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Exclusive: 'October Baby' Poster Premiere!

By: John Halecky on January 18, 2012 at 10:18AM Comments

Exclusive: 'October Baby' poster premiere

The kind folks over at Samuel Goldwyn Films have given us the exclusive poster premiere for October Baby, opening in theaters on March 23rd, 2012. The film is directed by brothers Andrew and Jon Erwin.


'The Artist,' 'Tinker Tailor,' 'Drive' Dominate BAFTA Award Nominations

By: Derrick Deane on January 17, 2012 at 2:31PM Comments

If you thought The Artist was an awards season juggernaut, then in the words of B.T.O., you ain't seen nothin' yet. This morning brought the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award nominations and much to no one's surprise, The Artist leads the way with a whopping 12 nominations. Check out the rest of the nominees.


Exclusive: 'God Bless America' Poster Premiere!

By: John Halecky on January 17, 2012 at 1:01PM Comments (9)

Exclusive: 'God Bless America' poster premiere

The kind folks over at Magnet Releasing have given us the exclusive poster premiere for the dark comedy, God Bless America, directed by Bobcat Goldthwait.


Golden Globe Awards Recap: 'The Artist' Continues to Win; Scorsese, Streep Score Surprise Wins

By: Derrick Deane on January 15, 2012 at 8:43PM Comments (2)

And so another Golden Globes has come and gone. Much of the anticipation going into tonight’s show centered on just how much leeway NBC would allow host Ricky Gervais. Aside from a few opening jokes about Kim Kardashian and a Justin Bieber joke, Gervais was pretty much unseen for most of the show. He did return...


'The Artist' and 'The Help' Pick Up Momentum Going Into Golden Globes

By: Derrick Deane on January 13, 2012 at 3:18PM Comments (2)

The Artist and The Help picked up some major momentum going into the Golden Globes this Sunday. Last night at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, The Artist was named best picture and also scored wins for best score, best costume design and a best director win for Michael Hazanavicius. So what does it all mean for the Golden Globes?


SXSW Announces Inital Slate of Films, Will Open with Chris Hemsworth in Joss Whedon's 'Cabin in the Woods'

By: Peter Hall on January 12, 2012 at 1:24PM Comments

SXSW is only a couple months away. The annual festival in Austin, Texas announced their first slate of films and will open with Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods, starring Chris Hemsworth. Check out what else is scheduled to screen.


New York Film Critics Circle Names 'The Artist' Best Movie, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt Pick Up Acting Honors

By: Derrick Deane on November 29, 2011 at 11:43AM Comments (1)

The New York Film Critics Circle has announced The Artist as their best film of 2011. Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain and Albert Brooks picked up acting wins as well. Read on for the rest of the winners.


Spirit Award Nominations Announced, 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist,' 'Drive,' 'Beginners' Lead Pack

By: Derrick Deane on November 29, 2011 at 11:35AM Comments (1)

The nominations for the 27th Film Independent's Spirit Awards were announced this morning with The Artist, Take Shelter, Drive and Beginners leading the pack. Check out the full list of nominees, inside.


Exclusive: 'Janie Jones' Trailer Premiere

By: John Halecky on August 31, 2011 at 10:42AM Comments

Janie Jones Trailer Premiere

From Tribeca Film, we have the exclusive trailer premiere for Janie Jones. The film, starring Abigail Breslin and Alessandro Nivola, tells the story of a rock-n-roll musician who has his life turned upside down with the arrival of a 13 year-old daughter he never knew he had. Left to raise Janie Jones, Ethan and Janie...


Venice Film Festival Line-Up Announced

By: Derrick Deane on July 28, 2011 at 6:08PM Comments (1)

Fresh off the heals of the Toronto Film Festival releasing their slate of films, Venice has unveiled the movies that will be competing for Best Film and the Golden Lion trophy. Among the notable entries are George Clooney’s The Ides of March, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy starring Gary Oldman, David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method and Roman Polanski’s Carnage.


Toronto Film Fest Announces Line-Up, Features 'Moneyball,' 'A Dangerous Method' and Two George Clooney Films

By: Derrick Deane on July 26, 2011 at 4:24PM Comments

With summer on its last legs, it's time to turn our attention to the two big fall movie festivals, and sort out the Oscar contenders that will vie for cinematic immortality next spring. That, and there's some really great films coming to theaters. Let's take a look...


Exclusive Comic-Con Clip: Attack the Block

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 22, 2011 at 10:02AM Comments (2)

Nick Frost in Attack the Block.Courtesy of our friends at Sony, here's a first look at an exclusive clip from the British action comedy Attack the Block, about a South London teen gang that happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time...


Trailer Watch: Indies Opening This Weekend (7/1-7/4)

By: Derrick Deane on July 1, 2011 at 12:14PM Comments (4)

John C. Reilly in TerriWhile audiences flock to check out Michael Bay's latest Transformers action-fest, here's a look at a few indie flicks that are hitting theaters this long holiday weekend, including a pair of Sundance 2011 selections. Let's take a look...


Trailer Watch: Indie Films Opening This Weekend (6/24-6/26)

By: Derrick Deane on June 24, 2011 at 11:58AM Comments (1)

A scene from 'A Better Life'This weekend marks the return of Pixar to movie theaters as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the rest of the Cars 2 crew race into theaters to solve an international conspiracy while Cameron Diaz returns to the big screen in Bad Teacher. But perhaps you're in the mood for something less mainstream and with better critical reviews. Let's take a look at what's playing...


LAFF Doc Profile: Five Things You Should Know about Anayansi Prado and Her Latest Film 'Paraiso for Sale'

By: Elisa Osegueda on June 22, 2011 at 4:04PM Comments

Anayansi PradoDirector Anayansi Prado is presenting her third film Paraiso for Sale at the Los Angeles Film Festival. She returns to her homeland of Panama to document the effects of a fast-growing migration in Bocas del Toro...


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