The Artist and Hugo, two films that pay homage to the early days of moviemaking, led Tuesday's Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations with 11 each.
They were followed by The Help and Drive, both of which scored eight nods, and The Descendants and War Horse, each with seven. All six are up for Best Picture against Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball and The Tree of Life.
The Best Actor race features ...
The best and worst moments of the Golden Globes:
12. Best Shout-Out to the HFP-Who? Here's how Best Supporting Actor winner Christian Bale (The Fighter) thanked the ragtag group of journalists abroad known as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: "I never really knew who those guys were. I'd always leave the press junkets going, 'Who are those awful characters in that room?' I usually just sat there and they'd be arguing amongst themselves... And now I know who you are, and I realize how wise and spectacular and perceptive those guys really are! ...What a bunch of characters."
Off-screen BFFs George Clooney and Brad Pitt are teaming up for another movie and its not Oceans 14 The duo will be starring in a CIA comedy from the Coen Brothers Burn After Reading premiering this September The film also stars John Malkovich Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton and quite honestly it looks like its going to be awesome
DVD Tuesday Michael Clayton cynicism disillusionment and all those Oscar nominationsMichael Clayton has been nominated for seven Academy Awards including best picture so nows the time catch up with it on DVD Michael Clayton George Clooney is a lawyer but Michael Clayton isnt a courtroom drama Its dedicated to the proposition that the real drama of legal proceedings takes place everywhere but in court And Clayton is the guy who in most films about the law would be the bad guy An in-house fixer for the white-shoe Manhattan firm of Kenner Bach Ledeen He brokers private deals talks reason into arrogant clients convinced they can get away with murder and babysits for staffers with problems like senior partner Arthur Edens Tom Wilkinson a great guy as long as he takes his psychotropic meds The firm needs Clayton enough that theyve bailed him out of his own messes notably a recurring gambling problem But hes not quite their sort a blue-collar scr