Film Intel's Final Word

What happened this week and why you shouldn't care.

Tom Cruise Rumoured For Jack Reacher

Story: Deadline

In other completely silly and entirely not in-keeping with the character casting decisions: Marion Cotillard will be offered the role of Frankenstein's Monster and Barney The Dinosaur will be playing the new James Bond villain.

Most Complained About Film Rating Receives A Grand Total Of Twenty-Four Complaints

Story: Guardian Film

On that basis - and despite the recent The Human Centipede 2 furore - I think we can all agree that The BBFC do a pretty decent job, hey?

Oscar Changes Up Best Picture Nomination Procedure. Again.

Story: In Contention

Interestingly, in the official press release, The Academy revealed that in 2001-2008 the new voting process would have led to their being scenarios where 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 films were nominated for Best Picture. What they failed to reveal though was how many films would have been nominated under the new system in 2010 and 2011, when the ten-nomination system was first used, and in 2009, the last year of the five-nomination system. Conspiracy theorists of the world unite.

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