***We're looking for contributors***


Jean Dujardin: Articles


Uggie: 'The Artist' Scene-Stealing Dog Star Remembered

Uggie: 'The Artist' dog star. Uggie, 'The Artist' scene-stealing dog star, has died The biggest non-human movie star of the 21st century, Uggie, whose scene-stealing cuteness helped to earn Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist the 2011 Best Picture Academy Award, has died. According to his official Facebook page, he had been […]


Continue reading:

Uggie: 'The Artist' Scene-Stealing Dog Star Remembered



Jennifer Lawrence Oscar Speech + Obama's Campaign Manager 'Silver Linings Playbook' Push?

Jennifer Lawrence. Jennifer Lawrence Best Actress Oscar acceptance speech Jennifer Lawrence's Best Actress Oscar 2013 acceptance speech: “Thank you. You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell and that's really embarrassing but thank you. [Twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Lawrence, whose movie career spans four years, received a […]


Continue reading:

Jennifer Lawrence Oscar Speech + Obama's Campaign Manager 'Silver Linings Playbook' Push?



Meryl Streep & Jean Dujardin: Oscar Presenters

Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer, and Christopher Plummer: Last year's Oscar winners to return as presenters Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer, and Christopher Plummer, the 2012 Academy Award winners in the acting categories, will be presenters on the 2013 Oscar show, telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron […]


Continue reading:

Meryl Streep & Jean Dujardin: Oscar Presenters



Jean Dujardin 'The Players' World Trade Center 9/11 Joke Censored?

Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche: 'Scandalous' 'The Players / Les infidèles' posters and 9/11 joke removed. Jean Dujardin purported 'little secret': World Trade Center 9/11 joke removed from sex comedy 'The Players' “Jean Dujardin, already Oscared, can now breathe again: his little secret was kept to the very end,” writes […]


Continue reading:

Jean Dujardin 'The Players' World Trade Center 9/11 Joke Censored?



Jean Dujardin Makes Oscar History

Jean Dujardin Jean Dujardin made film-award history after he won the 2012 Best Actor Academy Award for his performance as a fading silent film matinee idol in Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist. But before I proceed, I must say that those who compare Dujardin with former Best Actor Oscar winner Roberto […]


Continue reading:

Jean Dujardin Makes Oscar History



Michel Hazanavicius & Bérénice Bejo + 'The Artist' Makes Oscar History

'The Artist': Best Picture winner makes history. Best Picture winner 'The Artist': Two 'First Times' in Oscar history Pictured above are several cast members of Best Picture winner The Artist – Uggie, Jean Dujardin, James Cromwell, Bérénice Bejo, Penelope Ann Miller, and Missi Pyle – in addition to director-writer Michel […]


Continue reading:

Michel Hazanavicius & Bérénice Bejo + 'The Artist' Makes Oscar History



Octavia Spencer Academy Award Winner & Next Year's Oscar Dates

Octavia Spencer In this very artistic picture, Octavia Spencer admires her Oscar statuette at the Governor's Ball, following the 2012 Annual Academy Awards from Hollywood, CA February 26. Spencer was the year's Best Supporting Actress winner for her performance in Tate Taylor's The Help. In addition to Spencer, the Help […]


Continue reading:

Octavia Spencer Academy Award Winner & Next Year's Oscar Dates



Milla Jovovich & Asghar Farhadi + Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: The Oscars

Milla Jovovich and Tim Gunn. Milla Jovovich and Tim Gunn: Academy Awards' Red Carpet Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich (on Dec. 17, 1975, in Kiev, at the time part of the Soviet Union) is pictured above while interviewed – or about to be interviewed – by TV reality show celebrity Tim […]


Continue reading:

Milla Jovovich & Asghar Farhadi + Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: The Oscars



Oscar Winners: Fearless Predictions Pitted Jean Dujardin vs. George Clooney + Meryl Streep vs. Viola Davis

Best Picture * The Artist - Thomas Langmann. The Descendants - Jim Burke, Jim Taylor & Alexander Payne. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Scott Rudin. The Help - Brunson Green, Chris Columbus & Michael Barnathan. Hugo - Graham King & Martin Scorsese. Midnight in Paris - Letty Aronson & Stephen Tenenbaum. Moneyball - Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz & Brad Pitt. The Tree of Life - Dede Gardner, Sarah […]


Continue reading:

Oscar Winners: Fearless Predictions Pitted Jean Dujardin vs. George Clooney + Meryl Streep vs. Viola Davis



Spirit Awards: Jean Dujardin Wins + Jessica Chastain & Sarah Paulson

Jean Dujardin, Uggie the Dog in Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist It's awards season. Your movie has been winning tons of trophies on two continents. What to do? After arriving in Los Angeles, make sure you get a police escort for your next awards ceremony. According to indieWIRE's Anne Thompson, that's […]


Continue reading:

Spirit Awards: Jean Dujardin Wins + Jessica Chastain & Sarah Paulson



César Awards: 'The Artist' Wins + Jean Dujardin Loses & Kate Winslet Honored

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, The Artist Jean Dujardin can't win 'em all. For his (in my humble opinion brilliant) performance as a fading silent film star in Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist, he was voted Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival, the British Academy Awards, the SAG Awards, the Golden […]


Continue reading:

César Awards: 'The Artist' Wins + Jean Dujardin Loses & Kate Winslet Honored



Oscar Predictions: Another Meryl Streep Win?

Jean Dujardin as George Valentin, The Artist In the Oscar 2012 Best Actor category, Gary Oldman, Demián Bichir, and Brad Pitt are dark horses for, respectively, their performances in Tomas Alfredson's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Chris Weitz's A Better Life, and Bennett Miller's Moneyball. That leaves George Clooney, who plays […]


Continue reading:

Oscar Predictions: Another Meryl Streep Win?



