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We look ahead at the key cinematic treats that lie in store for 2009: The Wrestler (January) Digital Spy has had the pleasure of seeing Darren Aronofsky's bleak tale of a washed up wrestler and can tell you that it's pure brilliance. Mickey Rourke turns in a remarkable performance of fractured masculinity that's up there with Marlon Brando's performance in On The Waterfront. Slumdog Millionaire (January) The Oscar buzz is certainly deserved by Danny Boyle's brilliantly structured story of a young Indian man who goes on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire to reach the woman he loves. It really is a thrilling emotional rollercoaster that leaves you feeling exhilarated. Frost/Nixon (January) Outstanding performances by Michael Sheen and Frank Langella turn David Frost's legendary interview of disgraced President Richard Nixon into something akin to (more) »
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The Laurel honors lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for motion pictures and making outstanding contributions to the profession of the screenwriter.
The WGA plans to further salute Schulberg with an evening discussing with scribe Thursday night at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. F.X. Feeney will moderate the discussion. »
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