Possible "Benjamin Button" Snub Proves Oscars Hate Science Fiction


Variety reports that the Oscars are considering passing over Brad Pitt's performance in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button for a Best Actor nod, because his acting was enhanced by special effects. Especially in the early scenes where he's an old-man infant, some critics say he's more of an animated Gollum-esque… » 1/12/09 4:30pm 1/12/09 4:30pm

Keanu Reeves Gives Away Earth Stood Still's Ending

We tried hard to abstain from toy spoilers, but some new G.I. Joe toy pics are just too good not to post. But we also have rock star spoilers, as Gerard Way talks Watchmen. Meanwhile, Keanu Reeves may have given away the ending of The Day The Earth Stood Still. And there are big changes afoot for Davis and Clark on » 12/05/08 6:00am 12/05/08 6:00am

Benjamin Button's Backwards Love Story (And Score) Will Melt Your Heart

David Fincher's new backwards-aging movie is at heart a love story, and the new international trailer for The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button » 11/24/08 9:30am 11/24/08 9:30am reveals the perils of falling in love with someone who ages in reverse. Good deal for you — but bad for them when you get old and wrinkled and they still look hot riding a…

More Watchmen Ending Details, And A Telltale Transformers Toy Pic

MTV premiered its new quarterly movie show Spoilers » 11/17/08 6:00am 11/17/08 6:00am on Friday night, and it looks like they're a little unclear on the concept. Taylor Lautner wears a wig in ? That's a major spoiler, worthy of a flashing banner! Luckily, we've got some spoilers here: Zack Snyder explains a bit more about the controversial changes to …

New Benjamin Button TV Spot Has Baby Brad Struggling With Wrinkles And …

The latest TV spot for the world's hottest backwards aging baby is out along with a glowing review from Variety » 11/13/08 11:12am 11/13/08 11:12am. The back-and-forth around David Fincher's flick is driving me a bit mad, we've heard reports of that is , now we're hearing that the flick deserves a basket full of Oscars. While I must admit that the…

The Crazy Face Transplant That Made Benjamin Button Possible

Ever take a closer look » 11/04/08 7:00am 11/04/08 7:00am at all the tiny old man baby stills from David Fincher's new backwards aging tale ? Did you find yourself remarking at how the little old man resembled the younger (looking) bigger and taller version that Brad Pitt plays? That's because new special effects technology allowed the filmmakers to…

Fincher's Wrath Over Heavy Metal Remake Could Sink Benjamin Button

In a surprising turn of events, many online movie critics are calling The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button » 9/04/08 8:20am 9/04/08 8:20am so-so. David "Fight Club" Fincher's film follows a man's life as he ages backwards through time, and was hailed as the new Oscar darling even before an English trailer debuted. Now the film, starring Brad Pitt and…

A Better Look At Benjamin Button's Backwards-Aging Romance

A new TV spot for The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button » 8/19/08 2:01pm 8/19/08 2:01pm, which aired during the Olympics, shows more of the life of the boy who ages backwards. Director David Fincher has promised us a dark, romantic film that deals with mortality in an unflinching way, and this trailer certainly seems like a promising start. Click…