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)
Screen Daily reports that Diane Keaton and Richard Jenkins will join Kline and Kasdan for a film that is “about a family that reunites their bond after their dog goes missing.” Kasdan and Kline worked together on The Big Chill, Silverado, I Love You To Death, and Grand Canyon... (Read More)
Tomorrow, the makers of the new doc Freakonomics are offering a “pay what you can” day. All you have to do is visit this site, fill out a little questionnaire and you are good to go. Quite a nifty marketing strategy. Freakonomics joins the already very crowded doc race.
While the documentary Catfish might be getting the most attention right now, the documentary Waiting for Superman is out there changing the world, or trying to. Davis Guggenheim (Oscar winning director of An Inconvenient Truth) and the filmmakers have two powerful allies — Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey. Both... (Read More)
Today I found myself listening to KCRW, our local public radio station, and a show called The Business came on. Kim Masters was at the Toronto Film Festival spending her time with Nigel Cole, the director of Made in Dagenham. Cole was talking about getting noticed at the fest,... (Read More)
Kelly Reichardt’s western from a woman’s perspective, Meek’s Cutoff, has been chosen by the critics who voted in indieWIRE’s poll as the best narrative film at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Acting¬†honors went to James Franco for 127 Hours, followed in the voting by Natalie Portman for Black... (Read More)
So, you probably remember the failed attempt last year to get a podcast off the ground? One podcast later, we are still learning and evolving. Two upcoming podcasts you should be aware of. Oscar Poker with Jeff Wells and Sasha Stone – Jeff and I will be doing a... (Read More)
Writing for the Daily Beast, Nicole LaPorte quotes others saying that the Best Actress race could be down to Natalie Portman for Black Swan and Annette Bening for the Kids Are All Right. This is one of the many post-Toronto and Oscar pieces floating around this morning. We can’t... (Read More)