Oscar Breakdown: Surprises and Snubs

The 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and one would think the expansion of the Best Picture category to include ten films instead of five for the first time since 1944 would cut down on the talk of films getting snubbed, but that doesn’t seem to be the case so far. Morgan […]

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New On DVD: Che, Pandorum, Bright Star & More

Premiering on Digital Versatile Disc this week are a handful of movies also available on Comcast On Demand today – Whiteout, The Invention of Lying and Gamer. Then there’s the Dennis Quaid sci-fi thriller Pandorum, Steven Soderbergh’s 4+ hour epic Che, and Jane Campion’s drama Bright Star, about the life of John Keats. Take a […]

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Ben Whishaw Becomes The Romantic’s Romantic

Opening in limited release today is the newest Oscar contender from Academy Award winning writer/director Jane Campion (The Piano), entitled Bright Star, based on the too-short life and deeply felt love of the romantic poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and his muse Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Given its pedigree, and given the fact that there […]

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