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BAFTA – No Guts, No Glory

| February 13, 2011 | Leave a comment

Does it feel like it takes a lot of guts to predict anything but a sweep for The King’s Speech? Stranger things have happened. What if a movie got nominated for 14 BAFTA’s and only won 2. Like say, Best Film and Best Production Design. That would be strange,... (Read More)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

| February 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

Artist Chris Ware Who Can Rethink Outside the Box casts his wry spell with this strangely primeval poster for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. You’ll also recall that Ware (author of the graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth) created the dreamy uneasy artwork... (Read More)

Cormac McCarthy's Sunset Limited tonight on HBO

| February 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

Strong reveiws for tonight’s HBO premiere of Cormac McCarthy’s Sunset Limited starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Tommy Lee himself. Subject matter doesn’t get more profound than life and death, but, thanks to McCarthy’s writing and the two veteran actors, we’re completely drawn into... (Read More)

Equal show of support for Leo & Adams

| February 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

From Scott Feinberg via Jeff Wells, we learn the reason why there were no individual FYC ads for the supporting roles in The Fighter: “because of a long-standing policy at Paramount, the film‚Äôs distributor (and presumably also because the studio doesn‚Äôt want to offend Adams, who is nominated in... (Read More)

Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman team for Stoker?

| February 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

One of those casting rumors we like to repeat because the internet makes it true. Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth are in talks to appear together in Stoker, a family suspense thriller by Korean director Park Chan-wook (Oldboys, Thirst). Scheduled by Fox Searchlight to begin shooting as soon as... (Read More)

Winter's Bone dominates Chlotrudis nominees

| February 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

The¬†nominee slate¬†of the 17th Annual Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film Awards is¬†topped this year by Winter’s Bone with eight mentions, including Best Movie, Director, Adapted Screenplay and three acting nods. The King’s Speech is sitting pretty, too,¬†with five nominations. Chlotrudis Award winners will be announced March 20, 2011. Best... (Read More)

9th Annual INOCA Winners

| February 11, 2011 | Leave a comment

BEST PICTURE The Social Network BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM A Prophet BEST DIRECTOR Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan BEST ACTOR Ryan Gosling in Blue Valentine BEST ACTRESS Michelle Williams in Blue Valentine