Category Archives: movies 2000s

‘Into the Wild’ premieres at Telluride Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 1 2007)


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(Saturday, September 1, 2007)Into the Wild, an American biographical drama survival film about a young man who abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness, premiered today at the Telluride Film Festival in Telluride, Colorado. Continue reading ‘Into the Wild’ premieres at Telluride Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 1 2007)

‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)


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(Saturday, May 19, 2007)No Country for Old Men, an American neo-western neo-noir thriller film about a poacher who has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Continue reading ‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)

‘The Departed’ wins Best Picture, Scorsese Best Director 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 25 2007)


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(Sunday, February 25, 2007, 5:30-9:21 p.m. PST) — Martin Scorsese’s mob epic The Departed won Best Picture tonight at the 79th Academy Awards at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, and earned the filmmaker the directing prize that had eluded him throughout his illustrious career. Continue reading ‘The Departed’ wins Best Picture, Scorsese Best Director 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 25 2007)

‘Casino Royale’ premieres in London 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 14 2006)


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(Tuesday, November 14, 2006)Casino Royale, the 21st film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, premiered tonight at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Continue reading ‘Casino Royale’ premieres in London 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 14 2006)

‘The Prestige’ premieres in Los Angeles 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 17 2006)


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(Tuesday, October 17, 2006)The Prestige, a mystery thriller drama film about two stage magicians who engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion, premiered tonight at the Annix in Los Angeles.

Directed by Christopher Nolan, the film starred Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis and David Bowie.

‘The Departed’ premieres in New York City 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 2006)


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(Tuesday, September 26, 2006)The Departed, a crime drama film about an undercover cop and a mole in the police who attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston, premiered tonight at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga and Alec Baldwin.

Woody Allen’s ‘Scoop’ opens in 538 American theaters 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 28 2006)


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(Friday, July 28, 2006)Scoop, an American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery film about an American journalism student in London who scoops a big story and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls, opened in 538 American movie theaters today.

Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Ian McShane.

‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago today (May 27 2006)


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(Saturday, May 27, 2006)Pan’s Labyrinth, a Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film that centers on Ofelia, a lonely and dreamy child living with her mother and adoptive father, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival.

Directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film starred Ivana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil and Álex Angulo.

‘Crash’ walks away with top prize at Oscars 10 years ago this hour (Mar 5 2006)


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(Sunday, March 5, 2006, 8:00 p.m. EST) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named Crash the best film of the year tonight during the 78th Academy Awards at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, turning its back on Brokeback Mountain, a film about the love affair between two gay men, which had dominated virtually every other movie award in the run-up to the Oscars. Continue reading ‘Crash’ walks away with top prize at Oscars 10 years ago this hour (Mar 5 2006)