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Over the last few months, George Clooney has been at the center of one of the most extensive award's season... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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The Artist received more Golden Globe nominations than any other movie, and perhaps not uncoincidentaly, it's also receiving more Golden... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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For at least the 98th time in her 30+ year career, Meryl Streep has won an award for acting. This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Just a few months ago, Jean Dujardin was a complete unknown in North America. If his performance in The Artist... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Martin Scorsese's Hugo was one of the biggest box office disappoints of 2011, making back only $70 million of its... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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In The Help, Octavia Spencer pulled off the unique feat of making a disgusting, excrement-themed subplot seem like it belonged... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Following an awkward, semi-hostile exchange between presenter Madonna and host Ricky Gervais which will no doubt be remembered as the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Woody Allen never shows up to awards ceremonies, but that didn't stop the Hollywood Foriegn Press from giving him a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Although it didn't perform particularly well at the North American box office, Steven Spielberg's Adventures of Tintin was a sensation... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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For her brilliant, uncanny impression of Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn, Michelle Williams was awarded the Golden Globe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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When it premiered at TIFF, Madonna's W.E. received some of the most scathing reviews of recent memory. But critics seemed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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The score for The Artist has been in the news a lot lately, with Vertigo star Kim Novak bizarrely comparing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Following a tame, uncontroversial opening speech from host Ricky Gervais that felt like a complete 180 degree U-turn from his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Hollywood North
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Earlier this year, Lars von Trier became the first filmmaker in the history of the Cannes film festival to both... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Hollywood North
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To date, only 12 men have walked on the moon. On my final day at the Toronto Film Festival, I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Shot over the course of four years in more than 20 countries, Samsara is the kind of movie that makes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Hollywood North
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When it opens on Sept. 23, Machine Gun Preacher will almost certainly become an instant box-office sensation, effortlessly outgrossing all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Melancholia Most of the reviews of Melancholia have been careful to stress that while technically it is a movie about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Filing out of the Faust screening, I was convinced that I'd just seen the single worst movie since Sex and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Controversial French director Bruno Dumont holds the unique distinction of being directly responsible for the two most memorable experiences of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Whenever the MPAA assigns a rating to a film, they usually release a short statement explaining their decision. "Rated R... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Of the 336 titles scheduled to play at this year's festival, Drive arrives as one of the most heavily hyped.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Perhaps in response to the muted, lackluster reception of last year's festival opener, Score: a Hockey Musical, TIFF programmers have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at Hollywood North
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Now that the festival is over and I no longer have a reasonable excuse to watch three movies a day,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Hollywood North
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There's no way of knowing for sure, but I'm guessing that both Conviction and The Whistleblower were greenlit sometime between... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at Hollywood North