Dexter, season 5 trailer

Dexter, season 5 trailer

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With 8 Emmy nominations this year, Dexter ties with Nurse Jackie. The only other cable series scoring more noms is Mad Men with 17. Breaking Bad has 7 nominations. Peter Weller, Julia Stiles, and Jonny Lee Miller join the cast when season 5 of Dexter premieres Sept 26th. Outstanding Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series — Michael C. Hall Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series —…


Angelina Jolie Does Comic-Con

Angelina Jolie Does Comic-Con

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It’s probably a long shot to imagine Angelina Jolie anywhere near an Oscar nod for her turn in Salt. ¬†What I liked about it, though, was that it was kind of a combination of Lara Croft and A Mighty Heart. ¬†It was also just a thrill and a half to watch a woman in that traditional male role. ¬†Women, especially someone as lovely as Ms. Jolie, usually have to be…


Countdown to Zero: The Hidden Threat

Countdown to Zero: The Hidden Threat

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It’s sort of ironic that two movies dealing with the threat of nuclear war came out this weekend: Salt and Countdown to Zero. Salt deals with it in a comic book fashion, a great escape from the heat of summer. Salt is great because it has Angelina Jolie in one of her best action performances making our world safe for democracy. You got to love Hollywood’s answer: send in the…


Machete, red band trailer

Machete, red band trailer

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Let Me In poster lands in a pool of blood

Let Me In poster lands in a pool of blood

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Say what you want about the need for an English language adaptation (as if you need anybody’s blessing), but it’s hard to find fault in this blood-soaked poster. See it full-size after the cut, along with a few quotes drained from MTV‘s interview with director Matt Reeves.


Search for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo narrows to 5

Search for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo narrows to 5

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Is David Fincher’s search for the perfect embodiment of Lisbeth Salander down to the final round of contestants? Anne Thompson at IndieWire says “forget those other names” we been tossing around, because apparently the worldwide casting quest has quickly narrowed to 5 candidates. Four of those are pictured above (from left to right): Emily Browning (starring in Zack Snyder‚Äôs upcoming Sucker Punch); Sophie Lowe (from Australian chiller, Road Kill); Sarah…


Kenneth Branagh & Michelle Williams as Olivier & Monroe?

Kenneth Branagh & Michelle Williams as Olivier & Monroe?

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Kenneth Branagh, heir to Lawrence Olivier’s Shakespearean mantle as Hamlet and Henry V, could be preparing to star as Sir Larry himself in the Weinstein Co.’s upcoming adaptation of “My Week With Marilyn.” The story is based on a diary by Colin Clark, a young actor who worked for Laurence Olivier when the veteran actor shepherded Marilyn Monroe around London while she shot “The Prince and the Showgirl”. Dark Horizons…


First look at Aronosky’s Black Swan

First look at Aronosky’s Black Swan

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Following up on Sasha’s mention earlier today about the Venice premiere of Black Swan, via USA Today we have the first photos from Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet. The dark tale with psychological twists stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a technically brilliant ballerina whose life takes some strange turns after being picked as the lead in a New York City production of…


Spitballing Oscar’s Ten Best Picture Nominees

Spitballing Oscar’s Ten Best Picture Nominees

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Since we don’t yet know how many of our wish list films are going to play out, it might be a fun practice to just write up our blind predictions of the potential ten films Oscar will recognize by year’s end. A few things to remember – they aren’t going to award all small character dramas that made smaller bank, even if they made a modest profit. ¬†There will be…


De Niro and Norton in the Stone Trailer

De Niro and Norton in the Stone Trailer

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This looks like it could do some serious damage in the Oscar race, non? Via The Film Stage: