WEEKLY WRAP: Globes chatter, Batman buzz, foreign Oscar surprises

Posted by · 6:42 pm · January 21st, 2011

• The Golden Globes did their thing, with Ricky Gervais’s antics drawing more attention than the sweep for “The Social Network.” • David Fincher’s film continued its dominance at the Broadcast Film Critics’ Association Awards, which Kris reported from first-hand. • As if to remind us that there’s more than one film in the race, this […]

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‘King’s Speech’ continues to coin it

Posted by · 6:36 pm · January 17th, 2011

It may have lost six of its seven bids at last night’s Golden Globe Awards, but there was consolatory news for “The King’s Speech” in the box office receipts — on both sides of the Atlantic. Nabbing the #4 spot Stateside after upping its screen count was a handy achievement, but it’s in its home […]

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Comic-Con 2010 on the way

Posted by · 4:30 pm · July 12th, 2010

Well, the inbox is getting stuffed with this and that regarding breakfasts and panels and viral marketing and yada, yada, yada.  That can mean only one thing: Comic-Con is around the corner.  And as I poured over the recently released schedule over the weekend, I found myself excited for…very little. DreamWorks Animation will make its […]

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‘The Green Hornet’ trailer

Posted by · 1:11 pm · June 22nd, 2010

Hardly awards material here but hey, Christoph Waltz is having fun slumming.  “The Green Hornet” hits screens in January and will probably be a fun distraction.  The presence of Michel Gondry behind the camera would lead you to expect a certain artistic flair, but then again, nothing about this trailer — which debuted at Yahoo! […]

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Cha-ching

Posted by · 9:57 am · September 14th, 2009

So, Christoph Waltz taking the money and running as the villain in Michel Gondry’s “The Green Hornet.”  Thoughts?

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