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Cahiers asks: “Is this the first U.S. poster for Nine?” Sheriff Bell: “If it ain’t it’ll do til one gets here.”

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:::: SPOILER ALERT :::: MAJOR SPOILERS AFTER 03:00 :::: & NSFW :::: :::: SPOILER ALERT :::: MAJOR SPOILERS AFTER 03:00 :::: & NSFW :::: :::: PLEASE NOTE :::: This is an extended promo reel intended only to be shown to prospective distributors, and it spills way more information about the plot that a normal trailer […]

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(click to enlarge) Some grumblings around the web today on the release of the poster for A Single Man, as a few seem to think the poster wants us to believe the characters played by Colin Firth and Julianne Moore are in bed together. The stills and screenshots from the film show that this pose […]

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Oscar season has a way of sweeping out the old to make way for the new. This is really simply understood as award fatigue, an affliction caught by some as they keep sifting through the same old pile of films. Naturally this would lend itself to the kind of breaking news that may or may […]

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Reaching out to the various journalists and bloggers who write up the awards race reveals wise minds, and love of cinema. The fact is, this isn’t an actual roundtable – it’s a q&a sent out to various people whose opinions I value. I don’t think any of these writers would be doing what they do […]

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Yeah, seems like every time I turn around someone else is emailing me a bad Precious review. I get it, there is already awards fatigue and the films haven’t even opened yet. There is desperation in the air, no doubt about it, and there will continue to be until both shoes drop safely but firmly […]

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RiskyBusiness says Fox Searchlight may be planning to pull a last minute jackrabbit out of its cowboy hat. Not to be outdone by cringe-inducing labels like the Jewish Precious, Crazy Heart is being called the Country-Western Wrestler. After the lukewarm response to one-time hopeful ‚ÄúAmelia‚Äù (not to mention boxoffice doldrums for young-skewing comedies ‚ÄúWhip It!‚Äù […]

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Movieline Magazine and sponsor Hamilton Watches honor the following filmmakers on November 8: Kathryn Bigelow, True Grit Director, The Hurt Locker, presented by Bill Paxton Lawrence Bender, Super Producer, Inglourious Basterds, by Diane Kruger Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, 500 Days of Summer, by Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt John Mhyre, Production Designer, Nine […]

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I don’t think we need a synopsis, do we? Thanks to FirstShowing for the trailer code. As one of our readers, Paulo, points out, there’s impressive talent behind the camera: Director, Phillip Noyce (Rabbit-Proof Fence, The Quiet American) Screenplay, Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River, Payback) Cinematography, Robert Elswit (There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights) […]

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Why did it take me so long to put two and two together, that Adam Shankman, producer of the Oscars, is also Adam Shankman from So You Think You Can Dance? I don’t watch reality shows but that is one I really like. And I’ve always watched Shankman on the show — yet my brain […]

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Precious now has a 61 rating on Metacritic. This might matter more if the film hadn’t yet been screened and won two major awards heading into the race. Okay, so maybe Sundance isn’t a major award, but for this film it set up a precedent that is likely to continue. It has heat, it has […]

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Here’s the direct link to their synchronized praise.

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It’s Complicated stars Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin named co-hosts of the 82nd Academy Awards. Now all they need is Meryl! Beverly Hills, CA (November 3, 2009) ‚Äî Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will serve as co-hosts of the 82nd Academy Awards¬Æ, Oscar telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced today. ‚ÄúWe think the […]

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No, Starsky & Holmes won’t be hosting the Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ newly selected producers Adam Shankman & Bill Mechanic went to Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr and asked them to host as a duo. It would have been a killer combo. But the answer was no. (Deadline Hollywood) […]

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