It looks like not everyone loves “The Artist.” According to the Telegraph, a “small number” of Liverpool filmgoers were so surprised to find that the Best Picture frontrunner was silent, they demanded their money back.
“I thought it was really funny and laughed,” Nicola Shearer, a 25-year-old Liverpool resident going to see “The Artist” told the Telegraph after being reminded by theater personnel that the film was silent. “Of course, I… Continue reading 'The Artist' Refunds: Liverpool Ticket Buyers Unhappy After Discovering Oscar Favorite Is Silent
Seth Rogen is known for his laid-back self-awareness, so wouldn’t it be funny if he was one of those awards-hungry stars who constantly thinks of the academy’s praise? Probably! But, not surprisingly, Rogen seems to take even the crunch of awards season in stride.
During a Times Talk on ’50/50,’ the indie dramedy to end all indie dramedies, Vulture asked the star to give an honest read… Continue reading Seth Rogen on '50/50' Oscar Chances: Will Reiser Has the 'Best Shot'
Older fans will fondly remember Kermit the Frog taking to the stage and performing “The Rainbow Connection” during the 1980 Academy Awards when The Muppet Movie was nominated for Best Original Song. 22 years later, the same category is the The Muppets best chance at Oscar gold.
ComingSoon.net spoke with the film’s music supervisor, Bret McKenzie (himself responsible for writing “Life’s a Happy Song”, “Me Party”, “Let’s… Continue reading Oscar Worthy: It's Time to Play the Music with The Muppets ' Bret McKenzie
It’s a great year for animal characters in movies, as I’ve noted elsewhere recently. And now two of the most notable performances are being talked about for Academy Awards. One is an actual beast, while the other is a man who plays a beast.
First, there’s Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who plays an Asta-like pup in The Artist (also seen this year in Water for Elephants). Begun by Movieline’s S.T… Continue reading The Conversation: Do Andy Serkis and Uggie the Dog Deserve Oscar Recognition?
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A total of 63 countries from around the world have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. Last year Mexico received a well-deserved nomination for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Biutiful and this year the stakes have been raised with 10 of those submissions coming from Latin America and South… Continue reading Cine Latino: Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Others Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar