Yup, that's exactly what The Descendants was like.
Movie's producer, Thomas Langmann, dishes to Deadline.
For your consideration: giant robots.
"If the word 'elitist' didn't exist before, now it would."
Why this dark horse could go all the way.
Plus: David Letterman blasted and bribed Brad Pitt to come on his show, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
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Smart move, Crystal.
He may look like a prince, but he certainly doesn't act like one.
Is this good news for Viola and Jean?
You said you wanted a more exciting Oscar race, didn't you?
"We had a scene that we shot of me riding the horse ... but they cut that. Mostly I talk to the horse, like the old man is telling him a fairy tale."
If you're feeling unenthused about the nominees, we can help.
Vulture's Margaret Lyons picks out her five favorites.
Where should you set your movie if you want to increase your odds of a nomination?
Don't show your mom. She loved The Help.
We're not necessarily buying it.
"Charlize & Tilda just pulled up in a stolen police car."
Your move, George Clooney.
A Cat in Paris vs. Puss in Boots? Why not just ask the Oscar judges to choose between brick-oven artisanal pizza and Domino's?
Learn how to say stuff before you enter your Oscar pool!
There's no excuse for overlooking Margin Call or Beginners.
Tree of Life in! Albert Brooks out!