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7 Defining Gambling Scenes in Movie History

— by SIMON LEDGER — Gambling scenes in movies keep you on the edge of your seat. They usually come at the crucial point in the film, bringing high-tension drama to the table. Gambling has become more accessible to the general public in the US over recent years. Online casinos and sportsb[...]

My Top 5 Movies of 2019 (So Far)

— by BERNARD OZ — In no particular order, here are my Top 5 movies of 2019 (so far). • “Avengers: Endgame” Domestic Gross: $858 million International Gross: $2.80 billion Release Date: April 26, 2019 Directors: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo[...]

2012 BAFTA Winners Announced

“The Artist” was named Best Film at tonight’s Orange British Academy Film Awards hosted by Stephen Fry at London’s Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards: Director, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Costume Design as well as[...]

Rango Tops 10th Annual VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced the winners of its 10th Annual VES Awards last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The annual event recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video [...]

DGA Awards Feature Film Nominees Announced

DGA President Taylor Hackford announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2011. “The directors nominated this year for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Award have each demonstrated[...]

Martin Scorsese To Be Honored With BAFTA Fellowship

Awarded annually by BAFTA (the British Academy of Film and Television Arts), the Fellowship is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film. Previously honored Fellows include Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielber[...]

Under Review: ‘George Harrison: Living in the Material World’

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Material World” invades your conscious and subconscious, your memory and your present, and your mind and heart. It is an intimate encounter with a plucky, quiet guy who, through his music, took the world on a journey searching for alternative forms of musical[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hugo’

— by ADAM POYNTER — At this point in his career, you might think that you would know what constitutes a Martin Scorsese film. Well, think again as the acclaimed director has done a completely different film then what we are used to. In his new cinematic 3D event “Hugo,” he takes his [...]

Tom Hooper Wins DGA Award for ‘The King’s Speech’

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010 were announced last night during the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Tom Hooper (pictured) won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Ac[...]

Three Interviews from ‘Shutter Island’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Is there a name more synonymous with brilliant film-making than that of Martin Scorsese? Throughout his expansive career, he’s directed several classics such as “Goodfellas” and “Raging Bull.” Most of these films contain common[...]

Under Review: ‘Shutter Island’

— by JOEL CRARY — There have been a number of films of late dealing with the effect of war on the psychologies of those who experience it, plots built around the chaos that manifests in post-war American mentalities, presenting us with protagonists who are altered in some way. So[...]

Three Featurettes from ‘Shutter Island’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — In case the words “Martin Scorsese” and “Leonardo DiCaprio” together on a movie poster aren’t enough to lure you into the theater to see “Shutter Island” (and if not, why the heck not?), then these three featurettes will a[...]

Martin Scorsese to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

— by CAM SMITH — As far as I’m concerned, Martin Scorsese can receive awards by the dump-truck-load, until his residence collapses under a glorious mountain of mini gold statues and shiny glass baubles, and I won’t bat an eyelash. It’s impossible to argue against the sheer[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Shutter Island’

— by RACHEL COYNE — After “Gangs of New York,” “The Aviator” and “The Departed,” we’re all in agreement that Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio make excellent movies together, right? The two men team up together again for “Shutter[...]