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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Review: Effortless Oscar Isaac Is 'Last Folk Singer Who Didn't Make It'

Inside Llewyn Davis with Oscar Isaac as “the last folk singer who didn't make it.” Written and directed by veterans Joel and Ethan Coen (Blood Simple, Raising Arizona), Inside Llewyn Davis offers “their deepest dive into characterization since their inward-looking masterpiece A Serious Man.” 'Inside Llewyn Davis' review: Effortless Oscar […]


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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Review: Effortless Oscar Isaac Is 'Last Folk Singer Who Didn't Make It'



'The Great Gatsby' 2013: Second Best Leonardo DiCaprio Debut Ever?

'The Great Gatsby' 2013 with Leonardo DiCaprio. Leonardo DiCaprio The Great Gatsby movie box office: DiCaprio's second biggest opening ever – but trailing Titanic in ticket sales May 13, '13, update: The Great Gatsby movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel earned $50.08m at the North American box office […]


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'The Great Gatsby' 2013: Second Best Leonardo DiCaprio Debut Ever?



THE GREAT GATSBY Movie: Leonardo DiCaprio 'Heir Apparent to Cary Grant'

The Great Gatsby Movie: Leonardo DiCaprio: 'Heir apparent to Cary Grant' (image: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan in The Great Gatsby) [See previous post: “The Great Gatsby 2013: Leonardo DiCaprio, Baz Luhrmann Shine; Story Essence Lost.”] The role of the enigmatic, larger-than-life Gatsby would seem a difficult one to cast in […]


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THE GREAT GATSBY Movie: Leonardo DiCaprio 'Heir Apparent to Cary Grant'



'Inside Llewyn Davis' Trailer: Folk Music and Double Condoms

Inside Llewyn Davis trailer: The Coen Brothers and Oscar Isaac in 1960s Greenwich Village The Inside Llewyn Davis trailer is out. Academy Award winners Joel and Ethan Coen's first directorial effort since the Oscar-nominated True Grit more than two years ago, Inside Llewyn Davis stars Oscar Isaac in the (mostly) […]


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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Trailer: Folk Music and Double Condoms



Henry Cavill Body: Superman of Latex + Joss Whedon to Direct New 'Avengers' Movie

Henry Cavill body beautiful: Man of Latex. Henry Cavill body in 'Man of Steel' Missing out on the role of Edward Cullen may (or may not) have been a professional blow for British actor Henry Cavill. (Author Stephenie Meyer wanted him, but he was “too old” at 24.) Anyhow, you […]


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Henry Cavill Body: Superman of Latex + Joss Whedon to Direct New 'Avengers' Movie



Kristen Stewart at Cannes Film Festival? 'The Great Gatsby' Dead Serious Cast

Kristen Stewart in 'On the Road': Free-spirited Marylou at Cannes Film Festival? Walter Salles' 'On the Road' at Cannes? Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley and Kristen Stewart star Producer Charles Gillibert has tweeted the following: “Am happy to share with you : OTR french release the 23rd of may, more to […]


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Kristen Stewart at Cannes Film Festival? 'The Great Gatsby' Dead Serious Cast



'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Trailer + Leonardo DiCaprio Is F. Scott Fitzgerald Antihero

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with Martin Freeman. Following the enormous worldwide success of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, it was inevitable that someone – why not Peter Jackson himself? – would turn J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit into a movie. But why only one […]


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'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Trailer + Leonardo DiCaprio Is F. Scott Fitzgerald Antihero



Film Critics Awards: Mormon Missionary Sex Slave Documentary Unexpected Win

Tabloid with Joyce McKinney. The Detroit Film Critics Society's surprising Best Documentary pick, Errol Morris' Tabloid, offers a glimpse into “The Case of the Manacled Mormon” a.k.a. “The Mormon Sex in Chains Case.” Long before the Internet, the British yellow press and their voracious readers enjoyed collective orgasms that lasted […]


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Film Critics Awards: Mormon Missionary Sex Slave Documentary Unexpected Win



'Shame' Banned to Most Teenagers in the US, UK - But Not in France

Michael Fassbender, Shame Steve McQueen's Shame, a look at a man suffering from what some refer to as “sex addiction,” has been screwed with an NC-17 rating by the censors at the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). That means no one under 17 is allowed to watch Shame at […]


