George Clooney: Articles


'Money Monster' Review: Jodie Foster Message Movie Ruined by Plot Contrivances & Dishonesty

Money Monster with George Clooney and Jack O'Connell: TV celebrity and unwise investor/hostage-taker in Jodie Foster-directed socially conscious drama that is severely handicapped by a mix of pretentiousness and cowardice. 'Money Monster' review: Jodie Foster movie suffers from both qualitative and intellectual disconnect Sometimes there's a difference between what a […]


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'Money Monster' Review: Jodie Foster Message Movie Ruined by Plot Contrivances & Dishonesty



Cecil B. DeMille Award Winners: George Clooney In & Very Few Women

Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient George Clooney in The Monuments Men, with Matt Damon. Produced and written by Good Night, and Good Luck. collaborators George Clooney and Grant Heslov, and directed by Clooney, The Monuments Men is a World War II drama loosely based on Robert M. Edsel and Bret […]


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Cecil B. DeMille Award Winners: George Clooney In & Very Few Women



Oscar Predictions: From Amy Adams to Leonardo DiCaprio

Amy Adams and Christian Bale in 'American Hustle' Oscar 2014 predictions Below are our last-minute Oscar 2014 predictions. The 86th Academy Award nominations are going to be announced on Thursday, January 16, at 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in […]


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Oscar Predictions: From Amy Adams to Leonardo DiCaprio



'Gravity' Film: Top Ten Box Office Chart But No Opening Weekend Record

'Gravity' film to pass $200 million at domestic box office next weekend? Oct. 23, '13, update: Starring Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Alfonso Cuarón's thriller Gravity will quite likely pass the $200 million milestone at the North American box office this coming weekend, Oct. 25–27, '13. Gravity's […]


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'Gravity' Film: Top Ten Box Office Chart But No Opening Weekend Record



'Gravity' Trailer: George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Tour Solar System

Gravity trailer goes 'bong!' as George Clooney and Sandra Bullock go flying George Clooney and Sandra Bullock become the victims of an unfortunate incident while watching the sun rise. Skin cancer? Nope. Do they get mugged? Nope. What happens then? As you can see in the Gravity trailer below, following […]


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'Gravity' Trailer: George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Tour Solar System



Bradley Cooper & Tina Fey, Rose Byrne & Kristen Wiig: Academy Awards

Kirk Baxter, Tina Fey, Bradley Cooper, Angus Wall Presenters Tina Fey and Bradley Cooper pose with Oscar winners Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall backstage at the 84th Academy Awards, held at the ex-Kodak Theater at Hollywood and Highland Center on Feb. 26, 2012. Baxter and Wall were the surprising Best […]


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Bradley Cooper & Tina Fey, Rose Byrne & Kristen Wiig: Academy Awards



Max von Sydow & Demián Bichir + George Clooney & Brad Pitt

George Clooney and Max von Sydow George Clooney and Max Von Sydow chat away at the Oscar Nominees Luncheon held on Monday, Feb. 6, '12, in Beverly Hills. Clooney is a Best Actor nominee for Alexander Payne's The Descendants. Von Sydow is a Best Supporting Actor nominee for Stephen Daldry's […]


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Max von Sydow & Demián Bichir + George Clooney & Brad Pitt



Nick Nolte & Kenneth Branagh: Oscar Nominees Luncheon

The Nick Nolte movie that earned him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination this year was Gavin O'Connor's Warrior. In the photo, Nolte, among whose movies are The Deep, 48 Hrs., Hotel Rwanda, and Arthur, is seen at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oscar Nominees Luncheon in […]


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Nick Nolte & Kenneth Branagh: Oscar Nominees Luncheon



Diane Lane & Husband Josh Brolin + Mary Steenburgen & Husband Ted Danson

Diane Lane and husband Josh Brolin: SAG Award nominee and previously shortlisted guest. Diane Lane and husband Josh Brolin: SAG Awards' Red Carpet Pictured above are Cinema Verite Best Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series nominee Diane Lane and husband Josh Brolin on the Red Carpet at the 18th […]


