Academy Extends Ballot Deadline by One Day
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Academy Extends Ballot Deadline by One Day

Anne Thompson reports that the AMPAS have agreed to extend the ballot deadline by one…

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Last Call Oscar Voters – Top Ten Best Anything
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Last Call Oscar Voters – Top Ten Best Anything

Oscar voters have today to mail their ballots.  Tomorrow is a holiday. Then they have…

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Lock and Load: The Oscars in the Era of Social Network Mobilization
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Lock and Load: The Oscars in the Era of Social Network Mobilization

WGA Preview
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WGA Preview

On Thursday, January 3rd, the Producers Guild, Art Directors Guild and Writers Guild all announce…

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Technical troubles
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Technical troubles

Some readers have told us they are unable to access the site tonight. We think…

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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln
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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln

In 1993, Steven Spielberg directed Schindler’s List, marking the first collaboration between Spielberg and Director…

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2012: The Cinescape
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2012: The Cinescape

Parents Reaction to Les Mis
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Parents Reaction to Les Mis

Oscar Bits and Bites
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Oscar Bits and Bites

“She, over a decade, kind of went down the rabbit hole, getting lost in her…

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Best Moments in Film in 2012
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Best Moments in Film in 2012

In alphabetical order, these are the moments in film in 2012 that moved me greatly.…

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Mark Boal Addresses Torture Issue in The Wrap
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Mark Boal Addresses Torture Issue in The Wrap

Steve Pond talked exclusively to Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow about the issue of whether…

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Directors Guild Preview and Contest
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Directors Guild Preview and Contest

For the first time in probably their entire history, the DGA will announce their five…

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Voting Problems? Don’t Believe the White Noise
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Voting Problems? Don’t Believe the White Noise

The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, if you’ve ever had any dealings with…

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The State of the Race: A Good Best Picture is Hard to Find
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The State of the Race: A Good Best Picture is Hard to Find

“I once received a letter from an old lady in California who informed me that…

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Lincoln Leads Vancouver Film Critics
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Lincoln Leads Vancouver Film Critics

BEST FILM Lincoln The Master Zero Dark Thirty BEST ACTOR Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln John Hawkes,…

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The Best Reasons to Go to the Movies – Guest Post
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The Best Reasons to Go to the Movies – Guest Post

Guest Essay by Zade Constantine Film provides a vast canon to explore, retroactively, trends and…

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The Case for … Zero Dark Thirty
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The Case for … Zero Dark Thirty

BBC’s Talking Movies Top Ten
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BBC’s Talking Movies Top Ten

Roger Ebert’s Best Ten Movie’s of 2012
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Roger Ebert’s Best Ten Movie’s of 2012

Earlier this month, I sustained a hairline fracture of my left hip… That’s the bad…

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Is Life of Pi out of the Oscar Game?
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Is Life of Pi out of the Oscar Game?