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'Birdman,' 'Fargo,' Top Golden Globes Nominations, See The Full List Of Nominees

December 11th, 2014 12:19pm EST
Birdman
Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Peter Krause and Paula Patton all helped the Hollywood Foreign Press with the announcement of the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning.

"Birdman," which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up actor seeking a comeback with a Broadway play, leads the nominations in the movies category, including nods for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy and Best Actor - Musical or Comedy (Keaton).

Keatons' co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton are also up for Golden Globes in their respective supporting actress and actor categories. Alejandro Gonza...
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Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' To Premiere At The Berlin Film Festival

November 5th, 2013 4:15pm EST
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Wes Anderson is set to kick off the 64th Berlin International Film Festival on February 6, 2014 with the world premiere of his new film, Grand Budapest Hotel.

The film, Anderson's eighth as director, stars Ralph Fiennes as the titular hotel's concierge befriends a young lobby boy (newcomer Tony Revolori) and takes him under his wing as his unofficial apprentice.

The film was shot on location in Germany, making it the perfect place for it to premiere, as many had assumed it would bow at next year's Cannes Film Festival.

Two of Anderson's previous films, "The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou...
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Wes Anderson And Owen Wilson Have Parents To Thank For Success

January 1st, 2013 8:19am EST
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Director Wes Anderson and his actor pal Owen Wilson have their parents to thank for all their success - each borrowed $2,000 from their fathers to make their first movie together, Bottle Rocket.

The pair met during their college years and after discovering a common love of cinema, decided to try to make it big in Hollywood together.

Anderson and The Wedding Crashers funnyman then asked their parents for cash to fund their plans for Bottle Rocket - which came out in 1994 and served as the directorial and film debut for both stars.

Anderson recalls to The Hollywood Reporter, "Owen and I ha...
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You Read That Right: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Sets Box Office Record

May 29th, 2012 10:33am EDT
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom now has something common with The Avengers - they both set box office records. Wes Anderson's latest film has broken Dreamgirls' record of making the most money per theater.

The comedy-drama averaged over $130,000 for each of the four theaters it was in, making $669,000 total over its first four days. In 2006, Dreamgirls set the mark at $126,000 a theater.

Focus CEO James Schamus said, "Moonrise is a story of love's improbable triumph, and for Wes Anderson and his team a labor of love from start to finish. How wonderful it is to congratulate him, on behalf of everyone at ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Men in Black III,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' & More

May 21st, 2012 1:00pm EDT
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I didn’t end up watching “Battleship” last week, because I wasn’t in the mood to knowingly subject myself to a bad movie that night. Friends who caught it, told me that it’s as terrible as they thought it would be, giving it a D grade. Critic Matt Patches hilariously called it “as stiff and lifeless as the plastic pieces used to play (the board game).” After hearing things like that I’m glad I didn’t bother with “Battleship.”

This week includes the release of the highly anticipated blockbuster “Men in Black III,” but I’m more interested in Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” since it feature...
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Diane Kruger & British Director Address Allegations Of Sexism At The Cannes Film Festival

May 17th, 2012 9:18am EDT
Diane Kruger
The Cannes Film Festival in the south of France kicked off on Wednesday. During the 12-day gala, a total of 22 movies will be screened for the coveted Palme d'Or prize. Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," Ken Loach's "The Angels' Share" and David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" are some of the films in contention.

Critics recently pointed out the lack of female filmmakers in competition for the prestigious prize. A group of French filmmakers wrote an open letter to the media accusing Cannes organizers of failing to give proper recognition to projects made by female directors.

German actress Dia...
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A Very Plaid Bill Murray Talks 'Moonrise Kingdom' At Cannes

May 16th, 2012 11:40am EDT
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Bruce Willis and Bill Murray attended the photocall for "Moonrise Kingdom" at the Cannes International Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals in France today.

The "Caddyshack" star wore some interesting duds - plaid pants, a plaid jacket and a plaid button-down shirt. Naturally, none of the plaids matched.