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Diane Lane & Husband Josh Brolin + Mary Steenburgen & Husband Ted Danson



Armie Hammer & Wife Elizabeth Chambers + Jessica Lange 'American Horror Story': SAG Awards

Armie Hammer and wife Elizabeth Chambers: SAG Awards. Best Supporting Actor nominee Armie Hammer and wife Elizabeth Chambers: SAG Awards Best Supporting Actor SAG Award nominee Armie Hammer and wife Elizabeth Chambers arrive at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards held on Jan. 29 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. A […]


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Armie Hammer & Wife Elizabeth Chambers + Jessica Lange 'American Horror Story': SAG Awards



Oscar Predictions Best Actress: Meryl Streep, Viola Davis

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady Three actresses are shoo-ins for the 2012 Academy Awards' Best Actress shortlist: Meryl Streep for her portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in Phyllida Lloyd's The Iron Lady, Michelle Williams for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis' My […]


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Oscar Predictions Best Actress: Meryl Streep, Viola Davis



Calista Flockhart & Husband Harrison Ford + Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet: Golden Globes

Calista Flockhart and husband Harrison Ford: Golden Globes Red Carpet. Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford: Golden Globes Calista Flockhart and husband Harrison Ford are seen above as they arrive at the 2012 Golden Globes ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 15. Ford was the […]


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Calista Flockhart & Husband Harrison Ford + Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet: Golden Globes



Woman Comedians: Judd Apatow vs. Jerry Lewis + Critics' Choice Awards

While accepting the award for Best Comedy for Bridesmaids at the 2012 Critics' Choice Awards ceremony, Judd Apatow ended his speech with the following: “Jerry Lewis [photo] once said that he didn't think women were funny. So I'd just like to say, with all respect, fuck you.” Jerry Lewis' negative […]


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Woman Comedians: Judd Apatow vs. Jerry Lewis + Critics' Choice Awards



Golden Globe Awards: Meryl Streep & George Clooney Shoo-Ins + Best Director Angelina Jolie?

Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady. The Golden Globe Awards' Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama category will definitely include Meryl Streep for her portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Phyllida Lloyd's Thatcher-lite The Iron Lady. That will mark the 17th nomination for Streep, who […]


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Golden Globe Awards: Meryl Streep & George Clooney Shoo-Ins + Best Director Angelina Jolie?



Awards Season: George Clooney Clear Favorite + Pope Movie Satire Tops 'Cahiers du Cinéma'

The Descendants with George Clooney and Shailene Woodley. Since the late 1990s, Alexander Payne has been hopping around the United States, making movies about white, presumably heterosexual, middle-aged (or middle-ageish) American men and their problems: Matthew Broderick in the Nebraska-set Election (1999), Jack Nicholson in the Nebraska-set About Schmidt (2002), […]


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Awards Season: George Clooney Clear Favorite + Pope Movie Satire Tops 'Cahiers du Cinéma'



Best Cast Goes to Female-Centered Movies + Homages to Early Cinema Are Top Picks

Best Cast winner Bridesmaids with Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, and Wendi McLendon-Covey. Early this awards season, two female-centered hit movies topped the Best Cast category: the National Board of Review's choice was Tate Taylor's socially conscious The Help, toplining Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Viola Davis, Jessica […]


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Best Cast Goes to Female-Centered Movies + Homages to Early Cinema Are Top Picks



Hugh Jackman 'Real Steel' vs. 'Footloose' Musical Remake

Oct. 16, '11, update: Real Steel and Footloose are at a near-dead-heat for first-place at the North American box office this weekend (Oct. 14-16), according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. The gap between the two movies is about $200,000: Real Steel with $16.3 million and Footloose with […]


