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Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.

Reader Marshall Flores has done the research and delivers the stats.¬† Director wins. That doesn’t mean the same will play out this year, of course.¬† It just means that when ...
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It’s been a while since we could say there was an “Oscar movie,” but that old trope roared to life today, as did the Oscar Whisperer, Harvey Weinstein’s dominance with ...
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We’re not doing a full fledged Oscar nomination prediction contest but we are doing just the ten Best Picture nominees. We figure there is a pretty good chance you can ...

It’s a bit of a tradition around here to post the annual Inoca nominations — Inoca is a group founded by Awards Daily’s forum. Nominees are announced today. 82 ballots ...

The Social Network will get its first real challenge with the preferential ballot at Saturday night’s PGA awards. Up until now, it has not lost a single major award it ...

The story broke yesterday that Beyonce will team up with Clint Eastwood for another remake of A Star is Born. We were slow with the uptake and much of the ...

It was exciting to hear the news yesterday, that Christopher Nolan, for his next film in his Batman series, was casting Tom Hardy. But it was also news that Anne ...
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There were sad, haggard women tramping by, well dressed, with children that cried and stumbled, their dainty clothes smothered in dust, their weary faces smeared with tears. With many of ...

We have a winner for our Golden Globes contest, with 14 right, which means Daniele Giovannoli from Italy got a perfect score. She wins a $50 Amazon gift card. Please ...
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We are going to be getting our Moviegasm podcasts up and running soon — we had to take a break for a variety of reasons. Jeff Wells, Phil Contrino and ...

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The old man looked at him and silently began to cry. The weak tears of age rolled down his cheeks and all the feebleness of his eighty-seven years showed in ...

For many of the artists who make movies there is nothing more degrading than the awards circuit. No one wants to admit that they make movies to win awards, because ...

As we close out the last gasp of Phase I of the 2010 Oscar race, there are just three days left for Oscar voters to fill out their ballots. I ...
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Image Credit I opine, that it is plainly traceable to the first arrival of the Greenland whaling ships in London, more than two centuries ago. Because those whalemen did not ...
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The time has come, Oscar watchers. This upcoming weekend is the Golden Globes — it’s time to predict the winners! There will be prizes TBA. In the meantime, Gold Derby ...
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“I will not go,” said the stranger, “till you say aye to me. Do to me as you would have me do to you in the like case. For YOU ...
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In each of the five films nominated for Best Director by the Directors Guild yesterday, overcoming an obstacle to become a winner drives the main characters. Micky needs to rid ...

And they are: (3 of these will be nominated for the Oscar, I figure): “Alice in Wonderland” “Barney’s Version” “The Fighter” “Jonah Hex” “True Grit” “The Way Back” “The Wolfman” ...

The DGA nod meant much to David O. Russell. His film is about second chances, and the director could not help but feel as though this is some sort of ...

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