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Unbroken: Angelina Jolie’s Inspirational Biopic—Part Two

To play the life raft and prison camp scenes, O’Connell says he lost around 30 pounds. He then had to bulk back up for scenes of Zamperini as an Olympic runner.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Soundtrack Free for One Day Only

The soundtrack of the blockbuster “The Guardians of the Galaxy” will be available for free for one day only.

Oscar 2014: I Coulda be a Contender–Best Actress Race–Hilary Swank in The Homesman

Truth was also important to Hilary Swank in playing a frontierswoman in Tommy Lee Jones’ “The Homesman.” For the role, she had to hone her horse-riding skills, learn to steer a plow and drive mules pulling a wagon. She had about two weeks to learn from four different experts, and she spent most of her […]

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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 – Trailer

Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Julianne Moore. Lionsgate releasing on November 21, 2014.

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Oscar 2014: I Coulda be a Contender–Best Actor Race–Timothy Spall in Mr. Turner

pall spent two years brushing up on his painting skills. At one point, he felt, as he says, that “I could paint as well as Turner could when he was about eight.

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Into the Woods: Disney’s Oscar Card

Into the Woods is “a fairy tale for the post-9/11 generation,” said director Rob Marshall after a screening of the film in New York. The panel session took place at the DGA Theater in New York and was satellite-fed to the Disney main theater in Burbank, as the film begins industry screenings for Oscar awards contention. The studio execs seem excited about […]

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Last Command, The (1928): Josef Von Sternberg’s Oscar-Winning Film Starring Emil Jannings

German actor Emil Jannings, later a Nazi collaborator, became the first winner of the Best Actor Oscar, when he was singled out for this as well as his role in The Way of All Flesh.

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Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1: Darker, More Serious?

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ should enjoy the biggest opening of the year, when it opens this Friday, November 21.

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Unbroken: Angelina Jolie’s Inspirational Biopic—Part Two

To play the life raft and prison camp scenes, O’Connell says he lost around 30 pounds. He then had to bulk back up for scenes of Zamperini as an Olympic runner.

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Unbroken: Making of Angelina Jolie’s Inspirational Biopic–Part One

Universal will release the highly anticipated biopic Unbroken on Christmas Day, in time for Oscar Awards considerations.