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'Steve Jobs' Movie: Michael Fassbender Career-Making Performance in 'Riveting' Biopic

'Steve Jobs' movie poster. 'Steve Jobs' movie: 'Riveting, high speed' biopic starring Michael Fassbender at his best On the outside, computers are clean, symmetrical slabs of molded polycarbonate; pleasant, or at least inoffensive, to look at. On the inside, however, the part most consumers don't see, is a bento box […]


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'Steve Jobs' Movie: Michael Fassbender Career-Making Performance in 'Riveting' Biopic



Box Office Mojo Mysteriously Disappears and Reappears

Box Office Mojo is back online following mysterious disappearance. Box Office Mojo is back – and how tons of information online can vanish when you least expect it By now, everyone who cares about movie box office information is aware that the website Box Office Mojo, the Web's premier source […]


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Box Office Mojo Mysteriously Disappears and Reappears



'Gone Girl': David Fincher Biggest Debut?

'Gone Girl': David Fincher directs Ben Affleck. 'Gone Girl' weekend box office: Biggest David Fincher opening weekend ever? Directed by David Fincher, Gone Girl is expected to top the North American box office this weekend, Oct. 3-5, '14, while boasting Fincher's biggest domestic opening ever. Or maybe not – if […]


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'Gone Girl': David Fincher Biggest Debut?



'MI4': Tom Cruise to Save Domestic Box Office? + Two Steven Spielberg Underperformers

MI4 Ghost Protocol with Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. Even though there's no chance Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol a.k.a. MI4 will reach the (inflation-adjusted) domestic box office heights of the first two entries in the Tom Cruise-led film franchise, the Brad Bird-directed thrill ride is officially the biggest December […]


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'MI4': Tom Cruise to Save Domestic Box Office? + Two Steven Spielberg Underperformers



Lindsay Lohan Nude 'Playboy' Photos Leaked Online + Mike Leigh vs. Isabelle Adjani

Lindsay Lohan nude Playboy images – or at least some of them – have been leaked online. In the photo shoot, the Freaky Friday and Mean Girls actress is made up to look like Marilyn Monroe in the late 1940s/early 1950s. Before becoming a 20th Century Fox star, Monroe posed […]


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Lindsay Lohan Nude 'Playboy' Photos Leaked Online + Mike Leigh vs. Isabelle Adjani



'The King's Speech' vs. 'The Social Network': Best Picture Oscar Predictions

'The King's Speech': Best Picture Oscar contender starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush. 2011 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture - 'The King's Speech' vs. 'The Social Network' For most of this year's awards season, The Social Network emerged as the clear front-runner in the race for the Best Picture Oscar. David […]


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'The King's Speech' vs. 'The Social Network': Best Picture Oscar Predictions



Oscar Upset: Best Director Predictions & Other Categories

Heidi the Cross-Eyed Opossum Picks Oscar 2011 winner Colin Firth Many have complained that the 2011 Oscar ceremony was dull. That hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco were out of their element. That the ceremony was predictable. That the jokes were lame. Now imagine if you had a German cross-eyed […]


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Oscar Upset: Best Director Predictions & Other Categories



London Film Critics Awards: Colin Firth vs. Christian Bale Mystery

London Film Critics' Best Actor winner – and Best British Actor loser – Colin Firth in 'The King's Speech.' London Film Critics' Circle Awards: Best Actor Colin Firth, but Best British Actor Christian Bale? Of late, David Fincher's The Social Network has been lagging behind Tom Hooper's The King's Speech […]


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London Film Critics Awards: Colin Firth vs. Christian Bale Mystery



Daft Punk 'TRON: Legacy' Score Wins Critics Award

Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde in Joseph Kosinski's TRON: Legacy, which earned Daft Punk the Denver film critics' Best Original Score award. The Social Network's David Fincher may have lost the Directors Guild Award to Tom Hooper on Saturday night, but both Fincher and his film received top honors from the […]


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Daft Punk 'TRON: Legacy' Score Wins Critics Award



