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August 20, 2013

Zac Efron in first Parkland trailer

Zac Efron in first Parkland trailer

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(thanks, Bryce!)

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Oscar Podcast Takes on Rain Man

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In case you are interested, Craig Kennedy, Ryan Adams and I have been going through the Oscar years starting with the 1970s. This week we tackle 1988 when Rain Man won Best Picture. Rain Man is one of the few films to go down as the box office champ of the year and win Best Picture.  Other films that can claim that title include: Lord of the Rings: Return of…

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Best (Supporting?) Actor Watch: First Look, Steve Carell in Foxcatcher

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Thanks to reader Jon: Pic and story from EW: “If you didn’t recognize Carell at first sight, you’re not alone. “We just had our first test [screening], and not everybody recognized Steve. He is aged [for the film], and his face is changed, and his physicality changed,” says Miller, who explains that the unlikely casting of Carell as a killer is an important part of making the character feel authentic….

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The Prediction Game, and They’re Off

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Gold Derby has assembled a ragtag group for the first predictions sweep (Movie City News’ Gurus of Gold will also post soon) of Best Picture. These are mostly spit in the wind choices, though I follow Anne Thompson’s lead by never predicting a film to win that I haven’t seen (it’s tempting, hope springs eternal).  Therefore, I currently think, all things considered, that Alexander Payne’s sentimental, moving story of an…

The Counselor Official International Trailer

The Counselor Official International Trailer

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(Thanks to MIkhail)