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Will John Turturro Reprise Cult Fave Jesus Quintana For Big Lewbowski Spin-off?

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th June 2014

Big news for Big Lebowski fans: John Turturro is seeking legal clearance to reprise the role of Jesus Quintana, a colourful bowler with a chequered history, for a new film in 2015. John Turturro's Jesus...

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Hail, Caeser! - A New Comedy From The Coen Brothers, Starring George Clooney And Josh Brolin

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th June 2014

Joel and Ethan Coen like nothing more than getting their old friends together for a project, which is exactly what’s happening with ‘Hail, Caeser!’ – their new film, announced today by Universal Pictures. The film,...

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Hype Machine Nearly Explodes As Coen Brothers Join Steven Spielberg And Tom Hanks

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd May 2014

The combination of The Coen Brothers, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks combining on what is being described as a cold war thriller has the potential to break every website on earth through sheer anticipation and...

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Introducing 'Fargo', Your New 'Breaking Bad', 'True Detective', Etc, Etc

By Michael West | 22nd April 2014

Fargo regularly finds itself on the top rung of movie buffs' top lists, so when a TV adaptation was announced last year, there was obvious scepticism. Writer and showrunner Noah Hawley is the man behind...

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Bob Odenkirk On The "Intense Evil And Darkness" Of Fargo

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th April 2014

Bob Odenkirk isn’t a stranger to dark themes being explored on TV, especially having played the much loved and key character of Saul Goodman – lawyer to both Walter White and Jesse Pinkman – on...

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'Inside Llewyn Davis,' The Oscar Winner That Never Was

By Michael West | 24th January 2014

There was a mild acceptance that Inside Llewyn Davis had only pulled in two minor Oscar nominations when the list was announced last week. 2013/2014 has been a phenomenally strong year for cinema, leaving critically...

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Inside Llewyn Davis, Anybody? The 5 Biggest Oscar Nomination Snubs

By Michael West | 16th January 2014

Ok, so the Oscar nominations pretty much played out as we expected on Thursday morning (January 16, 2013) with a minimal amount of surprise nominations and plenty for the big boys, 12 Years a Slave,...

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'12 Years A Slave,' 'American Hustle' And 'Breaking Bad' Among The Big Winners At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards: Full Winners List

By Joe Wilde | 13th January 2014

The 2014 Golden Globes came and went on Sunday, 12 January night as the stars of Hollywood gathered for the first real awards showcase of the year. The event didn't let down, with hosts Tina...

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Awards Season 2014 So Far: Films Gear Up For Oscars With Various Wins

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th January 2014

The awards season is full swing, and will culminate with the Academy’s statuettes being doled out in March. But the buzz has been palpable since 'Gravity' triumphed at the Venice film festival, and with plenty...

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Big At Us Critics Society Awards

By Joe Wilde | 5th January 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis took home the top honour at the National Society of Film Critics Awards last night, winning the majority of votes from the panel made up of some of America's top film critics...

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10 Films Vying For Producers Guild Of America Best Picture Prize, American Hustle Favorite?

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd January 2014

American Hustle appears to have emerged as the favorite to claim the Producers Guild of America Best Picture award when it’s handed out on January 19th. The darkly comic crime drama sees Bradley Cooper and...

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Gotham Award, But What About The Oscars?

By Michael West | 3rd December 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers' movie starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake, beat 12 Years a Slave to win Best Picture at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Awards on Monday evening (December...

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Stars Hit Wet, Wet, London For Bfi Premiere

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th October 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis might not be out until January 2014 in the UK, but it debuted in the capital this week at the BFI film festival. Most of the stars – Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac...

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The Coen Brothers Lining Up 'Fargo' Tv Series For Fx

By Joe Wilde | 3rd August 2013

Joel and Ethan Coen will be reviving their much-acclaimed 1996 dark crime caper Fargo for a television audience, Reuters reported, with plans for a Fargo TV series being announced earlier this week. On Friday (2...

