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Why Marion Cotillard Deserves to Win a Golden Globe Sunday and Probably Won't

By Adam Wenger on
Getty ImagesMarion Cotillard is as versatile as she is beautiful. In 2012, she starred in the summer blockbuster Dark Knight Rises, and a low budget French film, Rust and Bone. One soared to $1 billion in worldwide ticket revenue, while the other garnered her a Best Actress nod at the Golden Globes, which will be held Sunday. Snubbed by the Academy, she could still go home a winner. Cotillard, who won Best Actress at the 2007 Oscars for her role as Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, looked certain...Read Full Story

Top 7 Snubs & Surprises from the 2013 Oscar Nominations

By JJ Duncan on
From left: Quvenzhane Wallis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ben Affleck. (Getty Images)Anyone up early enough to watch today's Oscar nominations could tell by some of the reactions in the audience (especially during the Best Director category) that this year's field included some big surprises. Check out the seven bullet points that raised our eyebrows below.1. Joaquin Gets a Nod (Whether He Likes It Or Not)Joaquin Phoenix ruffled feathers in the Academy when he called the awards race...Read Full Story

Marion Cotillard's Young Son Is Model Material (PICS)

By Deena Bustillo on
Marion Cotillard is an Academy Award winner, but her best work to date might be her absolutely stunning son, Marcel. The French actress showed off her beautiful one-year-old while watching partner Guillaume Canet compete in a show jumping even in Paris Friday.Cotillard held onto her son while cheering dad on in the stands, but the focus was definitely on the little blond — who seems destined for stardom, or at least a modeling gig. Mom flashed her winning smile in a simple red sweater and...Read Full Story

Trailer Watch: 'Rust and Bone' — Marion Cotillard Puts on an Acting Clinic With Just Her Face

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: Sony Pictures)Sorry other actresses dreams of Oscar glory, you'll have to wait until next year. Good luck. In the matter of a single teaser, Marion Cotillard proves she's ready to own the Best Actress category for what looks to be an astounding performance in the upcoming French film Rust and Bone. The pedigree is there — Cotillard already has a trophy for La Vie en Rose and director Jacques Audiard won last year for Best Foreign film for A Prophet — but Cotillard's (literally...Read Full Story

Screening Room: Brad and Angelina Attract Marvelous Co-Stars

By Joe Robberson on
From left: Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez. (Photos by: BauerGriffin | Getty Images | Pacific Coast News)Trailer of the WeekPassionFrom Brian DePalma, Passion stars Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace as two very different women caught in a dangerous game of seduction and revenge. The actresses both play against type — McAdams is a confident corporate vixen and Rapace plays her shy assistant. However, they should both display some range when Rapace's...Read Full Story

Zimbio Review: 'Dark Knight Rises' Is the Best Batman Yet

By Joe Robberson on
(Photos by: Warner Brothers | Getty Images) The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes. Why? Even for those with little interest in these types of films, The Dark Knight Rises is worth a look. It's thrilling to see how a master creates a legend. Seven years ago Batman Begins proved a comic book movie could be stark and authentic. Four years ago The Dark Knight proved one could be Oscar-worthy. Now with nothing left to prove, Christopher Nolan's final entry in the Batman trilogy is flat out...Read Full Story

Screening Room: The Very Latest on 'Hunger Games,' 'Avatar' Sequels

By Joe Robberson on
(Bauer Griffin, Pacific Coast News)Trailer of the WeekEasy MoneySince Scandinavia has produced some of the best films of recent years (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Let the Right One In), it should come as no surprise directors such as Tomas Alfredson, and stars like Joel Kinnaman are becoming household names. Kinnaman truly seems destined for much more. The coolly vulnerable star of AMC's The Killing has had a big year, appearing in Lola Versus and Safe House, the latter of which paired...Read Full Story

10 Films to Watch at Cannes This Year

By Joe Robberson on
(PacificCoastNews, BauerGriffin) The Cannes Film Festival, the most prestigious in the world, started Wednesday, and it runs until May 27th. Twenty-two feature films will compete for the Palme d'Or, the highest prize awarded annually by the jury. The panel of judges this year includes Nanni Moretti, Jean Paul Gaultier, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor, and Alexander Payne among others. The 2012 festival, the 65th, includes a number of Hollywood-produced films, which is in stark contrast to year's...Read Full Story

Marion Cottilard and Guillaume Canet Land on Zimbio's 100 Hottest Celebrity Couples List

By Adam Wenger on
Actress Marion Cotillard and husband/actor Guillaume Canet (Bauer Griffin) They may not be household names (in America), but Marion Cottilard and Guillaume Canet are damn beautiful, which explains why they come in at the No. 83 spot on Zimbio's 100 Hottest Celebrity Couples list.French actor Guillaume Canet divorced Diane Kruger in 2006 before falling for his Love Me If You Dare co-star Marion Cotillard the next year. The French couple, who welcomed son Marcel in May, have since kept...Read Full Story

Zimbio Review - 'CONTAGION'

By Joe Robberson on
The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes Why? Scary in its global epidemic authenticity, Contagion is a unique modern thriller. Steven Soderbergh's zombie movie sans zombies makes a global pandemic seem a little too real, but does little to offer any kind of screen satisfaction. Contagion works like a zombie movie because it contains all the elements of films like 28 Days Later, The Road, and the TV series The Walking Dead. Streets lay empty, houses are boarded up, the population decreases...Read Full Story