Tom Hooper: 'The King's Speech' Surprise DGA Winner

Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech Tom Hooper has won the Directors Guild Award in the Narrative Feature category. Hooper, of course, is the director of The King's Speech, the period British drama that has been doing remarkably well at the North American box office and that was […]


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Tom Hooper: 'The King's Speech' Surprise DGA Winner



'The Social Network' Review: Best David Fincher Film

Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network When a movie, in subsequent viewings, not only sustains the brilliance one saw in it through the first viewing but reveals itself as a more complex and deeper piece of filmmaking, one knows that it must be something special. The Social Network, David Fincher's latest, […]


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'The Social Network' Review: Best David Fincher Film



'The King's Speech': Surprising Producers Guild Award Winner

Colin Firth, The King's Speech My Producers Guild Award predictions couldn't have been more off the mark. Well, come to think of it, I did get the Best Animated Feature right, Toy Story 3. But the PGA Award for the producer of the Best Documentary went to Lesley Chilcott for […]


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'The King's Speech': Surprising Producers Guild Award Winner



Producers Guild Awards Predictions: Facebook vs. Buckingham Palace?

Justin Timberlake, The Social Network If David Fincher's The Social Network, produced by Dana Brunetti, Ceán Chaffin, Michael De Luca, and Scott Rudin, doesn't win the Producers Guild (PGA) Award on Saturday, Jan. 22, that'll be an upset akin to, say, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen winning the Directors Guild […]


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Producers Guild Awards Predictions: Facebook vs. Buckingham Palace?



Natalie Portman & Colin Firth: Critics Choice Award Predictions

Jesse Eisenberg, Brenda Song, Andrew Garfield in David Fincher's The Social Network (top); Natalie Portman in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan (bottom) Predictions for the Broadcast Film Critics Association's Critics' Choice Awards, to be held Friday, Jan. 14, are to a large extent predictions for the Academy Awards. Looking at their […]


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Natalie Portman & Colin Firth: Critics Choice Award Predictions



Tahar Rahim & Jennifer Lawrence Tops + 'The Last Airbender' Worst Movie: More Film Critics Awards

Inception with Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (top); Jackson Rathbone, Nicola Peltz in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender (bottom) Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller Inception was the top movie of 2010 according to the North Texas Film Critics Association (NTFCA). In addition to its Best Picture win, Inception also bagged awards […]


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Tahar Rahim & Jennifer Lawrence Tops + 'The Last Airbender' Worst Movie: More Film Critics Awards



Christopher Nolan, Darren Aronofsky & David Fincher: Directors Guild Nominations

DGA Awards 2011: Joel and Ethan Coen, Debra Granik, Danny Boyle Left Out DARREN ARONOFSKY Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Mr. Aronofsky's Directorial Team: Unit Production Manager: Jennifer Roth First Assistant Dir.: Joseph Reidy Second Assistant Dir.: Amy Lauritsen Second Second Assistant Dir.: Travis Rehwaldt Location Manager: Ronnie Kupferwasser   […]


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Christopher Nolan, Darren Aronofsky & David Fincher: Directors Guild Nominations



Critics Awards: Colin Firth, Natalie Portman & Jennifer Lawrence

'The Social Network' with Jesse Eisenberg and Joseph Mazzello: USC Scripter Award winner based on Ben Mezrich book. USC Scripter Award: 'The Social Network' is the expected winner Feb. 5, '11, update: Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and author Ben Mezrich were the winners of the 2011 USC Scripter Award, given to […]


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Critics Awards: Colin Firth, Natalie Portman & Jennifer Lawrence



Critics Awards: Natalie Portman Wows Some More + Surprise Terror Comedy & Australian Winner

Natalie Portman Black Swan dress: Perfectly attired but mentally unbalanced ballerina in Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller continues to wow U.S.-based film critics, as Natalie Portman remains their Best Actress favorite this awards season. The Austin Film Critics, for their part, were impressed with the movie itself, as Black Swan was […]