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'Shame' Banned to Most Teenagers in the US, UK - But Not in France



Shamefully Prudish 'Shame' & Risqué 'The Human Centipede' Posters

I'm not sure exactly why the above Shame poster would feature an empty bed. True, it looks like the poster bed from this Steve McQueen movie about a horrific disease known as Sex Addiction has been used – and used a whole lot. But to the best of my knowledge, […]


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Shamefully Prudish 'Shame' & Risqué 'The Human Centipede' Posters



Royal Drama Tops British Independent Film Awards But Director Snubbed + Jennifer Lawrence Wins Stockholm

Royal drama The King's Speech with Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush. Tom Hooper's real-life-inspired crowd-pleaser topped the British Independent Film Awards with five wins, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Firth), and Best Supporting Actor (Rush) – but curiously, not Best Director. Royal drama tops British Independent Film Awards The King's […]


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Royal Drama Tops British Independent Film Awards But Director Snubbed + Jennifer Lawrence Wins Stockholm



Colin Firth & Keira Knightley: British Independent Film Awards Nominations

Colin Firth as King George VI in Tom Hooper's The King's Speech The fact that The King's Speech rules over the 2010 British Independent Film Award (BIFA) nominations is no surprise. The story of how King George VI was able to overcome a stubborn stutter after being made king, The […]


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Colin Firth & Keira Knightley: British Independent Film Awards Nominations



'The Town' & Emma Stone 'Easy A' Surprise

Rebecca Hall, Ben Affleck, The Town Sept. 24, '10, update: Ben Affleck's The Town, featuring Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, and Blake Lively, topped the North American box office for the seventh consecutive day, grossing $2.1 million on Thursday, Sept. 23, according to Box Office Mojo. Thursday was […]


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'The Town' & Emma Stone 'Easy A' Surprise



AMPAS Members Roster Gets New Blood

Oscar winners Christoph Waltz (above), Mo'Nique, Geoffrey Fletcher, Bob Murawski, Mark Boal, and Davis Guggenheim (right), and Oscar nominees Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Neill Blomkamp, Carey Mulligan, Gabourey Sidibe, Saoirse Ronan, Lee Daniels, Nick Hornby, and Jeremy Renner are some of the 135 film industryites invited by the Academy of […]


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AMPAS Members Roster Gets New Blood



'All-White' Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish et al. 'Vanity Fair' Cover Weak Sales

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse actress Kristen Stewart, An Education's Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan, and Bright Star co-star Abbie Cornish were featured on the cover of the March 2010 issue of Vanity Fair. In the fold-out, readers could find Anna Kendrick, Rebecca Hall, Mia Wasikowska, Amanda Seyfried, Emma Stone, and […]


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'All-White' Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish et al. 'Vanity Fair' Cover Weak Sales



'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' Reviews

Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps English-language film reviewers have given mixed notices to another high-profile Hollywood production screened at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. But at least when compared to Ridley Scott's widely panned Robin Hood, Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps […]


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'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' Reviews



Chris Hemsworth 'Thor' & Carey Mulligan as 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'?

Chris Hemsworth in 'Thor': 'First look.' Chris Hemsworth as Thor Chris Hemsworth has the title role in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming Thor, Paramount's fantasy-adventure written by Ashley Miller and Don Payne, and based on the Marvel comic books. The image above is the first one released online. In addition to Chris […]


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Chris Hemsworth 'Thor' & Carey Mulligan as 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'?



Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards

Vera Farmiga on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Best Supporting Actress nominee Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards, held on March 7, '10, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Farmiga was a Best Supporting Actress nominee for her performance in Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, also […]


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Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards



Pierce Brosnan & Wife Keely Shaye Smith + Olivia Wilde & Ben McKenzie: Spirit Awards

Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith. Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith at the Spirit Awards Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith attended the 2010 Spirit Awards ceremony held on March 5 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The couple were married in 2001. Pierce […]


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Pierce Brosnan & Wife Keely Shaye Smith + Olivia Wilde & Ben McKenzie: Spirit Awards



