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The Sundance Film Festival 2011 is in full swing, and what better way to get a glimpse of the action than to speak with Robert Redford, the founder of the festival as well as the Sundance Channel? In the video below, you can see what the legendary actor has to say about this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
As you might have expected, the Oscars nomination list for 2011 is full of a lot of great films and talented individuals, which makes picking Oscars 2011 winners pretty difficult. However, we’ve decided to take on the challenging task of sifting through the Oscars nominations and picking potential Academy Awards winners. Obviously, no one really knows who the Oscars 2011 winners will be, but we’re going to give it a shot.
Yes, this is actually happening. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, the actors who portrayed the title roles in the 2008 cult comedy Step Brothers, are working together on a rap album. The director Adam McKay tweeted about the album earlier this week in what many fans thought was a joke – looks like they were wrong.
No matter what the critics are saying, the true measurable movie review is the box office receipts. After all, movies are all about making money, so the buck stops at the box office. This weekend, a number of heavily hyped movies battled for supremacy, including True Grit, Country Strong and Little Fockers. Despite the diminutive name, Little Fockers performed admirably, while Country Strong proved to be anything but.
Actress Vivica Fox, known for roles in films such as Independence Day, revealed she is engaged to Omar “Slim” White. Omar “Slim” White is a 27-year-old club promoter and he proposed to Fox on December 26. Omar “Slim” White proposed in style, with an 8-carat ring during the couple’s stay at Miami Beach’s Ritz Carlton.
Shelley Malil, known for a small role in 40-Year Old Virgin, was sentenced to life in prison today for stabbing his ex-girlfriend in August 2008. Malil played Haziz in 40-Year Old Virgin, which starred Steve Carell and hit theaters three years prior to the stabbing. Malil will be eligible for parole in nine to ten years.