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I woke up with a Cannes-do attitude. Sorry about the pun, but I’ve got to bulk these diaries out somehow. This is the second of three days, and the first of two consecutive, during my stay in London where I’ll ...
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Boy, that escalated slowly. If it seems like only yesterday twhen we saw the first teaser for Foxcatcher, you’re almost right: it was over a year ago. Sept 26, 2013. Wise move for Bennett Miller to bide his time so ...

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The performances keep getting the attention at the fest. Last year “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” were Oscar bound the minute they got screened (and were declared as such by Telluride), but this year there is no such movie. ...

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It occurred to me while watching Steve Carell and Jon Stewart at the Patron’s Brunch here in Telluride how far they’ve come since the early days of the Daily Show. Since then, Carell has made feature films and became known ...
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The new trailer for Foxcatcher shows a bit more about the tense relationship between Channing Tatum and Steve Carell, and gives you a pretty idea of how dark Carell goes with this magnificent, disturbing performance.

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Disturbing. Feel the tension mount.

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Now that the Cannes awards have been handed out, some might wonder whether any of the films honored will make it all the way to the Oscars. The same films I thought had a chance at the beginning — Foxcatcher ...

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“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” ― George Carlin When John Steinbeck wryly observed that most Americans disdained socialism as if they were “temporarily embarrassed millionaires” whose ship had ...

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Foxcatcher is a psychological drama directed by Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (Moneyball) and starring Golden Globe winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller. The film was written by ...

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Thanks to reader Jon: Pic and story from EW: “If you didn’t recognize Carell at first sight, you’re not alone. “We just had our first test [screening], and not everybody recognized Steve. He is aged [for the film], and his ...

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Fox Searchlight reportedly paid $10 million for the rights to The Way Way Back at Sundance in February. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash — who won an Oscar for their screenplay for The Descendents. Over the course of ...

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(thanks, bene!)

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How do you make your movie look really bad by comparison? You show clips of it against its two much more entertaining and funny stars — who wouldn’t rather watch these two just sit and make jokes rather than endure ...

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What do we have here? An animated film that might actually be funny? What a unique concept these days. This is why I enjoyed Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs more than I did Ponyo. yeah, heresy, I know, but ...

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