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The Messenger (movie, 2009)

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  • VIDEO: Know someone serving in Iraq? Go see the Oscar-buzzed 'The Messenger'

     
    Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster and Samantha Morton star in Oren Moverman's critically hailed and incredibly moving film about the soldiers who work in the Casualty Notification Office, "The Messenger." Foster plays a soldier with three months left in his...
  • Woody, Woody everywhere: 'The Messenger' and '2012'

     
    While millions of moviegoers behold Woody Harrelson as a wild man shrieking warnings about the end of the world in "2012" right now, he's giving another showy performance in a small indie that could land him an Oscar nomination. "The Messenger" opened...
  • Are Oscarologists underestimating 'The Messenger'?

     
    While chatting casually with a few Oscar voters over the last few days, I heard something very curious. When I asked them what movies they've seen and really liked, they all cited "The Messenger" among their three or four top faves. Huh. Obviously, my...
  • Oscar predictions update: 'Avatar' battles 'Hurt Locker' and 'Up in the Air' for best picture

     
    Now that Oscarologists have seen James Cameron's "Avatar" — the last major kudos contender of derby season — how do they size up the race for best picture? Here are the latest predix of these leading pundits: Edward Douglas (Comingsoon.net),...
  • Webcam chat: Ben Foster on 'The Messenger'

     
    Just hours after Ben Foster was voted best actor of the year by the Women's Film Critics Circle for his role in "The Messenger," we dished with him via webcam. This derby season he was also nominated for best breakthrough performance at the Gotham Awards....
  • Our own experts -- the forum moderators -- predict Golden Globe winners: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep & Robert Downey Jr.

     
    Unlike the 19 pro pundits who weighed in with Golden Globe predictions, 7 of our forum moderators think that the main competition for "Up in the Air" as best drama picture is "Inglourious Basterds" rather than "Avatar." While the pros were almost evenly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscars nixed 'Bruno' for host | Dave Karger BAFTAs predix | WGA Awards preview

     
    • The Oscars took pity on the poor ABC censor when they said no to rookie show producers Bill Mechanic's and Adam Shankman's idea to have Sacha Baron Cohen ("Bruno") host the Oscars. As Shankman told "Fresh Air" host Terry Gross, "it would just be...
  • 'Animal Kingdom' and 'Mother and Child' are first DVD screeners of Oscar season

     
    Being first out of the gate often matters a lot in the Oscar derby. "Frozen River" and "Little Miss Sunshine" reaped top nominations in 2008 and 2006, respectively, after being the first DVDs shipped to academy members. This year, that distinction goes to...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Messenger' on Showtime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 21 - 27 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Nov. 21 - 27 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......