Wes Anderson directed and co-wrote "Moonrise Kingdom," a period comedy-drama set in the 1960s. A pair of young lovers (Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward) from an island off the New England coast head for the hills and throw their small town into a frenzy.

According to Reuters, Mur...
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Great Actor/Director Combos For The Release Of 'Dark Shadows'

May 11th, 2012 1:03pm EDT
Dark Shadows
Every artist has their muse, whether it be human, imaginary, or in some cases, drug induced. And while certainly some people might joke that the latter is Tim Burton's muse of choice, given the stye and subject of many of his films, it's become quite clear over the years that he draws inspiration from the people he surrounds himself with. Most notable among them are Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.

Given that his newest film, "Dark Shadows", marks Burton and Depp's 8th film collaboration, we at Starpulse decided to take a look at some of the other actor/director partnerships that hav...
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First Look: Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Shows Offbeat, Quirky Promise (Video)

January 13th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Moonrise Kingdom Official Trailer
If you're a fan of Wes Anderson and his offbeat, quirky films, then viewing this trailer is a must. Judging a book by its cover or in this case a movie by its trailer, 'Moonrise Kingdom' looks like the total package!

The coming of age comedy is set in a fictional 1960's New England town, Moonrise Kingdom, and follows a pair of young lovers (Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward) from an island off the New England coast as they head for the hills and throw their small town into a frenzy.

The all-star cast consists of Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman,...
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Natalie Portman: The Best Actress Of Her Generation?

October 1st, 2010 10:10am EDT
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Since her intense breakout role in 1994’s “The Professional,” Natalie Portman has been one of the most respected and versatile actors working in Hollywood. Her filmography spans over 15 years but is as impressive and solid as Audrey Hepburn’s or Meryl Streep’s, two actresses to whom she has rightfully been compared.

It makes sense that Portman has become one of the most talented performers in Hollywood considering the amazing list of directors with whom she’s worked:

Luc Besson (“The Professional”)

Michael Mann (“Heat”)

Ted Demme (“Beautiful Girls”)

Woody Allen (“Everyone Says I Love Y...
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Will Adrien Brody Be Eaten Alive in 'Predators'?

July 8th, 2010 9:49am EDT
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When people think of action movie stars, one of the last names that comes to mind is Adrien Brody, Academy Award-winner for “The Pianist” and hip-hop enthusiast. After this summer though, that perception or lack of confidence may change. On July 9 Brody will appear in “Predators,” the new chapter in the “Predator” franchise, as Royce the leader of a band of humans who find themselves on the Predators’ home planet.

Brody has had an incredibly diverse career as an actor and has worked with such filmmakers as Roman Polanski, M. Night Shyamalan, Wes Anderson and Peter Jackson. Clearly, Brody c...
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Exclusive: 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' Red Carpet Premiere (Video)

November 23rd, 2009 1:49pm EST
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The highly anticipated release of this year's #1 animated film "Fantastic Mr. Fox" is finally here! This witty film takes us through the life of Mr. Fox (George Clooney), where he has to put his rebellious tendencies aside and mature into a loving, responsible and respectable father.

Along the way, Mr. Fox falls back on his mischievous ways but stays dedicated to his family in the end.

This fox tail is based on the children's book by Roald Dahl, who also brought us one of the greatest stories of all time, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". While being director Wes Anderson's first ev...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - '2012,' 'Pirate Radio' & More

November 9th, 2009 9:52am EST
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At some point this week I hope to catch the wacky comedy "The Men Who Stare at Goats." While I have read some bad reviews of the film, I believe my tendency to disagree with the mainstream, could be a wild card for my own appraisal of the movie.

I'm having difficulty believing the collection of George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges could contribute to a horrific film considering I how much appreciate their abilities on screen.

Roland Emmerich destroys the world yet another time this week with his apocalyptic tale "2012." The quirky animation of Wes Anders...
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George Clooney & Elisabetta Canalis Looking Fantastic At The 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' London Premiere

October 14th, 2009 1:56pm EDT
George Clooney & Elisabetta Canalis
George Clooney with Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis at the World Premiere of the film "Fantastic Mr. Fox," which opens the London Film Festival today. More photos after the jump.

