85th Academy Awards: Nominations

Academy Awards

The nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards were announced earlier today by host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone, both of whom brought some much-needed humour to the usually dull announcement. Lincoln, Steven Spielberg’s historical biopic about former US president Abraham Lincoln’s endeavours to achieve passage of the constitutional amendment, was revealed as the frontrunner with a total of twelve nominations, with Silver Linings Playbook Continue reading “85th Academy Awards: Nominations”

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Melissa Leo Joins The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman

Melissa Leo (Frozen River) has signed on to star in Bona Fide Productions and Voltage Pictures’ The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, Deadline has reported.

Leo, who won an Academy Award for her performance in last year’s The Fighter, will star opposite Shia LaBeouf (Disturbia), Evan Rachel Wood (The Wrestler) and Mads Mikkelson (Casino Royale) in the dramedy.

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman will centre on a man (LaBeouf) who Continue reading “Melissa Leo Joins The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman”