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Wicked adaptation in the works

| July 10, 2010 | 69 Comments

Wicked was initially on track to be a movie before it detoured to Broadway in 2004, quickly becoming one of the most successful musicals of all time. Deadline says the project is finally returning to Hollywood as Universal works to reignite the magic of those ruby slippers once more.... (Read More)

Jack Goes Boating, trailer

| July 10, 2010 | 9 Comments

Philip Seymour Hoffman received a 2007 Drama Desk Award Nomination for Best Actor in Jack Goes Boating off-Broadway, and now the film adaptation serves as his directorial debut.

Insomnia Incentive: Inception Movie Money

| July 9, 2010 | 19 Comments

Sleepless nights lying awake waiting to experience Christopher Nolan’s dreamworld? Here’s a special offer to help some of us (US residents) see Inception at a reduced price. On July 13th Warners releases the new Blu-ray transfer of Nolan’s icy 2002 thriller Insomnia, and just as NolanFans reported in March,... (Read More)

The Social Network to Open the NYFF

| July 9, 2010 | 8 Comments

Pics from set on Flickr — click here for more. It’s kind of old news now by web standards but it’s worth mentioning that the Social Network will indeed open the New York Film Fest, which runs from September 24 through October 10. ¬†It’s almost worth flying out to... (Read More)

Oscar Watch on Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo

| July 8, 2010 | 117 Comments

Welcome to the Rileys features three really great performances, so says the buzz coming out of Sundance. Kristen Stewart is supposed to be particularly good as the 16 year-old stripper. This MTV review says Stewart is “utterly fearless in “Welcome to the Rileys.” That’s the takeaway from the film’s... (Read More)

Rules Approved for 83rd Academy Awards

| July 8, 2010 | 21 Comments

via press release: Beverly Hills, CA ‚Äî The governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finalized the rules for the 83rd Academy Awards at its most recent meeting (June 22). The most significant change is in the Visual Effects category, which will now feature five nominees... (Read More)