Colin Firth & Carey Mulligan Bafta Winners, Kristen Stewart Gets Rising Star Award

Jeremy Renner in the Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker The Hurt Locker, Kathryn Bigelow, Colin Firth, Carey Mulligan. Surprises and non-surprises at the BAFTAs, held Sunday evening at London's Royal Opera House. Mostly non-surprises. The fact that The Hurt Locker beat Avatar wasn't really a surprise. The Iraq War […]


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Colin Firth & Carey Mulligan Bafta Winners, Kristen Stewart Gets Rising Star Award



French Prison Drama Beats Oscar Favorites: London Film Critics Awards' Winners

Avatar may be the world's box office ruler, but it surely wasn't ruler of anything at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards held this evening in, where else, London. The London Critics' best film of 2009? Jacques Audiard's prison drama A Prophet, the first French-made production to win the Circle's […]


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French Prison Drama Beats Oscar Favorites: London Film Critics Awards' Winners



Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish & Carey Mulligan: 'Racist' 'Vanity Fair' Cover

First a furor over Avatar, now Vanity Fair. It's February, Black History Month, and Vanity Fair dares to put nine young lily white up-and-coming actresses on its March (don't ask) cover: Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish, Anna Kendrick, Rebecca Hall, Carey Mulligan, Mia Wasikowska, Amanda Seyfried, Emma Stone, and Evan Rachel […]


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Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish & Carey Mulligan: 'Racist' 'Vanity Fair' Cover



Penélope Cruz & Drew Barrymore, Carey Mulligan & Sophia Loren: SAG Awards

Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, and Keith Urban pose for the camera at the 2010 SAG Awards ceremony, held in Los Angeles on Sat., Jan. 23. Cruz was in the running for the best supporting actress SAG Award, but she lost to Precious' Mo'Nique. The trio of actresses, along […]


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Penélope Cruz & Drew Barrymore, Carey Mulligan & Sophia Loren: SAG Awards



Kristen Stewart, Carey Mulligan: BAFTA Orange Rising Star Nominees

Jesse Eisenberg, Nicholas Hoult, Carey Mulligan, Tahar Rahim, and Kristen Stewart (but neither Robert Pattinson nor 2010 People's Choice Award winner Taylor Lautner) are the British Academy of Film & Television's nominees for the 2010 Orange Rising Star Award. Former Orange Rising Star winners include James McAvoy, Eva Green, and […]


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Kristen Stewart, Carey Mulligan: BAFTA Orange Rising Star Nominees



Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep & Viggo Mortensen: BAFTA Longlists

Carey Mulligan in An Education (Kerry Brown / Sony Pictures Classics) (top); Ben Whishaw, Abbie Cornish in Bright Star (Apparition) (bottom) With 17 mentions, Lone Scherfig's An Education leads the 2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts award longlists. Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds is next with 15 mentions, followed […]


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Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep & Viggo Mortensen: BAFTA Longlists



George Clooney, Carey Mulligan Win More U.S. Critics Awards

Anna Kendrick, George Clooney in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount) Not too many surprises among the Central Ohio Film Critics Association's 2009 winners. In the last few weeks, Up in the Air, George Clooney, Carey Mulligan, Up, Mo'Nique, and Christoph Waltz have all been cited a number […]


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George Clooney, Carey Mulligan Win More U.S. Critics Awards



Sandra Bullock Presenting SAG Award to Betty White, Kevin Bacon Honored

Betty White, Sandra Bullock in The Proposal (Kerry Hayes / Touchstone) Sandra Bullock, up for a best actress SAG Award for The Blind Side, will present the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement Award to Betty White at the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. White and Bullock worked together in […]


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Sandra Bullock Presenting SAG Award to Betty White, Kevin Bacon Honored



Meryl Streep & Carey Mulligan: US Critics' Best Actresses

Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia (Columbia Pictures) (top); Carey Mulligan in An Education (Kerry Brown / Sony Pictures Classics) (bottom) Only two actresses delivered great performances in 2009, at least as far as most US-based critics' groups were concerned: veteran Meryl Streep as Julia Child in Julie & Julia, […]


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Meryl Streep & Carey Mulligan: US Critics' Best Actresses



