All posts by "Sasha Stone"

Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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How the culture is changing, why it’s changing, when or if it will change again are questions people in Hollywood should be asking themselves right now. New generations are coming ...
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Laurent Durieux was chosen as Telluride’s poster artist. “Laurent Durieux was born in 1970 in Waterloo, 20 km from Brussels in Belgium. Laurent has been an illustrator and a graphic ...
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Wouldn’t it be nice if genius came with operating instructions, protective care, and safety would be guaranteed. All too often, though, genius roars into the world with too many forces ...
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There were cars before women had the right to vote. Carey Mulligan looks to leap to the top of the pack for Best Actress based on this trailer. The very ...
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Deadline reports that “creative differences” have driven yet another female director away from a high profile project. This time it’s Sofia Coppola dropping out of the live action version of ...
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It seems Charlie Manson is all the rage now, thanks to the new series on NBC Aquarius with David Duchovny playing opposite Manson, who is all sexed up and like ...
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download We finally pulled it together for an updated podcast, mostly talking about Cannes and the impact of Mad Max: Fury Road on the ...
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The New York Times has announced a new policy where it will no longer — can no longer — guarantee to review every movie that comes out. Smart, considering the ...
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Sarah Koenig today updated fans of the wildly popular, game-changing podcast series Serial with an update on the new shows, yet another award they won and the recent news about ...
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David Foster Wallace’s memory brought back to life through someone who spent time with him. Looks to be another in what is sure to be another competitive year for Best ...
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“Everything is qualified by the fact that you don’t have a dick.” This looks pretty hard core. Interesting. It will make the fleshy parts of Oscar voters curl up though. ...
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I’m sure this will be great, or I hope so. What I also wish is that for once it didn’t have to be about sex and men for teenage girls. ...
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Here is a film I can’t wait for, being a chess fan and especially a fan of poor crazy Bobby Fischer. Finally, a trailer and first look at Maguire’s Fischer. ...
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Check it out — taking action via social media, Ava DuVernay’s AFFRM will host a 12-hour long Twitter takeover “with over 40 black feature filmmakers to raise awareness for AFFRM’s ...
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The Oscar race could be flipped this year to feature films about important women doing important things, which would be highly significant in that it could mirror what’s happening, or ...
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PRIZE OF UN CERTAIN REGARD HRÚTAR (Béliers / Rams) by Grímur Hákonarson JURY PRIZE ZVIZDAN (Soleil de plomb / The High Sun) by Dalibor Matanić BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE Kiyoshi Kurosawa ...
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The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) gave out their top awards to Son of Saul, probably the most buzzed film of the festival, and to Masaan. It is not ...
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Macbeth screened on the last day in Cannes and earned raves both for Cotillard and Fassbender. That should launch them into the race for Actor and Actress, as expected. Guy ...
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When the high heel controversy hit Cannes, my first thought was unless you’ve been here it’s impossible to know how steeped in tradition it is. There’s that iconic image of ...
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It’s frustrating to see the biggest story out of Cannes that women aren’t allowed to wear flats on the red carpet. On the one hand, I get it — women ...

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