Marion Cotillard: Articles


Marion Cotillard Naked and Doomed: More Nudity in 'Psycho' Shower Scene Homage

Marion Cotillard 'Psycho' shower scene scream. Marion Cotillard naked and screaming in 'Psycho' shower scene A few years ago – more exactly, in Feb./March 2008 – Vanity Fair published a series of images honoring Alfred Hitchcock movies made in Hollywood. (His British oeuvre was completely ignored.) The images weren't from […]


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Marion Cotillard Naked and Doomed: More Nudity in 'Psycho' Shower Scene Homage



Golden Globes: Meryl Streep Breaks Own Record + Marion Cotillard Performs Rare Feat

Meryl Streep in Hope Springs. In movies since the late 1970s – she was first seen in a small role in Fred Zinnemann's Julia (1977) – Meryl Streep seems to get at least one annual Golden Globe nomination. This year, her performance as a middle-aged woman attempting to revive her […]


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Golden Globes: Meryl Streep Breaks Own Record + Marion Cotillard Performs Rare Feat



SAG Awards: Marion Cotillard to Lead French Charge? + Jennifer Lawrence Among Possible Contenders

Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone. The SAG Awards usually bypass performers in non-English-language films. This year, however, could be a major exception thanks to two well-received French-language dramas: Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone and Michael Haneke's Amour. The former stars Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts; the latter stars veterans Jean-Louis Trintignant (Z, […]


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SAG Awards: Marion Cotillard to Lead French Charge? + Jennifer Lawrence Among Possible Contenders



Oscars' Predictions: Robert Pattinson & Clint Eastwood Chances? + Marion Cotillard-Led European Invasion

Best Actor Oscar: Joaquin Phoenix a potential contender. 2013 Oscar predictions Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, Daniel Day-Lewis Joaquin Phoenix and Daniel Day-Lewis look like the two shoo-ins for the 2013 Best Actor Oscar at this stage. Phoenix's nod will be for Paul Thomas Anderson's critically acclaimed but commercially disappointing The […]


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Oscars' Predictions: Robert Pattinson & Clint Eastwood Chances? + Marion Cotillard-Led European Invasion



'Dark Knight' Movies Box Office Comparison + Colin Farrell Sci-Fi Remake Bombs

'The Dark Knight Rises. 'The Dark Knight Rises' passes $600 million milestone at the worldwide box office Sept. 10 update: The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman movie, is lagging far behind its predecessor, The Dark Knight, at the domestic box office. Outside North America, however, The […]


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'Dark Knight' Movies Box Office Comparison + Colin Farrell Sci-Fi Remake Bombs



'The Dark Knight Rises': Right-Wing Political Message vs. Occupy Wall Street? + Rabid Fans Attack Critics

'The Dark Knight Rises.' The Dark Knight Rises right-wing politics? July 27 update: In Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, Who represents You People? (Did you read the remarks by U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife last week?) So, who does? Bane or Bruce Wayne? Their names sound similar […]


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'The Dark Knight Rises': Right-Wing Political Message vs. Occupy Wall Street? + Rabid Fans Attack Critics



'The Dark Knight Rises' Box Office: Millions Below Estimates + Sharp Drop

'The Dark Knight Rises' poster. The Dark Knight Rises box office: $300 million milestone Aug. 1 update: Christopher Nolan's third and final installment in his Batman movie franchise, The Dark Knight Rises, raked in $8.77 million on Tuesday, July 31, at the North American box office. As a result, TDKR […]


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'The Dark Knight Rises' Box Office: Millions Below Estimates + Sharp Drop



'The Dark Knight Rises' Trailer: New Footage

The Dark Knight Rises viral campaign: Harvey Dent Day June 22 update: The Dark Knight Rises viral campaign is now in full swing. Directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Christian Bale (Bruce Wayne / Batman), Anne Hathaway (Selina Kyle / Catwoman), Tom Hardy (Bane), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (John Blake), Marion Cotillard […]


