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This shakes up the holidays with an unexpected jolt of adrenaline, doesn’t it? Reader Sean points out that Sony has upgraded The Tourist to First Class passage with a premiere route through the very heart of Oscar season. (Previously set to embark in February 2011). Several reliable sites confirm,... (Read More)
(thanks to m1)
Through channels that I’m sure are greased in ways I don’t like to think about, The Wrap got their hands on an email that appears to outline all the projects in development at Paramount for the next couple of years. The Wrap is saying Paramount’s slate has been “exposed”... (Read More)
Visual storytelling. In a single shot we see Natalie Portman’s Nina seated at her dressing table framed to suggest there’s a matching compartment of her mind in a cubicle right beside her. Is that a wall of solid cinder block, or a paper thin facade? That imaginary chair in... (Read More)
(click to supersize) Last night’s debut of the trailer for Black Swan made quite a splash. Good to see there’s an eager audience for stylish pyscho-thrillers and directors who can explore internal horrors without a workshop of bloody power tools. Compared to the baroque trailer this snowy poster has... (Read More)
Set in 1950s Los Angeles, Passion Play involves an angel trapped in a carnival sideshow at the mercy of a ruthless gangster. The angel is saved by a down-and out trumpet player. Mickey Rourke plays the trumpeter, and it’s obvious from this shot that Megan Fox plays the angel.... (Read More)
Brian C. tips us to the Black Swan trailer. Thanks to Jordan for the embed. (the HD youtube version after the cut might play better for some of you).
A smaller cropped and grainier version of this shot appeared in this week’s Fall Preview issue of Entertainment Weekly. slashfilm has delivered a high-res version that’s worth swiping and posting.
(click for greater grandiosity) Sexiest throne pose since Xerxes? The slick articulate production design of Mad Men continues to be one of its greatest pleasures. Any episode that has Don pick up a bottle of booze and say, with irritation, “Why is this empty?” and get back a divinely... (Read More)