Archive | November, 2008

Mamma Mia hilariously asks for an Oscar nomination

source: awardsdaily.com Yikes. OSCAR WATCH High School Musical 3 for Best Picture! The Wrestler Trailer Debut – The Real Oscar Underdog Emerges Slumdog Millionaire – Danny Boyle’s Oscar Hope? WALL-E For Best Pic? Hey If Crash Can Win… Check out our Oscar Collection.

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The inevitable Steve Guttenberg comeback begins!

source: moviehole.net It was shaping up to be a very quiet newsday. That is, until these two glorious pieces of Guttenberg goodness fell into our lap! Steve Guttenberg told Moviehole that he, Ted Danson and Tom Selleck are looking to make a third installment in their Three Men and a Baby saga. The Goot insists […]

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Battlestar Galactica’s final season’s trailer

source: youtube.comA promo for the final season of Battlestar Galactica has made it’s way online, promising the most explosive episodes yet. The upcoming episodes are officially Part 2 of Season 4. Although I don’t want to get into spoiler territory, the finale of Part 1 was absolutely devastating. I literally cannot wait to see what […]

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Michael Cera’s future indie hit Paper Heart

source: hollywoodreporter.com Everyone’s favourite awkward teenage heartthrob Michael Cera is set to star alongside girlfriend Charlyne Yi in Paper Heart.The semi-secret project (it doesn’t even have an IMDB page yet) is supposedly part-scripted comedy and part-documentary based around the real life relationship between Cera and Yi. According to an article in The Hollywood Reporter, festival […]

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Star Trek trailer – We’ve got your Spock right here

source: traileraddict.com A modified version of the Star Trek trailer released last week has landed online. What’s the difference? This one has Spock, baby. Leonard Nimoy gives his famous ‘live long and prosper’ right at the end of the clip. It’s might just be a quickie, but it’s another reason to be psyched for J.J. […]

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Terminator Salvation poster has us burning with excitement

source: traileraddict.com An absolutely amazing internet-only poster for Terminator Salvation has landed on-line. After seeing the trailer earlier this year, and now this, it begs the question: Who ISN’T psyched to see this film?! Click the picture below to check it out. Geek out! Geek! Out! I’m pretty sure the Terminator theme music can make […]

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Oh my Gods – Battlestar Galactica season 4 review

Battlestar Galactica – Season 4 Part 1. Starring Edward James Olmos, Mary McCormack, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff and Jamie Bamber. On DVD December 3. There are few shows on television that make you sit in awe and ask, “how the hell are they going to top that?” There are even fewer that actually do top […]

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The baz age – Australia review

Australia – Directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Brandon Walters, David Wenham and Jack Thompson. Rated M for violence and coarse language. 165 mins.When you give a film an all-encompassing title like Australia, you’ve got to deliver the goods. Baz Luhrmann set that task for himself when he scribbled it atop the […]

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Heath Ledger and Christian Bale’s oscar campaign

source: awardsdaily.com The Dark Knight Oscar Train is gaining momentum, but will it be a Titanic-sized sweep, a Dreamgirls-esque snub, or a nomination-less FAIL. I think it’s fair to say Heath Ledger is a lock for Best Supporting Actor (unless Corbin Bleu or that guy who wears the hat in High School Musical 3 nudge […]

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Ace ventura jr trailer – so it wasn’t just a horrible dream!?

source: trailerspy.com Part of me knew it was coming, but I guess I didn’t prepare myself emotionally or physically for the horrific onslaught of this awful little clip. The first trailer for Ace Ventura Jr has arrived, proving that this Jim Carrey-less sequel is indeed of war crime proportions. http://www.trailerspy.com/movie-trailers/videoplayer.swf Ace Ventura Jr. Trailer I […]

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High school musical 3 for best picture!

source: awardsdaily.com Could it actually happen? Could those perky Wildcats actually garner a nomination for Best Picture at the Academy Awards? Will we see Corbin Bleu challenging Heath Ledger‘s guaranteed Supporting Actor victory? No, of course not. It’s ridiculous. But I had to laugh when I saw this poster for High School Musical 3, inexplicably […]

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The curious score of benjamin button

source: warnersbros.com David Fincher‘s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is set to land Boxing Day, but the Oscar buzz has been swirling since the film was announced (Saying that, the project has smelt like Oscar bait since F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote the original short story back in 1922).Well good news for those who cannot […]

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The bond identity – Quantum of solace review

Quantum of Solace – Starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric and Judi Dench. Directed by Marc Forster. Rated M for action violence. 106 mins. After all those months of anticipation, I wish I had walked out of the cinema with more to tell you than … ‘meh’. Anything more than that would simply be […]

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The wrestler trailer debut – The real Oscar underdog emerges

source: traileraddict.com After months of hearing how amazing Darren Aronofsky‘s The Wrestler is, we’ve finally been given a trailer to confirm the hype. Mickey Rourke stars as Randy ‘Ram’ Robinson, a professional wrestler from the eighties who has fallen on tough times. When a heart attack sends him out of the game for good, he […]

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Lost season 5 poster

source: slashfilm.com The first promotional poster for the 5th season of Lost has landed, promising the kind of ‘city meets the sea’ vibe that made Sea Change so popular. It’s a brave change of direction! The last season of Lost featured some of the best hours of television ever produced (Ben going crazy in Tunisia; […]

