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Tickling the Poll of Movie Anticipation

| August 23, 2010 | 53 Comments

We’ve received an astonishing rate of response to the “Most Anticipated Film” poll, in spite of the fact that it appeared over the weekend. For anyone who missed it and hasn’t scrolled down to notice, here’s a bump with a handy direct link to give the poll another stroke.... (Read More)

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| August 23, 2010 | 8 Comments

ok, this Mexican poster for The Expendables kicks so much diabolical design ass it almost makes the whole movie worth the waste. Is it campy enough to have framed on the wall just for the killer coolness the artist was able to wring out of it? Or can no... (Read More)

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Brighton Rock, poster parallels

| August 22, 2010 | 21 Comments

Thanks to Hunter for noting the poster for Rowan Joffe’s remake of Graham Greene’s 1947 noir classic, released in the US as Young Scarface. Sam Riley takes on the role of Pinkie Brown (originated by Richard Attenborough) a small-town hooligan who goes nutters after he marries a naive waitress... (Read More)

Most Anticipated Films of Oscar Season 2010

| August 21, 2010 | 96 Comments

With the Toronto and Venice Film Festivals looming on the calendar, dozens of the year’s best films will tumble out of the pipeline over the next 4 months. We know enough about most of these to make educated guesses about their chances, and most of us have already assembled... (Read More)

Travers tweets ravelette* for The Social Network

| August 21, 2010 | 49 Comments

Peter Travers, via twitter: “David Fincher‚Äôs Social Network is the 1st film I’ve given **** in 2010. It‚Äôs the movie of the year that also brilliantly defines the decade.” (Travers ranks 5th in the unscientific poll we conducted last week, teasing out the top critics to find the “10... (Read More)