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I really admired Les Miserables. No, it's not perfect--there are too many crying, singing closeups--but I still found it astonishingly done, the first great movie musical since Chicago. But as you know, it's been dividing people more than anything since Coke Zero. Here's what someone on the All Th ... More >>
It's definitely a trend, and they've all been showing at Sundance. In Don Jon's Addiction, writer/director Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a guy who's so addicted to online porn he can't have real relationships. In Kill Your Darlings, Daniel Radcliffe plays poet Allen Ginsburg and is seen receiving ora ... More >>
American Idol personality Adam Lambert feels the movie of Les Miserables is more than a near Mis. It made him crazy! Lambert tweeted: "Visually impressive with great Emotional performances. But the score suffered massively with great actors PRETENDING to be singers. It's an opera. Hollywood's mov ... More >>
After the premiere of Les Miserables the other night, director Tom Hooper explained what he was after when he boldly had the actors sing live as they filmed. He said that watching movies where actors lipsynch has a "slightly distancing quality" and even a "falsity" to it, which he was anxious to av ... More >>
When you've got Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, and Amanda Seyfried in a film, how do you decide which of them to put on the poster without pissing off whoever's left out? Easy! You don't put any of them!
It's never too soon to start guessing Oscar nominations, so I've done some exhaustive research--like talking to one friend in the biz, as well as plumbing the depths of my own usually-semi-right instincts--and decided that the five nominees will probably come from these seven bigshots: Marion Coti ... More >>
Les Miserables--based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit that Andrew Lloyd Webber actually had nothing to do with--is coming to the screen in all its stirring pathos and musicality. And here comes the trailer, which consists of Anne Hathaway singing an anguished "I Dreamed A Dream," as we see brownish ... More >>
Timberlake, representing the 99 percent
Today in things that make us dry heave, an advancement in the art of Vajazzling. You may remember a few months back when "actress" and John Mayer dumpee Jennifer Love Hewitt revealed in her horrendous self-help book, The Day I Shot Cupid, that she had bedazzled her "hoohah" (her word) with Swarov ... More >>
Thank you for the music. But your movies kinda drab.