Bad Teacher (2011)
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, $381 million
2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, $352 million
3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1, $261 million
4. The Hangover Part II, $254 million
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jean Dujardin, George Clooney, Johnny Depp?: Golden Globes 2012 Best Actor Drama/Comedy Contenders
The Best Actress – Drama list seems complete, though there are several possible runners-up: Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady, Glenn Close for Albert Nobbs, Viola Davis for The Help, Tilda Swinton for We Need to Talk About Kevin, and Michelle Williams for My Week with Marilyn. That matches our SAG predictions last night — and the SAG nominations themselves earlier this morning. Those are also the likely Best Actress Oscar contenders.
The possible upsets are Rooney Mara for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Emma Stone for The Help, and Sandra Bullock for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Kirsten Dunst is a runner-up runner-up for Lars von Trier's Melancholia. Due to her lesser star wattage, an even less likely contender is Elizabeth Olsen for Martha Marcy May Marlene. Like Crazy's
Jason Reitman on Charlize Theron: I was only going to make this movie if I could make it with Charlize. I had read the script and I thought it was phenomenal, but I knew how tricky this character was and I knew how easily it would be to misinterpret this character. You know on the page she was written perfectly. She was nuanced and complicated and she wasn.t just some mean girl. She was a woman with deep wounds that like anybody wanted to be loved and was searching for her place in life who really only knew
Comedies about twisted, amoral human beings are apparently still en vogue, as demonstrated by the releases of both Bad Teacher and Horrible Bosses earlier this year. The trend continues this holiday season with Young Adult, director Jason Reitman’s (Up In The Air) tale of a former high school “it girl” turned alcoholic writer, who returns to her small town in order to win back an old flame.
However, the key to this type of film is making the unlikable protagonist(s) just sympathetic enough for the audience to engage with, while their cruder personality quirks provide the shock-and-awe humor. So, do Reitman and his leading lady Charlize Theron manage to walk the fine line between outrageously funny ...
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What if robots attempted to take over the world well before they actually had the ability to do so? This animated show pits a group of household electronics against their slacker owner, Jeff. Unbeknownst to Jeff, the Robots plot and scheme to take over the world every day, however, their lack of ability and understanding of humans eventually foils their plans sending them into a tailspin. Executive produced and written by Kumail Nanjiani (Comedy Central‘s Hot List, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show), Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky (The Office, Bad Teacher).
Also in development is Time Trumpet,
She added, "There's so much of my mother's caustic, sarcastic, irreverent take on things.
Patti paired Ashton with Olivia Wilde, and for Demi, Stanger said, "I see her with a businessman. You know, like an Andre Balazs. I think he's free right now." Patti added, "No more young boys."
When asked about soon-to-be divorced Kim Kardashian,
Ashton Kutcher was spotted driving around Hollywood on Friday without his wedding ring on, according to X17Online.
The actor, in his Lexus, stopped at a viewpoint in the hills and when he stepped out of his car, he was snapped without wearing his ring or his red Kabbalah bracelet.
Ashton allegedly cheated on Demi Moore with 22-year-old Sara Leal, and the couple tried to mend their crumbling marriage through private
She’s got what looks to be a fun little villain role in Tarsem’s upcoming Mirror Mirror, which will hopefully be a bit of a departure for the actress.
After that, Roberts is attached to produce and star in Second Act, a film about “a woman who has never worked and is forced to take a job.” [THR] The project currently has no script or director, which doesn’t help what sounds like an extremely dated workplace pitch. A woman with no job forced to get one? Really? We’re still making those films? We
There are also lots and lots of stories of people hooking up, trying to hook up, feeling bad about not hooking up, and all sorts of variations on that theme.
Click through for the newly announced slate of U.S. dramatic competition titles, with festival director John Cooper and chief programmer Trevor Groth as your guides.
If you went to the Park City festival Jan. 19-29, what would go on your must-see list?
Word now comes via Variety that HMV are throwing their hat in the ring too, and have launched their own on-demand service, called (funnily enough) hmvon-demand, partnering with Video on Demand provider FilmFlex Movies to do it.
The service is already in beta testing on their site, and if you’re a purehmv rewards member, then you can test it out right now before it officially launches in January next year. Films will be available online on the day of their release, with the latest titles currently including Cars 2, X-Men: First Class, Zookeeper,
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