Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire took home 8 awards tonight, crushing its closest competitor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which won 3. Winning both Best Director and Best Picture, Slumdog Millionaire took home 8 out of the 10 awards it was nominated for.The other upset of the night? Sean Penn taking home a golden statue for his role in Milk, taking it away from Mickey Rourke, who seemed close to a lock for his turn in The Wrestler. The other major categories went down without many...Read Full Story
daniel cohen hates this movie…
Plot: A crazed broken down writer (Dennis Quaid) pitches a Studio Executive (Greg Kinnear) his ridiculous shorts, as we watch them play out on screen.
I can’t remember a movie in which I walked in with lower expectations. From all the trailers and articles I’ve read about this, I came in expecting the apocalypse. And while it wasn’t quite that, make no mistake – this is a bad movie. But it’s not the worst thing I’ve ever seen in my life. The reason why Movie...Read Full Story
THE OSCAR WINNERS... Best Picture: Producer Christian Colson for Slumdog Millionaire. “It has been collaboration between hundreds of people. All of us are here to share this moment. This was an extraordinary journey,” says the Slumdog... team. Best Direction: Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire Best Original Song: A R Rahman and Gulzar for ‘Jai Ho...’ (Slumdog Millionarie) The Indian music maestro, Rahman wooed the audience with ‘O Saya’ and ‘Jai Ho...’ the nominated songs from ‘Slumdog...Read Full Story
Slumdog Millionaire was the big winner at the Academy Awards taking home 8 Oscars. Danny Boyle won his first Oscar for directing. We've been Danny Boyle fans since his Trainspotting days.
Slumdog Millionaire wins big at The Oscars
Congrats to Danny and the cast and crew of Slumdog Millionaire for your well deserved wins! Congrats to all of this years winners and nominees. The other big winners of the night were Kate Winslet who won Best Actress for her performance as a Nazi pedophile in...Read Full Story
The Tribeca Film Institute and Gucci have announced the recipients selected for the 2010 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund which provides finishing finances to domestic and international documentary filmmakers with feature-length films that document pressing social issues of immediate and historical significance. In the third year of the fund, seven projects have been selected from 390 submissions from 23 countries to receive a total of $100,000, to be administered by the Tribeca Film Institute...Read Full Story
Check here for all your 2009 Academy Award nominations, winners and otherwise brilliant coverage of the big event, Sunday, February 22, 2009 on ABC.