An upcoming flick received the Critics' Choice seal of distinction!!!
So what's the Critics'Choice seal of distinction? Well, it is a recognition given to new movies receiving a high Critics' Choice Ratings score in the weekly voting.
Specific Critics’ Choice Ratings numbers for current releases or those dating back the past five years are available at www.bfca.org.
So which film just received the Critics' Choice seal of distinction?
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Actor and Comedian D.L. Hughley will host the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s (BFCA) “The 13th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards” gala live from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Monday, January 7 at 9pm (ET/PT).
IT'S THE FIRST MAJOR AWARDS SHOW OF THE SEASON, AND I AM A PROUD VOTING MEMBER!!!!
IT WILL AIR LIVE AT ONE OF MY FAVORITE NETWORKS, VH-1, SO DON'T MISS IT!!!!
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The IFP, or the Independent Feature Project, created the Gothams 17 years ago.
And this year, a big congratulations to writer/director Sean Penn! His "Into the Wild" won best feature honors at the 17th Gotham Awards.
Michael Moore's "Sicko" took home the best documentary prize!
"Talk to Me" and "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" tied for the ensemble cast award.
Ellen Page, my current fave from "Juno," won for breakthrough actor from the film.
Breakthrough director was given to Craig Zobel for "Great World of Sound."
My favorite category -- Best Film Not Playing at a Theater near You -- went to "Frownland."
Six tributes were given to my inspiration, Roger Ebert, my favorite to win Best Supporting Actor, Javier Bardem, director Mira Nair ("Namesake"), production designer Mark Friedber, IFC Entertainment president Jonathan Sehring, and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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The teaser was set to start in November (since when have we been excited to be teased by a film?), but apparently it's been moved!
But I found a Teaser Treatment so, here it is!
The Paramount Pictures Logo appears on the screen.
Black movie screen. The audience hears a low buzzing noise. Shot of a large group of big jeeps crossing the desert.
Fade to black.
JIM BROADBENT: "There are many secrets in this world."
Shot of a wooden box being loaded onto a loader.
Fade to black.
JIM BROADBENT: "That man was not meant to discover!"
Shot of the legendary Ark of the Covenant being lifted out of its confines as military scientists watch in awe.
Fade to black.
A shot of the lid being lifted off the Ark.
Cut to black. Cut to Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) and Jim in a university hallway.
JIM BROADBENT: "There are others who seek the power of the Ark now!"
Cut to black. Shot of Indy leaving the university, looks like he's being watched. Shot of a woman in a white dress stepping from a vehicle.
CATE BLANCHETT (Russian villain): "Your services are required, Dr. Jones."
Shot of Cate talking to Indy, she opens a box revealing a crystal skull.
INDIANA JONES: "I'm sorry. I can't help you!"
Shot of Marion Ravenwood (last seen in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) tied up in the back of a vehicle kicking and screaming. The door opens and Indy Jones reacts.
CATE: "Your reward is her life!"
INDIANA JONES: "Marion!"
Shot of a ship crossing the ocean. Massive shot of Indy and Ray Winstone in a temple. Shot of Shia Labeouf fighting next to rotating blades. Shot of a huge Mayan city. Shot of Indy racing through catacombs. Shot of Cate slapping Marion with Marion slapping her back.
Shot of Cate by the crystal skull alter. A group of Soviet soldiers behind her. We can just see the Ark of the Covenant. She places a crystal skull down. Shot of Jim Broadbent looking very worried.
Shot of a Mayan temple exploding with the power of the Ark. Shot of Indy and Shia swinging across a huge ravine while walls collapse around them. Shia slips at the edge. Indy grabs his hand.
TITLES: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
Shot of Marion punching Indy.
INDIANA JONES: "I should have seen that coming!"
WHAT ABOUT THE LATEST PICTURES? WELL HERE THEY ARE.... Read More...
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I love "The Soup" on E! It's a funny and irreverent look at pop-culture, and I've been a fan since its earliest incarnation as "Talk Soup" with Greg Kinear.
Well, last week, "The Soup" did a segment on the Oscars.
What really makes a movie an "Oscar" worthy flick? Is it the costumes, the stars, the story?
I feel this skit belongs on this site as well, because after all, it's just movies y'all!
Let's take a look.
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