In the film, a wily fox uses his formidable cunning to outsmart three feeble-minded farmers who resort to extreme tactics to protect their chickens in director Wes Anderson's animated adaptation of the popular Roald Dahl children's book. Clooney voices the part of Mr. Fox.

Sources say George is so smitten with his European girlfriend he has bought her a string of gifts - including a gem of a ring. Friends ...
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'Coraline' Comes To DVD & Blu-ray July 21, For A Limited Time Only

May 29th, 2009 10:05pm EDT
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From the visionary imagination of filmmaker Henry Selick, director of The Nightmare Before Christmas, and based on the award-winning novel by Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman ("The Graveyard Book", "Sandman") comes the remarkable handmade, stop-motion animated feature film Coraline, available on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def combo pack, 2-Disc Collector's Edition DVD and single disc DVD July 21st, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. While all editions feature both the 2-D and 3-D versions of the film and four pairs of 3-D glasses, the Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and 2-Disc Collector's Edition DVD also in...
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Owen Wilson's Best & Worst Films

October 21st, 2008 9:21am EDT
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The Frat Pack has been a powerful force in the new Millennium, and for awhile it was like we could not see a comedy without Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson, and Owen Wilson. These comedic geniuses are quirky, timely, and have a lasting power that will keep them in movies for years to come. The goofy, charming Owen Wilson has proven himself not only as an actor, but as an Oscar-nominated screenwriter. There's a lot more going on beneath those blonde surfer bangs than one might expect, and with "Marley & Me" coming out this Christmas, let's take a look at some of the fine...
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March Movie Preview

February 29th, 2008 1:25pm EST
Horton Hears a Who
With the month of love at our heels and St. Patrick's day right around the corner, the weather is promising to thaw and the movies are starting to get hot. Oscar season is over, which can mean only one thing: the push to summer block busters is right around the corner.

Fans of academy-driven mellow drama, art pictures, or just some more meaningful films must go into hiding for a few months or simply stay glued to George Clooney's IMDb in production page. Meanwhile, mindless summer gags are toning their movie-watching physique at muscle beach getting ready for their time. All that stan...
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Wilson, Brody And Schwartzman Star In 'The Darjeeling Limited,' On DVD Feb. 26

February 10th, 2008 10:00am EST
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A magical train ride through India brings three brothers closer together despite their family baggage in The Darjeeling Limited, a powerful story of self-discovery debuting on DVD February 26 from Fox Home Entertainment.

Featuring an amazingly talented cast including Owen Wilson (You, Me and Dupree, Wedding Crashers) Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist), and Jason Schwartzman (Marie Antoinette, Shopgirl) as estranged brothers who plan a trip through India to rediscover their familial bond a year after their father's death. A comedic series of unexpected twists and turns in...
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The 2007 Showbiz News Quiz - Part III

December 29th, 2007 9:00am EST
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Test your showbiz knowledge with this brain-teasing celebrity quiz based on all the happenings of a busy 2007.

21: Which 'cultured' singer was charged in November with falsely imprisoning a 28-year-old man?

Jon Bon Jovi

Boy George

George Michael

Answer=Boy George

22: Quentin Tarantino directed one segment for the Grindhouse movie double bill. What was it called?

Death Proof

Death Wish

Death Run

Answer=Death Proof

23. And who directed the second film, Planet Terror?

Guy Ritchie

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Robert Rodrig...
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Owen Wilson, 'The Darjeeling Limited,' & Wes Anderson's Monster

October 26th, 2007 12:21pm EDT
The Darjeeling Limited
On the night The Darjeeling Limited opens, Owen Wilson's suicide attempt makes him a Tenenbaum for life (Aquatic).

There is a place in every human psyche reserved for the dark, brooding thoughts associated with death. There is even a sleeping monster that may ponder what holding a dead man would be like, or what people would say at one's funeral, or what sort of effort it takes to kill oneself? For most this dark spot of the brain remains largely inactive, awaking in nightmares and freak daydreams, only to be quickly pushed out of the mind until the next time it is unwillingly rejuven...
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