Archive | November, 2010

2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees

Just hours after Winter’s Bone dominated the Gotham Awards on the east coast, Jeremy Renner and Eva Mendes were on hand on the left coast to name the film, along with 127 Hours, Black Swan, Greenberg  and The Kids Are All Right as Best Feature nominees for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.  The awards […]

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Confirmed: Anne Hathaway and James Franco WILL host the Oscars

Well this didn’t take long! As reported a few hours ago, Deadline is rarely ever wrong, and Anne Hathaway and James Franco have officially been confirmed to host the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony. Here’s the official press release: Beverly Hills, CA (November 29, 2010) – James Franco and Anne Hathaway will serve as co-hosts of […]

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Hathaway and Franco to host the Oscars?

Anne Hathaway and James Franco will host the Academy Awards.  Do you like the sound of that?  Let it simmer because according to Deadline, who’s  usually never wrong, that could be the official announcement in the coming days. In a brief article written this morning, Nicki Finke explains that both actors have been approached about […]

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Film Independent Spirit Award nominations to be announced tomorrow

Tomorrow the first set of precursor nominations will be announced in the form of the Film Independent Spirit Award nominations. Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner and Eva Mendes will announce the awards, which are sure to include a host of nominations for Black Swan, Winter’s Bone and Blue Valentine. If you have any free time […]

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First image from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn

The first image from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn has been released, courtesy of Bill Condon’s twitter page. While I’m not sure exactly what it alludes to, I’m sure die-hard fans will appreciate the subtly.  On a technical note: it is a beautiful still shot. Enjoy the view!  

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from The Real Reel! I’m definitely thankful for everyone who reads this little blog!  Enjoy today with your family and friends, make memories and eats lots of food. I know I will.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer reboot is a go

Yup! You heard it right— the latest victim of the Hollywood reboot trend  is none other than the Joss Whedon classic, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Only thing is, it’s happening without Joss Whedon. The new hire for the reboot is Whit Anderson, who claims she has a fresh new take on the character.  You know, […]

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Weekend Box Office: November 19-21, 2010

With Thanksgiving only a few days away and graduation mere weeks away, its safe to say that I’ve been a busy bee. For starters, I haven’t been to the movies in weeks and its been even more difficult to keep up with all the latest news. But never fear— starting Wednesday I’ll have a few […]

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Superman casting search begins

The search for Clark Kent is officially underway, and hopefully for everyone’s sake this will be the last superhero film for a while. Why? Because its starting to become a hassle to keep up with. Not to  mention Superman has been rebooted many times before but never by  Christopher Nolan, which already seems promising. Although […]

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15 documentaries advance in Oscar voting process

Yesterday the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the 15 documentary films that would advance into the next phase of the voting process. The following list was narrowed down from 101 entries: “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer,” Alex Gibney, director (ES Productions LLC) “Enemies of the People,” Rob Lemkin […]

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