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5 Movies That Lost Some Serious Oscar Momentum This Morning
Nominations for the SAG Awards never match nominations for the Academy Awards completely, but there is usually quite a bit of overlap. Last year, for example, both of the male categories matched 4/5. So, while the average person might not even watch the ceremony when it’s aired on TNT and TBS in January, if they’re into the Oscars at all, they should take a long hard look at the nominees that were released this morning
Fruitvale Station And Gravity Among AFI's Top 10 Of 2013
The American Film Institute tends to play a little more fast and loose with its annual end of the year best movies list when compared against other organizations. Usually, there’s at least one selection odd enough to cause a double take. Last year, for example, more than a few heads were turned by the surprising selection of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.
Spike Jonze's Her Named Best Picture By National Board Of Review
Having been lucky enough to see Her, I can tell you that it certainly is one of the best movies of 2013. But it does continue this very strange trend of year-end critic lists singling out movies no one has seen!
Second Her Trailer Further Suggests This May Be The Best Romance Of The Year
In the film, Joaquin Phoenix plays a heartbroken man who enters into a relationship with the bodyless voice of a new computer operating system (voiced by Scarlett Johansson) that isn’t just artificially intelligent, but is also interesting and seemingly capable of emotions. Now I’m not trying to say all of the girls I talked to in my teens were comparable to mindless robots, but the trailer evokes the same feeling of “anything can happen here and now.”
December Movie Preview: From Middle Earth To Wall Street
The holiday season is officially upon us, observed less through Christmas decorations and cold weather and more by the onslaught of Oscar fare hitting theaters this month. December is always a truly great time for both quality dramas and big bombastic comedies, and this year won’t be bucking that trend.
Scarlett Johansson's Performance In Her Isn't Eligible For A Golden Globe
Well, that ended quickly. Just as buzz was starting to finally build for Scarlett Johansson thanks to her much-hyped performance in Spike Jonze’s upcoming Her, the starlet’s hopes for one of the movie industry’s biggest awards has been dashed on a technicality. Because she doesn’t actually appear in the film, like as a physical body, she doesn’t qualify for any of the acting categories at the Golden Globes.
Spike Jonze Directs Greta Gerwig In An Amazing Live Arcade Fire Music Video
Spike Jonze has an actual movie coming out this fall, called Her, that's pretty great. But if you can't wait until Her's December 18 release date, and want to combine Jonze's talent with the energy of this summer's Frances Ha, do we ever have you covered!
NYFF Review: Spike Jonze's Her Bends Sci-Fi And Romance In A Spectacular, Witty Future
Handheld computers have infiltrated our lives so swiftly, and so fully, that it's so far been impossible to gauge what they mean to us-- most analysis settles for "They're ruining everything!" to "They're improving everything!" and nothing in between. Spike Jonze, maybe miraculously, occupies an imaginative and heartfelt middle ground in Her, where in the not-so-distant future, a not-so-preposterous love story plays out between a man (Joaquin Phoenix) and the operating system (voiced by Scarlett Johansson) programmed to meet his every need
Spike Jonze's Her Pushed Back to 2014
Her is being bumped from its original release date of November 20th to a limited release on December 18th, with a wide release on January 10th. Award season buffs will note this sort of schedule strategy is a common among dramas that hope to win the love of the Academy.
Spike Jonze's Her Will Close The New York Film Festival
In an interview at FilmLinc.com that accompanied the announcement, Jonze talked about the film in depth for the first time, describing it first and foremost as "a relationship movie," though imbued with high-concept ideas about technology and how we relate to it. Joaquin Phoenix plays a lonely city-dweller who downloads a software program that is a female voice
Spike Jonze's Her Unveils Haunting Trailer That Goes Just To The Edge Of Creepy
Is it possible for a love story between a man and his computer to break your heart? If Spike Jonze has anything to do with it, yes. The first trailer for Jonze's first film in 4 years has debuted online, and you can either watch it above or in HD at Apple. It starts with tinkling piano music from Aphex Twin and only gets more plaintive from there
Scarlett Johansson Will Become A Lovable Computer In Spike Jonze's Her
In normal love stories, the person you cast as one-half of the couple is going to be in the movie the entire time. Spike Jonze movies don't tend to be normal anything, though, and in advance of the November 20 release of his new film Her, he's done the highly unusual: recasting the lead female role, months after shooting wrapped
Vince Vaughn's Delivery Man, The Fifth Estate And Spike Jonze's Her Get New Release Dates
Ken Scott’s comedy Delivery Man, formerly known as Starbuck, stars Vince Vaughn as an ordinary guy who finds out his sperm bank donations have led to him being the biological father of over 500 children. The film was originally going to be released on October 4th, but has changed to November 22nd.
2013 Movies You're Not Looking Forward To Yet, But Should Be
The fun of moviegoing is often in the surprises, in thinking you've got the lay of the land only to walk into a theater completely thrown off. At the same time, you can at least do your best to be prepared, and to keep a mental note for those movies that could sneak up on you in the end. Yes, everyone on the Internet is already anticipating Man of Steel and Pacific Rim and Saving Mr. Banks and the year's other heavyweights, but what about the smaller movies you might not see coming?
Spike Jonze's Newest Film Gets An Official Plot Synopsis
While Spike Jonze has kept himself busy over the last few years, continuing to direct shorts and produce other projects, it's been far too long since he last helmed a feature of his own. While he's never been anywhere near the term "prolific" when it comes to full-length films, it's been three years since he made Where The Wild Things Are. Lucky for us the Jonze Drought is coming to an end.