The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women
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The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women

As the 2014/2015 Oscar race begins to take shape, pundits are circling the possibilities. ¬†They…

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Op-Ed Writers Deepening Conversation on Gone Girl
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Op-Ed Writers Deepening Conversation on Gone Girl

Awards season can ruin every great thing about movies because films are set up to…

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Oscars 2015: What a “Frontrunner” Means
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Oscars 2015: What a “Frontrunner” Means

There are a variety of approaches for watching the Oscar race. Quick history: back in…

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New Clip from Birdman
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New Clip from Birdman

It’s a film that grabs you by the collar and doesn’t release you until the…

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Anatomy of a Scene – Damien Chazelle Directs Whiplash
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Anatomy of a Scene – Damien Chazelle Directs Whiplash

One thing you might not know about Chazelle, which I didn’t know, is that he’s…

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83 Countries Submit Films for Foreign Language Oscars
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83 Countries Submit Films for Foreign Language Oscars

Don’t forget to follow Nathaniel Rogers at The Film Experience for the very best coverage…

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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus
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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus

As we head into awards season, it’s a good time to start talking about the…

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Jessica Chastain: Improving Hollywood one Interview at a Time
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Jessica Chastain: Improving Hollywood one Interview at a Time

Only in 2014 would the bright and talented Jessica Chastain¬†be forced to defend a smart,…

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Mercy Is: Patti Smith’s Eternal Wisdom
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Mercy Is: Patti Smith’s Eternal Wisdom

The walruses have washed up on a beach in Alaska. There is nowhere else for…

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Oscar Flashback: Variety calls Vertigo “Prime but Uneven” Hitchcock
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Oscar Flashback: Variety calls Vertigo “Prime but Uneven” Hitchcock

Considered the greatest film of all time Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece Vertigo was not taken very…

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