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District 9 (movie)

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  • 'District 9' and 'Star Trek' join 'Avatar' on PGA short list

     
    Nobody spends more time covering the trophy season in Hollywood and all of its subplots than Tom O'Neil over at The Envelope. Here's his analysis of this morning's nominations announcement from the Producers Guild of America, which had a major......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Reaction to PGA noms | Jeff Bridges on Oscar nods 1 to 4 | Green Day on Grammys (and Tonys?)

     
    • Reviewing the PGA nominations, Dave Karger wonders, "What if 'Avatar,' 'District 9' and 'Star Trek' all repeat and score Oscar nominations for Best Picture? Could 'Avatar,' which is widely considered to be the frontrunner at this point, actually be...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Can Mariah Carey top herself at PCA? | 'Avatar' & six other VFX finalists | 'Precious' leads with 8 NAACP Image nods

     
    • Following up on her antics at Tuesday's Palm Spring filmfest -- reported in detail by Pete Hammond -- Mariah Carey should make for must-see TV tonight. As Roger Friedman reports she, "is all set to pick up her People’s Choice Award tonight on CBS....
  • 'District 9' director Neill Blomkamp says a prequel 'might be interesting'

     
    NEILL BLOMKAMP INTERVIEW: PART 3 "District 9" got a best-picture nomination from the Producers Guild Assn., it was announced Tuesday, and the sci-fi film remains a wild card in the awards season. That's music to the ears of Neill Blomkamp,......
  • A prequel for 'District 9'?

     
    Popular culture writer Geoff Boucher interviewed "District 9" director Neill Blomkamp recently about what kind of films he wants to make next. The science fiction thriller got a best-picture nomination from the Producers Guild Assn. this week, and it...
  • Oliver Stone takes to 'The Road'

     
    Oliver Stone, who directed a previous Oscar best picture ("Platoon"), is cheering on "The Road" as it jockeys for a spot in the top 10 of the current derby — plus top five in other categories. He says, "Although terrifying, 'The Road' transcends its...
  • With 'Avatar,' 'District 9' and 'Trek,' Hollywood 2010 is a space odyssey

     
    "Avatar" has become the highest grossing movie of all time, surpassing the Oscar-winning film "Titanic." Will "Avatar" make a big mark on Oscar night too? We talked earlier to Rebecca Keegan, the author of "The Futurist: The Life and Films......
  • Oscar nomination breakthroughs: 'Avatar,' Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels ...

     
    By reaping Academy Award nominations for best picture, "Avatar" and "District 9" have shattered a strong bias among academy voters. In the past, only two sci-fi films have been nominated for the top Oscars: "Star Wars" (1977) and "E.T." (1982). OK,...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • Oscars guided by guild awards in nominations

     
    This year, 19 of the 20 SAG acting nominees are contending at the Academy Awards. The only one not to make the cut was SAG supporting actress contender Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds"), who was replaced on the Oscars ballot by Maggie Gyllenhaal ("...
  • Most of our Oscar experts say 'The Hurt Locker' will win best picture

     
    We asked these notable pundits to predict the top contest at the Oscars: Marshall Fine (Star Magazine, Hollywood & Fine), Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season, The Envelope), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere), Susan Wloszczyna (USA...