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'Skull Island' Getting a Rewrite from Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter We're definitely excited for 'Skull Island,' the upcoming King Kong prequel film from Legendary, the studio behind this year's 'Godzilla.' The film already had a script in place and is being directed by 'Kings of Summer' helmer Jordan Vogt-Roberts, but now it's getting a hand from screenwriter John Gatins, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2012 film 'Flight.' Continue reading…

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John Travolta Says He Was Offered 'Flight' But Didn't Like That The Plane Flew Upside Down

fb.indiewire.com – It was certainly one of the more eye-popping moments from any of the awards season film's last year. In "Flight," a hungover, disheveled airline pilot, played by Denzel Washington, is suddenly forced to crash land his plane while saving as many people as he can. So, what does he do? 7 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen
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NAACP Image Awards: Winners Announced

feedproxy.google.com – "Flight," and "Django Unchained" are among the 44th annual event's nominees. 7 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee
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WGA Announces Nominations

WGA Awards
feedproxy.google.com – The winners will be announced on Feb. 17 at simultaneous ceremonies held in Los Angeles and New York. 7 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Here Are the SAG Award Nominees

feedproxy.google.com – The nominees for the festive, low-stakes SAG Awards were announced this morning, covering acting for both TV and film. It's mostly who you'd expect, with a few odd choices here and there — Sigourney Weaver on Political Animals? Nicole Kidman in The Paper Boy? And the nominees are:Outstanding Performance by a .. 7 years 34 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Budweiser Asking To Be Removed From 'Flight'

fb.indiewire.com – Opening strong this past weekend, and as we just noted, now looking like a potential Oscar player, things are going very well for Paramount and "Flight," but there could be some turbulence ahead. As you know, Denzel Washington plays a booze-soaked pilot who manages the heroic feat of landing a doomed flight. 7 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Flight' Director Robert Zemeckis Talks Denzel Washington's Moral Ambiguity, The Future of 'Roger Rabbit 2' & More

fb.indiewire.com – His storied career brimming with underdog personalities faced with extreme spectacle, director Robert Zemeckis has seemingly found his fireworks this time in the recognizable face of one man: Denzel Washington. In his just-released drama, “Flight” -- which secured a fantastic opening this past weekend to the tune of $25 million -- the actor plays William “Whip” Whitaker, an alcoholic airline pilot responsible for expertly crash-landing a damaged aircraft mid-flight, and it is Zemeckis' choice of cinematic focus that marks his altered approach. 7 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Wreck-It Ralph' smashes record with $49 mil; 'Flight' lifts off with $25 mil

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variety.com – Moviegoers crushed it this weekend -- particularly on the East Coast and abroad -- as Disney Animation's "Wreck-It Ralph" scored a best-ever Stateside debut for the toon shop, at $49.1 million... In a semi-reserved Stateside launch, totaling 1,900 locations, Paramount's Denzel Washington starrer "Flight" soared with an estimated $25 million through Sunday. 7 years 39 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Report: 'Wreck-It Ralph' No. 1 With $13.5 Mil Friday; 'Flight' Takes Off With $8.2 Mil

feedproxy.google.com – Moviegoing surges in the Northeast as people look for a distraction from Superstorm Sandy; most theaters now reopened. 7 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee
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FIRST BOX OFFICE: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Flexes Wide #1 With $48M-$50M Weekend; 'Flight' Takes Off In 1/2 As Many Theaters With #14M-$17M; 'The Man With Iron Fists' $6M-$10M

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deadline.com – FRIDAY 3 PM: The good news is that less than 100 movie theaters on the East Coast remain off the grid. Regal is down to only 4 closed with Union Square still not operating. AMC still has 15 theaters down including Kips Bay and Village 7. Clearview has 19 theaters down including Chelsea. 7 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Flight

Flight
In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy Award winner Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot who miraculously crash-lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned,...
Robert Zemeckis
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November 02, 2012
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Drama