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Oscar Circuit: “Right Category, Right Time”

Cannes is over.  We have a possible Best Picture contender in Michael Haneke’s Amour, which you can see added to the Oscar Tracker.  In the past month,...

Emmys to combine Supporting and Lead Actors for TV Movies/Mini-Series in 2013

The TV mini-series/movie has given us but the respect for this form has dwindled, even in the minds of the TV Academy. Deadline is reporting that the TV Academy is...

My Night With Marilyn: Opening of the new “Marilyn Monroe” Exhibit at the Hollywood Museum

Some like it hot, some prefer blondes, but all adore the legend that is, and will forever be, Marilyn Monroe. In honor of her 86th birthday and the 50th anniversary of...

Circuit 3: Morgan Freeman

On Friday, Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman will celebrate his 75th birthday. The veteran actor/narrator/producer/director was born June 1st, 1937, in Memphis,...

Awards Profile: Amour

Directed by: Michael Haneke Written by: Michael Haneke Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, William Shimell, Alexandre Tharaud Synopsis...

13th Annual Golden Trailer Awards – Who Will Win?

Today, eight to 15 judges from all around the business will decide the very best in trailers for the past year. Last year’s top prize (“Best in Show”)...

TV Review: Hemingway & Gellhorn (**½)

“Why should I be a footnote to someone else’s life” — Martha Gellhorn. Thanks to Nicole Kidman’s headstrong, passionate, and...

Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn, and more join the cast of ‘This Is Where I Leave You’!

As I’ve mentioned once or twice in the past, Jonathan Tropper is one of my favorite authors working today, and his book ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ is...

‘Game of Thrones’ star Richard Madden to be in for ‘Long Nights’

Richard Madden is currently trying to become King of the North on HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones, but later this year he’ll be tackling a modern...

Haneke’s Palme d’Or winning ‘Amour’ will open December 19th!

This year’s winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival may not have been an unexpected one, but by almost all accounts Michael Haneke’s new...

Award Winning Architects to design AMPAS Museum

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has long had plans to build a movie museum in Los Angeles. But as with any construction slated to happen in...

First Teaser Trailer for Tom Hooper’s ‘Les Misérables’

Hugh Jackman stars as Jean Valjean in Academy Award winning director Tom Hooper’s (The King’s Speech) Les Misérables, based on the tale by Victor Hugo. The...

Awards Profile: ParaNorman

Directed by: Chris Butler and Sam Fell Written by: Chris Butler. Cast (Voices of): Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Tucker Albrizzi, Casey Affleck, John Goodman, Leslie...

Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor are reuniting on a new script

One of the things that I’d been rather curious about the past year or so in regards to Alexander Payne was why exactly he wasn’t still working with his...

Character List for ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 3 Revealed!

If you’re starved for epic settings, intricate plotting, two faced characters or Peter Dinklage, then Game of Thrones is the show for you. With the excellent...

Venice Film Festival may screen ‘The Master’ and ‘To The Wonder’

Now that the Cannes Film Festival has come to a close, we can now turn our attention to the more Oscar centric festivals that we’ll be seeing in the coming months...

New Images from ‘Les Miserables’

The adaptation of musical sensation Les Miserables is set to hit screens on December 14 but Tom Hooper and Co. have decided to whet our appetites with some high quality...

Andrew Dominik to make his long Marilyn Monroe biopic

Before Andrew Dominik committed to make ‘Killing Them Softly’ (then called ‘Coogan’s Trade’) his next film, he was eyeing a Marilyn Monroe...

Joey’s DVD Picks of the Week (5/29/2012)

This week, there’s a decent enough crop of films available on Blu-Ray and DVD for your viewing pleasure. I wouldn’t call it an especially good slate, but...

J.J. Abrams has another mystery project in development

So far, I’ve been a big fan of the “secret” projects that J.J. Abrams seems to come up with every few years. Both ‘Cloverfield’ and...

I’M BACK….

Though it has taken many false starts and much concentration to sit down at the computer again and begin writing, I am back at it in earnest. I need to extend a huge...

Cannes 2012 Post Mortem

With Amour taking the Palme d’Or yesterday, another Cannes FIlm Festival was put to rest. As the dust settles, it’s now a little clearer how this...

‘Moonrise Kingdom’ sets a limited release record at the Box Office!

While I was pretty mixed on Wes Anderson’s new film ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ (seen in my review here), it seems that both critics and audiences aren’t....

Trailer and Poster for Cannes Standout, ‘Holy Motors’

Leos Carax’s new film, Holy Motors, was a big hit at the Cannes Film Festival. The film centers around Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant, longtime collaborator with...

Moonrise Kingdom (**½)

Few filmmakers are as easily identifiable as Wes Anderson in terms of knowing their work when you see it. For some, he’s a constantly quirky delight, while for...