Christoph Waltz & Mo'Nique: Critics Awards' Clean Sweep

Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds. Vienna-born veteran Christoph Waltz, whose big-screen career dates back to the early 1980s (Tristan and Isolde, Kopfstand), is this awards season's Best Supporting Actor fave and Oscar shoo-in for his vicious Nazi in Quentin Tarantino's WWII revenge fantasy Inglourious Basterds. Also in the cast: Brad […]


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Christoph Waltz & Mo'Nique: Critics Awards' Clean Sweep



London Film Critics: Carey Mulligan Twice & Non-Hollywood Productions + Box Office Flops Top Satellite Awards

A Prophet with Tahar Rahim. Directed by Jacques Audiard from a screenplay by Audiard and Thomas Bidegain – itself from “an original screenplay” by Abdel Raouf Dafri and Nicolas Peufaillit – A Prophet is one of several non-U.S. productions that found space on the London Film Critics' nominations roster. Best […]


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London Film Critics: Carey Mulligan Twice & Non-Hollywood Productions + Box Office Flops Top Satellite Awards



George Clooney & Viggo Mortensen: Awards Season's Unexpected & Expected

Utah Film Critics' Best Actor winner Viggo Mortensen in The Road. The performer best known for playing Aragorn in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Viggo Mortensen was the surprise Best Actor choice in Utah. In John Hillcoat's The Road, he portrays a man struggling to survive with […]


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George Clooney & Viggo Mortensen: Awards Season's Unexpected & Expected



British Independent Film Awards: Moon Mystery Tops + Andrzej Wajda Passion & Death Tale Is FIPRESCI Winner

Moon with Sam Rockwell. This year's British Independent Film Awards Best Picture winner, Duncan Jones' Moon has elements in common with, among other sci-fi/mystery thrillers, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and Basil Dearden's The Man Who Haunted Himself. Astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) and supercomputer GERTY (which sounds kinda […]


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British Independent Film Awards: Moon Mystery Tops + Andrzej Wajda Passion & Death Tale Is FIPRESCI Winner



NBR: Carey Mulligan Pushes Meryl Streep Aside & Fave Clint Eastwood Returns

Up in the Air with George Clooney and Vera Farmiga. As the United States remains mired in one of its worst economic crises ever, the National Board of Review (NBR) has selected Jason Reitman's Up in the Air – the story of a frequent-flying, company-downsizing expert – as the year's […]


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NBR: Carey Mulligan Pushes Meryl Streep Aside & Fave Clint Eastwood Returns



Golden Globes Predictions Best Screenplay

Golden Globes 2010 Predictions - Best Screenplay Jane Campion, Bright Star (above, Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw) A poet's brief and tragic love affair Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (above, Paula Patton) An illiterate pregnant teen, her teacher, her social worker & her mother Peter Jackson, […]


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Golden Globes Predictions Best Screenplay



Golden Globes Predictions: Mariah Carey Best Supporting Actress?

2010 Golden Globe Predictions: Best Supporting Actress Mariah Carey, Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (with Gabourey Sidibe) An unglamorous social worker Penélope Cruz, Nine A film director's seductive mistress Mo'Nique, Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire (with Gabourey Sidibe) A Mom from Hell Julianne Moore, […]


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Golden Globes Predictions: Mariah Carey Best Supporting Actress?



Golden Globes 2010 Predictions: Best Actress - Drama

2010 Golden Globe Predictions: Best Actress - Drama Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side (replacing original choice Michelle Pfeiffer in Chéri) The matriarch of a well-to-do white family “adopts” a teenage inner-city black teenager Helen Mirren, The Last Station Radical ideologue Leo Tolstoy's wife Sofya has to put up with him […]


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Golden Globes 2010 Predictions: Best Actress - Drama



Dominic Cooper & Ben Whishaw + Emma Thompson & Carey Mulligan: London Film Festival

Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson (Best Actress for Howards End, Best Adapted Screenplay for Sense and Sensibility), Carey Mulligan and Dominic Cooper arrive for the premiere of An Education during the Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival at the Vue West End on October 20. Both Thompson and Mulligan are […]


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Dominic Cooper & Ben Whishaw + Emma Thompson & Carey Mulligan: London Film Festival