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'The Audition': Martin Scorsese Short Starring DiCaprio and De Niro Pulled from Venice

The Audition poster with Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Martin Scorsese short 'The Audition' starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro pulled from Venice Film Festival No major international film festival is worth its mainstream U.S. media salt unless there's at least one screening featuring the latest […]

Brad Pitt 'Glory Days' Costar Nicholas Kallsen Dead at 48

Nicholas Kallsen: Brad Pitt 'Glory Days' co-star. Brad Pitt 'Glory Days' co-star Nicholas Kallsen dead at 48 Nicholas Kallsen, who was featured opposite Brad Pitt in the short-lived television series Glory Days, has died at age 48 in Thailand according to online reports. Their source is one of Rupert Murdoch's […]

Oscar Selfie: Most Retweeted Tweet of All Time + People with AIDS & Ukraine Invasion

Oscar selfie becomes most retweeted tweet of all time: Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, and Oscar 2014 company. Oscar selfie + TV ratings: 10-year high in overall viewership in U.S. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, whose “Oscars selfie” became the most retweeted […]

Racist '12 Years a Slave' Posters? + Bette Davis & Joan Crawford Shower Curtains Are Watching You

“Racist” 12 Years a Slave Italian poster? That's Brad Pitt – instead of lead Chiwetel Ejiofor – in Steve McQueen's 12 anni schiavo. But is this poster truly racist, as social media hysteria would have us believe, or merely another instance of lack of truth in advertising? Along with David […]

Zombie World War & Studious Monsters Bring Down Superman

Monsters University and World War Z box office: Monsters hungry for knowledge and zombies hungry for humans bring down Man of Steel June 24, '13, update: Here's a quick rundown of this past weekend, June 21–23, '13, at the North American box office. If studio estimates found at are […]

'World War Z' Review: Movie Zombies 'Breathtaking'

World War Z review: 'Grandest zombie enterprise ever' lacks dramatic cohesion – but zombies come to the film's rescue (image: Brad Pitt in World War Z) If there's one thing harder to kill than a horde of zombies, it's the unceasing horde of zombie movies, TV shows, books, and videogames. […]

'World War Z' Reviews & Poster + China Censorship Woes & Brazil Protests Disrupt Premiere

World War Z with Brad Pitt as a zombie-fighter. Unenthusiastic reviews. 'World War Z' reviews Several World War Z reviews are in, and for the most part they have been hardly enthusiastic. Directed by Marc Forster and starring Brad Pitt (who also wears a producer's hat in the film), World […]

'World War Z' Trailer HD: Where's Iron Man?

World War Z World War Z trailer HD: Brad Pitt vs. Zombies - but where's Iron Man? World War Z, the troubled production directed by Marc Forster and starring Brad Pitt fooling around with a bunch of zombies, has a new trailer. Well, maybe not so new. The World War […]

'Killing Them Softly': Brad Pitt Worst Wide Box Office Debut Ever + Another 'Twilight' Landmark

Killing Them Softly with Brad Pitt. Directed by Andrew Dominik and toplining one of the biggest movie stars on the planet, Brad Pitt, Killing Them Softly is about to have the worst opening weekend ever of any Pitt star vehicle in wide release. Screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, […]

Angelina Jolie Leg & United Nations Envoy + Gay John Waters & Jessica Chastain Most Influential Person?

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Leg + Marlene Dietrich Pioneer Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Angelina Jolie's notorious right leg (“Brangeleg” for short?) are seen backstage at the 2012 Academy Awards ceremony, which took place at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood on February […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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' […]

Chris Lowell & Emma Stone + Viola Davis & Cicely Tyson: SAG Awards

'The Help' cast: SAG Award winners Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Mike Vogel et al. 'The Help' cast: SAG Award winners range from veterans Sissy Spacek and Mary Steenburgen to Mike Vogel and Emma Stone Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Mike Vogel, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, and their fellow The […]

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 […]

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt + Meryl Streep & Lea Michele: Golden Globes

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend the 69th Annual Golden Globes Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Brad Pitt was nominated for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his role in Bennett Miller's Moneyball. Angelina Jolie […]

NSFC Surprises: Lars von Trier + Kirsten Dunst & Brad Pitt

Shahab Hosseini in Asghar Farhadi's A Separation The National Society of Film Critics (NSFC), among whose members are the majority of the United States' most influential and respected film commentators, has – as usual – taken a (mostly) different route than your average US-based critics' group. For every The Social […]

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 […]

Meryl Streep Breaks New York Critics Record

Meryl Streep, Anthony Head in Phyllida Lloyd's The Iron Lady The most curious thing about Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist winning the New York Film Critics Circle's Best Film and Best Director awards is that 85 years ago this “innovative” work would have had little-to-no novelty value. It's in black and […]

Christian Movie 'Courageous' Strong & Anna Faris-Chris Evans Movie 1 of Worst Box Office Openings Ever