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Why James Gandolfini's Gift Is Bigger Than His Will - His Best (Non-sopranos) Moments

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th July 2013

James Gandolfini’s death came as a huge surprise. His generosity, as displayed in his will wasn’t such a surprise, such was his reputation as a modest man. The father of the box set generation, giving...

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Lesbian Love Story Beats Coen Brothers To Palme D'or At Cannes

By Michael West | 28th May 2013

An intimate lesbian love story by Abdellatif Kechiche won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious Palme d'Or on Sunday. La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest...

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Blue Is The Warmest Colour Takes Palme D’Or Amidst Gay Marriage Context

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th May 2013

Blue Is The Warmest Colour has taken the Palme d’Or at a time when gay marriage is slowly becoming legalized around the Western World. It’s not only political and social context that has seen this...

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A Week In News: Ray Manzarek Dies, Taylor Swift's Disgusted Reaction And Brad Pitt Talks Drugs

By Michael West | 22nd May 2013

End of the Night: Tributes were paid this week to Ray Manzarek, pioneering keyboardist with The Doors who died in Germany aged 74. He formed the band with lead singer Jim Morrison after a chance...

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Coen Brother’S Inside Llewyn Davis - The ‘Best So Far At Cannes’?

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th May 2013

Joel and Ethan Coen, who go by the collective pseudonym of The Coen Brothers, seem to have struck gold with their latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is emerging as a front-runner for the Palm...

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A Week In Movies: Cannes Film Festival Kicks Off, Coen Brothers' & James Franco Are Potential Award Winners, Michael Douglas Portrays Liberace In Behind The Candelabra And Much More!

By Staff Writer | 17th May 2013

The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off this week with the glittering red carpet premiere of The Great Gatsby, attended by filmmaker Bas Luhrmann and cast members Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton...

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'The Past' Emerges As Early Favourite For Palme D'or At Cannes Film Festival

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi, who made his name in the industry with the incredible A Seperation, is potentially sitting on the Palme d'Or after his Paris-set tale 'The Past' drew boisterous applause and strong reviews...

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Dark Rooms, Bans And Bolshy Women: How The Cannes Jury Choose The Palme D'or Winner

By Michael West | 15th May 2013

What it's like to sit on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival and have the power to present the director of the very best movie with the prestigious Palme d'Or? This year, Steven Spielberg,...

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'The Great Gatsby' Opening Cannes Doesn't Seem Like Such A Good Idea Anymore

By Michael West | 13th May 2013

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival will open on Wednesday (May 15, 2013) with Baz Luhrmann's 3-D version of The Great Gatsby, a throwback to the roaring twenties adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic book of...

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Cannes Line-up For 2013 Hints At Possible Oscars Race [Analysis]

By Michael West | 18th April 2013

The line-up for the Cannes Film Festival 2013 has been announced and with it, a clearer picture of the possible contenders for the Oscars in February 2014. In a hugely American-heavy shortlist, Cannes will welcome...

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Coen Brothers Top 5 Soundtracks: What Do Justin Timberlake And Marcus Mumford Have To Live Up To?

By Contributor | 27th February 2013

We all love the Coen Brothers, and with the news that they're reportedly going to be hooking up with Justin Timberlake and Mumford & Sons for the new soundtrack for their next film Inside Llewyn...

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First Look: Coen Brothers' New York Folk Movie 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

By Michael West | 25th January 2013

The first trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's new movie 'Inside Llewyn Davis' has been released, with Oscar Isaac playing a New York City folk musician who played a prominent role in the Greenwich Village...

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Gambit Premier: Cameron Diaz And Colin Firth Talk Nudity And New Skills.

By Lorna Greville  | 8th November 2012

Eccentric British/American comedy 'Gambit' premiered in London last night at the Empire in Leicester square. It stars Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth and Alan Rickman, and was directed by Michael Hoffman, with a script written by...

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Why ‘Skyfall’ Could Land James Bond An Oscar Nomination

By Michael West | 4th October 2012

'Skyfall', the new James Bond movie directed by Sam Mendes, hits cinemas on November 9 and already attention is turning to whether or not the picture could snag a surprise Oscar nomination. 'Oscar bait' is...

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Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

28th January 2008

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

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