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2013 Oscar Nominations Announced; Ben Affleck Snubbed for Best Director

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That’s really all I have to say about the nominations, Ben Affleck got snubbed.  Argo was one of the best movies of the year and he didn’t get nominated for directing (although it’s up for Best Picture).  Don’t take this year’s nominations seriously; Flight got a nomination for writing. The 85th Academy Awards will take

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Reel: THR’s Director Roundtable

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Quentin Tarantino Says DEATH PROOF Is the “Worst” Film He’s Ever Made; Watch Full Directors Roundtable Interview THR‘s roundtable interviews are always entertaining and this year’s director’s roundtable is one of the best.  It’s a one-hour conversation that involves Quentin Tarantino, Ben Affleck, Ang Lee, Tom Hooper, David O. Russell, and Gus Van Sant.  There

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Trailer For David O. Russell’s SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Starring Bradl...

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Here is the first trailer for Silver Linings Playbook directed by David O. Russell; it stars Bradley Cooper as Pat Peoples, a former teacher who leaves a mental institution after four years.  He moves back in with his mother eventually meets a neighbor (Jennifer Lawrence) who’s also some mental issues. The film has been adapted

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Uncharted Gets A New Writer and Director

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Director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless) has signed on to write and direct the adaptation of the video game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune reports Variety.  He replaces David O. Russell who we told you left the project back in May. Burger impressed the studio and producers with his vision for the movie which is said to

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David O. Russell Drops Out of ‘Uncharted’ Film

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One of the best video game series’ was about to get the Hollywood treatment, leaving many to believe it was going to crash and burn on arrival.  Well the news here may cheer a lot of people up, including myself; director David O. Russell has dropped out of Sony’s screen adaptation of the video game

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Today’s Links 8.12.2010

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A collection of links from across the web that may be film, TV and or entertainment related. The MPAA has overturned its original decision to give Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine an NC-17. [Deadline] Anne Hathaway, Bradley Cooper in a new David O. Russell Movie, Uncharted movie may have to wait. [Showbiz411] First Look: Sacha Baron

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Nathan Fillion Campaigns to Play Nathan Drake in Uncharted Movie

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Last week, writer-director David O. Russell was hired to write and direct and adaptation of the video game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.  I recently sat down and defeated both Uncharted games and they are definitely worth adapting, as long as they keep the comedy and crazy action intact.  The games already play out like a movie,

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