Leonardo DiCaprio

It is lovely that TIME decided to put Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese front and center for the top Actor/Director pairings, and lord knows The Departed and The Aviator are two of Scorsese’s best films, but I’m sorry to say ...

Nikki Finke calls the decision to move Shutter Island to the dead zone of February and March has proved “shrewdly strategic.” Shutter Island has trounced the competition, with the potential to earn $35+ for its opening weekend. Shutter Island has ...

(via IMP Awards, click to supersize) “And here we go…” all over again.

As fascinating as Shutter Island looks, are we beginning to understand why it might be a less likely Oscar candidate than two other major Paramount productions this season? If it becomes a classic of Gothic horror next February then its ...

Thanks to Kay for finding this just-released second trailer for Shutter Island.

“The trick is not minding.” We’re all wrecked that we have to wait another four months to see Shutter Island. But there’s no reason to have our faith shaken in the quality of the movie or the Oscar system itself. ...

Let’s put a smile on that face.

Click the screen cap above or go to ShutterIsland.com for the trailer in SD & HD. (Thanks, Kay.) Alex Billington at First Showing lets us borrow one to embed. YELLOW ALERT: If you’re the sort of person who likes to ...

The cast of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi thriller Inception has expanded from the list we had 3 weeks ago to include Sir Michael Caine and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. According to MTV, JGL replaces James Franco whose scheduling conflicts with Pineapple Express sequel ...

Everything interesting project I posted about yesterday sounded like an April Fools Day prank. That too-good-to-be-true feeling continues, as Marion Cotillard, Cillian Murphy, and Ellen Page appear to be close to signing up alongside Leonardo DiCaprio for Christopher Nolan’s Inception. ...

It’s kind of old news by now, but thanks to Jake for sending it in anyway. Leonardo DiCaprio is “in talks” to star in Christopher Nolan’s next film, Inception. It’s based on his original screenplay and is described as a ...

For many of us, the Academy’s neglect of Revolutionary Road this year was nearly as painful as the red ropes they strung up to keep The Dark Knight out of the Champagne Room. Happily, the lack of a BP nomination ...

“God bless your real breasts.” – Oprah, 2009 The thing is, the post-Globes Oprah would have been great prenoms, because it might have helped The Reader AND Revolutionary Road with Oscar nods. Oprah had chosen The Reader for her Book ...

Mark my words, this Sam Mendes film will be one that is “discovered” by critics many years too late.¬†¬† SFGate’s Mick LaSalle called it the Best Film of 2008 and lists his reasons why. Here are a few of them. ...

Kenneth Turan, giving a mixed review to Revolutionary Road, nonetheless had this to say about Winslet and DiCaprio: Only a stone, frankly, would not be captured by the honesty and intensity of Winslet’s performance, by the breathtaking way she throws ...

Never one to mince words, Rex Reed takes a moment to slam a few year-end Cuddle-Me-Elmo movies before he launches into the sort of lavish praise he only reserves for his favorite films of the year. In a year notable ...

David Edelstein is getting a lot of focus today but that’s because he’s done a holiday movie blowout, where he talks about many of the films upcoming. Meryl Streep is praised, along with Viola Davis for Doubt and here are ...

“What happens to a dream deferred,” Langston Hughes once wondered. “Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore — and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over ...

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