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Hugh Jackman 'Real Steel' vs. 'Footloose' Musical Remake



Sean Connery 'Tells Off' Steve Jobs & George Clooney Movie to Open Venice

Sean Connery stars in Louis Vuitton ad Sean Connery has been in the news of late: First there was the “gay kiss” (more on that later), then The Donald (a.k.a. Donald Trump) announced he wanted Connery to open his Scottish golf complex, and now comes a letter – fake, but […]


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Sean Connery 'Tells Off' Steve Jobs & George Clooney Movie to Open Venice



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'



SAG Awards Nominations Predictions: Annette Bening & Mark Wahlberg + Jacki Weaver & Lesley Manville?

SAG Awards: Shoo-in Best Actress nominee Annette Bening and potential Best Actress (or Best Supporting Actress?) nominee Julianne Moore: Loving and dysfunctional lesbian couple in Lisa Cholodenko's likely Best Cast nominee The Kids Are All Right. The SAG Awards should also shortlist Bening and Moore's male co-star, Mark Ruffalo, in […]


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SAG Awards Nominations Predictions: Annette Bening & Mark Wahlberg + Jacki Weaver & Lesley Manville?



'Black Swan' & 'The American' Movie Reviews + Juliette Binoche vs. Gérard Depardieu

Natalie Portman stars in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, a mix of madness, sex, gore, and ballet that opened the 2010 Venice Film Festival. Reviewers have generally had good (or great) things to say about Portman's performance as a ballerina on the verge, but many have found Aronofsky's handling of the […]


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'Black Swan' & 'The American' Movie Reviews + Juliette Binoche vs. Gérard Depardieu



'The American': George Clooney Drops Late Summer Box Office Bomb?

The American with Violante Placido, George Clooney Sept. 10 update: For the second day in a row, not a single movie earned more than $1 million at the North American box office on Thursday, Sept. 9, according to figures found at Box Office Mojo. Even though three among the top-ten […]


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'The American': George Clooney Drops Late Summer Box Office Bomb?



James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards

James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis Pictured above are filmmaker James Cameron and wife Suzy Amis on the red carpet at the 2010 Academy Awards. Cameron was a Best Director nominee for the global blockbuster Avatar, the 3D sci-fier featuring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver that has become […]


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James Cameron & Suzy Amis + Anna Kendrick & Kathy Bates: Academy Awards



Iraq War & Corporate Downsizing Top WGA Awards + Stark German Drama Is Surprise ASC Winner

Jeremy Renner in Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War drama The Hurt Locker. 'The Hurt Locker,' 'Up in the Air': WGA Awards The Writers Guild of America came up with some pretty shocking choices at their 2010 awards held this evening: Mark Boal's The Hurt Locker (directed by Kathryn Bigelow) for best original […]


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Iraq War & Corporate Downsizing Top WGA Awards + Stark German Drama Is Surprise ASC Winner



Best Actor Oscar: Colin Firth & George Clooney + Jeff Bridges

Best Actor Oscar nominees Colin Firth, Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Renner at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2010 Oscar Nominees Luncheon held this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This year's five Best Actor nominees are in the running for the […]


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Best Actor Oscar: Colin Firth & George Clooney + Jeff Bridges



'Up in the Air' Wins Scripter Award

Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner, and author Walter Kirn won USC's 2010 Scripter Award for the socially conscious comedy drama Up in the Air this past Saturday. The Scripter Award goes both to the screenwriter(s) of an adapted screenplay from a literary work and to the author of the source material. […]


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'Up in the Air' Wins Scripter Award



Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, Jon Hamm: SAG Awards

Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer Anna Kendrick (pictured above, with Eli Roth) was nominated for the best supporting actress SAG Award for her performance in Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, in which she plays opposite George Clooney. As expected, Kendrick lost to Precious' Mo'Nique, who'll surely end up with an […]


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Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, Jon Hamm: SAG Awards



