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'The East' Movie: Brit Marling Thriller Suffers from Unbridled Earnestness

'The East' movie with Brit Marling. 'The East' movie: Thriller marred by unbridled earnestness The East is a didactic polemic couched in a mediocre thriller that takes itself far too seriously to be taken seriously. That isn't to say the concerns of The East's young filmmakers – director / co-screenwriter […]


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'The East' Movie: Brit Marling Thriller Suffers from Unbridled Earnestness



'Juno' Movie Review - Ellen Page, Michael Cera Jason Reitman

Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Juno Directed by Jason Reitman and written by 2008 Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody, Juno is what most teen movies are not: non-commercial, with an “agenda” between the pages of its screenplay. In other words, Juno isn't an excuse for promoting a soundtrack, and because of its […]


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'Juno' Movie Review - Ellen Page, Michael Cera Jason Reitman



'Inception' Movie: Christopher Nolan Summer Blockbuster with Brains & Heart

Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Inception.' 'Inception' movie review: Summer blockbuster with brains & soul Christopher Nolan's Inception is a summer blockbuster that doesn't act like one. Unlike so many of the tedious, one-note Big Movies that get released year after year, Inception has not only brains, but a heart and a […]


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'Inception' Movie: Christopher Nolan Summer Blockbuster with Brains & Heart



Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban + Robert Osborne & Miley Cyrus: The Oscars

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman on the red carpet at the 2008 Oscars. Nicole Kidman has been nominated for two Best Actress Academy Awards: Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! (2001), with Ewan McGregor, and Stephen Daldry's The Hours (2002), with Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. Kidman […]


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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban + Robert Osborne & Miley Cyrus: The Oscars



Casey Affleck & Sissy Spacek + Julie Christie & Ellen Page: Oscar Luncheon

Sarah Polley, Tamara Jenkins, Julie Christie At the 2008 Oscar luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday, Academy president Sid Ganis remarked that “regardless of those circumstances, which are beyond our control, we will be presenting the awards as scheduled.” Needless to say, “those circumstances” are the Writers Guild […]


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Casey Affleck & Sissy Spacek + Julie Christie & Ellen Page: Oscar Luncheon



Oscar Nominations: Greed & Murder + Corruption & Political/Religious Oppression

No Country for Old Men with Javier Bardem The top nominees are: There Will Be Blood (8 nominations), No Country for Old Men (8), Atonement (7), Michael Clayton (7), Ratatouille (5), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (4), Juno (4). *** Whether in dramas or in comedies, dark themes dominated […]


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Oscar Nominations: Greed & Murder + Corruption & Political/Religious Oppression



'No Country for Old Men' Awards: Joel and Ethan Coen Thriller Critics' Best Film + More Winners

No Country for Old Men with Josh Brolin. Joel and Ethan Coen's somber, brutal thriller is easily this awards season's top Best Film choice. Besides Josh Brolin, the cast includes Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Woody Harrelson, and Kelly Macdonald. 'No Country for Old Men' awards: U.S. critics' favorite 2007 […]


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'No Country for Old Men' Awards: Joel and Ethan Coen Thriller Critics' Best Film + More Winners



Mexicans Alfonso Cuarón & Guillermo del Toro Movies Top Latest Critics Awards

The 2006 Utah Film Critics Association, which consists of about a dozen or so Utah-ian reviewers, announced their winners this past Dec. 28. The usual suspects – United 93, Letters from Iwo Jima, Helen Mirren – dominated the Utah critics' list, but there were a handful of surprises. For instance, […]


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Mexicans Alfonso Cuarón & Guillermo del Toro Movies Top Latest Critics Awards