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Review: 'A Dangerous Method' Feels Like Watered-Down Cronenberg

November 21st, 2011 2:20pm EST
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While there has always been a psycho/sexual theme in various guises throughout the work of famed filmmaker David Cronenberg, he has become a bit more refined with his movies of late. But where "Eastern Promises" was one of his most accomplished pictures to date, "A Dangerous Method" feels stagnate and ends up suffering from a severe case of identity crisis. Is the film a highbrow pseudo-intellectual drama, a tale of twisted sexual practices or just an examination of the deep dark secrets within us all? Problem is on all such levels the boring Method fails – trying to please everyone is d...
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Review: 'A Dangerous Method' 'Two Jews On Film' Only One Is Psyched About Cronenberg's Latest

November 20th, 2011 4:56pm EST
A Dangerous Method
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Sigmund Freud... Carl Jung... So what comes to mind when you hear these two names? Certainly not, the director David Cronenberg. who's more known for making twisted, dark horror/scifi ('The Brood', 'Scanners' 'The Fly) than cerebral relationship dramas.

But with his new film, 'A Dangerous Method' that's about to change. This is the story of three people, Sigmund Freud (Viggio Mortensen)...Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) and their extraordinary, patient/associate, Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) who eventually came between them.

First, I ha...
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Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce Invited To Join The Academy

June 18th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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Outrageous comedian Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Beyonce have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The trio of non-Oscar winners joins a class of 175 actors, moviemakers, executives and artists who will be added to the membership list in time to vote for the Academy Awards in 2012. A further three notables will become associate members - and will not be among those voting.

The invitees also include photojournalist/filmmaker Tim Hetherington, who was killed in action in Libya in April. Hetherington was nominated for a Best Documentary prize at the 2010 ...
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'Black Swan' Blends Frightening Hallucination Seamlessly with Reality

December 7th, 2010 12:21am EST
Black Swan
There is no doubt that the immense pressure to succeed in the world of professional ballet can be crippling for those who chose it as their calling. Parents and instructors are intrusive enough with their expectations; however an even larger source of stress is rivalry with other dancers for the top slots in stage productions.

Nina (Natalie Portman), the main character in Darren Aronofsky’s intense psychological thriller “Black Swan,” has to deal with all of this external drama, none of which compares though to the mess she has cooked up in her own head. This is because Nina literall...
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'Black Swan' Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Have A Happy Halloween With 'Masterpiece' 'Black Swan' (Video)

October 29th, 2010 9:59am EDT
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'Black Swan' directed by Darren Aronofsky, simply put, is a masterpiece. Natalie Portman, in the performance of her career. Portman portrays Nina, a beautiful, fragile ballerina with The New York City Ballet. Like all great artists, Nina is obsessed with perfection. When she gets the chance to to dance the lead in a new ballet created by the artistic director, the wonderful Vincent Cassel, this obsession takes her and the audience on a journey into a dark, nightmarish world. Aronofsky has cast this film perfectly. Barbara Hershey portrays Nina's controlling, suffocating mother, Mila K...
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Happy 50th Birthday, Hugh Grant!

September 9th, 2010 10:28am EDT
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Hollywood's favorite bumbling Brit, Hugh Grant, is the toast of Thursday as he turns 50.

The "Four Weddings & A Funeral" star is so beloved among film fans, he's mostly forgiven for his liaison with prostitute Divine Brown 13 years ago - a scandal that would have ruined many men.

Instead, Grant bounced back with a string of hit movies like "Notting Hill," "Two Weeks Notice" and "Bridget Jones's Diary," in which he played the perfect cad.

Away from Hollywood, he has dated two of the world's great English beauties in Elizabeth Hurley and Jemima Khan and he's a huge fan of golf, soccer and ...
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Monica Bellucci Welcomes Baby Girl

May 24th, 2010 11:55am EDT
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Actress Monica Bellucci is celebrating after giving birth to her second daughter on Friday.

The Italian star and her actor husband Vincent Cassel welcomed little Leonie in Rome.

A close friend of Bellucci tells People magazine both mother and daughter are doing "marvelously".

Bellucci and Cassel already have a daughter, five-year-old Deva.

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The Dirty Dozen: Hottest Celebrity Wives!

June 17th, 2009 9:55am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Being a celebrity is hot. Being the wife to a celebrity is hotter. Being a celebrity wife is even hotter. Here's the list of the hottest celebrity wives!

12) Adrianne Curry
Spouse: Christopher Knight
Hot for being beautiful while coming off as being able to beat the crap out of you if you do her a wrong.

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11) Jennifer Lopez
Spouse: Marc Anthony
How can I put this delicately...she is hot because of her butt and because she probably works out hours each day so as to not allow her butt to take on a life of its own and ther...
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Vincent Cassel To Host Cannes Film Festival

April 6th, 2006 11:56am EDT
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Vincent Cassel will be the Master of Ceremonies at the Cannes Film Festival. He will launch the 59th edition on May 17, 2006, by welcoming the President of the Jury Wong Kar Wai and his Jury onto the stage of the Palais des Festivals. He will equally host the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, when the awards are announced.

Vincent Cassel was invited for the very first time to the Festival de Cannes in 1995 for Mathieu Kassovitz's Hate, which launched his career and became a cult movie for an entire generation. Considered as the muse of young French cinema, he notably shot, along with...
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Monica Belluci Talks About Meeting Hubby Vincent Cassel

December 23rd, 2005 10:26am EST
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Monica Bellucci disliked her husband when they first met. The beautiful star says she thought French actor Vincent Cassel was pretentious when she saw him on the set of L'Appartement. She revealed: "It was not love at first sight. In fact, it was the opposite. I thought, 'This guy is very pretentious - who does he think he is?' But we got to know each other over time. I realized he was not as he seemed. He put up a public face, like many of us."

The 36-year-old former model added: "He also told me later, 'I thought you were just a model pretending to be an actress. Then, I realized you...
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