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  • News
    ‘Jane got a Gun’ Gets Pulled from Relativity Media’s Calendar

    It seems like this film just can’t catch a break. After all of the various controversies surrounding...

  • Historical Circuit
    Historical Circuit: Velvet Goldmine (★★★)

    My knowledge of director Todd Haynes was nil in 2004 when I sat down to watch Velvet...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: Jane Got a Gun

    Directed By: Gavin O’Connor Written By: Brian Duffield and Anthony Tambakis (rewrite) Cast: Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor,...

  • Article
    Under the Circuit: Ewan McGregor

    Ewan McGregor Most Known For: “Star Wars Prequels,” “Moulin Rouge,” “Big Fish” Snubbed For: “Moulin Rouge,” “The...

  • Trailer/Clips
    New Trailer for ‘August: Osage County’ Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and Everyone Else

    Following the mixed reviews out of Toronto – and the mad scrambling to acquire everything they could...

  • News
    Gwyneth Paltrow & Ewan McGregor in Talks to Star in ‘Mortdecai’ With Johnny Depp

    The casting for Lionsgate’s Mortdecai, directed by David Koepp (Premium Rush), seems to be coming together nicely. The film, based on...

  • Article
    The Oscar Players at Toronto – Who’s Got the Keys to the Steamroller?

    After the Toronto Film Festival released their lineup yesterday, heads were spinning with the amount of possible...

  • Article
    2014 Oscar Predictions – Lucky Seven Performances To Look Forward To

    We’re ankle-deep in the summer.  There are lots to look forward to on the horizon.  Alfonso Cuaron’s...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit – Supporting Actor Contenders from the Same Film

    Best Supporting Actor is a category that is completely up in the air until nearly all the contenders are seen.  It’s hard to tell who will be a cameo appearance in a film and who will have substance to bring themselves to the Dolby Theater.  After Alexander Payne’s Nebraska bowed at the...

  • News
    Watch the first trailer for Weinstein Oscar contender ‘August: Osage County’

    August: Osage County is one of the most anticipated films of the Oscar season given it’s ensemble cast led by Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts and award winning pedigree (it won the Tony and the Pulitzer Prize). Today on GMA, the Weinstein Company debuted the trailer giving everyone the first look at...

  • Poster
    Misery Loves Family: First ‘August: Osage County’ Poster

    The first poster has dropped for The Weinstein Company’s latest Oscar hopeful, August: Osage County. The film is directed by John Wells (The Company Men), and boasts an all-star cast that includes Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Chris Cooper, Sam Shepard, and Margo...

  • Article
    First reactions to ‘August: Osage County’ arrive!

    Harvey must have known that we were doing an Awards Profile about his crown jewel August: Osage County yesterday so he went and had a test screening last night! The joys of these here interwebs means that reactions were instantaneous and we’ve rounded up some of the comments. Did the movie excel...

  • Award Profile
    Awards Profile: August: Osage County

    Directed By: John Wells Written By: Tracy Letts Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Chris Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGregor, Juliette Lewis, Abagail Breslin, Dermont Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Misty Upham, Newell Alexander Synopsis: The Weston family overcomes certain differences when their alcoholic patriarch goes missing.

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit – 2014 Films and Minority Contenders

    It’s March!  We get started right away and over the past few weeks after the Oscar ceremony, I took some brief stabs at some categories.  Those have been tinkered with and will be reflected on the actual Oscar Prediction pages in the next couple of days.  The full listing of predicted nominees...

  • Film Reviews
    Jack The Giant Slayer (**)

    I wish I could summon up more enthusiasm for Jack the Giant Slayer because it’s not a terrible film. There’s plenty of adventure, fun action, and good actors to make any subject matter lively. Unfortunately, all of those things are buried underneath the type of slick, bland filmmaking and unnecessary 3D Hollywood...

  • Weekend Openings
    Weekend Openings: (12/19-12/21)

    Having emerged as somewhat of the frontrunner in the awards race in recent weeks, Zero Dark Thirty opens to special limited engagements this week before nationwide release in January.  It’s a pretty strong week in terms of variety, with Judd Apatow’s latest, This Is 40, foreign drama powerhouse, Amour,and Walter Salles’ adaptation...

  • Article
    Analysis of the Golden Globe Nominations

    The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time, their nominees don’t seem as blatant for trying to have the biggest stars in Hollywood join together for a dinner party.  Of course, there are some glaring omissions...

  • General
    ‘The Impossible’ Featurette – “True Story”

    Since I’ve seen J.A. Bayona’s The Impossible from Summit Entertainment a few weeks back, I’ve continued to champion the film along with the powerful performances by Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, and Tom Holland, especially Watts who delivers one of the year’s finest turns.  I still believe the film to be a huge...

  • Article
    Two Lead Contenders on Lionsgate Awards Plate

    When the Lionsgate Awards site went LIVE today and listed their slate of contenders involving Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Fisher Stevens’ Stand Up Guys, Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games, Nicholas Jarecki’s Arbitrage, and J.A. Bayona’s The Impossible, I started to analyze how this year could pan out for...

  • Article
    AFI Fest: “Guardians” entertains but it’s “The Impossible” that is most Heroic

    Rise of the Guardians (***) Heroes are created by you and me, but for them to survive they require unwavering faith from us all. That is the underlying message in Dreamwork’s latest animated spectacle, Rise of the Guardians. A visual bedazzlement with 3-D utilized to its absolute best since Avatar, Director Peter...

  • News
    Bryan Singer’s Jack and the Beanstalk Adaptation Gets New Title, Release Date

      One of the latest fairy tales to receive a film adaptation, Bryan Singer’s version of Jack and the Beanstalk, has a newly confirmed title and release date.  Previously titled Jack the Giant Killer, the film will now be called Jack the Giant Slayer, in an attempt at sounding  a bit less...

  • Editor
    The Impossible (***½)

    A film that captures real life the way J.A. Bayona captures it in his newest film The Impossible is a rare occurrence in filmmaking.  Not only does he pay respect to the countless victims that were lost in the devastating tragedy, he makes artistic choices and liberties only the most seasoned directors can take.  Starring Academy Award Nominee Naomi Watts and Ewan...

  • News
    Ewan McGregor joins Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County”

    If Juan Antonio Bayona’s The Impossible doesn’t work out for Ewan McGregor, the Weinstein Company announced today that McGregor will be joining Academy Award Winners Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in the upcoming adaptation of August: Osage County.  The film is directed by John Wells and is adapted by Tracy Letts who...

  • Article
    TIFF: Pleasant “Tiki,” Sarandon steals “Company,” and Watts isn’t enough for “Impossible”

    KON TIKI (***)…When I was 12 my grandparents gave me the book about Thor Heyerdahl, a 20th century photographer and ethnographer who in 1947 set out on an extraordinary adventure that everyone told him was impossible. Heyerdahl set out on the 8,000 mile voyage across the Pacific Ocean on a raft built...

  • Trailer/Clips
    Trailer Released for “The Impossible”

    Details about the trailer and the film are listed below: Summit Entertainment has released the theatrical trailer for THE IMPOSSIBLE, which can be viewed below.  Based on the true story of one family’s survival of the 2004 tsunami, THE IMPOSSIBLE stars Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor and is directed by J.A. Bayona...