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'The Dark Knight Rises' Trailer: New Footage



Cannes Winners: Old Age Drama & Mob Mentality Indictment

Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills: Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur While delivering her intro for the Cannes Film Festival awards ceremony, Mistress of Ceremonies Bérénice Bejo waxed poetic: “If festivals are the parentheses, films are the words, the exclamation points…” In fact, there were quite a few exclamation points among the […]


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Cannes Winners: Old Age Drama & Mob Mentality Indictment



Lesbian Kiss: Rachel McAdams & Noomi Rapace 'Passion' + Marion Cotillard Oscar Buzz

Rachel McAdams kissing Noomi Rapace, Passion Rachel McAdams kisses Noomi Rapace in Brian De Palma's thriller Passion, a remake of Alain Corneau's Crime d'amour / Love Crime. McAdams replaces Kristin Scott Thomas; Rapace replaces Ludivine Sagnier in this tale of “a deadly power struggle between two women in the dog-eat-dog […]


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Lesbian Kiss: Rachel McAdams & Noomi Rapace 'Passion' + Marion Cotillard Oscar Buzz



Bane: Batman Villain Unintelligible? + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Oscar Pedigree

'The Dark Knight Rises' villain: Tom Hardy as the unintelligible Bane. 'The Dark Knight Rises' villain: The unintelligible Mr. Bane Regarding the villainous Bane's oftentimes unintelligible dialogue in The Dark Knight Rises prologue and trailer, director/co-screenwriter Christopher Nolan has recently explained: “I think when people see the film, things will […]


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Bane: Batman Villain Unintelligible? + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Oscar Pedigree



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 […]


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



Catwoman & Spider-Man + Madonna & New TDK Posters

This year's Oscar show may have been a critical and ratings flop, but the careers (of at least some) of those involved clearly haven't suffered as a result. Co-producer Don Mischer has been called back to co-produce the Oscar 2012 ceremony with action filmmaker Brett Ratner; James Franco stars in […]


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Catwoman & Spider-Man + Madonna & New TDK Posters



Woody Allen Movies: Biggest Box Office Hits (Adjusted)

Alison Pill as Zelda Fitzgerald, Owen Wilson in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris June 19 update: Following the addition of 94 theaters, Woody Allen's 2011 effort Midnight in Paris was down only 10 percent from last weekend according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel […]


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Woody Allen Movies: Biggest Box Office Hits (Adjusted)



'On Stranger Tides' Behind Previous 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sequels

Kevin McNally and Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides May 26: Featuring Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Sam Claflin, Ian McShane, and Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Rob Marshall's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides added $4.7 million at the North American box office on Wednesday, May […]


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'On Stranger Tides' Behind Previous 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sequels



'Midnight in Paris': Three French Review Snippets

Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Midnight in Paris Woody Allen's cinematic love letter to Paris kicked off the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and is already playing on French screens. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, and Marion Cotillard, Midnight in Paris has received a number of positive English-language reviews. Oscar buzz, in […]


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'Midnight in Paris': Three French Review Snippets



'Midnight in Paris' Reviews: Woody Allen Romantic Fantasy

Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Midnight in Paris Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, the director's 41st film, opened the Cannes Film Festival today. Starring unlikely Allen hero Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Michael Sheen, Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Léa Seydoux, Alison Pill, and Gad Elmaleh, and featuring Carla Bruni in […]


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'Midnight in Paris' Reviews: Woody Allen Romantic Fantasy



Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Johnny Depp, Mel Gibson: Cannes 2011 High Star Wattage

Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson, The Beaver “More Stars Than There Are in Heaven” used to be MGM's tagline. Now that the old home of Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Elizabeth Taylor, et al. has been reduced to less than a shadow of its former itself – the latest announcement […]


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Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Johnny Depp, Mel Gibson: Cannes 2011 High Star Wattage



'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



Mickey Rooney Granted Restraining Order + Meryl Streep Oscar Bait Role

Mickey Rooney young (ca. late '30s). Mickey Rooney gets restraining order against stepson Mickey Rooney, 90, has received a temporary restraining order against his stepson, Chris Aber, whom the former MGM star accuses in court filings of being verbally abusive, meddling in his finances, and withholding food and medicine from […]


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Mickey Rooney Granted Restraining Order + Meryl Streep Oscar Bait Role



'The Dark Knight Rises': Large Canvas and Operatic Sweep - Will Oscar Care?

