Oscar Reactions From The Nominees

Here’s a gathering of some of the reactions to the Academy Awards nominations, which were announced this morning. More to be added as they come in. “It’s a huge, huge compliment to the entire cast and crew. It was a very difficult shoot of heat and sun and windstorms and sandstorms and they had to […]

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2009 Golden Globe Movie Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Academy Awards bellwether ceremony, aka the Golden Globe Awards, have announced their nominations. You can check out the TV nominees here, but the movie nominees are an interesting selection. See if you agree with what the Hollywood Foreign Press had to say about 2009’s cinematic offerings. They really […]

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New On Demand: ‘Julie & Julia’

Comcast On Demand premieres Julie & Julia, which stars Amy Adams as Julie Powell, a woman who embarks on a quest to work her way through each recipe in “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” Her personal journey is paralleled with the memoirs of that cookbook’s author, the late great Julia Child (Meryl Streep). Watch […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Tyler Perry Does Good

Tyler Perry continues his box office success with his latest Madea adventure I Can Do Bad All By Myself, although Academy Award nominee Taraji Henson may have helped to bring in that $24 million weekend haul. 9 came in second in the modest weekend, and Sorority Row and Whiteout both struggled to find audiences. 1. […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Tarantino is Tops

The Basterds beat all. Quentin Tarantino’s brash and bold reimagineering of World War II took the box office crown, nearly doubling the take of the second place finisher District 9. Tarantino’s pal Robert Rodriguez’s kid flick Shorts debuted in a distant sixth, while Alexis Bledel’s Post Grad barely made the list. 1. Inglourious Basterds – […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “District 9” on Cloud 9

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/District-9/148114/1182215156/District-9%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 476] Finally, a triumph for originality and quality as District 9, the starless sci-fi story from a completely non-American point of view manages to take the box office in the U.S. by being too awesome to ignore. Might we see a District 10? 1. District 9 – $37m 2. G.I. Joe: The […]

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