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Oscar Flashback, Far From Heaven

In anticipation of tonight's HBO premiere of Toddy Hayne's Mildred Pierce, here's a look back at my favorite Haynes masterpiece to date -- his voluptuous Sirkian swoon, Far From Heaven. My personal choice for Best Actress of 2002,…

Tom Hooper Confirmed to Direct Les Mis

Twitter has been a-flutter with the news that fresh off of his undeserved Oscar win, Tom Hooper will have a chance to show his stuff when he¬†next takes on the film version of the Broadway hit Les Miserables. ¬†I'm guessing Hooper…

The Big Lebowski Monopoly

Film Detail just tweeted the wonderful new game of Monopoly, Lebowski style. ¬†There are several notable features, like the "It's already the 10th" square, remembering when Jeff Lebowski was late on the rent (and then had to go to watch…

Beginners, trailer

Beginners was my inspiration for posting today's poll asking Awards Daily readers to choose their favorite gay films of the past 30 years. Looking back over recent history, especially over the past decade, it seems we're seeing at least…

Ed Harris is John McCain in Game Change

Four-time Oscar nominee Ed Harris will play Senator John McCain in HBO's Game Change, an insider account of the 2008 election. As we posted several days ago, Julianne Moore will portray Sarah Palin. The book follows the campaigns of…

Great Sex Scenes: Don't Look Now

Thanks to Daily Beast's Marlow Stern for the tip to this Hollywood Reporter article on Nicholas Roeg's Don't Look Now -- as to the question of whether Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland actually did it on camera: Well,¬†Peter Bart…