Chris Pratt, Moneyball Oct. 7: Bennett Miller's Brad Pitt movie Moneyball collected $885,000 at the North American box office on Thursday, Oct. 6, according to Box Office Mojo. That's surely its last day at the top. Opening this weekend are Hugh Jackman's Real Steel and George Clooney-Ryan Gosling's The Ides […]

'Abduction' Movie: Taylor Lautner Bombs? Jason Statham Definitely Bombs

Taylor Lautner, Abduction Sept. 26, '11, late afternoon update: Trailing The Lion King 3D, Brad Pitt's Moneyball, and Dolphin Tale, Taylor Lautner's first solo starring vehicle, Abduction, grossed $10.92 million at 3,118 North American locations this past weekend (Sept. 23-25) according to box office actuals found at The John Singleton-directed […]

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 […]

'The Tree of Life' Reviews

Brad Pitt in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life Below are a snippets from a few The Tree of Life reviews. Terrence Malick's first film since The New World (2005), The Tree of Life stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. Malick's latest was screened at the Cannes Film […]

Terrence Malick's THE TREE OF LIFE: Boos, Applause at Cannes

Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life Terrence Malick's 1950s-set family drama The Tree of Life, which stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain, was perhaps the most eagerly anticipated film at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. It would be inaccurate to say that the enormous amount of interest from […]

Non-European Productions Bypassed at Cannes 2011: Malick, Kawase, Miike, Leigh, Cedar Exceptions

Brad Pitt in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life (top); Naomi Kawase's Hanazu no tsuki (bottom) As usual, the Cannes Film Festival's Official Competition film line-up is overwhelmingly centered on European (co)productions: British, French, Austrian, Italian, Spanish, Danish. The five “outsiders” hail from Israel, Australia, the United States, and Japan. […]

Catherine Zeta-Jones & Husband Michael Douglas + Justin Bieber & Katey Sagal: Golden Globes

Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas: Golden Globes comeback. Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas make Golden Globes comeback Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas are pictured above at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 16. The 66-year-old Douglas […]

Jerry Bruckheimer-Walt Disney Box Office Duds, Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Win Tabloid Lawsuit

Jake Gyllenhaal, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (top); Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, The Sorcerer's Apprentice (bottom) In The Hollywood Reporter, Carl DiOrio talks about Jerry Bruckheimer's recent string of disappointments at the domestic box office. Confessions of a Shopaholic, G-Force, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and […]

Golden Globes Predictions: Best Actor Drama

Early 2010 Golden Globe Predictions: Best Actor - Drama Nominations Colin Firth, A Single Man In 1960s Los Angeles, a gay college professor wants to end his life after learning that his lover has died in an accident. Morgan Freeman, Invictus By staging the Rugby World Cup in South Africa, […]

Zac Efron & Robert Pattinson + Sophia Loren & Vanessa Hudgens: The Oscars + Kate Winslet Breaks Bette Davis Record?

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 / […]

Penélope Cruz & Goldie Hawn + Whoopi Goldberg & Eva Marie Saint: The Oscars

Penélope Cruz, Eva Marie Saint, and Goldie Hawn. “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 […]

Freida Pinto & Dev Patel + Meryl Streep & Kate Winslet: SAG Awards Definite Oscars Precursor? + PGA Winners

Freida Pinto and Dev Patel: SAG Awards' Best Cast winners. Danny Boyle's sleeper hit Slumdog Millionaire marked the feature film debut of British actor Dev Patel and Indian model Freida Pinto; the former plays a slum denizen with a seemingly inexplicable ability to get all the right answers in India's version […]

Beyoncé & Jay-Z + Tom Cruise & Double Winner Kate Winslet + Biggest Loser Meryl Streep: Eclectic Golden Globes

Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Pop celebs such as Beyoncé and Jay-Z mingled with movie celebs at the 2009 Golden Globes ceremony. Beyoncé, a.k.a. Beyoncé Knowles, was in the running in the Best Original Song category for the Cadillac Records ditty “Once in a Lifetime,” which she co-composed. The winner, however, was another pop […]

Kate Winslet Golden Globes Double Dose + Meryl Streep Breaks Record & Nicole Kidman Snubbed

Kate Winslet in The Reader. Double Golden Globe nominee Kate Winslet is in the running as Best Actress - Drama for her performance as Leonardo DiCaprio's dissatisfied suburban housewife in Sam Mendes' 1950s-set Revolutionary Road and as Best Supporting Actress for Stephen Daldry's (partly) 1950s-set The Reader, in which she […]

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 […]

'Babel': Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett Best Picture Oscar Nominee Screening

The 2006 Best Picture nominee Babel is the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “Great To Be Nominated” series. Screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga and director Alejandro González Iñárritu's multi-language, globe-spanning drama will be screened on Monday, August 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn […]

Nominations: Golden Globes' & Broadcast Critics' Star-Struck Choices

Brad Pitt in Babel. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association members love movie stars; hence, it's no surprise that Brad Pitt is in the running for Best Supporting Actor of 2006 for his performance as an American tourist whose wife (Cate Blanchett) is accidentally shot while on vacation in Morocco in […]