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“The Social Network,” “127 Hours” Tie For Best Film At Utah Film Critics

The acting winners are more of the same, but it’s nice to see John Hawkes’ name being thrown around still!

Best Picture

  • 127 Hours and The Social Network (tie)

Toy Story 3
True Grit

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New Posters For 127 Hours, Casino Jack, The King’s Speech and London Boulevard

These are all films I cannot wait to see. Especially London Boulevard, the directorial debut of William Monahan, who won an Academy Award for his adapted screenplay of 2006’s The Departed.

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Poster For Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours”

Really, really digging this poster. Cannot wait to see this film.

127 Hours hits theaters on November 5th.

54th Annual BFI London Film Festival Announces Line-up

We already knew that Never Let Me Go would open on October 13th and 127 Hours would close the festival on October 28th, but now we’ve got the whole line-up!

Notable films include:

  • Let Me In
  • Blue Valentine
  • Conviction
  • The American
  • Miral
  • Meek’s Cutoff
  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story
  • Another Year
  • The King’s Speech
  • Black Swan
  • Biutiful
  • Howl
  • The Kids Are All Right

You can read more about the festival and the films that will be featured here. If any of you lovely readers gets a chance to go to the festival, please do drop us a line!

Auteur of the Week: Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle has been a favorite of mine since I first saw Trainspotting about nine years ago. I have to thank Ewan McGregor for turning me on to Boyle. I loved Ewan in Moulin Rouge! and decided to see everything I could that he’d been in. This included Danny Boyle’s first three films. I think they were some of the stranger films I’d seen up to that point in my life.

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