Ian McShane To Be New ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Bad Guy?

Another sequel to the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean‘ franchise is about to set sail, with producers reportedly nailing down another key role: the villain. In a %@#*-ing dead-on brilliant casting move, ‘Deadwood‘ star Ian McShane is in talks to play Blackbeard, the nemesis for Johnny Depp’s beloved Captain Jack Sparrow in the fourth installment, ‘Pirates […]

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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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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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Limited Release: Crazy Heart, Nine, Young Victoria

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God your city has been selected. It’s a slew of Golden Globe nominees, including the hotly-anticipated musical Nine, the regal period piece The Young Victoria, and the hard-life-on-the-road story Crazy Heart. Take a closer look at each […]

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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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Limited: Broken Embraces, Bad Lieutenant, Red Cliff & More

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities across the country, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God that your city has been selected. We’ve got some serious Oscar pedigrees floating around in this batch of films. There’s Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar’sreunion with Academy Award nominee Penélope Cruz in Broken Embraces, or […]

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Photo of the Day: Penelope Cruz in “Nine”

It’s been a weird year for the number 9. Tomorrow is 9-9-09, when we have 9 being released – along with Rock Band: Beatles, and we know that particular musical ensemble enjoyed the number 9 on numerous occasions. Earlier this year, we had the films $9.99 and District 9. When Oscar season is in full […]

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Stunning First Look at Daniel Day Lewis in “Nine”

Rob Marshall, who dazzled the world and won boatloads of awards with Chicago, is back with another lavish musical, this time with his reimagineering of Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2, which he is calling Nine. The internet has just received its first look at the film, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as filmmaker/lothario Guido Cantini, who is having […]

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Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Vicky-Cristina-Barcelona/141173/709948544/Vicky-Christina-Barcelona%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . The first award of the night went to Penélope Cruz for her performance in Wood Allen’s ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona.’ “Has anyone ever fainted here?” Cruz asked breathlessly. “I might be the first one?” See photos of Penelope Cruz. . After regaining her composure, the actress thanked Allen for writing such […]

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