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Trailer Debut: Promised Land

The trailer for Gus Van Sant‘s new drama – and definite Oscar contender – Promised Land has arrived, starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Damon and Krasinski collaborated on the screenplay for this fracking feature, the most high-profile depiction of the controversial subject since Josh Fox‘s Oscar-nominated documentary Gasland. A corporate salesman (Damon) works at convincing a struggling […]

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Taylor Lautner teams with Gus Van Sant on indie project

Known for his Hollywood blockbusters, Taylor Lautner is apparently ready to move into independent films. According to THR, he is in the midst of striking a deal with director Gus Van Sant. Last seen in the dismal Abduction, and hitting our screens next in the penultimate instalment of The Twilight Saga, Lautner has shocked many […]

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Trailer Debut: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part One

The official trailer for The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part One has debuted online, featuring all the hot human/vampire action you’ve been waiting for! Like the teaser before it, this new trailer gives us a good glimpse of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward’s (Robert Pattinson) nuptials – and, of course, the honeymoon- before hinting […]

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Teaser Debut: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part One

You’re invited to the social event of the season! No, not the wedding between Bella Swan and Edward Cullen. We’re talking front row tickets to the consummation of their marriage!  The first teaser trailer for The Twilight Saga  – Breaking Dawn Part One has debuted online. FThe teaser gives us a good glimpse of Bella […]

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Gus Van Sant talks about his failed Breaking Dawn audition

Remember last year when it was reported that Summit Entertainment were looking at hiring some esteemed, Oscar nominated directors to helm the fourth and fifth instalments of their Twilight series? Yeah, it was a weird time. Even though Dreamgirls director Bill Condon was placed in charge of Breaking Dawn Part 1 and 2, it was claimed […]

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2011 Cannes lineup announced!

A bunch of exciting, controversial and most-likely confounding feature films will compete for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The competition lineup was announced yesterday, confirming rumours that Terence Malick’s The Tree of Life and Lars von Trier’s Melancholia would make their debut on The Croisette. Other big names debuting their […]

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Oscar nominated directors tapped for Breaking Dawn

So, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner presented at this year’s Oscars. But could they potentially be Academy Award contenders in 2011 for their work in the Twilight Saga? No, of course not. Nonetheless, Summit Entertainment are reportedly courting three Oscar-nominated directors to helm the fourth (and potentially fifth) installment of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn. […]

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Kurt Cobain biopic to be helmed by Oscar nominee

source: thr.com A long-gestating Kurt Cobain biopic has been given a fresh lease on life. (Poor taste?) Oscar nominated filmmaker Oren Moverman is in negotiations to rewrite the screenplay of a Cobain biopic and also direct it. Moverman made his directorial debut last year with The Messenger, a film about war vets who are charged […]

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Here to recruit you – Milk review

Milk – Starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, James Franco and Emile Hirsch. Directed by Gus Van Sant. Rated M for mature themes, coarse language, sexual references. 128 mins. Harvey Milk was the first openly gay man elected to public office in California. In 1970, at the age of 40, he had nothing at all to […]

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