Posts Tagged ‘ David Fincher ’

Morgan Freeman at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards

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June 12, 2011
Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman won the 39th AFI Achievement Award amidst much warmth and affectionate praise. Most of the guests at the event talked warmly about Freeman’s film career, which began at the age of 50. Prior to this he had been a dancer and stage actor for many years. Dame Helen Mirren who co-starred with...
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Parlez-Vous Foreign?

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March 17, 2011
Parlez-Vous Foreign?

It struck me immediately after seeing a trailer for The Next Three Days (2010) that it was remarkably similar to a movie released in cinemas almost 18 months earlier. A bit of quick research after arriving home confirmed suspicions that this film is one of an increasing number of “English language remakes”. But why remake...
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83rd Annual Academy Awards: Oscar Winners

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March 1, 2011
83rd Annual Academy Awards: Oscar Winners

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Sunday night proved to be full of surprises, however most of them we’re not in the selections, but rather in what happened on and off the stage. Whether it was “F bombs” by Melissa Leo or the heavily criticized performance of James Franco and Anne Hathaway, the Academy of...
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83rd Annual Academy Awards: Predictions and Picks

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February 26, 2011
83rd Annual Academy Awards: Predictions and Picks

With the 83rd Annual Academy Awards just around the corner, I would like to get on record with my predictions and picks for all of the most popular categories. Included in this list are the nominees I believe should win the Oscar as well.
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The Social Network: Pride and Privilege

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January 11, 2011
The Social Network: Pride and Privilege

By Jason A. Hill The Social Network, USA, 2010 Directed by David Fincher Shortly before I saw The Social Network I heard an interview with David Fincher on NPR. He said that “nothing in this film is fiction.” At first I thought he was joking, but there was no chuckle after his voice. Although...
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