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  • So what did we learn from this year's Oscars?

     
    Our forums moderator Darrin "DoubleD" Dortch asked this post-Oscars question in our message boards, eliciting comments below. Let's start with one of the lessons that Darrin says he learned from this derby season. See more reax in this forum thread....
  • Can 'Avatar' crush 'Twilight: New Moon' at the MTV Movie Awards?

     
    Our forum posters don't believe recent Oscar champ "The Hurt Locker" will even be nominated for best picture at the MTV Movie Awards. As they post their predictions in our message boards, our posters agree that front-runners for nominations are "Avatar,"...
  • How Ann Magnuson gott her dammerung on (and became a Wagner groupie)

     
    Like many opera illiterates, I used to associate Richard Wagner’s “Gotterdammerung” with one thing: Nazis. Those ominous strings, the rumbling timpani, the heroic heralding horns; they could mean only one thing ... more Hitler footage on t...
  • 'House M.D.': Don't forget to demonize two demon eyes

     
    Knights! Witches! Swords! Kings! For a moment, I thought that "House" had been preempted in favor of a Heath Ledger movie. Monday's episode, "Knight Fall," started off looking like a period piece until the king whipped out his iPhone to......
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Hobbit' hobbled by helmer's exit | Homer Simpson tops with EW | 'Curb' appeal

     
    • The status of "The Hobbit," the long-in-the-making two-part prequel to the hit trilogy "The Lord of the Rings," just became much cloudier with the news that helmer Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labryinth") has walked. The first of the films -- produced...
  • Poll: Will 'Inception' be nominated for best picture at the Oscars?

     
    On opening day, "Inception" is already proving to be a hit with moviegoers and film critics. Are Oscar voters next? "Inception" director Christopher Nolan got a mixed reception from academy members with "The Dark Knight" two derbies ago. It was...
  • Rocker-writer Nick Cave to take a crack at “The Crow”

     
    Aussie musician turned screenwriter Nick Cave is getting a crack at re-booting Edward Pressman's planned remake of The Crow. Cave has some screenwriting experience. Check out his Aussie Western The Proposition with Guy Pearce, if you get the chance....
  • Showbiz shocker: Hollywood is really ruled by ... fear!

     
    My favorite conservative film blog is Libertas Film Magazine, since they actually love movies and (unlike the crazies over at Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood) don't view every film through the prism of how it's furthering a cunning Hollywood socialist...
  • Should SAG be honoring Ernest Borgnine?

     
    Oscar winner Ernest Borgnine ("Marty") is to receive the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Jan. 30, six days after he turns 94. In making the announcement, SAG president Ken Howard said, "Whether portraying brutish villains,...
  • An Oscar for Justin Timberlake?

     
    Yes, of course, "The Social Network" will be nominated at the Oscars for best picture, director (David Fincher) and screenplay (Aaron Sorkin), but what about those tricky acting slots? Jesse Eisenberg has a good shot at making the list for lead actor, but...