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Night at the museum 2 – Could it be good?

source: usatoday.com A whole batch of new pics from Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian have emerged, promising a much funnier installment than the original. Night at the Museum grossed a phenomenal $575 million worldwide, so a sequel was inevitable. I thought the concept of the first film was pretty interesting, but […]

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Nicole Kidman might retire from acting while she’s ahead. Umm…

source: yahoo.news.com Nicole Kidman has revealed she is unsure about the future of her career, and might move away from acting. Kidman was promoting her Oprah-endorsed epic Australia when she announced her future plans (or should that be lack of plans). “In terms of my future as an actor and stuff, I don’t know,” she […]

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Australian film to open Sundance

source: slashfilm.com Aussie Oscar winner Adam Elliot‘s latest film Mary and Max will open the 25th Sundance Film Festival. Mary and Max is a clay animation film featuring the voice talents of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette and Barry Humphries. The film tells the story of penpals Mary, an 8-year-old girl living in Melbourne, and […]

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Spielberg and Smith to ruin, I mean, remake Oldboy

source: slashfilm.com Steven Spielberg and Will Smith are in talks to remake Chan-Wook Park‘s South Korean classic Oldboy. The pair have supposedly been looking for a project to work together on for a while. Screenwriter Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend, the upcoming Thor) is being considered to adapt the film for English-speaking audience. Oldboy tells […]

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Hancock 2 – Smith’s superhero is back off the wagon

source: latimes.com The LA Times is reporting that Sony is planning on producing a sequel to Will Smith‘s blockbuster Hancock. Since Quantum of Solace will be the last Bond film for the studio, they are now looking for their next big franchise. It seems they’ve turned to Will ‘Money-Printing’ Smith to save them. Hancock was […]

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Star trek trailer debut – trekkies just got sexy

source: traileraddict.com The official trailer for J.J. Abrams Star Trek has finally debuted online. The trailer promises plenty of action and adventure, as well as some sexy bedroom antics. You can’t keep James Tiberius Kirk down! I only hope the film doesn’t amp up the action to the point in which the original spirit of […]

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In cinemas this week – Bond beats up teenagers; the elderly.

Bond is back to shake up the Australian box office this week, and no major film is brave enough to challenge it. Instead, a couple of smaller films will be fighting for very different audiences. MUST SEE THIS WEEK QUANTUM OF SOLACE Look, does anything else really have to be said. 2006′s Casino Royale was […]

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Quantum of Solace Hilariously Challenges Nights in Rodanthe For Top Spot At Box Office

source: reuters.com The latest Bond flick Quantum of Solace has surprised no one by being an absolute smash at the box office. The flick picked up $70.4 million over the 3-day-weekend in the U.S, well above Casino Royale’s $40.8 million opening. Daniel Craig‘s second outing as Bond has opened in 73 markets over the last […]

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Happy Feet 2 On The Way

source: theage.com The Age is reporting that a sequel to George Miller‘s Oscar-winning film Happy Feet is in the works. The NSW Government is funding a new digital production facility in Sydney which is expected to provide a significant boost to the flagging local film industry. The first film to be developed by the new […]

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New Watchmen Trailer Replaces Moon Landing As ‘Most Important Piece of Footage Ever’

source: movies.yahoo.com OK, it’s official. Waiting until next March to see Watchmen is not possible. I am currently searching for a team of super-intelligent physicists who will assist me in the creation of a time-machine that will help us skip through the next 4 months. I’m finding it harder and harder to make more hyperbolic […]

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Apatow Gives Us The First Taste of Upcoming ‘Funny People’

source: slashfilm.com A teaser poster for Judd Apatow‘s latest directorial project Funny People has debuted, even though the film only recently started production. The film stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen as stand-up comics of varying degrees of success. Apatow has stated the film will be a slightly more serious affair than Knocked Up and […]

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Quickflix’s 50 Favourite Movies

We asked our loyal Quickflix readers to help build a definitive list of favourite movies. You all responded in force, giving us over 400 films to choose from! After tirelessly slaving away in a small padded cell for the last 7 days straight, we have added up the votes and ranked the hundreds of films […]

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New Harrison Ford Movie Reminds Us Why We Don’t Look Forward to Harrison Ford Movies

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for Harrison Ford‘s latest film Crossing Over has debuted, reminding us that before reprising ol’ Indy, he mostly spent his time making forgettable pap like this. Crossing Over looks at the intersecting lives of immigrants and Americans in modern day Las Angeles. Wait, I think we’ve seen this before. And it […]

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Arrested Development Movie is Go! … Maybe

source: collider.com UPDATE: Ron Howard has told comingsoon.net that the project is not quite ‘a go’ just yet. However, he claims they are closer than ever to getting the film made. Arrested Development star Jeffrey Tambor has said to collider.com that the beloved television show is finally heading to cinemas. While at an event promoting […]

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Batman Begins … The Dark Knight Oscar Campaign

source: warnerbros2008.warnerbros.com Warner Bros has set up a fancy new website promoting their great Oscar hopes, Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino, and more importantly, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Most movie studios will set up similar sites over the next month, as the Oscar season begins the expensive campaigning normally reserved for presidential elections. However, not […]

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