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Critics Awards: Natalie Portman Wows Some More + Surprise Terror Comedy & Australian Winner



Facebook Movie Remains Critics Awards' Favorite + Texas Group Names Hollywood Liberal 'Humanitarian of the Year'

Facebook movie The Social Network wins more U.S. film critics' Best Picture awards: Jesse Eisenberg stars as controversial Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. David Fincher's widely acclaimed The Social Network (a.k.a. The Facebook Movie) shows that the encroaching social media giant focusing on “friends” and “likes” – and personal user data […]


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Facebook Movie Remains Critics Awards' Favorite + Texas Group Names Hollywood Liberal 'Humanitarian of the Year'



Mark Zuckerberg 'Time' Person of the Year & Oscar Push + Lesbian Film Pioneer Barbara Hammer Movies

Mark Zuckerberg: Time Person of the Year. Will the Time magazine Person of the Year cover give an awards season boost to Sony Pictures' The Social Network? Directed by David Fincher, the real-life-based drama stars Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg, the controversial founder of the social media behemoth Facebook. Mark […]


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Mark Zuckerberg 'Time' Person of the Year & Oscar Push + Lesbian Film Pioneer Barbara Hammer Movies



Jennifer Lawrence vs. David Fincher: End of Absolute Awards Season Rule + Colin Farrell Surprise

Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone. Debra Granik's low-budget indie drama set in a drug-infested, poverty-stricken area of the United States that is hardly ever seen in American movies – or in American news – has put a stop to this awards season's Facebook steamroller known as The Social Network. Jennifer […]


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Jennifer Lawrence vs. David Fincher: End of Absolute Awards Season Rule + Colin Farrell Surprise



Pat Tillman & Edward Cullen + Other Curious Choices: More Film Awards

The Tillman Story. Amir Bar-Lev's San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award-winning documentary The Tillman Story revolves around the U.S. military's lies and cover-up attempts following the death of football player turned soldier Pat Tillman while serving in Afghanistan. Pat Tillman documentary & Edward Cullen among several unusual awards season choices […]


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Pat Tillman & Edward Cullen + Other Curious Choices: More Film Awards



Mainstream Group Choices: New York Film Critics Selects Crowd-Pleasing Hollywood Establishment Fare

Mainstream – “at best, mainstreamish” – critics group picks: Lisa Cholodenko's audience-friendly The Kids Are All Right topped three New York Film Critics Circle award categories, including Best Actress honors for Annette Bening, admittedly outstanding as a lesbian wife and mother fighting to maintain the unity of her – more […]


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Mainstream Group Choices: New York Film Critics Selects Crowd-Pleasing Hollywood Establishment Fare



Groupthink Choices & Clint Eastwood Movie Among Worst of the Year? + Naomi Watts Surprise Appearance

Groupthink or absolute masterpiece? David Fincher's Facebook drama The Social Network, about the sad, ugly, greedy beginnings of the social media giant, has been winning just about every single Best Film award this season. Its mostly young cast includes Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, plus Andrew Garfield, Armie […]


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Groupthink Choices & Clint Eastwood Movie Among Worst of the Year? + Naomi Watts Surprise Appearance



L.A. Film Critics Daringly International Choices: From Terrorists & Criminals to Kings & Mothers

L.A. Film Critics' Best Actress winner Kim Hye-ja in Mother. A television star in South Korea, Kim, whose acting career dates back to the early 1960s, was the surprise choice of the Los Angeles critics, beating Oscar front-runner Natalie Portman, and other Hollywood names like Nicole Kidman, Annette Bening, and […]


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L.A. Film Critics Daringly International Choices: From Terrorists & Criminals to Kings & Mothers



Geoffrey Rush Career Award + Jennifer Lawrence & Colin Firth Critics' Winners

Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech. The Santa Barbara Film Festival's Montecito Award will go to Best Actor Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush (Shine, 1996) – a likely Best Supporting Actor Oscar contender next year for his role as Lionel Logue, the Australian speech therapist for the stuttering British King […]


