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Michael Clayton

  1. What’s Leaving Netflix: July 2018Tropic Thunder is on its way out.
  2. From Michael Cohen to Michael Clayton: A Look at the FixerMichael Cohen reminds us that the fictional fixer archetype is a lot of fun — and a lot of bullshit.
  3. new on streaming
    What’s New on HBO: September 2016Larry SandersHigh Maintenance! The Revenant!
  4. homeland
    Homeland’s Michael O’Keefe on 5 Classic Roles(And some Homeland spoilers.)
  5. gossipmonger
    Adam Duritz Probably Should Have Married Jennifer Aniston When He Had the ChanceCounting Crows lead singer Adam Durtiz laments the fact that he’s 43, single, and sits home a lot. Alan Greenspan is worried about the economy, but he can’t be that worried: He celebrated his 82nd birthday the other night with a pricey dinner at Le Perigord. Jimmy Kimmel says he bought his ex-wife an engagement ring from Costco. Bill Clinton says his favorite movie of the year was Michael Clayton, but that he hasn’t seen There Will Be Blood. Defense attorney Mickey Sherman says he uses Otter’s “It’s the system’s fault!” speech from Animal House to justify defending shady clients. Tina Fey thinks she’s funnier than Jon Stewart.
  6. the take
    What’s the Real New York Movie of the Eighties?We give Jenny 8. Lee a piece of our mind about New York flicks.
  7. company town
    Lawyers Advocate an Oscar for ‘Michael Clayton’ — That George Clooney Makes Them Look So Good!LEGAL • Lawyers everywhere are crossing their fingers for a Michael Clayton Oscar win. “In 80 years, only 10 legal movies or actors playing members of the legal community have taken home gold,” a columnist sighs. Awwwwww. Wait a second. We didn’t do the math, but isn’t that more than like, every other profession? How many people playing bloggers have won Oscars, for instance? Slickster lawyers. Always trying to trick us with their fancy talk. [Law.com] • Could John Edwards be our next attorney general? [The American] • The Sean Bell “50-shot” case is set to go to trial on Monday. [NYT]
  8. kudos
    The Oscars: There Will Be Upsets?Can anyone defeat the Coens?
  9. kudos
    Which of This Year’s Best Picture Nominees Are Secretly About Iraq?Variety says Iraq-themed movies didn’t get nominated. Vulture disagrees!
  10. kudos
    The Oscars: The Best Director Nominees Square OffWho will win? Also, who will lose?
  11. kudos
    The Oscars: The Best Supporting Nominees Make Their CaseCan anyone beat Javier and Cate?
  12. kudos
    The Oscars: The Best Actor and Actress Nominees, DecodedWill Daniel Day-Lewis drink everyone’s milkshakes?
  13. kudos
    Producers Guild Noms ‘No Country,’ ‘Juno,’ ‘Diving Bell’; Snubs ‘Atonement,’ ‘Sweeney’Cripes, awards predicting is for morons.
  14. kudos
    Did ‘Juno’ and ‘No Country’ Just Accidentally Win the WGA Awards?A list of nominees on the WGA’s Website might give away the winners.
  15. kudos
    Coens, Schnabel, Anderson Get Directors Guild Nods; ‘Atonement’ SnubbedDoes this mean it’s all over for Atonement?
  16. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘Juno’ Is This Year’s Little Movie That CouldPlus: The rise of P.T. Anderson.
  17. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘Juno’ Is This Year’s Little Movie That CouldPlus: The rise of P.T. Anderson.
  18. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Does ‘Into the Wild’ Have a Shot?A handful of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations make Sean Penn’s film a player again.
  19. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Does ‘Into the Wild’ Have a Shot?A handful of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations make Sean Penn’s film a player again.
  20. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘No Country’ Lands the First Big PunchThe National Board of Review hails the Coens.
  21. kudos
    Oscar Futures: ‘No Country’ Lands the First Big PunchThe National Board of Review hails the Coens.
  22. the industry
    George Clooney: LazyPlus: Industry news about J.J. Abrams and Nirvana!
  23. movie review
    In Michael Clayton, George Clooney Cleans Up NicelyThe actor is as good as he has ever been in Tony Gilroy’s excellent conspiracy thriller.