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Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.

Trailer for Tomorrowland

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Tomorrowland stars George Clooney and was directed by the very talented Brad Bird. But it’s still a movie based on a Disneyland ride. There is just no getting around that fact. No one seems to be bothered by this particularly – pre awareness being the name of the game now.It ...

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Charlize Theron in Dark Places

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The next Gillian Flynn novel to hit the big screen will be Charlize Theron in Dark Places. Flynn was obsessed with the Clutter murders as a child, which helps to explain some of her interest in dark and creepy characters dwelling under the layers of normal society. This film is ...

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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 told The Huffington Post about hosting the Oscars. “It’s a beast. It was fun to check off the list, but for the amount of time spent and the understandable opinionated response, I don’t know that ...

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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, noted and ultimately accepted because no other film can beat them in the season. Somehow, though, just by being a frontrunner a film is often the object of scorn from those who follow and write ...

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And the Year Starts Over Again


The Oscar race is over, thank merciful Jared Leto. We’re all still trying to get over it, and hopefully will soon. I just want to give a shout out to those who made this year so much better. In truth, you readers have always been the real reason this site ...

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Oscar Telecast – Lowest Rated Since 2009


The Oscars exist in an insular bubble and the voters have no interest in changing because that would mean they’d have to stay on top of current news and not have their movie choices hand delivered to them by publicists, choosing only what they feel like watching in their screener ...

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