Betty White + Drew Barrymore: SAG Awards Highlights of Sorts

Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore in Grey Gardens (HBO) In addition to Betty White's and Sandra Bullock's speeches, another highlight at the SAG Awards ceremony was much less polished though quite memorable nevertheless. That was when a breathless Drew Barrymore stuttered her way while trying to come up with something […]


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Betty White + Drew Barrymore: SAG Awards Highlights of Sorts



Sandra Bullock Best Actress, George Clooney Best Actor: SAG Awards Predictions

Best Actress Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side Say what? Sandra Bullock? I know I'm going a bit out on a limb here, but unlike Jeff Bridges' Crazy Heart, Sandra Bullock's The Blind Side is truly a career-capping flick – as in, more box office cash registers ringing than, say, Miss […]


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Sandra Bullock Best Actress, George Clooney Best Actor: SAG Awards Predictions



George Clooney & Robert Pattinson + Meryl Streep & Zac Efron: Haiti Earthquake Telethon

According to MTV, the “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” telethon, to be broadcast on Friday, Jan. 22, '10, has added appearances by Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Bill Clinton, and Muhammad Ali. Among the other film personalities scheduled […]


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George Clooney & Robert Pattinson + Meryl Streep & Zac Efron: Haiti Earthquake Telethon



Golden Globe Predictions: Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock + George Clooney & Robert Downey Jr.

Vera Farmiga, George Clooney in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount); Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie in The Hurt Locker (Jonathan Olley / Summit Entertainment); James Cameron's Avatar (WETA / 20th Century Fox) Jan. 17 update: Hosted by Ricky Gervais, the 2010 Golden Globes ceremony will be broadcast live […]


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Golden Globe Predictions: Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock + George Clooney & Robert Downey Jr.



'Up in the Air,' George Clooney Receive Film Critics Nominations

George Clooney in 'Up in the Air.' 'Up in the Air,' George Clooney among Denver Film Critics' 2010 nominees The nominations for the 2010 Denver Film Critics Society Awards have been announced. In the running for Best Picture are Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, […]


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'Up in the Air,' George Clooney Receive Film Critics Nominations



'Avatar,' 'Star Trek': Film Editors Nominations

Stephen Lang in Avatar (ILM / 20th Century Fox). More sci-fi films are up for major Hollywood awards. Three of the nominees for the American Cinema Editors' ACE Eddie Awards are Avatar, District 9 and Star Trek. The two other dramatic feature entries are The Hurt Locker and Up in […]


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'Avatar,' 'Star Trek': Film Editors Nominations



Meryl Streep & George Clooney Take Over Texas

George Clooney, Anna Kendrick in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount) Pegasus News reports that Jason Reitman's Up in the Air was the best picture of 2009 according to the ten members of the North Texas Film Critics Association that got together at a Dallas cafe this past […]


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Meryl Streep & George Clooney Take Over Texas



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

Not too many surprises among the Central Ohio Film Critics Association's 2009 winners. In the last few weeks, Up in the Air, George ClooneCarey Mulligan, Up, Mo'Nique, and Christoph Waltz have all been cited a number of times by other critics' groups throughout the United States. The one Central Ohio […]


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



Meryl Streep & George Clooney Win More Awards + Only One Oscar Ballot Selection Counts

George Clooney and Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air (Dale Robinette / Paramount)   Usual suspects Up, Up in the Air, Kathryn Bigelow, George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Mo'Nique, and Christoph Waltz are the Kansas City Film Critics Circle's choices for best of 2009. Jason Reitman's comedy-drama Up in the […]


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Meryl Streep & George Clooney Win More Awards + Only One Oscar Ballot Selection Counts



Meryl Streep & Carey Mulligan + George Clooney & Christoph Waltz: U.S. Critics' Favorites

Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia. Meryl Streep & Carey Mulligan: US Critics' Best Actresses 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, and newcomer Carey Mulligan as a […]


