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Oscar bits and bites

Leon Panetta, portrayed by James Gandolfini in Zero Dark Thirty, talks about the film and says he thinks it was an accurate portrayal of those events. Though he wasn’t around for the interrogations he knows that the way they ultimately found Bin Laden was from many different ways of gathering ...

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Disney’s Paperman Online

This is my favorite of the animated shorts, with Adam and Dog being a close second. Just a reminder that the Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Short Films 2013 open this Friday, February 1st ) in Los Angeles and Orange County (Documentary shorts open next Friday, Febraury 8th )

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Al Pacino as Phil Spector

HBO’s Phil Spector premieres in two months. The film revolves around Spector’s sensational trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, and will focus on the eccentric music mogul’s relationship with his defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden — played by Helen Mirren. Teaser trailer after the cut.

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Contest Winners!

Winners of the SAG awards predictions, just the film categories: Jian Hui Lee Shin the Japanese Viewer goldiver ocampo Brendan Walsh Orpheus Febo Sergio Bastos Jimmy Silva More after the jump.

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Oscar Campaigning – Two Ways

So maybe, in the end, it has come down to Argo and Lincoln, as it began, two stories about two different American heroes. One a CIA agent and the other a US president. Two different filmmakers – one, an actor turned director and the other a kid who picked up ...

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Where college football’s conference races stand

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Box Office Check-in

As we head into the Directors Guild this Saturday and this race comes to a sputtering close, it’s time to take another look at how the contenders have stacked up so far – in terms of international box office, really the big story is Life of Pi, which has made ...

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Anne Hathaway Parody Making the Rounds

I wasn’t going to post this because I’m not sure why Anne Hathaway is being labeled with the “I want to win an Oscar” thing. Sorry, but I don’t see anyone out there in Oscar world that doesn’t want to win. I’ve seen and heard things this year I wish ...

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Tommy Lee Jones and Daniel Day-Lewis Break SAG Record

Tommy Lee Jones and Daniel Day-Lewis made SAG history over the weekend by become the first pair to win Lead Actor and Supporting from the same film. Ben Affleck and the cast of Argo become the first film since Little Miss Sunshine to win the ensemble prize (and the PGA ...

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