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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hostage to Hollywood

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... Will Hunting, for which he won an Oscar for best writing (original screenplay) with his friend, co-writer and co-star Matt Damon, Affleck was a golden boy of the thriving US indie scene of the 1990s. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Steven Soderbergh ready for the final few acts of his film directing career

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... Ocean's Eleven and its two sequels, not to mention Traffic (which won Soderbergh an Oscar for best director) and Erin Brockovich , all of those cost upwards of US$50 million. The budget for Magic ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD VENICE

    Venice rises to the challenge but prize rules need changing

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... first film since 2007's Oscar-nominated There Will Be Blood, was leagues ahead of the competition. While the jury rightly bestowed the acting honours on both Phoenix and Hoffman, a quirk ...

  4. Film (1987)

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... becoming reality. Caine, who couldn't pick up his Oscar for Hannah and Her Sisters due to this holiday in the Bahamas, has the last word, though. 'I have never seen it, but by all ...

  5. All About Eve

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The film received almost unanimous critical and audience praise upon its release in 1950, garnered an unprecedented 14 Oscar nominations- five in the acting categories alone- and walked off ...

  6. There will be blood

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... [Oscar Wilde character] Dorian Gray. There's a portrait in the attic ageing away.' At 53, it's as if Burton is indulging in a middle-aged nostalgia for his youth- not least because ...

  7. A bad week for...

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... after his arrest in Bangkok in 2008 in a sting operation set up by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. Adam Sandler The Hollywood actor swept the annual Razzies, a spoof of the Oscars ...

  8. Six degrees

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of which it may have slightly faltered when, for example, it gave the best-picture Oscar to Titanic in 1998. However, sometimes it does get it right, such as when it gave the accolade to Bernardo ...

  9. And the winner is...

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung Oscar buzz is in the air. By this time tomorrow, the top honours in film will have been handed out. For some it will be heartbreak; for others, a momentous evening, filled ... Lady- Michelle Williams- My Week With Marilyn Our Prediction: The feel-good pick goes to Viola Davis, who was getting major Oscar buzz leading up to the awards. But the smart money- our tip, ...

  10. This Means War (Film)

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung This week, I stumbled upon an amazing fact: the combined estimated budgets of The Artist, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris, three films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, add up to a meagre US$52 million- conservative by Hollywood standards. Now get this: the McG-directed romp This Means War comes in at a whopping US$70 million. In fact, out of all the Best ...




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