Cannes 68th Poster Revealed
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Women Revolutionaries Stand Up to Online Trolling
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Women Revolutionaries Stand Up to Online Trolling

Ashley Judd has been standing up for women for a while now but recently Judd…

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The First and Final Frames of Films
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The First and Final Frames of Films

David Fincher’s Gone Girl gave Jacop T. Swinney the idea of comparing the first and…

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Alex Gibney’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Has Oscar Qualifying Run in Theaters
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Alex Gibney’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Has Oscar Qualifying Run in Theaters

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, acclaimed director Alex Gibney’s latest investigative doc,…

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SXSW Gives a Bump for Women in the Oscar Race
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SXSW Gives a Bump for Women in the Oscar Race

Per one of my commenters, I’m writing about SXSW in the futile attempt to highlight…

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Best Director: Why We Don’t Make Women into Icons
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Best Director: Why We Don’t Make Women into Icons

There are women who have become icons in literature, even if contenders for the “Great…

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Sean Penn and Bill Maher Talk the State of Political Correctness Online
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Sean Penn and Bill Maher Talk the State of Political Correctness Online

I have to mostly agree with this in light of how Patricia Arquette was needlessly…

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Richard Glatzer, Director of Still Alice Dies
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Richard Glatzer, Director of Still Alice Dies

Though it’s not today’s news but it’s worth mentioning, Richard Glatzer finally lost his battle…

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Trailer for Tomorrowland
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Trailer for Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland stars George Clooney and was directed by the very talented Brad Bird. But it’s…

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Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web
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Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web

Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet has waded the territory of early Oscar predictions. He’s humble…

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Best Actress Watch: Maggie Smith is The Lady in the Van
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Best Actress Watch: Maggie Smith is The Lady in the Van

Charlize Theron in Dark Places
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Charlize Theron in Dark Places

The next Gillian Flynn novel to hit the big screen will be Charlize Theron in…

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Hosting the Oscars is a Thankless Job
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Hosting the Oscars is a Thankless Job

“I don’t know that my family nor my soul could take it,” Neil Patrick Harris…

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Best Actor Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Another Shot with Mr. Holmes
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Best Actor Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Another Shot with Mr. Holmes

Remember when Ian McKellen didn’t win for the most excellent Gods and Monsters? Yeah, remember…

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OscarWatch: Brooklyn Gets a November Release Date
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OscarWatch: Brooklyn Gets a November Release Date

The first major Oscar contender to emerge this year is probably Brooklyn, at least so…

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Academy “Considers” What it has Wanted to Do All Along: Go Back to Five
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Academy “Considers” What it has Wanted to Do All Along: Go Back to Five

The Hollywood Reporter says that the Academy are seriously thinking of going back to five.…

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Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg Win Bidding War for “It’s What I Do”
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Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg Win Bidding War for “It’s What I Do”

Deadline reports exclusively that Warner Bros and Steven Spielberg have won a heated bidding war…

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Why Winning Best Picture Often Feels Like Losing
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Why Winning Best Picture Often Feels Like Losing

There are some Oscar Best Picture winners that are beyond question. Their win is expected,…

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To Find Great Roles for Women, Look to Book Publishing
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To Find Great Roles for Women, Look to Book Publishing

A terrifying shift has taken place in Hollywood. The way film is discussed online for the…

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Inarritu and Cuaron Make Oscar and Mexican History
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Inarritu and Cuaron Make Oscar and Mexican History

This is a moment of significance that really can’t be overlooked. At first I thought…

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