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RIP Eli Wallach

| June 24, 2014 | 6 Comments

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly and The Misfits were just two memorable roles by Eli Wallach, who passed away today at 98 years old.  His last role was in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. It was always nice to see him in a movie, even when it... (Read More)

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The Reinventors Series Continues with The Audience

| June 23, 2014 | Leave a comment

Reinvent Hollywood: The Audience — a sneak peak A roundtable discussion hosted by Ted Hope, moderated by Anne Thompson tomorrow, “How will audiences and their involvement with cinema evolve with increased digital access – from crowdfunding to social engagement?” The Reinvent Hollywood series continues on June 24 with The Audience.... (Read More)


Spitballing Early Contenders, Part One

| June 22, 2014 | 49 Comments

We’ve been compiling our Contender Tracker pages slowly but we’ve narrowed down the list so far of what contenders might be showing up at this year’s Oscar race.  Thanks to Kevin for the help on this.  I have ordered them in terms of importance or prestige. Not all Oscar... (Read More)


2014: Reese Witherspoon Three Ways

| June 20, 2014 | 25 Comments

This year, Reese Witherspoon has three films coming out, two she carries completely and the other is Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice. She plays Deputy DA Penny Kimball in Inherent Vice (one of the love interests). She’ll also open two movies. Wild: “Cheryl Strayed was 26 in 1995 when... (Read More)


Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr in The Judge

| June 20, 2014 | 5 Comments

Robert Downey Jr. is a hot-shot, big-city lawyer Hank Palmer, who suddenly finds out that his estranged father and honorable Judge (Robert Duvall) is being charged with murder in the town where he presides. Now Palmer must investigate the small town he grew up in and try to bond... (Read More)