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(500) Days of Summer (2009) - Movie Review

(500) DAYS OF SUMMER is so absolutely adorable that, as the ending credits were rolling, I had the overwhelming urge to wrap my arms around the movie and never let it go.  It was so precious and utterly enjoyable that I wish its fast 96 minutes had been 500.  I could never get enough of this delightful tale.  When the DVD comes out, I hope it's chock full of deleted scenes.  Although I usually never watch them on DVDs, I want to see every minute possible of this wonderful film.

It's hard to know where to begin in describing one of the best -- and quite possible the best -- film of the year.  From the very beginning you know the movie will be something special, as it opens with one of the funniest textual introductions I can remember.  After that, the frequent narrator carefully sets the stage for us, by explaining, "This is a story of boy meets girl, but you should know up front that it isn't a love story."

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AFCI Locations Trade Show - Santa Monica April (15, 16, 17) 2010

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No Other Event Puts the Spotlight on Location Filmaking Like AFCI Locations Trade Show For 25 years, Locations Tradeshow has starred as the premier gathering of location filmmakers featuring attention-grabbing exhibits and provocative discussions. New to this year's show, film commissions worldwide will showcase their best financial incentives to filmmakers like you as part of the LTS Financial Forums series. Get the skinny on the hottest locations, latest incentive programs, and finest local crew and resources available from hundreds of film commissions and service providers worldwide. And...

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Apple Thinks Differently About Black Friday

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Apple's always been one to think differently, and never miss a chance to make a buck along the way. So this year, it looks like they're offering the best Black Friday deal yet...if you're an Apple stockholder. "A magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price." Indeed.

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JULIE & JULIA (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Julie & Julia (2009) It's Nora Ephron! It's Amy Adams! It's Meryl Streep! Very good master of the obvious, action junkie 35 year-old kiddie - you have described the movie's "chick lineage" accurately and succinctly. Now go back to your buffo wings and let the adults talk.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Death Eaters...ummm, Death Eaters. Homer should be so lucky to have slice of death, oh wait, he has. In fact, hasn't Homer eaten everything by now? Anyway...

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THE PROPOSAL (2009) Weekly Pick + Review

The Proposal (2009) Sandra. Sandra Sandra Sandra. Rom-com? Again? Well, she's back with a slightly formulaic outing this time that...works. And no small part to Sandra's appeal and comic timing. Ryan is no comedic slouch either. The two of them have to surprise, and connect, in a predictable romp where first-time screenwriter, former producer Pete Chairelli (Eagle Eye, The Other End of the Line, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh) never met a cliche he didn't like..and use.

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Produced By (June 4-6, 2010)(Fox Lot)

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Calling All Filmmakers!   The Producers Guild of America (PGA will hold the second annual Produced By Conference June 4-6 at the 20th Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles. For one weekend only, you will learn from and have access to the greatest producers in film, television and new media. This conference will feature extraordinary panel sessions, unique mentoring roundtables, special workshops and exhibits, new tech demos and most of all incomparable networking opportunities.

UTA Job List (09-10-2010)

More entertainment jobs at FLiXER's Job Board. NOTE: Unless specific permission is given within the listing, DO NOT CALL about positions or to follow up.

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The Misunderstandings of Tim Burton

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Many of you know who Tim Burton is, if not, he's an incredible writer/director/producer. He's known for many films such as Edward Scissorhands, 9, Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland (2010), Planet of the Apes, and many more. When people think of his name, the first thing that would pop in their head would be the old classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Why? Well, let's see. In The Nightmare Before Christmas trailer, the narrator clearly says "From the imagination of Tim Burton comes ..." yet the the real epitome for TNBC is really Henry Selick. For the movie Coraline, the tagline reads '...

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MJsMUAH Portfolio Mini Showcase From simple to extravagant creativity, MJ is a talented makeup artist and hairstylist with unique visions. As a young girl, MJ’s artistic skills can be seen since even before big projects assigned in school. Painting posters in community clubs and drawing pictures for the refrigerator were only the beginning of her amazing creative talent. From painting with her fingers to using makeup brushes to express her passion for creativity, MJ feels that paper is flat and dull. She has chosen to unravel her talent on the only canvas worthy, the human face. Every face is...

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Who is Betty Brant? And is she the girl with the spidery tattoo?

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Emma Stone may have taken the Easy A route to Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man (reboot), but there is one part that may be more... resilient than it seems. She's sat in the background watching and waiting for her spotlight and I think now's the time. Elizabeth Brant. Betty to her friends and there are many. Some have rumored Zooey Descahanel, and others pine for Elizabeth Banks who's already had the forgotten part in the previous Spider-Man movies. But whom ever gets it, keep in mind, Betty is no push-over. As a tough girl from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Betty has the goods. She's smart and savvy,...

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Gone Forever - Farrah Fawcett - Dead at 62

Farrah Fawcett, an actress dedicated to her craft even if she was best known for a pose in a red swimsuit and a starring role in the TV series Charlie’s Angels, died today. The native Texan and former Houston resident, who suffered from cancer, was 62.