Christian Bale as Batman, The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan's next Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, will be shot and released in the good old 2D and the not-all-that-old HD IMAX format. Nolan was quoted as saying in the Los Angeles Times that he wants the upcoming Batman movie to […]


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'The Dark Knight Rises': Large Canvas and Operatic Sweep - Will Oscar Care?



'Inception' Meaning? Blockbuster

'Inception' with Marion Cotillard (and Ken Watanabe): Dream lady's gotta a gun. 'Inception' only 'original' live-action movie to pass $200 million milestone so far this year Aug. 6, '10, update: Inception, the current no. 1 movie at the North American box office, crossed the $200 million milestone on Tuesday, Aug. […]


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'Inception' Meaning? Blockbuster



'Inception' Negative Reviews, Christopher Nolan Sci-Fier to Rule Weekend

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Leonardo DiCaprio star in Inception Christopher Nolan's sci-fi/thriller Inception opens Friday. Initially hailed as a masterpiece, Inception has now received several negative reviews that have lowered its Rotten Tomatoes score down from near 100 percent to 83 percent. Among RT's top critics, the score is even lower: 74 […]


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'Inception' Negative Reviews, Christopher Nolan Sci-Fier to Rule Weekend



Sigourney Weaver & Marion Cotillard + Marc-André Grondin & Firmine Richard: César Awards

Sigourney Weaver arrives at the 2010 César ceremony. Weaver was there to present the Honorary Cesar to Harrison Ford, her co-star in Mike Nichols' 1988 romantic comedy-drama Working Girl, with Melanie Griffith. Weaver received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for that movie. She can currently be seen on French […]


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Sigourney Weaver & Marion Cotillard + Marc-André Grondin & Firmine Richard: César Awards



'A Prophet,' Isabelle Adjani: César Winners

A Prophet, Jacques Audiard's internationally acclaimed prison drama, was the big winner at the 2010 César Awards ceremony held at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard served as the ceremony's honorary president. She was assisted by co-presenters Gad Elmaleh and Valérie Lemercier. Starring relative newcomer […]


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'A Prophet,' Isabelle Adjani: César Winners



Oscar Best Songs Nominees Not to Be Performed at Ceremony

Marion Cotillard won't sing Maury Yeston's “Take It All” fromNine, Jeff Bridges won't perform Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett's “The Weary Kind” from Crazy Heart, Randy Newman won't do a rendition of “Almost There” and “Down in New Orleans” from The Princess and the Frog, and Reinhardt Wagner and […]


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Oscar Best Songs Nominees Not to Be Performed at Ceremony



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



Sigourney Weaver & Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock & Jesse James: SAG Awards

Meryl Streep was one of the presenters at the 2010 SAG Awards ceremony. Streep was in the running in the best actress category (for Julie & Julia), but lost to Sandra Bullock for the blockbuster The Blind Side. Without a doubt, Streep and Bullock will be the two top contenders […]


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Sigourney Weaver & Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock & Jesse James: SAG Awards



Sigourney Weaver & Justin Timberlake, Penélope Cruz & Marion Cotillard: SAG Awards

Sigourney Weaver, Justin Timberlake, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Romano, Jeremy Renner, Carey Mulligan, Anthony Mackie, Anna Kendrick, Felicity Huffman and Brian Geraghty have been announced as presenters at the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 23. They'll be joining Alec Baldwin, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris […]


