Month: January 2011

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The King’s Speech is making a boatload of cash at the box office. According to Pete Hammond, the film is so gangbusters in the UK it is as big as Avatar was last year. It is hitting big not just ...

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Female Actor in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman, Black Swan Male Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Melissa Leo, The Fighter Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale, The ...
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The discussion about the great films that entered the Oscar race this year will continue. But we have to stop and pause and acknowledge that yes, something I personally thought was all but impossible is coming true. I said on ...

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SAG Lead ActressMarket Research I think by now we can all recite each other’s favorites, we’ve been so thoroughly drilled on a daily basis. So this poll is meant to select who you think the SAG will choose. Remind us ...

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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 you hear people say “the film with the most nominations ...
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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 the AMPAS. Longtime readers will recall that we always had ...

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AD reader Andrew has devised another great system of charts to help us navigate the swampy morass we’ve all sailed into together. Contenders in each category are ranked according to points earned from over 50 critics groups, with handy bar ...
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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 get all ten so we had to throw in a ...

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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 were submitted for 9th Annual International Online Cinema Awards(INOCA) . ...

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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 has been up for. Inception has won a few critics ...

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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 shock value of it is gone by now, but people ...

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MPSE nominations in 7 categories. (Thanks Loyal) Best Sound Editing: Feature Film Music Alice in Wonderland Black Swan Get Low Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 Inception Let Me In The Losers The Social Network Best Sound Editing: ...

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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 Hathaway was going to be the new Catwoman. Since Hathaway ...
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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 these came men, sometimes helpful, sometimes lowering and savage. Fighting ...

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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 send an email to awardsdaily@gmail.com for prize info! And the ...
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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 I recorded this podcast yesterday morning, post-Golden Globes. The BAFTA ...

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Best Motion Picture – Drama * The Social Network Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy * The Kids Are All Right Best Director – Motion Picture * David Fincher for The Social Network Best Screenplay – Motion Picture * ...
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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 his grief-stricken countenance. Sit down,” Edwin counselled soothingly. “Granser’s all ...
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Adding up the weekend box-office estimates for the top Best Picture contenders, we find True Grit vaulting into 3rd place with a long trail ahead yet to ride. (Run, Little Blackie, run!) Wasn’t expecting too many surprises when I drew ...

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