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Apr302011

April. It's a Wrap.

2011 is speeding by. A third over already? Here are some highlights from the month that was in case you missed anything. My biggest regret is that my contribution to the Beauty & The Beast party didn't pan out as planned. I have a new copy of the DVD sitting here so... soon.  But it was still super exciting to see your turn out for that episode of Hit Me With Your Best Shot. I hope everyone clicked around and read all the Belle magic.

Distant Relatives Robert closed out the first season of his new series with Toy Story and... Ingmar Bergman?
Angelina Jolie's Power Cleanse
Kurt on Lara Croft's hair flip & gratuitous goddess power.
Remembering Sidney Lumet
43 Features, 5 Oscar Noms, 1 Fine Career.
Melanie Lynskey Memoir
The actress chimed in with her own mini memoir and "best shot" for the great 90s flick Heavenly Creatures.
Overheard: On Marisa Tomei
the things people say...

Take Three: Shelley Duvall
Craig paid homage to the inimitable star in The Shining, Three Women and Portrait of a Lady.
One Angry Man
. Trying to get the Personal Canon going again with the 70s classic Network.
10 Word Reviews I finally realized 7 was not enough. On Potiche, Mildred Pierce and more.
Sally Field as Mary Todd Are we excited for Steven Spielberg's Lincoln?
Nathaniel in Nashville Y'all barely commented but sometimes I blog to entertain myself. With drawrings! ;)

Most Popular: April Fool Oscar Predix. Always Oscar for y'all
Most Commented On: Best Actress & Best Picture. Next chart update coming on May 8th.

Coming in May:
Tony Nomination Discussion, TOP GUN, THOR, Tim Roth, George Clooney, ERASERHEAD (this Wednesday - hit me schedule), Vincent Price Centennial, TARZAN THE APE MAN, Cannes Film Festival Tidbits, More "Reader Spotlights", THE RESCUERS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE TREE OF LIFE, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS and more...

Do any of you have birthdays in May? ;)

 

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Thor came out in Australia last week, and I think it was amazing. The art direction and Hemsworth"s performance were both outstanding.

Still a bit sad about Lumet.. aren't we all?

April 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNic

Can't wait til Tuesday when the Tony nominations come out! All the precursors are saying the same thing... 'The Book of Mormon' will reap up some high counts with the leads alternating recognition. I'm personally rooting for Benjamin Walker to score that 5th Best Actor nod and the closed too soon 'The Scottboro Boys' to make it into the Best Musical field. Will the penultimate Broadway pretty boy Aaron Tveit finally score a nod? Will Daniel Radcliffe be the latest movie star to get a trophy for stage over the red-hot Norbert Leo Butz? Suspense. :P Yay... THEATRE! Okay... getting too giddy.

April 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPeter

Did you know that Eraserhead is in Google video? It is not of an outstanding video quality, but you can watch the movie there for free.

April 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPedro

"Do any of you have birthdays in May? ;)"

Why yes, I do. In fact, my birthday is tomorrow. So a early 'Happy Birthday' to me! :D

May 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBlinking Cursor

Happy birthday Blinking Cursor!

May 2, 2011 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

The Tree of Life (and to a lesser extent, Cannes) is definitely gonna be THE film event for me in May. Looking forward to that. Looking back, though, April 2011 was a great TFE month, most of those links are pure gems!

May 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMark

Thanks for the well wishes, Nat!

:)

May 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBlinking Cursor
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