cut.

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Don Draper: Do you want women who want bikinis to buy your two-piece, or do you just want to make sure women who want a two-piece don’t suddenly buy a bikini? Jantzen Swimwear exec: My Lord, that question just tied ...

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