Month: November 2012

‘Moonrise Kingdom’ wins Best Picture at Gotham Awards

Independent cinema was honored at the 22nd Annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday night, November 26, at Cipriani on Wall Street, New York City. While there were some surprises at the official kick-off of the movie awards season, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom winning Best Feature probably wasn’t one of them. Hosted by Mike Birbiglia, the stand-up comic who made his directorial debut with the independent comedy Sleepwalk with Me earlier this year, the Gothams kicked off with a taped segment of Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at one of the year’s honorees Matt Damon, joking that “nobody embodies the spirit of independent film like Matt Damon” before listing his blockbuster studio movies. Although Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild was snubbed as the favorite to win the Audience Award to Jared Leto’s personal doc Artifact, Zeitlin went on to win Breakthrough Director and a few minutes later became the first recipient of the inaugural Bingham Ray award, a prize package worth $60,000. “Beast’s” young star Quvenzhan� Wallis didn’t take the award for Breakthrough …

‘Man of Steel’ trailer to screen before ‘The Hobbit’

Speculation began last week that we’d be seeing trailers for Man of Steel and The Wolverine in a few weeks with Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Earlier today, director James Mangold said there wouldn’t be a trailer for The Wolverine yet, but now director Zack Snyder says there WILL be a trailer for the Superman movie (via MTV).

New images from ‘A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III’ released

The film is set in a stylized world, a skewed version of contemporary Hollywood where Swan (Charlie Sheen), a famous graphic designer, has a charmed life that begins to fall apart when girlfriend Ivana abruptly ends their romance. Swan turns to his fellow travelers Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray) and sister Izzy (Patricia Arquette) when the going gets rough.

Some Small Changes Taking Place on BuzzHub

Regular visitors of BuzzHub will notice that the ‘Music’ and ‘Books’ options in our menu bar have disappeared recently. You also may have noticed the large amount of original content, such as reviews and features, relating to our film and tv areas that has been published lately. This is part of a plan to make the site less about news and more about opinions and top-class coverage of exciting films and tv shows.