Archive for December, 2008

Six new scenes from Revolutionary Road have been released on Yahoo! video. The film, which has been nominated for four Golden Globes (including best picture, best director, and best leading actor and actress), stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio in their first pairing since Titanic. You can check out one of the new scenes above, and the rest of them here. The film comes out on January 15th, 2009.

Here is a special end of the night Pit to enjoy with your hot coca on this cold December day.

  • My favorite GIlmore Girl, Lauren Graham, is going to be on a new ABC series! (Variety)
  • The Best Short Films In the World takes a look at Grindhouse flicks. (Indy Mogul)
  • The M pointed me in the direction of an awesome article on how the major film studios got their logos and how they’ve changed over the years. A really great read. (Neatorama)
Posted on December 13th, 2008 by ThePit | Leave a Comment (1)
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TV Guide has released a new teaser video for “Odyssey”, the next new episode of Smallville. The new episode picks up after a cliffhanger that saw Doomsday attacking Chloe and Jimmy Olsen’s wedding. The creature took Clark out with ease, put Jimmy in critical condition, and kidnapped Chloe. Hopefully in the next new episode we’ll learn more about Doomsday and why he took Chloe.

The episode airs on January 15th, 2009.

Posted on December 11th, 2008 by ThePit | Leave a Comment (3)
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The 2008 Golden Globe Awards nominees have been announced!


Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
  • Frost/Nixon
  • The Reader
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married
  • Angelina Jolie – Changeling
  • Meryl Streep – Doubt
  • Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long
  • Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Leonardo DiCaprio – Revolutionary Road
  • Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
  • Sean Penn – Milk
  • Brad Pitt – The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
  • Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

To see the full list of nominated films and television shows, continue reading!

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John Connor, Terminator Salvation

Hey guys, this is just a quick update to let you know that a full trailer for McG’s Terminator Salvation has been released online by Warner Brothers. You can watch it in HD here. I like it. I might even like it a lot.

Posted on December 9th, 2008 by ThePit | Leave a Comment
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Tonight at 8pm is an all new episode of House, starring Hugh Laurie. The Fox medical drama is in its fifth season and is still as strong as ever. The new episode is holiday themed and is titled “Joy to the World”.

The network’s official description of tonight’s episode: “A troubled teen collapses during her high-school Christmas program; Foreman and Thirteen learn more about each other as they work together on the Huntington’s disease drug trial; House gives and receives holiday gifts, leading to team speculation; and Cuddy receives a gift as well.”

Clink on any of the pictures below to enlarge.

After making a few bonehead moves, including canceling My Own Worst Enemy, NBC has finally done something right.  The peacock network has signed a new deal with Jay Leno, that will keep him on the network after he passes The Tonight Show to Conan O’Brien.

While a date has not been set, the Associated Press reports that the deal would move Leno into primetime at 10pm. His show would be 5 days a week, with a simlar format to his Tonight Show, and double the amount of possible viewers as compared to his late night time slot.

I think this is awesome. I love Leno and I was getting worried that he might be taken off the air completely. Now, not only will he continue, but it’ll be ealrier, so I should be able to watch it on a regular basis. It should be interesting to see if the late night style works in primetime. The show might have a bigger possible audience, but it will also be facing off with bigger budget scripted dramas, like CSI, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds, and Eleventh Hour, to name a few. Will other networks follow suit and program late night styled shows in primetime?

Posted on December 9th, 2008 by ThePit | Leave a Comment (2)
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