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Sigourney Weaver & Justin Timberlake, Penélope Cruz & Marion Cotillard: SAG Awards



Sophia Loren & Penélope Cruz, Daniele Liotti & Rob Marshall: 'Nine' Premiere

Sophia Loren, Penélope Cruz were present at the Rome Premiere Party of Rob Marshall's musical Nine, co-hosted by Martini, at the Martini Terrazza on January 13. Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, on which the Broadway musical Nine is based, starred Marcello Mastroianni, Loren's frequent love interest in movies from the mid-1950s […]


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Sophia Loren & Penélope Cruz, Daniele Liotti & Rob Marshall: 'Nine' Premiere



Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock Best Actress Tie, Kiss: Critics' Choice Awards

"It's sort of surreal,” The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow told journalists backstage when asked about her Critics Choice Award victory over former husband James Cameron, in the running for the blockbuster Avatar. Cameron's 3D sci-fier, however, was the evening's big winner in terms of sheer number of trophies: six […]


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Meryl Streep & Sandra Bullock Best Actress Tie, Kiss: Critics' Choice Awards



Susan Sarandon Sympathy Oscar Nod? + Megan Fox & Robert Pattinson Sexiest Stars

Susan Sarandon in The Lovely Bones. Best Actress Academy Award winner (Dead Man Walking, 1995) Susan Sarandon isn't exactly a top contender for the Academy Awards early next year for her performance as a young-looking granny in Peter Jackson's supernatural crime/psychological drama The Lovely Bones – a critical and box […]


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Susan Sarandon Sympathy Oscar Nod? + Megan Fox & Robert Pattinson Sexiest Stars



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?



Werner Herzog Braves Antarctica, Colin Firth Meets Oscar Wilde

'Encounters at the End of the World': Werner Herzog braves 'Antarctica.' Werner Herzog in Antarctica and dwindling water supplies: Academy showcases 'Encounters at the End of the World' and 'Flow: For Love of Water' Werner Herzog's Academy Award-nominated Encounters at the End of the World and Irena Salina's Flow: For […]


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Werner Herzog Braves Antarctica, Colin Firth Meets Oscar Wilde



'Public Enemies' Johnny Depp & Christian Bale Images + Saturn Awards & Silver Docs Film Festival Winners

'Public Enemies' with Johnny Depp. In Michael Mann's period crime drama Public Enemies, Johnny Depp plays John Dillinger, the Depression Era bank robber who became the top target of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. Christian Bale plays Dillinger's nemesis, investigator Melvin Purvis; Marion Cotillard is Dillinger's gal, Billie Frechette; and Billy […]


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'Public Enemies' Johnny Depp & Christian Bale Images + Saturn Awards & Silver Docs Film Festival Winners



Zac Efron & Robert Pattinson + Sophia Loren & Vanessa Hudgens: The Oscars

Zac Efron Werner Herzog Slumdog Millionaire composer A.R. Rahman, Sairaa Rahman Robert Pattinson, Edward Cullen in the Twilight movie franchise. Michael Shannon, Kate Arrington Photos: Bryan Crowe / © A.M.P.A.S. James Franco, Ahna O'Reilly Natalie Portman Jochen Alexander Freydank Milk filmmaker Gus Van Sant, Anne Kronenberg Photos: Jon Didier / […]


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Zac Efron & Robert Pattinson + Sophia Loren & Vanessa Hudgens: The Oscars



Kate Winslet & Dustin Lance Black Oscar Speech + Freida Pinto & Dev Patel

Instead of making an Oscar speech holding a shampoo bottle, best actress winner Kate Winslet (for The Reader) holds the real thing. “I'm very lucky to have been given Hanna Schmitz by Bernhard Schlink and David Hare and Stephen [Daldry] and working with you is an experience I will never […]


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Kate Winslet & Dustin Lance Black Oscar Speech + Freida Pinto & Dev Patel



