On Demand in HD: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Last Chance Harvey

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Curious-Case-of-Benjamin-Button/96241/961058590/Benjamin-Button%3A-Daisy-Returns/embed 420 355] The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Brad Pitt and Taraji P. Henson were nominated for Academy Awards for David Fincher’s story of a strange man (Pitt) raised by a caring adoptive mother (Henson) who sticks with him despite his unique condition of aging backwards. As Benjamin grows up, he meets his […]

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New on DVD: Benjamin Button, Last Chance Harvey

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Curious-Case-of-Benjamin-Button/96241/961061455/Benjamin-Button%3A-In-The-Middle/embed 420 355] The Curious Case of Benjamin Button David Fincher’s unique yet traditionally-styled story about a strange man who is born old and grows younger as he ages earned the most Oscar nominations for 2008. Brad Pitt’s performance as the title character involved a lot of make-up, a lot of ground-breaking techincal work […]

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Oscar Spitballing: Best Supporting Actress 2009

This Oscar season is promising a telecast with surprises that the awards themselves might not necessarily deliver. Slumdog Millionaire is the odds-on favorite to take Best Director and Best Picture, the ghost of Heath Ledger has Best Supporting Actor sewn up, and it’s Kate Winslet’s turn at Best Actress. Best Supporting Actress, however, is still […]

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“Slumdog Millionaire” Takes Home 7 BAFTA Awards

Danny Boyle’s much-beloved surprise of the season Slumdog Millionaire continued its love-fest with award-giver-outers by nabbing 7 of the 11 British Academy of Film and Television Awards for which it was nominated, relegating The Curious Case of Benjamin Button to the technical awards. The BAFTAs, the DAGs, the WGAs, the PGAs, the SAGs and the […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Paul Blart Blarts It Up Again

Kevin James surprised the world by winning the box office for a second straight week with Paul Blart: Mall Cop, fending off a Kate-Beckinsale-less Underworld prequel and Brendan Fraser’s Inkheart, a kid-fantasy film that deserved more attention than it received. Slumdog Millionaire, however, is certainly getting an award boost, and the slew of Oscar nominations […]

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