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Film Trailer: The Trip to Italy

The Trip to Italy

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Last Updated: 03/28/14

Film Trailer: Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge

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Last Updated: 02/07/14

Not sure what Hollywood’s fascination is with giving move titles the first and last name of its protagonist. Steve Coogan looks good here though.

Awards: Golden Globe Nominations – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Niki-Lauda-RushAwards: Golden Globe Nominations – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Many would have strong arguments that state that Golden Globes matter very little to the Oscar race. I think, in some cases, they matter a lot. Even since their slates started showing up more clean (No More “The Tourist” incidents) the H.F.P.A. has been given us some solid selections in each category.

This year there were a couple notable things that occurred. A couple notable films/shows that were left out of contention, and a couple of reasonable twists, and some unreasonable. So let’s take a look at these nominations and see what was good, what was bad, and what was just ugly. (more…)

Festival Circuit: Telluride and Venice – What we’ve seen.

Blue-is-the-warmest-colorFestival Circuit: Telluride and Venice – What we’ve seen.

The 2013 Palme d’Or winner “Blue is the Warmest Color,” made a reprise earlier this week, continuing it’s strring of positive reviews and momentum.

At this point, several films have been seen at Telluride and Venice and here are some of the key films that have been seen and initial reactions to them:
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Film Trailer: Philomena

Philomena

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Last Updated: 08/14/13

Trailer didn’t really offer much. We know this film could be an award-player later on. It is a Weinstein film and Judi Dench looks pretty great. Seems like a dramedy overall, the trailer seems to mostly reflect on the comedy, but given the subject matter I can see tears being shed. Really could go either way though.