500 Days of Summer

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Marc Webb to Direct Next Spider-Man

New director best known for indie flick (500) Days of Summer

(Newser) - The biggest twist so far in the next Spider-Man film is quite possibly the choice of director. The appropriately-named Marc Webb, best known for directing recent indie romance (500) Days of Summer, has signed on to helm Sony’s 2012 relaunch of the franchise, Variety reports. Still unknown is who... More »

Notable Golden Globes Snubs

Lee Daniels misses Best Director race, The Road shut out, and more

(Newser) - The Golden Globes are “as notable for the films and performances that members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association omit as for those that they celebrate,” writes Chris Lee in the Los Angeles Times , and yesterday’s nominations “had no shortage of surprising snubs.” Lee, and... More »

Hollywood's Lost Its Grasp on 'Quirky'

(Newser) - Hollywood loves to make movies about allegedly quirky people—think 500 Days of Summer—but most characters are so similar they don’t seem quirky at all, writes Linda Holmes for NPR. “It may be that at this point, the quirkiest person in a Hollywood movie would be someone... More »

He's a Star, Other Summer Movie Lessons

(Newser) - With this summer’s movie crop about to bear fruit, New York tells us what lessons we’ll be able to glean. Highlights:
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a star: So charming in the romantic comedy 500 Days of Summer, audiences will “completely forgive his role in GI Joe: The Rise
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