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Meryl Streep & Carey Mulligan + George Clooney & Christoph Waltz: U.S. Critics' Favorites



Critics' Choices: French Family Drama Tops + Hollywood Nightmare Is Best Film of the Decade

Critics' choices: Summer Hours with Juliette Binoche, Charles Berling, and Jérémie Renier. Olivier Assayas' French-made family drama was the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's, the New York Film Critics Circle's, and the Boston Society of Film Critics' Best Foreign Language Film of 2009. Summer Hours was also the Best Film […]


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Critics' Choices: French Family Drama Tops + Hollywood Nightmare Is Best Film of the Decade



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



'Avatar': James Cameron Fantasy Is Global Blockbuster But December Record Goes Unbroken

Avatar: James Cameron directed and wrote the environmentally conscious futuristic action-adventure fantasy known as Avatar, a 3D extravaganza that has captured the imagination of popcorn-gobbling moviegoers the world over. British-born, Australian-raised actor Sam Worthington stars as paraplegic U.S. marine Jake Sully, who, once on the planet of Pandora, goes – […]


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'Avatar': James Cameron Fantasy Is Global Blockbuster But December Record Goes Unbroken



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



New York Film Critics: Meryl Streep & George Clooney + Olivier Assayas' French Drama Are Top Picks

The Hurt Locker with Guy Pearce and Brian Geraghty. After being all but ignored at this year's Venice Film Festival and at the 2008 Spirit Awards – where it received only two nominations in the acting categories (Best Actor for Jeremy Renner; Best Supporting Actor for Anthony Mackie), Kathryn Bigelow's […]


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New York Film Critics: Meryl Streep & George Clooney + Olivier Assayas' French Drama Are Top Picks



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



'Everybody's Fine' Is Anything But + '2012' Is the Feel-Good Cataclysm Movie of the Year

Everybody's Fine with Robert De Niro. An American remake of Giuseppe Tornatore's 1990 Italian melodrama Stanno tutti bene, Kirk Jones' sentimental family drama Everybody's Fine has turned out to be a major box office disappointment. Starring Robert De Niro in the old Marcello Mastroianni role, the film follows a widower […]


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'Everybody's Fine' Is Anything But + '2012' Is the Feel-Good Cataclysm Movie of the Year



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 2010 Predictions: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical

2010 Golden Globe Predictions: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical George Clooney, Up in the Air (with director Jason Reitman) A professional downsizer finds his ideal frequent-flying partner right when he's about to get grounded. Sacha Baron Cohen, Brüno An Austrian fashionista wants to become the next red-white-and-blue sensation. Matt […]


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Golden Globes 2010 Predictions: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical



George Clooney & Cindy Crawford + Romola Garai & Viggo Mortensen: London Film Festival

Jarvis Cocker, Eric Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, George Clooney, Wally Wolodarsky, and Bill Murray were present at the World Premiere of Wes Anderson's animated feature Fantastic Mr Fox and the Opening Gala of The Times BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon Leicester Square on October 14, 2009. (Image: Samir Hussein/Getty […]


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George Clooney & Cindy Crawford + Romola Garai & Viggo Mortensen: London Film Festival



Marisa Berenson & Elisabetta Canalis + Paris Hilton & Salman Rushdie: Venice Film Festival

Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney. Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney images: Venice Film Festival Pictured above are Hollywood actor George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis, an Italian television presenter and sometime actress. Clooney attended the 2009 edition of the Venice Film Festival to plug his two most recent movies: Grant Heslov's […]


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Marisa Berenson & Elisabetta Canalis + Paris Hilton & Salman Rushdie: Venice Film Festival



Brad Pitt & George Clooney 'Burn After Reading' Premiere + Political Pasolini Classic Restored

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Joel and Ethan Coen: 'Burn After Reading' photocall at Venice Film Festival. At the Burn After Reading premiere, which opened the 2008 edition of the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 27, the film's contingent posed for the cameras while on the […]


