From a just-announced press release: The Producers Guild of America (PGA), a national non-profit trade group committed to protecting the rights and credits of producers in film, television and new media, announced today that the legendary Oscar award-winning producer, director, writer James Cameron will be honored with the 2011... (Read More)
In a just-announced press release, Lawrence Kasdan’s Darling Companion will also star Mad Men’s Elizabeth Moss. The release gives more plot info too, positioning this film as a third in a series meditating on Kasdan’s generation. The Big Chill, Grand Canyon and now, Darling Companion. Here is more from... (Read More)
“All Roads lead to ‘The Social Network’” by Brian Whisenant Hello again Awards Daily! I am quite happy to be back with you after a great ride covering Tribeca Film Festival. This time around, there is a new beast to conquer, and its name is New York Film Festival.... (Read More)
Jeremie lets us know that France has submitted Of Gods and Men as its official Oscar contender. The film involves Cistercian monks living in a mission in Algeria who face challenges when confronted by local Muslim fundamentalists.
Dominik tips us to Germany’s announcement of its choice for Oscar submission, Die Fremde (When We Leave). Umay is a young woman of Turkish descent, fighting for an independent and self-determined life in Germany against the resistance of her family. Her struggle initiates a dynamic, which results in a... (Read More)
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After the original trailer was kind of claimed by the youtubers, the studio made a fast change, and now the Social Network trailers stand on their own, sans parody. Here is one: Another after the jump.
One wonders what Jim Carrey will have to finally do to get an Oscar nomination. Comedic actors have a particularly hard time being taken seriously, and though many believe Carrey deserved a nod for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind or The Truman Show. Occasionally “funny” performances do win... (Read More)
At first it looked like Country Strong would be bumped to 2011, but apparently it is coming out this year. It hardly seems possible that another contender can sneak in there, but make way, a star is coming. If Paltrow manages to get in, we could be looking at... (Read More)