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Could Silver Linings Playbook Be In Line For A Sneaky Oscar?

With all the Oscars buzz surrounding big-hitting epics, like Paul Thomas Anderson's drama, The Master, or Steven Spielberg's depiction of Lincoln, there must be room for a little romantic comedy to provide an outside shot;...

Amy Adams 'Surprised' By The Master Humour

Amy Adams was ''surprised'' how much fun she had on the set of 'The Master'. The 38-year-old actress was shocked at how comical director Paul Thomas Anderson was while shooting the drama and she enjoyed...

Oscar-tipped Joaquin Phoenix: I'm Not Very Good And Need Lots Of Help

Joaquin Phoenix, the star of The Master and current second-favourite to scoop the Oscar for Best Actor in February, has played down his acting talents claiming to actually be "not very good." Phoenix - who...

James Franco Was Approached To Star In The Master

Actor James Franco was originally approached by director Paul Thomas Anderson to play Joaquin Phoenix's controversial role in The Master.The filmmaker was still in the early phases of securing the cast for the religious drama...

Joaquin Phoenix On The Oscars: I Don't Want To Be Part Of It

The bookmakers have Joaquin Phoenix as the second favorite to win the Oscar for Best Actor in February for his stunning turn as a drifter in John Paul Anderson's 'The Master.' Though there may be...

Joaquin Phoenix Blasts Oscars

Joaquin Phoenix thinks the Oscars are the ''stupidest thing in the world.''The 'Walk the Line' actor doesn't agree with the annual Academy Awards - despite having been nominated twice - because he doesn't feel...

The Master And Moonrise Kingdom Up For Gotham Independent Film Awards

Paul Thomas Anderson's critically-acclaimed The Master and Wes Anderson's quirky Moonrise Kingdom will battle it out for the Best Feature title at the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Awards.The two movies will face stiff competition from...

Taken 2 Wins Box Office Weekend, As Frankenweenie Slips.

Action-thriller Taken 2 performed remarkably well at this weekend’s Box Office, gleaning $50m in one of the most successful October debuts. The Liam Neeson thriller beat out Frankenweenie – last week’s chart-topper - with ease....

Lincoln Trailer Gets 2012 Presidential Debate Airtime

The Lincoln trailer debuted in-between the 2012 Presidential Debate, giving the film a great audience for its teasing premiere. Whether you were watching the debate unfold on ABC, CBS or CNN you will have struggled...

Box Office Preview: Can ‘Dredd 3d’ Stop The Slump?

With some big titles being released this weekend, many would be forgiven for thinking it’ll be a successful few days for the North American Box Office, but all indications point to another disappointing haul for...

River Phoenix’S Final Movie Set For Release As Brother Joaquin Eyes Oscar

River Phoenix’s final movie ‘Dark Blood’ will finally be released on September 27, 2012, almost 20 years after the aspiring star died outside The Viper Room in Los Angeles. Phoenix –who had ingested a lethal...

The Master Breaks Box Office Records On Limited Release

It may on have had a limited release but Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie The Master has already managed to break box office records. The movie, released by the Weinstein Co. took a hugely impressive...

Joaquin Phoenix Marks Return To The Screen With 'Masterful' Performance

Freddie Quell is one time US soldier who fought valiantly during World War II, someone who came home with a medal or two, a ferocious case of post-traumatic stress and a deep rooted desire for...

Is He Step-dad Material? Joaquin Phoenix Dating Anthony Kiedis' Ex Heather Christie

Is Joaquin Phoenix getting ready to be a step-dad? He may well have to start getting used to the idea if he's going to carry on dating Heather Christie, as she has a five year-old...

Joaquin Phoenix Is A Shoe-in For Oscar Glory

Joaquin Phoenix has seen some of his past performances garner him much praise from audiences and critics alike. However, it is in his new film The Master, in which he stars alongside an equally electrifying...

Toronto International Film Festival Coming To An End

The Toronto International Film Festival closes its doors this Sunday, the 16th of September. Widely recognised one of the most important film festivals - second only to Cannes - the TIFF represents a real film...

Is Joaquin Phoenix Headed For Oscar Glory With The Master?

Joaquin Phoenix stars in surely one of the year’s most anticipated films: The Master, which features myriad talent both in front of the camera and behind it. With Oscar season well under way – both...

Report Weinstein Co. Expecting Trouble From Scientologists

The Weinstein Co., expecting to face protests from members of Scientology over its Paul Thomas Anderson film The Master , has increased security at tonight's (Thursday) premiere of the movie in New York, MovieLine.com reported...

Bill Murray Joins ‘Best Actor’ Oscar Race With ‘Hyde Park On Hudson’

Bill Murray has officially entered the race for the coveted ‘Best Actor’ Oscar after his performance as Franklin D. Roosevelt in ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ garnered high praise from critics following its screening at the...

Amy Adams: The Master Was 'Intense'

Amy Adams found it ''pretty intense'' filming 'The Master'.The 38-year-old actress plays cold and manipulative wife Peggy in Paul Thomas Anderson's dark drama about a religious cult and admits that working with Joaquin Phoenix and...

Oscar Tipped ‘The Master’ Causes A Scientology Stir

Following a hugely successful reception at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, The Master is causing controversy in Scientology circles, reports The Guardian; the British paper that gave the film five stars.Scientologists are now said...

Steven Spielberg Set For Triumphant Oscar Return With Lincoln?

Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Lincoln is being tipped for an Oscar before it’s full trailer has been released, such is its director’s holy name. But will the E.T creator’s latest epic, which depicts the tale...

Is Ben Affleck’S ‘Argo’ Really An Oscar Contender?

Ben Affleck’s political thriller ‘Argo’ built on its strong reviews at Telluride with a standing ovation following its screening at the Toronto Film Festival on Friday (September 7, 2012). Laced with Canadian references, it’s difficult...

Pieta Scoops Top Golden Lion Award At Venice Film Festival

PIETA, a South Korean tale of poverty and violence, has scooped the Golden Lion at The Venice Film Festival, battling off competition from favourite The Master.Director Kim Ki-duk took home the award from the grand...

Joaquin Phoenix Ignites Oscar Buzz For Role In The Master

With one nomination in his repertoire already Joaquin Phoenix may be in line to win his first Academy Award when the time comes in February after his performance in new film The Master has received...

Toronto International Film Festival Kicks Off Today

The Toronto International Film Festival launches today, as it does every Thursday after Labour Day. People look to the Cannes and Venice film festivals for glitz and glamour, but TTIF represents a synthesis between the...

Paul Thomas Anderson On Joaquin Phoenix's 'Master' Methods

Paul Thomas Anderson has finally spoken in depth about his new movie The Master. The movie has seemingly been shrouded in secrecy, throughout its production schedule, fuelling rumours that the tale of the formation of...

Will 'The Master's' Joaquin Phoenix Win Best Actor Oscar?

The Master's appearance at The Venice Film Festival has shot critics and fans into 'Oscars mode,' as possible winners buzz around people lips ahead of the awards.The Oscars don't kick off until winter 2013, but...

'The Master's' Venice Reception Proves Oscars Credentials

Prediction season gets going pretty early for the Oscars with the run of film festivals throughout the year giving extremely early indications of how those hoping to be running come February might fare, having already...

Paul Thomas Anderson: 'New Film Is Based On Scientology Beginnings'

Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson has confirmed the controversial lead character in his new film The Master is loosely based on late author and Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.In the new film, which premiered...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal...

Robert Rodriguez To Direct 'Jonny Quest' Movie

Robert Rodriguez has signed up to direct a live-action remake of the classic TV cartoon...