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Geoffrey Rush Career Award + Jennifer Lawrence & Colin Firth Critics' Winners



National Board of Review Awards: Clint Eastwood Flop Among Many Surprises

National Board of Review Awards: Hereafter, starring Matt Damon and Bryce Dallas Howard. Directed by NBR favorite Clint Eastwood, the poorly received metaphysical drama is listed as one of the year's Top Ten movies. Besides Matt Damon and Bryce Dallas Howard, the Hereafter cast includes Cécile de France, Jay Mohr, […]


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National Board of Review Awards: Clint Eastwood Flop Among Many Surprises



Facebook Film Tops Again & Wes Craven Bombs

Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl, Life As We Know It Oct. 14, '10, update: David Fincher's Facebook film The Social Network, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, and Rooney Mara, passed the $50 million milestone at the North American box office on Wednesday, Oct. 13, after topping the chart with […]


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Facebook Film Tops Again & Wes Craven Bombs



Paranormal Baby + Mark Zuckerberg Damage Control Spin vs. Scathing Facebook Movie

A Bloody Disgusting writer reports the recent arrival at his doorstep of a package containing an unidentified USB flash drive. It turned out the flash drive featured a viral clip from, in all probability, Paramount's upcoming Paranormal Activity 2. Instead of the bed ghosts – here's wondering if they caused […]


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Paranormal Baby + Mark Zuckerberg Damage Control Spin vs. Scathing Facebook Movie



Rooney Mara 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Lisbeth Salander: Good Choice?

Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Good news? Well, possibly. I'm unfamiliar with Mara's work (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Youth in Revolt, The Winning Season) though I'm a fan of her sister, Kate Mara. Anyhow, I'll have a better chance to become acquainted […]


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Rooney Mara 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Lisbeth Salander: Good Choice?



Daniel Craig In, Kristen Stewart Out? 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Remake

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Marc Forster's Quantum of Solace (top); Kristen Stewart as rocker Joan Jett in Floria Sigismondi's The Runaways (bottom) Daniel Craig will be playing (unfairly) disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the Hollywood version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. David Fincher is slated to […]


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Daniel Craig In, Kristen Stewart Out? 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Remake



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'?



Bollywood-ish Sleeper Hit Tops DGA & Critics Choice Awards

2009 Directors Guild feature film nominations: January 8, 2009. Documentary and television nominations: January 9, 2009 2009 Directors Guild award winners: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, January 31, 2009  FEATURE FILMS DANNY BOYLE, Slumdog Millionaire Mr. Boyles Directorial Team: * Unit Production Manager: Sanjay Kumar * First Assistant […]


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Bollywood-ish Sleeper Hit Tops DGA & Critics Choice Awards



Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination

Meryl Streep in Doubt. Academy Award Predictions: In case she gets another Academy Award nomination in early 2009 – her 15th – Meryl Streep will tie with Katharine Hepburn for the record of most nominations in the lead actor/actress categories: 12 in all. Next in line is Bette Davis with […]


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Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination



National Board of Review & Gotham Awards Mix Big & Small Movies + Star-Studded Spirit Award Nominations

Slumdog Millionaire with Dev Patel and Freida Pinto. On its way to becoming 2008's most notable sleeper hit, Slumdog Millionaire has been announced as the National Board of Review's Best Film winner. Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired mix of drama, music, romance, and social commentary is already being touted as a likely […]


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National Board of Review & Gotham Awards Mix Big & Small Movies + Star-Studded Spirit Award Nominations



Critics Awards: Julie Christie & Daniel Day-Lewis Tops

2007 National Society of Film Critics Awards The 2007 National Society of Film Critics award winners were announced at Sardi's Restaurant in New York on January 5, 2008. The numbers in parentheses represent the points earned by each individual/film.  Best Picture There Will Be Blood (48) - Paul Thomas Anderson  The […]


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Critics Awards: Julie Christie & Daniel Day-Lewis Tops