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Review: Django Unchained

At a recent Museum of Modern Art benefit honoring Quentin Tarantino, Peter Bogdonavich (“Last Picture Show,” “Paper Moon”)  introduced him as “the single most influential director of his generation,” and with his latest revenge fantasy  ‘Django Unchained,’ the follow-up to his  2009 epic ‘Inglorious Basterds,’ he’s more than earned that stamp of approval. Inspired by […]

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2012 Academy Award Nominations Announced

Once upon a time, when the Oscars weren’t so predictable, it used to be common fare around here to break down each category in anticipation of the big night. Now, there’s really no need to break down what you already know. Instead, lets focus on the surprises, shockers and snubs! Surprise Number 1: The Tree […]

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17th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations

The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees this morning, kicking off what’s sure to be a week-long event of predictable nominations and subsequent outrage. This. Is. Awards.Season! Take a good look at the following nominees, especially in the major categories, and consider this the norm for what’s to come, give or take a few […]

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TRAILER: J.Edgar

The  official trailer for Clint Eastwood’s  J.Edgar  finally debuted last night and it did not disappoint! Could this finally be the year that Leonardo DiCaprio wins his long overdue Oscar?  Word to the wise – expect the worst and hope for the best.  DiCaprio’s history with the Academy is well documented and it doesn’t bode […]

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68th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations

The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning and in true Hollywood Foreign Press form, there were surprises, snubs and just outright WTF moments.  For starters, The Tourist was nominated for Best Motion Picture- Comedy, along with  nominations for  Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp in their respective categories; a clear ploy for a ratings boost, […]

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Armie Hammer signs on for Hoover

Armie Hammer has arrived! And seriously, after effortlessly playing two people in The Social Network, who wouldn’t be knocking at this guy’s door? Confirmed by Deadline, the young actor has just been cast by Clint Eastwood to star in Hoover. Hammer will portray Clyde Tolson, the right hand man and secret lover to Leonardo DiCaprio’s  […]

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Carey Mulligan is Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby remake

Carey Mulligan, one of the hottest young actresses in Hollywood, has just landed the role of a lifetime. The Academy Award nominated actress will portray Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming remake of The Great Gatsby. According to several reports, Mulligan burst into tears upon receiving the news on the red carpet at the CFDA/Vogue […]

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Joaquin Phoenix offered role in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Hoover’

After spending the last two years of his life on a sub par mockumentary, Joaquin Phoenix is finally ready to re-embrace the superstar that he truly is. Well, sort of… Word on the street is that Phoenix has been offered the role of Clyde Tolson in Clint Eastwood’s J.Edgar Hoover biopic,  ‘Hoover.’  Currently Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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Casting Roundup

For your reading pleasure, take a look at some of the casting highlights from this week: CONFIRMED: Leonardo DiCaprio will play J. Edgar Hoover in the Clint Eastwood directed biopic.   The film, written by Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black (Milk), will be DiCaprio’s first time working with Eastwood. [Deadline] ALMOST CONFIRMED: Michael Fassbender is […]

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More amazing stills from ‘Inception’

Are you ready for your weekly fill of ‘Inception?’ The countdown is underway for the most anticipated film of the year, and to add to the buzz Warner Bros has released more production stills from the movie.  And I know I’ve said this before but I can’t even begin to put into words how excited […]

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