Oscar Predictions: Best Picture Upset?

Jean Dujardin, Uggie the dog, The Artist Our prediction for the Best Picture Academy Award: Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist. Why The Artist? No, not because of some sociohistorical/psychological significance that various pundits have ascribed to the Hazanavicius' movie and its effect on members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]


Continue reading:

Oscar Predictions: Best Picture Upset?



Jean Dujardin: Next James Bond Villain?

Jean Dujardin, James Bond villain When I read that The Artist's Best Actor Academy Award nominee and SAG Award winner Jean Dujardin was going to play a villain in the next James Bond movie, I was outraged. Why do renowned foreign actors (excepting those from English-speaking countries) have to play […]


Continue reading:

Jean Dujardin: Next James Bond Villain?



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 […]


Continue reading:

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



Actor Award: SAG Winners Include Five-Decade Veteran & Surprise Best Actress

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture * The Help – Jessica Chastain. Viola Davis. Bryce Dallas Howard. Allison Janney. Chris Lowell. Ahna O'Reilly. Sissy Spacek. Octavia Spencer. Mary Steenburgen. Emma Stone. Cicely Tyson. Mike Vogel The Artist Bérénice Bejo. James Cromwell. Jean Dujardin. […]


Continue reading:

Actor Award: SAG Winners Include Five-Decade Veteran & Surprise Best Actress



Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick + Amber Heard & Steve Buscemi: SAG Awards

Amber Heard: SAG Awards. 'Zombieland' actress Amber Heard: SAG Awards Actress Amber Heard, whose credits include Zombieland, Patrick Lussier's Nicolas Cage action flick Drive Angry, and the Johnny Depp box office disappointment The Rum Diary, is pictured above on the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards' Red Carpet outside Los Angeles' […]


Continue reading:

Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick + Amber Heard & Steve Buscemi: SAG Awards



Meryl Streep & Michael Fassbender: BAFTA Nominations

The Artist: Jean Dujardin as George Valentin BEST FILM THE ARTIST Thomas Langmann THE DESCENDANTS Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor DRIVE Marc Platt, Adam Siegel THE HELP Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM MY WEEK WITH […]


Continue reading:

Meryl Streep & Michael Fassbender: BAFTA Nominations



Michel Hazanavicius & Bérénice Bejo + Jean Dujardin: Golden Globes History Made Despite Kim Novak

Michel Hazanavicius and wife Bérénice Bejo: Making Golden Globes history. Michel Hazanavicius and wife Bérénice Bejo: 'The Artist' achieves unique Golden Globes feat Michel Hazanavicius and wife Bérénice Bejo accept the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for the comedy-drama The Artist – a Franco-Belgian co-production […]


Continue reading:

Michel Hazanavicius & Bérénice Bejo + Jean Dujardin: Golden Globes History Made Despite Kim Novak



Golden Globes Best Picture Comedy or Musical Winner Prediction: A Silent Movie

Golden Globes predictions 2012: Best Picture - Comedy or Musical 'The Artist' (image: Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo in 'The Artist') (See previous post: “Golden Globes 2012 Best Picture - Drama Winner Prediction.”) Jonathan Levine's 50/50, Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist, Paul Feig's Bridesmaids, Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, and Simon […]


Continue reading:

Golden Globes Best Picture Comedy or Musical Winner Prediction: A Silent Movie



Film Critics Awards: Mormon Missionary Sex Slave Documentary Unexpected Win

Tabloid with Joyce McKinney. The Detroit Film Critics Society's surprising Best Documentary of 2011, 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 […]


Continue reading:

Film Critics Awards: Mormon Missionary Sex Slave Documentary Unexpected Win



John Travolta & Wife Kelly Preston, Kim Wayans & Stormtroopers: Honorary Oscars

John Travolta & wife Kelly Preston: Governors Awards Red Carpet. John Travolta & wife Kelly Preston: Governors Awards John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston are seen arriving at the 2011 Governors Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' ceremony was held in the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & […]


Continue reading:

John Travolta & Wife Kelly Preston, Kim Wayans & Stormtroopers: Honorary Oscars



Robert De Niro 'Mushrooms' & Other Palme d'Or Highlights

Maïwenn, Mélanie Laurent, Kirsten Dunst, Edgar Ramírez, Marisa Paredes, Dede Gardner, Pablo Giorgelli, Bill Pohlad, Jean Dujardin, Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Nicole Garcia, Jane Fonda, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Nicolas Winding Refn, Robert De Niro, Maryna Vroda There were several worthwhile quotes at the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or […]


Continue reading:

Robert De Niro 'Mushrooms' & Other Palme d'Or Highlights



Palme d'Or Predictions: Terrence Malick, Jean Dujardin

Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life Who'll take home the 2011 Palme d'Or? I wonder if Little Fockers star and Official Competition jury president Robert De Niro, and fellow jury members Martina Gusman, Olivier Assayas, Johnnie To, Jude Law, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Uma Thurman, Linn Ullmann, and Nansun Shi have any […]


Continue reading:

Palme d'Or Predictions: Terrence Malick, Jean Dujardin



Tokyo & Rio de Janeiro Film Festival Winners: From Jean Dujardin Spy Comedy-Thriller to Brazilian Drama

2006 Tokyo Film Festival Awards 2006 Tokyo Film Festival: October 21-29, 2006 The 19th Tokyo International Film Festival came to a close this past Sunday, Oct. 29. The winner of the festival's top prize, the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix (worth US$100,000) was Michel Hazanavicius' French box office hit and Seattle […]


Continue reading:

Tokyo & Rio de Janeiro Film Festival Winners: From Jean Dujardin Spy Comedy-Thriller to Brazilian Drama