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Brad Pitt & George Clooney 'Burn After Reading' Premiere + Political Pasolini Classic Restored



'Leatherheads' Movie: George Clooney Football Screwball Comedy with Message

In 1925, pro-football is barely a sport, beset with disorganization, instability, and few fans in contrast (as Leatherheads amusingly nudges the audience) to the very unifying, All-American college football. The professional Duluth Bulldogs, led by the older Dodge Connelly (George Clooney) plays fun and plays well, but must on occasion […]


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'Leatherheads' Movie: George Clooney Football Screwball Comedy with Message



'Crystal Skull' Crushes 'Iron Man'

'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' with Cate Blanchett and Harrison Ford: Memorial Day blockbuster. 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' eviscerates box office competition May 26: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull dug up $126 million at the North American […]


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'Crystal Skull' Crushes 'Iron Man'



Javier Bardem & Kristin Chenoweth + Tilda Swinton & Glen Hansard: Academy Awards

Javier Bardem: Best Supporting Actor Oscar winner for Joel and Ethan Coen's 'No Country for Old Men.' Javier Bardem Academy Award winner Javier Bardem was the year's Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winner for his performance as a merciless hired killer in Joel and Ethan Coen's thriller No Country for […]


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Javier Bardem & Kristin Chenoweth + Tilda Swinton & Glen Hansard: Academy Awards



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



Julie Christie Best Actress: 1965 Oscar Winner Is Back + Violence & 'Blood'

Julie Christie: Best Actress in Away from Her. In Sarah Polley's Canadian drama Away from Her, National Board of Review Best Actress winner Julie Christie plays a woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease, which takes her increasingly away from husband Gordon Pinsent – especially once she develops a relationship with fellow […]


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Julie Christie Best Actress: 1965 Oscar Winner Is Back + Violence & 'Blood'



Berlin Film Festival: Nazi & Cold War Flops + Sex Worker Marianne Faithfull & Jacques Rivette Returns

The Good Shepherd with Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie. The 2007 Berlin Film Festival's Official Competition and Out of Competition line-up is filled with English-language fare, chiefly from the U.S and the U.K. One of the movies in question is Robert De Niro's critical disappointment and box office dud The Good […]


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Berlin Film Festival: Nazi & Cold War Flops + Sex Worker Marianne Faithfull & Jacques Rivette Returns



British Academy: Corruption & Racism + Doomed Gay Love & Jane Austen Top Nominations

The Constant Gardener with Ralph Fiennes. All but ignored in the U.S. this awards season, two-time Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes (as Best Supporting Actor for Schindler's List, 1993; as Best Actor for The English Patient, 1996) is a Best Actor contender for the British Academy Awards for his performance as a Kenya-based […]


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British Academy: Corruption & Racism + Doomed Gay Love & Jane Austen Top Nominations



Golden Globes vs. Oscars: Unusual Multiple Best Picture Mismatches + Palm Springs Winners

Golden Globes vs Oscars: Crash with Thandie Newton and Matt Dillon. A clear Academy favorite – with Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay nominations – Paul Haggis' Los Angeles-set, race-obsessed drama Crash received a mere two Golden Globe nods: Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Matt Dillon. […]


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Golden Globes vs. Oscars: Unusual Multiple Best Picture Mismatches + Palm Springs Winners



AFI FEST: 'Casanova' Movie Traffic Chaos, George Clooney 'Charmer'

AFI FEST showcases Heath Ledger in Casanova: Chaos in Hollywood area. AFI FEST 2005: 'Casanova' movie chaos The worst thing I can say about the 2005 edition of the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival a.k.a. AFI FEST 2005, is that it ended – with a mix of bangs and […]


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AFI FEST: 'Casanova' Movie Traffic Chaos, George Clooney 'Charmer'