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Mark Wahlberg & Wife Rhea Durham + Mark Ruffalo & Wife Sunrise Coigney: Academy Awards

Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham: Academy Awards' Red Carpet Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham are pictured above on the 2011 Oscars' Red Carpet, just outside the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscar ceremony was held on Sunday, Feb. 27. Wahlberg, decades ago known as underwear model Marky Mark, was a nominee as one of the producers of Best Picture contender The Fighter – which ultimately lost to odds-on favorite The King's Speech. Mark Wahlberg was the only major player in the David O. Russell-directed boxing drama who failed to be nominated for an Academy Award in the acting categories. Co-stars Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, and Christian Bale […]


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Mark Wahlberg & Wife Rhea Durham + Mark Ruffalo & Wife Sunrise Coigney: Academy Awards



'Outside the Law' Screened Under Tight Security: Cannes

Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, the stars of Rachid Bouchareb's Days of Glory, join forces once again in Bouchareb's Outside the Law First, Cannes Film Festival organizers pissed off Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing government by showing Sabina Guzzanti's documentary Draquila: Italy Trembles, which delves into the corruption and decay found in Berlusconi's Italy. Today came Rachid Bouchareb's Outside the Law, which seriously pissed off members of Nicolas Sarkozy right-wing government in France itself. According to Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles Times, two members of Sarkozy's party denounced Outside the Law, a crime drama revolving around Algeria's war for independence from France. “I am not happy,” said one legislator, “when a film denigrates France and the French military.” The “denigration” […]


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'Outside the Law' Irks French Right-Wingers, 'Uncle Boonmee' and Thai Unrest: Cannes Movies

'Outside the Law' with Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila. Directed by Rachid Bouchareb. 'Outside the Law' controversy: Right-wingers and war veterans irked Rachid Bouchareb's Outside the Law / Hors-la-loi hasn't even had its Cannes Film Festival Official Competition screening yet – that will be on May 21, '10 – but it's already being reviled by right-wing French politicians and war veterans. Directed and written by Bouchareb, Outside the Law is a political drama/thriller about Algeria's struggle for independence from France following World War II – an issue that remains an ugly, painful, open wound in French society. The criticism against his latest film has forced the Parisian-born Bouchareb to speak up at the festival. “Cinema must be able to broach all […]


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'Outside the Law' Irks French Right-Wingers, 'Uncle Boonmee' and Thai Unrest: Cannes Movies