Penélope Cruz Oscar Speech + Goldie Hawn & Whoopi Goldberg: The Oscars

“This is not going to be 45 seconds, I can say that right now,” said best supporting actress winner Penélope Cruz (for Vicky Cristina Barcelona). “Has anybody ever fainted here? Because I might be the first one. Thank you so much to the Academy. I want to share this with […]


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Penélope Cruz Oscar Speech + Goldie Hawn & Whoopi Goldberg: The Oscars



Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard: Best Foreign Language Film Academy Ceremony

Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard, directors of this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominees. Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard attend Academy ceremony honoring Best Foreign Language Film nominees Keanu Reeves and Marion Cotillard were among those attending a ceremony honoring the directors whose films are in the running for the 2009 […]


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Keanu Reeves, Marion Cotillard: Best Foreign Language Film Academy Ceremony



Marion Cotillard Best Actress + Johnny Depp & Penélope Cruz: The Oscars

Marion Cotillard Photos: Richard Harbaugh / © A.M.P.A.S. (Cotillard) Marion Cotillard. Photo: Armando Flores (Cotillard). See below more images from the 2008 Oscar ceremony – including what looks like a mighty embarrassed Tilda Swinton, Best Supporting Actress winner for Tony Gilroy's Michael Clayton, taking part in an four-way Oscar statuette […]


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Marion Cotillard Best Actress + Johnny Depp & Penélope Cruz: The Oscars



Oscar Ceremony Biggest Surprises Include 20-Time Loser

As the saying goes, it's not over until the fat lady sings. Since Amy Adams is anything but fat, that meant another three hours of Oscar give-aways after her rendition of “Happy Working Song” from Enchanted. Nearly four hours into the Oscarcast 2008… And it's finally over. No Country for […]


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Oscar Ceremony Biggest Surprises Include 20-Time Loser



BAFTA Winners & Guests: From James McAvoy to Lee Majors

Those looking for hints for the upcoming Academy Awards will be disappointed with the results of the pompous-sounding Orange British Academy of Film & Television Arts. The British-made (with Hollywood financing) romantic melodrama Atonement (top photo), nominated for 14 BAFTAs, was supposed to have swept the awards ceremony, but ended […]


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BAFTA Winners & Guests: From James McAvoy to Lee Majors



Marion Cotillard & Ulrich Mühe Win London + Joel & Ethan Coen Win WGA Awards

2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award nominations: Dec. 14. 2008 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners: Grosvenor House Hotel on Feb. 8. ("*" denotes the winner in each category) FILM OF THE YEAR * No Country for Old Men The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford There […]


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Marion Cotillard & Ulrich Mühe Win London + Joel & Ethan Coen Win WGA Awards



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



Oscar Balloting (Sort of) Explained + Our Predictions

Oscar Balloting Explained – Sort of In Variety, Timothy M. Gray attempts to explain in a few sentences “Oscar's enigmatic ballot.” Since 1936, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been using the “preferential voting system,” in which voters cast a nomination ballot with their top five choices. […]


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Oscar Balloting (Sort of) Explained + Our Predictions



L.A. Film Critics Go Their Own Way: Oil Baron & Edith Piaf + Surprising Romanian Actor

There Will Be Blood with Daniel Day-Lewis. Whereas Joel and Ethan Coen's thriller No Country for Old Men is the undeniable early front-runner this awards season, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has opted for Paul Thomas Anderson's sociopolitical period drama There Will Be Blood, which also earned Anderson the […]


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L.A. Film Critics Go Their Own Way: Oil Baron & Edith Piaf + Surprising Romanian Actor



Academy Awards Marketing Campaign Regulations Issued

Academy Awards marketing campaign regulations issued for the 2008 Oscars (image: Singing Marion Cotillard in 'La Vie en Rose') The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that marketing campaign regulations for the 2008 Academy Awards have been approved by its Board of Governors. According to the Academy's […]


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Academy Awards Marketing Campaign Regulations Issued