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    A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Oscars (part 2)

    I will leave the discussion of what/who won/didn’t win and why/why not to others.  I have only one concern:  Did it work? For the now befuddled, let me recap what I laid out back in January when the 2011 Academy Award nominations were announced: A year earlier, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences […] More

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    Video of the Day: 15 Years of Fox Searchlight

    Established in 1994, Fox Searchlight has released many memorable films that have stuck with movie goers for over the past 15 years. Specializing in independent and British films, along with dabbling in horror, dramedies, and a few foreign films, Fox Searchlight has brought us some of the most personable characters and inspiring moments in cinematic […] More

  • 52 Annual Grammy Awards Film Winners

    The 52 Annual Grammy Awards was held last night and despite the show’s poor taste in nominations and awards in music, it still somehow manages to get the film categories right each year. Of course they still need to get their release dates right since the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire won the Best Compilation Soundtrack […] More

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    The 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 (Part 8)

    39- The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) Directed by Wes Anderson Genre: Dark Comedy, Family Drama Wes Anderson’s fairy tale of a New York dysfunctional family is a wonderful, quirky, offbeat comedy-drama with the right mix of humor and poignancy. Never sentimental or predictable The Royal Tenenbaums proves that Wes Anderson remains one of the truly original […] More

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    Trailers: The Last Airbender

    Wouldn’t you think the studio executives would hace the common sense not showcase the words “M. Night Shyamalan” over the top of a movie title at this point in time. Oh well. Have never had interest in the The Last Airbender TV show; always seemed like an Americanized anime for kids under 12. But it […] More

  • News: Wall Street 2 / Futurama Back on TV /Danny Boyle Heading Back to Mumbai / Hathaway and Gyllenhaal on Screen Again / Peter Jackson Confirmed for Comic Con with the Possibility of Cameron’s Avatar

    Javier Bardem has quite a slate of films ahead of him. He is set to star as the villain in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street 2 (yes, that is actually happening) alongside Shia Labeouf and Michael Douglas. And in a crazy twist, Bardem will be playing the principle villain in the sequel, not Douglas’ Gekko (but […] More

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    Slumdog Millionaire

    “Call it a comedy, a drama, or a tragedy, anyway or every way, Slumdog Millionaire is great.” By Tom Desmond Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Brothers Pictures present, in association with Celador Films and Film4, Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire. The screenplay was written by Simon Beaufoy. The picture stars Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, […] More